lake st. clair
A man who calls himself “The Shark” began his latest swim Monday from a spot near Algonac.
Police say a 66-year-old man was arrested for operating while intoxicated after he and five other passengers were thrown from his boat on Lake St. Clair.
The lifeless body of a 28-year-old man was found on an island in Lake St. Clair ahead of Friday’s annual Jobbie Nooner bash.
The Coast Guard says the boat that was taking on water was towed to a marina and a broken intake hose was to blame for the problem.
“It will be a real ‘train of pain,’ symbolic of the pain felt by Michigan families trying to keep their heads above water,” said Jim Dreyer, who plans to swim 22 miles across Lake St. Clair this summer while hauling dinghies filled with 2,000 pounds of bricks.
Coast Guard officials stress that, when boating, it’s always important to be prepared.
No injuries have been reported.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says structures on Lake St. Clair must go by sunset on Sunday.
The youngest ever Chairman of the Macomb County Board of Commissioners is ambitious about making changes in the county.
In winds like Southeast Michigan saw this week, people who play on the water would usually head for shore. However, the extreme weather drew a few daredevils to the water.