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  1. Paddle Horicon Marsh June 28

    Join fellow paddlers at Horicon Marsh to paddle the 6.5 mile water trail through Horicon Marsh from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28.

    • Jun. 19, 2014
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    'Weigh-in on Winnebago' boat pass project launches

    Boaters on Lake Winnebago will have an easier time navigating the launch system this summer, thanks to a three-county pass pilot project.

    • Jun. 18, 2014
  3. In this HTR Media file photo, competitors race to the the flag during the 22nd Annual Shipbuilders Credit Union presents Lakeshore Weekend dragon boats races held along Manitowoc’s lakefront near the Y. File/HTR Media

    Teams sought for Dragon Boat Races

    Lakeshore Weekend, a Manitowoc event that benefits Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, is seeking teams for the 2014 Dragon Boat Races.

    • Jun. 19, 2014
  4. Wisconsin DNR warns of algae blooms

    The Wisconsin Department of Resources is urging boaters, anglers and swimmers to be on the lookout for blue-green algae in their favorite lakes.

    • Jun. 19, 2014
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    Kayakers travel chilly waters at Lower Cato Falls County Park

    Kayakers navigated the chilly rapids of the Manitowoc River at Lower Cato Falls Park on Wednesday.

    • Jun. 19, 2014
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    Blogger cautions paddlers on Baraboo River

    Derrick Mayoleth of Skillet Creek Media in Baraboo writes about the dangers posed by high waters on the Baraboo River in a new post on his blog DevilsLakeWisconsin.com.

    • Jun. 18, 2014
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    Yacht Club runs first long distance race

    The Sheboygan Yacht Club sailed its first long distance race of the year on Saturday with Michael Larson's J80 Miss Eudora scoring important wins in both Section 1 and overall.

    • Jun. 17, 2014
  6. In this HTR Media file photo, Dylan Ward, left and his brother, Cody Ward, both of Francis Creek, stand on a handicapped-accessible fishing pier at Silver Lake Park. The lake is filled with the Eurasian Milfoil, an aquatic plant not native to the area. File/HTR Media

    Effort to look for aquatic invasive species comes to Manitowoc County

    Staff and volunteers from the Manitowoc County Lakes Association are assisting a statewide effort this summer to determine the extent of aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin, according to a press release.

    • Jun. 17, 2014
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    Wausau Whitewater to host two slalom races this weekend

    More than 50 slalom paddlers will compete Saturday and Sunday, June 21 to 22, at Wausau Whitewater Park.

    • Jun. 17, 2014
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    Business helps paddlers explore Wisconsin River

    Jill Carlson of the Wisconsin State Journal reports on the history of the Wisconsin Canoe Company in Spring Green in a recent story.

    • Jun. 17, 2014
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    Blogger documents Friday the 13th paddle on Devil's Lake

    Derrick Mayoleth of Skillet Creek Media in Baraboo writes about the first ever 'bat paddle' held at Devil's Lake State Park in a new post on his blog DevilsLakeWisconsin.com.

    • Jun. 17, 2014
  7. Greg Karch (left) was recognized on June 5 for his work educating young anglers on aquatic invasive species. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources secretary Cathy Stepp presented Karch with his award. Submitted by Greg Karch

    DNR: Invader Crusader Awards recognize efforts in fighting invasive species

    The 10th annual Invader Crusader award ceremony took place June 5 at Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison.

    • Jun. 17, 2014
  8. Video round-up: A big cat is spotted in Janesville, paddling in Eagle River, fishing on Lake Pokegama

    Fox6Now.com reports on a Janesville woman that spotted what she believes to be a cougar near her home.

    • Jun. 17, 2014
  9. Two injured in boating accident

    Two people were injured in a boating crash on Lake Winnebago on June 13.

    • Jun. 16, 2014
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    Historic boats a new feature at this year's Wings & Wheels in Sheboygan Falls

    Fans of 1930s-era Richardson Boats made in Sheboygan Falls will assemble at Wings 'N Wheels on Sunday. The event is open until 4 p.m. at the Sheboygan County Memorial Airport, N6191 Resource Drive in Sheboygan Falls.

    • Jun. 15, 2014
  10. Some paddlers chose to shoot through gaps in obstructions on the Mecan River and others portaged around them. David Horst/For Post-Crescent Media

    David Horst column: Downed trees add to challenge of river trip

    We were facing one of our bigger challenges when we launched 36 boats one by one into the pool below the Germania Dam on the Mecan River north of Princeton.

    • Jun. 13, 2014
  11. Two injured in boat collision at Lakeside Park

    Two people were injured in a boat collision this morning near the harbor at Lakeside Park.

    • Jun. 13, 2014
  12. Members of the Tri-County Powerboat Alliance will hold a Wolf Rive?r ?clean-up day on Saturday, June 14 from 8:30 a.m.? to noon?. Contributed photo

    Boating group to hold clean-up day on Wolf River

    The Tri-County Powerboat Alliance will hold a Wolf Rive?r ?clean-up day on Saturday, June 14 from 8:30 a.m.? to noon?.

    • Jun. 13, 2014
  13. DNR outdoor report: Most rivers finally receding from high spring levels

    With the exception of some rain statewide last Saturday, Wisconsin has been enjoying some very nice summer weather.

    • Jun. 13, 2014
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    Boating mishap leads to drowning of Appleton man

    The 24-year-old Appleton man who drowned Tuesday evening in Deep Wood Lake in northern Langlade County was identified today as Deontae Propst.

    • Jun. 13, 2014
  15. Library to offer kayaking programs

    The Northeast Wisconsin Paddlers will present two free programs at Mead Public Library, 710 N. Eighth St., about kayaking this month.

    • Jun. 11, 2014
  16. Researchers want to test bacteria to kill mussels

    State agricultural officials are reviewing a request from the U.S. Geological Survey to experiment with a bacteria to kill zebra mussels in a northern Wisconsin lake.

    • Jun. 13, 2014
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    Washington Island canoe and kayak event launches on Friday

    The annual Washington Island Canoe and Kayak Event launches on Friday, June 13 and runs through Sunday, June 15.

    • Jun. 12, 2014
  17. Gary Engberg thinks it's a great time to fish or float the Lower Wisconsin River

    As the summer warms, so does the water in the lakes. Weeds are now constantly growing and many area lakes have algae blooms that smell and make fishing no fun because you constantly have to clean vegetation off your line and equipment.

    • May 28, 2014
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    Visitation set, details released in canoe death of Wausau native

    Services have been set for a 21-year-old Wausau native who was killed in a canoe accident.

    • May 26, 2014
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    Paddlers race homemade boats in DePere's Redneck Regatta

    The Redneck Regatta homemade boat race was held during the Celebrate De Pere events at Voyager Park in De Pere on Saturday.

    • May 25, 2014
  19. Triathlon fundraiser will be Saturday

    NYAT (Not Your Average Triathlon) will be Saturday at the Lure Bar, Rome. It is a fundraiser for the Lester Public Library or Rome addition.

    • May 21, 2014
  20. Mercury Marine wins environmental award

    Mercury Marine received a Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award in Pewaukee — credited for its efforts in pollution prevention, innovative technology and environmental stewardship.

    • May 17, 2014

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