The draw down of water from the Minong Flowage began in April 2013. It is expected that draw down will be approximately 5 feet, Repairs to the dam began in May. The work is expected to be completed in Fall and water levels are planned to be back to normal by the time ice forms at the end of the year. A Minong Flowage assessment Board has been created with Dawn Pearce as President. This board will be responsible for establishing assessments to the residents with riparian rights on the Minong and Cranberry Flowages.