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Our dear Lake Michigan is the deadliest of the Great Lakes

Published Sept. 20, 2017

We're lucky to live on the scenic shores of Lake Michigan, soaked with all the picturesque beauty and recreation opportunities we could want. But our beloved body of water has a dark, dangerous secret: It's the deadliest of the Great Lakes, and it's not even close.

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Urban spelunking: Milwaukee bridge operators talk about their job

Published Aug. 10, 2015

We stopped in at the Michigan Street Bridge house to talk to Bridge Operations Supervisor Timothy Thompson and Bridge Operator Chris Neldner, both 26-year veterans of Milwaukee's lift bridges, which have been opening at a record rate this year thanks to the high water levels. Here, they tell us about the various facets of the bridges and their jobs.

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Cycle Boat? What's that?

I have a friend in Oregon who has come up with a prototype for a cycle/pub boat.  I think it would be an excellent business opportunity for someone to snatch up in Milwaukee.  Perfect for on the river.  It's based off a pontoon/paddle wheel, and is human powered.  So much fun....


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