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Population in 2012: 876 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.7%
Males: 389  (44.5%)
Females: 487  (55.5%)

Median resident age:  49.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56515.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,870 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Battle Lake:

$37,870
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,911

Battle Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $130,104 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Battle Lake:

$130,104
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $156,217; Detached houses: $156,486; In 2-unit structures: $148,764

Median gross rent in 2012: $759.

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  • White alone - 853 (97.5%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Battle Lake: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.5%), Norwegian (21.1%), Irish (11.6%), Swedish (8.6%), Dutch (5.0%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1372 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 729 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Battle Lake:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Battle Lake city:

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 17.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,038 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,563 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (66.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (149.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (503.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clitherall, MN (2.0 miles) , Underwood, MN (2.7 miles ), Vining, MN (2.9 miles) , Ottertail, MN (3.4 miles ), Dalton, MN (3.5 miles ), Henning, MN (3.6 miles ), Ashby, MN (3.8 miles ), Urbank, MN (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $306,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $290,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.28 N, Longitude: 95.71 W

Area code: 218

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -104 (-13.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Printing workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Battle Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 47.4 miles away from the Battle Lake city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Battle Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Battle Lake center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otter Tail County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 4, Blizzard: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Battle Lake:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - OTTER TAIL LAKE (Nursing Home, 28930 COUNTY HIGHWAY 145)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BATTLE LAKE (Nursing Home, 105 GLENHAVEN DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Battle Lake:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - HENNING (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HENNING, MN)
  • PELICAN LAKE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ASHBY, MN)
  • KESSEL GROUP HOME INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; FERGUS FALLS, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Battle Lake, MN

Airports located in Battle Lake:


Local government website: www.ci.battle-lake.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Battle Lake:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,462)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 67 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 72 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 84 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Ridgewater College (about 85 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)

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Public elementary/middle school in Battle Lake:

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Notable locations in Battle Lake: Battle Lake Police Department (A), Battle Lake Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Battle Lake include: Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (A), Trefoldighed Lutheran Church (B), Battle Lake Alliance Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: First Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery (1), Lakewood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Battle Lake: Halverson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Otter Tail County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Battle Lake and their reported violations in the past:

OTTER TAIL LAKE CAMPGROUND (Address: 27404 Blarney Trail , Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-1999), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-10-1999), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-10-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-1999)
WOODLAND BEACH RESORT & CAMPGROUND (Address: 26477 State Highway 78 , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-17-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-17-2006)
RED LANTERN RESORT (Address: 37804 Eldorado Beach Road , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-20-1998), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-1998), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-20-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-20-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-1998)
OTTERTAIL BEACH RESORT (Address: 28255 Midway Park Drive , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2003), St Boil Water Order (JUN-12-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-12-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-12-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2003)
WOODLAWN RESORT (Address: 40080 Blanche Creek Road , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-24-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2005), St Boil Water Order (MAY-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2004), St Boil Water Order (JUN-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-02-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-18-2003), St Boil Water Order (JUN-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-18-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-18-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2003)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Battle Lake that have no violations reported:

  • BATTLE LAKE (Population served: 747, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH (Address: P.O. Box 671, Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWIN LAKE LANDING (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MADSENS RESORT (Population served: 72, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THREE SEASONS LODGE (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ZORBAZ OF OTTERTAIL LAKE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VACATIONLAND RESORT (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORWAY BEACH RESORT (Address: PO Box 322, Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NIFTY NOOK RESORT (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Battle Lake, MN

53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Battle Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Battle Lake (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Battle Lake: The First National Bank Of Battle La at 101 Lake Avenue South, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.8 mil, Deposits: $57.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Henning Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Battle Lake travel time to work - commute


Battle Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Battle Lake city (based on Otter Tail County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.89%
Here69.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran Congregations
Adherents44.3%20.3%18.0%4.0%2.3%
Congregations31.7%11.4%17.1%8.1%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.5%1.0%4.9%
Congregations2.4%3.3%4.1%3.3%15.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Otter Tail County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Otter Tail County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Otter Tail County:

12.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,718$44,6160$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,651$31,8123$3,974
Streets and Highways 1$2,857$34,2840$0
Sewerage 1$3,945$47,3400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,271$27,2520$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$2,079
Other and Unallocable 2$4,943$29,6585$2,288
Totals for Government 7$20,385$34,9469$8,341

Battle Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($6.85)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $681,000 ($777.40)
    Police Protection: $128,000 ($146.12)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($74.20)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($63.93)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($57.08)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($49.09)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($30.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($30.82)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($23.97)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($7.99)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($6.85)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($5.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($2.28)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($1.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $52,000 ($59.36)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $46,000 ($52.51)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($22.83)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $5,000 ($5.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($35.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($11.42)
    Liquor Stores: $10,000 ($11.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($6.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $210,000 ($239.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($9.13)

Battle Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $58,000 ($66.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $17,000 ($19.41)
    From Other Government: $16,000 ($18.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($58.22)
    General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($58.22)
    Special Assessments: $47,000 ($53.65)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $727,000 ($829.91)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($90.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $155,000 ($176.94)
    All Other: $21,000 ($23.97)
  • Tax - Property: $175,000 ($199.77)
    NEC: $9,000 ($10.27)

Battle Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $155,000 ($176.94)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $874,000 ($997.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $834,000 ($952.05)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($171.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($45.66)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($5.71)

Battle Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $127,000 ($144.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $383,000 ($437.21)

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

1.77% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,936 average AGI)
Otter Tail County:

1.77%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cass County, ND  0.44% ($58,354 average AGI)
from Becker County, MN  0.38% ($30,963)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.35% ($75,182)


5.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cass County, ND  0.61% ($27,695 average AGI)
to Becker County, MN  0.50% ($32,925)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.39% ($29,274)

Strongest AM radio stations in Battle Lake:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Battle Lake:

  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KBOT (104.1 FM; PELICAN RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WASHINGTON RADIO, INC,)
  • KNWF (91.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KPRW (99.5 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Battle Lake:

  • K49FA (Channel 49; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA ED. TV CORP.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K41CS (Channel 41; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K43CS (Channel 43; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K51DC (Channel 51; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K31CH (Channel 31; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K39CJ (Channel 39; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)

Battle Lake fatal accident list:

Aug 8, 1994 03:10 PM, 210, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1989 11:50 PM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 16, 1985 10:02 PM, 78, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Battle Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • EAGLE LAKE REPEATER, 15462 State Highway 78 (Lat: 46.187000 Lon: -95.707833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KAG422
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Joseph G Dobesh Iii
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 W Cr B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Glendalough State Park (Lat: 46.298583 Lon: -95.668111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPME902
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.415 MHz, 159.240 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2003, Expiration Date: 06/24/2013, Certifier: Joseph G Dobesh Iii
    Registrant: Office Of Electronic Communications, Transp Bldg Ms 730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Fax: (612) 297-5735
  • EAGLE LAKE, 15462 St Hwy 78 (Lat: 46.187000 Lon: -95.707833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQDM442
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2005, Expiration Date: 09/29/2015, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms 730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-7418, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, State Hwy 78 5.5 Mi S Of (Lat: 46.187722 Lon: -95.707806), Overall height: 52.1 m, Call Sign: WNTG834, Licensee ID: L00001503
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2000, Expiration Date: 04/04/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2005
    Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd., Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-8364, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • Eagle Lake, 15462 State Highway 78 (Lat: 46.187000 Lon: -95.707833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WPYQ970
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2003, Expiration Date: 10/02/2013, Certifier: David C Savolainen
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St. Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Amor, On 295th St. At Otter Tail Co Hwy 1. (Lat: 46.390194 Lon: -95.746028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQNJ451
    Assigned Frequencies: 6583.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/23/2021, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0GJY
    Grant Date: 05/17/1994, Expiration Date: 05/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2006
    Registrant: Dorothy L Ness, Route 2 Box 280, Battle Lake, MN 56515
  • Call Sign: KB0CEI, Licensee ID: L00220889
    Grant Date: 01/09/2009, Expiration Date: 01/01/2019, Certifier: Daryl M Jorud
    Registrant: Daryl M Jorud, R 1 Box 180, Battle Lake, MN 56515
  • Call Sign: N0FKF, Licensee ID: L01090515
    Grant Date: 12/03/2005, Expiration Date: 12/03/2015
    Registrant: Keith L Mc Kay, 17249 Stalker Lake Road, Battle Lake, MN 56515
  • Call Sign: WB0MEE, Licensee ID: L00929795
    Grant Date: 10/18/2004, Expiration Date: 12/01/2014, Certifier: Douglas H Dunker
    Registrant: Douglas H Dunker, 814 Lake Shore Dr, Battle Lake, MN 56515-4047

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6615M , Serial Number: 108-4615, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Bert J Overland, 29723 State Highway 78, Battle Lake, MN 56515
  • Aircraft: BRANDBORG PENN C PE 20/14 RANGER (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8541C , Serial Number: 999, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Penn C Brandborg, 27253 Holiday Rd, Battle Lake, MN 56515
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9493K , Serial Number: 108-2493, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Bert Jr Overland, 29723 State Highway 78, Battle Lake, MN 56515
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9673J , Serial Number: 28-3843, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 98, Battle Lake, MN 56515



Most common first names in Battle Lake, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3379.8 years
Arthur1976.8 years
Carl1982.0 years
Clarence1675.4 years
George1677.0 years
Henry1579.4 years
Anna1580.9 years
William1574.3 years
James1476.4 years
Charles1476.2 years
Most common last names in Battle Lake, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3978.3 years
Hanson2881.3 years
Olson2782.4 years
Nelson2578.7 years
Pederson2081.6 years
Peterson1881.1 years
Larson1381.1 years
Anderson1374.5 years
Carlson976.0 years
Jensen973.8 years

Businesses in Battle Lake, MN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • UPS: 1

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