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DNR Stresses Water Safety Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, enforcement officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural resources are stressing the importance of life jackets for adults and kids. 370 more words


Canoeists rescued in River Canard

Life jackets and quick-acting residents are being credited for saving three boaters whose canoe capsized in the River Canard near Malden Road Monday night.

“The good news story is that all three were wearing life jackets,” said LaSalle Fire Chief Dave Sutton. 138 more words

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Life at the riverside at Ada

By Edmund Smith-Asante, BIG ADA

I saw more than three come sailing by but they were neither crafts nor ships. They were simple canoes that ferried indigenes living at the banks of the long stretching and winding river at Big Ada in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region. 661 more words



“If swimming was easy they’d call it cheerleading.”

I have no idea what the above quote means but I had to have something about swimming so that will have to do.   253 more words

Grandma Pat Cooks


‘ “A tactical air force unit; consists of at least two flights.” The dictionary meaning of a military squadron. But is this the meaning of a squadron for an eight year old kid whose father serves in the aviation department of the country’s elite forces. 193 more words

Drowning is Quick and Quiet, So Keep Your Eyes on Your Kids around Water

Drowning deaths increase up to 89% in the summer months

Larimer County, Colorado It’s a warm summer day and you’re at the beach, pool, or just simply near water with your kids.  886 more words

Water Safety

The American Red Cross defines hypothermia as “the cooling of the body caused by the failure of the body’s warming system.” (1)

Hypothermia can lead to death, if untreated! 278 more words

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