Coast Guard urges boaters to avoid waterways with potential flooding

Coast Guard urges boaters to avoid waterways with potential flooding
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard cautioned boaters that the river systems in Western Michigan’s coastal communities, including the Pere Marquette, White, Grand, Macatawa, and Kalamazoo Rivers, are hazardous to recreational boaters due to high water levels and flooding. Debris in the river system can pose a serious safety hazard by obstructing channels, diverting river currents and...