Apparent sinkhole develops in small lake community in Knox County

Photo taken by Kara Kimler

DAHINDA, Illinois — An apparent sinkhole has developed in a small lake community in Knox County.

WGIL reported that Happy Hollow was blocked by water, according to a trustee from the Happy Hollow Lake Association.

According to a News 8 viewer, the sinkhole was found on Friday, May 31 between Williamsfield and Dahinda.  She said “the road looks washed away.”

A trustee with the lake association said Ameren Illinois planned to shut off power and get agencies in play that could help.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.