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  1. The Real Man-Eaters: Rip Currents

    The Real Man-Eaters: Rip Currents

    Fact: you are 45 times more likely to lose your life to a rip current than a shark attack. We don't have sharks in our part of the world, but the dangerous currents of the Great Lakes are even more deadly. Twelve people perished in Lake Michigan just over Labor Day weekend, and two deaths occurred in Kenosha Harbor in the first week of September.
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  2. The "Second Wind" Story

    The "Second Wind" Story

    Thank you to everyone who entered our Facebook caption contest last month! We enjoyed reading your captions. Thank you also to everyone who cast a vote for their favorite entry. 

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  3. 5 Fantastic Boating Destinations

    This is the time of year when we wonder if Winter will ever end. It helps to daydream, and to remember that every day brings us closer to Spring, and then Summer! While we're dreaming of beautiful beaches and fun on the boat, we put together a list of five places we'd love to be this summer (and a couple we'd love to be right now!).  

    Destin, Florida
      The crown jewel of Florida's Emerald Coast, Destin boasts soft, sandy beaches and beautiful clear water waiting to welcome boaters and swimmers. Don't have your own boat? There are boat rentals, fishing charters, and dolphin-watching cruises to enjoy. Speaking of enjoyment, check out those beaches! Destin's Crab Island Waterpark, a floating playground. You might even catch a local band performing on a floating stage.  
    Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
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