James Lake is a 4 1/2 acre lake that drains an 85 acre
area west of the village. The water enters James Lake through
3 private lakes.
The lake was a gift to the village from the Don and Mary
Ringler family and is called James Lake in honor . . . — — Map (db m166365) HM
The power for the light was provided from a home on the southwest corner of the lake. In 1958 the home was purchased by Earl and Eleanor Lemmel. The couple assumed responsibility for the electric bill and vowed to maintain it as long as they lived . . . — — Map (db m166366) HM