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10-Year-Old Boy Drowns While Swimming At Michigan State Park

Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone says someone called 911 Friday afternoon and reported seeing the boy struggling in the water at Sterling State Park in Frenchtown Township.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Metro Detroit

Say the word “picnic” and everyone knows it will be a family day that is spent outdoors. What child doesn’t love pulling out the big, brown picnic basket and filling it with their favorite foods, then packing up the car with blankets, umbrellas, frisbees, soccer balls, games for the day and possibly the dog? This is a perfect day for children, but it can be a nightmare for adults — especially if the adult doesn’t know where to go. Here is a list of quality places for a fun-filled picnic day.

04/17/2015

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Coast Guard Rescues Man Adrift On Ice In The Nick Of Time

The Coast Guard says it got word early Saturday of a man adrift on an ice floe off Sterling State Park in Monroe County’s Frenchtown Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2014

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Best Public Access Beaches To Spend the Day Near Detroit

Not the typical beach town, Detroit doesn’t feature many palm trees, surfers or shell-necklace vendors, but you’re never more than six miles from a body of water, 11,000 of which are lakes. The metro Detroit area is no exception. These pleasant public beaches offer more than just sand and water, providing a variety of recreational activities, so keeping the entire family entertained really is a day at the beach.

06/08/2012