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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Surrounded by water, Wisconsin’s Door County peninsula has long been a hot spot for boaters and vacationers. Beaches, limestone bluffs, waterfront villages, and 34 named islands help give this Midwestern destination a distinctly coastal vibe. Located off the tip of the peninsula lies Washington Island, Door County’s

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Manitowoc Marina, LLC, has recently purchased the business and property holdings of Nestegg Marine of Marinette, Wis. A family run, full-service marina similar to Manitowoc Marina, Nestegg has also built their business on a strong reputation for personalized customer service. With similar products and services, this acquisition

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

It was another great year for Michigan fishing, as 2,176 anglers representing 24 states and Canada submitted catches recognized in the state's Master Angler program - a significant increase over 1,807 Master Angler fish in 2016. The program, in place since 1973, recognizes large fish caught by recreational anglers and has more than

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Michigan

Friday, March 16, 2018

During the month of January each year, ValvTect Petroleum Products acknowledges and awards one of their growing family of certified marinas marketing ValvTect Marine Fuels with the Marina of the Year Award. The award recognizes a single marina not only for its commitment to business and to the community, but also for the exceptional

tags: Awards, Lake Michigan

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

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

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

Friday, January 26, 2018

Wave Pointe Marina & Resort is nestled in a quiet, hidden area of southern Door County, Wis. Established in 2000, Wave Pointe has become a favorite destination location for locals and visitors alike. The weather-safe harbor contains a 124 slip marina and a full-service fuel island. Additionally, Wave Pointe offers boaters a

tags: Lake Michigan, Marina