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High winds scatter boats in Apostle Islands area



A little more than a year after a storm destroyed the Saxon Harbor marina, Lake Superior turned ugly again this week.

High waves and winds on Sunday carried into Monday and Tuesday and left several boats grounded and one partially sunk in the Apostle Islands area.

Capt. Tucker Culberson, of TowBoat U.S. Bayfield, said no one was injured, but he was setting of on a 25-mile jaunt Wednesday to retrieve one of the seven boats that were marooned following six- to eight-foot waves.

Some of the boats had been anchored at the outer rim of Sand, Rocky and O...

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