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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Inflatable boats have come a long way from the early part of the 20th century where they evolved from the airship industry. RFD in England and Zodiac in France began to see the usefulness of the rubber-coated materials that were used in constructing their hydrogen airships. In 1919, RFD began to develop a line of lifesaving rafts that

tags: Inflatable Boats, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Service & Repair

Monday, March 5, 2018

A hidden gem located in Harrison Township and serving the community for over 34 years, Belle Maer Harbor Marina is a 60 acre resort-style marina that is located on Lake St. Clair’s Anchor Bay, north of the Clinton River and close to Lake St. Clair Metropark, the three (North, Middle & South) Channel Shipping lanes,

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair, Lifestyle, Marina

Thursday, March 1, 2018

When: May 19, 2018 8 AM - 7 PM Where: Milwaukee Community Sailing Center 1450 North Lincoln Memorial Drive Milwaukee, WI 53202 Contact: 414-530-6528 www.midwestwomenssailing.org [email protected] The conference gathers women sailors from around the Midwest to attend workshops, share trends, and network. This

tags: Education, Lake Michigan, Sailing

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show, presented by Chevy Silverado and your Southeastern Wisconsin Chevy Dealers, will take place March 7 to March 11 at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park. The 78th year of the Sports Show brings with it numerous activities tailored to outdoor enthusiasts. At this year’s

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Rossford Walleye Roundup. The fishing tournament, sponsored by Bass Pro and the Rossford Convention and Visitors Bureau, will take place April 20-21, 2018. The event, which is expected to draw fishermen and their families from all over the Midwest, is being planned by the City of Rossford, the

tags: Events, Fishing, Lake Erie

Friday, February 16, 2018

Previous to the expansion, Hall’s Sport Center (HSC) only offered outside storage and inside, cold storage. Indoor, heated storage has always been in high demand in west Michigan and now HSC can finally offer this upgrade to the west Michigan marketplace. HSC now has a total of 36,500 sq. ft. of indoor, HEATED storage! The new

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan

Thursday, February 15, 2018

What began as a one-man mobile operation in 1979 has grown to a 35,000 sq. ft. facility with several divisions and one hundred employees. Owner John Bowen began in a men’s clothing store constructing leather products along with the clothing in the tailoring department. His knowledge led him to launch Dockside Canvas and he

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Flooring, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, for the 2018 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply. These two days make up #MiFreeFishingWeekend – an annual effort to promote Michigan’s world-class

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Michigan, Lake St. Clair

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The 2018 Real Racine Activities Guide is better than ever! This 70-page, full-color magazine is loaded with photos and stories about year-round family fun all over Racine County. New features include "Meet Me There," a look a favorite casual meeting spots, and "Racine County Makers," a set of short profiles on products hand-crafted

tags: Company Expansions, Destination, Lake Michigan

Monday, February 12, 2018

Stillwater, Minnesota, is located 30 minutes east of the Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St.Paul, on the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota along the National Scenic Riverway and Byway of the St. Croix River. The St. Croix River connects to the Mississippi River 25 miles south in Hastings, Minnesota… so, technically, you can travel

tags: Destination, Lake Superior