Indiana Department of Natural Resources officials announced this week that Monroe Lake beaches will not be open in time for Memorial Day Weekend.
The hot, stagnant weather is leading to an increase in potentially harmful blue-green algae at many Indiana reservoirs and lakes
Monroe County officials signed an emergency declaration last night in hope of receiving federal assistance to help pay for damages caused by recent flooding.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District have begun releasing water from the reservoir into the tail waters which run into Salt Creek.
Boasting 11,000 acres of water and 13,000 acres of wildlife habitat, Monroe Lake is more than a place for recreation. It's a natural habitat for wildlife.