Carter Lake: A River Runs Through It
     Originally by Spencer Chaplin
     Junior Division
     8th Grade - Wilson Jr. High School
     National History Day Finalist - Iowa!
     We plan to continue adding information to this history over time.

History of Carter Lake, Iowa
My hometown was born of conflict, founded in compromise. Carter Lake, Iowa, stands unique among Iowa cities - in Nebraska but not; in Iowa but not. This is a history of that city.
History of river bends
Graphic showing history of the bend in the river. Origin Unknown. Provided by Mayor Russ Kramer