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2 dead following boating accident

August 17, 2012

Two people are dead following a boating accident that occurred Thursday in Lake Michigan. Rescuers recovered the body of William Sorokin, 53, Plains, Penn., Thursday evening and the body of Ray Finholm, 59, Ludington this morning, according to a report issued by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. The report stated investigators believe the boat capsized during Thursday’s severe weather storm.…

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Couple’s cross lake swim cut short for medical reasons

August 16, 2012
Couple’s cross lake swim cut short for medical reasons

Sara and Jeff Tow set off on their swim across Lake Michigan from Two Rivers, Wis. Tuesday morning. They came within a few miles of reaching their goal of the Michigan shoreline when they were declared physically unable to finish. According to their GPS reports, posted on the Through the Blue Facebook page, the Tows had been pushed much further…

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Couple set to make swim across Lake Michigan but escort boats have backed out

August 10, 2012
Couple set to make swim across Lake Michigan but escort boats have backed out

LUDINGTON — Sara and Jeff Tow will become the first married couple to swim across Lake Michigan, from Two Rivers, Wis. to Ludington while raising awareness of postpartum depression (PPD). The swim will be the first crossing of Lake Michigan by a U.S. female and the second and third lake crossing at Lake Michigan’s midpoint by any individual. This will…

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