IN: Officials try to block power lines from Indiana state park

BATTLE GROUND, Ind. — Lafayette-area officials are urging a state agency to find an alternative to plans for running power lines through a replica of a nearly century-old working farm.

West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis said he recently met with Gov. Eric Holcomb to echo pleas from the Farm at Prophetstown, the nonprofit replica farm at Prophetstown State Park, the Journal & Courier reported. The state Department of Natural Resources is considering where to place Duke Energy utility lines that need to be moved as part of the development of a lake near the state park’s entrance in Battle Ground.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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