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Nick Weidner via YouTube
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Time Lapse Video of a Lake Michigan Sunset

As temps drop tonight below freezing for the first time this season, watching this video is like saying one final goodbye to summer. 

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Randall Stieghorst via YouTube
Randall Stieghorst via YouTube
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Huge Waterspout Spotted on Lake Michigan

Storms have been brewing in the area for the past couple of days. In fact, just yesterday in Chicago they spotted a waterspout over Lake Michigan.

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Janna/ 97.9 WGRD
Janna/ 97.9 WGRD
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Authorities Identify Teens Believed to Have Drowned in Lake Michigan at Holland State Park

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department has identified two teenagers believed to have  drowned in Lake Michigan Wednesday night ,Wood TV 8 reports. 

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Janna/ 97.9 WGRD
Janna/ 97.9 WGRD
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Elderly Woman Drowns in Lake Michigan

A 93-year-old woman drowned in Lake Michigan Friday, in an area between South Haven and Saugatuck.

WZZM-13 reports that the victim Elizabeth Bennet lived nearby in Ganges Township and was known to swim in Lake Michigan regularly, on an almost daily basis. 

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images
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Waukesha Needs 8.2 Million Gallons of Clean Water Per Day, Should it Come from Lake Michigan? [Poll]

Waukesha, Wisc. is in the Mississippi River basin. The city needs clean water and has requested 8.2 million gallons of water per day from the Great Lakes basin.

Should Waukesha be given permission to divert water from Lake Michigan?

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TSM - Grand Rapids
TSM - Grand Rapids
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10 Pictures that Prove Lake Michigan is Beautiful in the Winter

As if you needed another reason to go to the beach. Here are some pictures that prove Lake Michigan is beautiful no matter what the season.

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"Frankenstorm" Generates Large Waves On Lake Michigan
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Watch the Waves in Grand Haven Without Driving to Grand Haven

A major storm this week is expected to bring 20-foot waves to Lake Michigan.

Those waves will bring thousands to the shoreline of Lake Michigan, but you can stay warm and watch the action from wherever you'd like to.

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Strong Winds and Large Waves Wednesday – Friday

Downed trees and wind gusts of up to 60 mph are expected as a major storm hits West Michigan this week.

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South Haven Pier/ Janna 97.9 WGRD
South Haven Pier/ Janna 97.9 WGRD
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West Michigan Beach Towns Ranked Best in the State by Thrillist

Growing up in South Haven, I'm a little bit biased - of course it's the best beach town in Michigan!

According to Thrillist, though, it's No. 8, while Grand Haven comes in at No. 1.

I can totally see how it would difficult to choose though! With so many glorious beaches totalling 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, there are tons of amazing beach towns in Michigan! According to Thrillist, the top beach towns are right here in West Michigan!

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Take a kayak and see the Pictured Rocks from Lake Superior in Munising! (Kayla Kiley/Townsquare Media)
Take a kayak and see the Pictured Rocks from Lake Superior in Munising! (Kayla Kiley/Townsquare Media)
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No. 1 Most Underrated & Affordable U.S. Adventure Spot Is In Michigan

Yahoo Travel came up with a list of the most underrated and affordable U.S. adventure spots.  

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Tom Gill
Tom Gill
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U.S. Coast Guard Issues Warning on Dangers of Ice on Lake Michigan

As crowds head to Lake Michigan to see and explore the ice on the lake, the U.S. Coast Guard is warning of the dangers of the ice.

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John Winkelman
John Winkelman
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Bird’s-Eye Views of Lake Michigan’s Wintry Shoreline Near Grand Haven [Video]

Talk about cool.

Byron Center's Tommy Sadler took some awesome Lake Michigan shoreline visuals on Saturday at Rosy Mound Natural Area near Grand Haven.

The aerials were shot with a DJI Phantom 2 drone-mounted GoPro camera.

Wintry and wonderful.

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