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Beaches Along Great Lakes To Get Life-Saving Aids

An effort to prevent people from drowning due to dangerous currents along the Great Lakes will include installing kits with life-saving aids such as ring buoys and youth life jackets at 10 public beaches along Lake Michigan, officials announced Monday.

05/19/2014

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Mpls. Locks, Dams To Reopen To Recreation Traffic

Recreational boaters can get back on the Mississippi River beginning at noon on Friday, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening the three Twin Cities locks after closing them on Memorial Day.

06/07/2012

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