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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Remember That Personal Watercraft Is a Boat [Sponsored]

There's plenty of summertime left and lots of boating still to be done.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urges you to say safe as possible when boating.

Caution and common sense are necessary, regardless of whether you're using a powerboat, a sailboat, a pontoon, a fishing boat, a ski boat or personal watercraft.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Stay Afloat, Don’t Sink [Sponsored]

While the long Independence Day weekend may be over, there's still plenty of summer left and boating to be done.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urge you to keep yourself, those around you and others as safe as possible when boating.

One main tip: Keep your boat afloat; don't sink out there. And if you do or must, there are steps to take when that happens to protect and preserve your safety.

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Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images
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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Don’t Drink and Boat [Sponsored]

The festive and summery Independence Day weekend is here!

Celebrating the Fourth of July holiday this year means a three-day weekend for many and some extra time to truly relax, enjoy and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urges for you to keep you, those around you and others as safe as possible on the water when out boating.

Embrace the three-day Independence Day weekend, enjoy the great outdoors on the water -- and at the beach -- and stay safe by following the rules of the water and navigational regulations. On a festive weekend like this, too, don't drink and boat!

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Follow the Rules of the Water [Sponsored]

Summer is here! It officially arrived last Saturday, and this is truly the season when many love to relax and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

In embracing summer and enjoying the great outdoors on the water and at the beach, here's another tip good for boaters and beach-goers to help you stay safe out there: Follow the rules of the water.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Be More Wary of Lightning in Summer [Sponsored]

This is the time of year when many love to relax and play out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Summer officially arrives at 10:51 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

In embracing summer and enjoying the great outdoors on the water and even at the beach, here's a tip good for boaters and beach-goers to help you stay safe out there.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Be Weather Ready [Sponsored]

Many look forward to relaxing and playing out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Michigan Safe Boating Week runs through Saturday and National Marina Day is Saturday.

In embracing those campaigns and seeking to help you enjoy getting out on the water for relaxation, recreation and to enjoy the great outdoors, here's another boating tip to help you stay safe out there.

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Fuse, ThinkStock
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Odd-Tasting Drinking Water in West Michigan is Safe to Drink

Some people have been noticing an odd taste or smell to their drinking water in West Michigan in recent days.

The odor and taste are being treated and the water is safe to drink.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Wear a Life Jacket [Sponsored]

Many look forward to relaxing and playing out on the water.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, says to keep you and those around you safe on the water when boating.

Here's a boating tip to help you stay safe out there: Make sure to wear a life jacket.

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Should Watering Bans Be Issued In West Michigan? – Poll Of The Day

The rain most of us have received over the last couple of days has been a relief, but it's not enough to eliminate some of the problems we have been facing in West Michigan.

The weather forecast shows very little rain in the near future.  We'll need more to help reduce the amount of water used for irrigation.

Should watering bans be issued in West Michigan to ensure our supply of water remains safe?

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Robert S. Donovan, Flickr
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Keep Your Lawn Alive…And Maybe A Little Green

Our prolonged dry conditions have caused many West Michigan lawns to turn brown.  Brown lawns don't look as nice as green ones, but the look of your lawn may not be the only thing to be concerned about.

If your lawn is too dry it can become a fire hazard, and if it goes too long without any water, it could die.

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Mars Rover Finds New Water Evidence

Opportunity has discovered rocks unlike any seen there before. This find makes Mars look more like Earth than ever before.

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By: Justin Sullivan Collection: Getty Images News
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Grand Rapids Heat Record. How Much Water

Alright, we get it. It is hot. We set a record Tuesday and maybe another today. I played 18 holes of golf yesterday. We wait all year for warm weather, get out and do something. What about those who say drink, drink and drink some more -- water, that is

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