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The Charity Island Dinner Cruise – What I Learned

We took a unique and interesting cruise to the island in the middle of Saginaw Bay. Here is what we found.

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Great Lakes Near Record Water Levels Last Seen in the 1980s

Lakes Huron and Michigan rose nine inches last month to 581.57 feet. This took it very close to breaching lake water levels records last set in May 1986.

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Lady of the Lakes Gets Ready For Charity Island Tours

In Michigan’s Upper Thumb, Charity Island dominates the horizon of Saginaw Bay. The island is rarely visited despite its location in a busy shipping and fishing region. Thumbwind has been researching the history of the island and reached out to Captain Tom Carriveau, who has been taking visitors out on Charity Island Tours for over 10 years. Here is our latest on Captain’s Tom’s preparations for the Summer.

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Oak Beach – The Gathering Place

The first thing folks notice at Oak Beach County Park is just how large it is. Sitting on over 40 acres it sports a beautiful beach, a playground, pavilion for family gatherings and well-maintained horseshoe pits. Across M25 is a modern campground with a total of 55 sites featuring full...

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