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  • Put Skis To The Water: No Boat? No Problem

    Put Skis To The Water: No Boat? No Problem
    No boat?  No problem!  Lakeside Watersports in Danbury offers folks the opportunity to partake in all sorts of activities on Candlewood Lake. "When people come out with us, they're basically booking time with us.  They can use the time as they like,'...
  • Paul A. Smith: Walleye fishing tournament succeeds at keeping fish alive

    OCTONO, Wisc. It's 7:30 a.m. on a Friday in late July at the Oconto public launch. The water in the boating channel is packed with sleek fishing craft. It's rush hour or more accurately, a rush one-sixth of an hour as competitors in the AIM Pro Team...
  • South Korea president's party wins vote, green light for economic reforms

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean voters in 15 districts gave President Park Geun-hye's ruling party an enhanced parliamentary majority in by-elections on Wednesday, and the political momentum to drive an economic stimulus program and regulatory reforms....
  • Boater found dead in Lake Toho wasn't wearing a life jacket, officials say

    Boater found dead in Lake Toho wasn't wearing a life jacket, officials say
    Authorities found the body of a boater floating in Lake Tohopekaliga near Kissimmee about 10 hours after he went missing Tuesday evening, officials said. Fish and Wildlife Commission officials identified the man as John Kysar, 51, of Orlando. His body...
  • Australian asylum seeker policy is 'child abuse': religious leaders

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian senator on Wednesday accused the government of trying to whitewash its hard-line asylum seeker policies by blocking access to a detention center holding 157 Sri Lankan migrants recently held at sea by authorities for...
  • Carnival adds another dimension to cruise ships

    GamerHub.tv Disney Cruise Lines introduced 3D movies to all of its ships a few years back, allowing guests to watch hit movies at sea while they were still playing in theaters back home. So to one-up the competition, Carnival Cruise Lines has...
  • U.S. judge says cannot seize Kurdish crude for now

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - A high-stakes dispute over a tanker carrying $100 million in Iraqi Kurdish crude took a surprising turn on Tuesday when a U.S. judge said she lacked jurisdiction given the ship's distance from the Texas shore and urged that the case be...
  • Boating safety tips

    Boating safety tips
    Boating safety tips: • Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. • Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
  • Highland Park boy reunites with crew that rescued him

    Highland Park boy reunites with crew that rescued him
    The Highland Park boy who was rescued from a kayak that had drifted off course in Green Bay earlier this month was reunited with his rescuers this afternoon and threw them a pizza party.  Members of the U.S Coast Guard crew based in Traverse City, Mich....
  • Long night on water, then rescue

    Ever since Tommy Alter was diagnosed with severe food allergies as a baby, his parents have been vigilant about keeping him safe, even handing out printed cards that list what he can't eat. So when the Highland Park 9-year-old, along with his cousin and...
  • Hump Day Deals: Fun and savings at local malls for back to school

    Just a reminder that this weekend is tax free shopping weekend.  Everyone is invited to The Florida Mall, Seminole Towne Center and Waterford Lakes Town Center for tax-free weekend and fun, family events to kick-off the school year. The Florida Mall...