Harbor dredging

6:37 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Low lake levels lead to scramble for money to dredge harbors

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Water levels at or near historic lows threatens shipping industry and tourism.
So much of Pentwater's well-being hinges on the channel - the 2,500-foot-long entryway from Lake Michigan to the harbor. The channel brings in boats. The boats bring in visitors. The visitors bring in money. And the money sustains the village's shops, restaurants and vacation rental business.
6:31 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Funding could be issue in dredging Saint Joseph River

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Plan calls for slip owners to pay $160 to $180 a year. Assessments require approval by local governments.
ST. JOSEPH - Plans are taking shape to dredge a stretch of the St. Joseph River and improve navigation conditions for recreational boaters.