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How low will it go?

When a lake is more than 1,300 feet deep in spots, losing 18 inches of water doesnít seem like much of a problem.

But close to shore, especially in harbors and back bays, the lowest water levels in more than 80 years are causing headaches and hardship for boaters. And low water is causing concern for some natural resources.

Low water levels are restricting access to Lake Superior for big recreational boats, especially sailboats that have 6- to 8-foot keels. Itís happening around the lake, from the Grand Marais city harbor through the Twin Ports and on to Ashland and Bayfield.   more...


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Wow, if the water is that low up North we're in trouble down South.5/2/2007 1:38:35 PM
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