The Mankato Free Press of May 27, 2017 used water quality as its featured topic. The article laid out the data about lake water quality and provided an interactive map for lakes in the region. It listed the causes of impaired waters and also suggested some solutions for the problem. The removal of carp from the Crystal Lake and the recent plantings at Robison Park are both mentioned in the article. Area water quality experts are quoted, and Mike Roll, CWP President, is cited extensively.