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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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Grand Rapids Speedskater Shares Unique View of Frozen Lake Michigan [Video]

Last week, conditions on Lake Michigan were perfect for West Michigan Speedskating Club member April Chernoby to put on her skates, start up her camera and take a spin around the lake.

A video she shared on YouTube shows just how smooth the surface of Lake Michigan was.

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Lady Gaga Participates in Chicago Polar Plunge 2015 [Photos]

Winter temperatures didn't stop Lady Gaga from taking part in Chicago Polar Plunge 2015 and jumping into Lake Michigan on Sunday (March 1).

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage Grows Over 15 Percent in Three Days

Great Lakes ice coverage was measured over 85 percent on February 18, 2015.

On February 15, total ice coverage was under 70 percent.

Watch an animation that shows how quickly the ice has grown over the past 30 days.

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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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100.5 The River’s Top Topics for 2014

It never hurts to take a look back, right?

Check out 100.5 The River's top topics for 2014.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Ice Volcanoes on Lake Michigan [Video]

Last winter, we had a tornado in the snow over Lake Michigan. 

This year, it's ice volcanoes.

Can sharks be far behind?

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Rachel Kramer
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Lake Effect: Grand Rapids’, West Michigan’s Winter 2014-15 Weather Forecast [Video]

After last winter, many us are approaching this winter with caution.

Today probably didn't help: snow on Halloween?

The National Weather Service's winter weather forecast is out. All we can say is make sure those snow blowers and shovels are ready if you live, work and/or play -- not to mention drive or travel -- between U.S. 131 and the Lake Michigan shore in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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Aaron P. Bernstein, Getty Images
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Harmful Algae Blooms Unlikely to Affect West Michigan Water

Toxic algae blooms affected the drinking water in Toledo over the weekend making it unsafe to drink and causing a two-day do-not-drink advisory.

Toledo's drinking water comes from Lake Erie.

West Michigan's drinking water comes from Lake Michigan.

Most experts agree the same harmful algae blooms are unlikely to affect drinking water that comes from Lake Michigan.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
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Cold Lake Michigan Water Temperatures Create Risk

Memorial Day weekend brought near-perfect weather across Michigan.

Many enjoyed the water over the holiday.

Even with outdoor temperatures in the 80s, the cold waters of Lake Michigan still create a big risk.

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A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
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Extreme Weather: Lake Michigan Sets All-time Ice Coverage Record; Grand River Has Flood Risk

Lake Michigan reached an all-time high level of ice coverage over the weekend while deep snow has many on alert for risk of flooding.

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