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Cass County imposes no wake zones due to high water

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Due to high water on lakes throughout the county, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office is advising a no wake area within 300 feet of shoreline on all area lakes until water levels recede. 

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 Sheriff Tom Burch reminds homeowners to take caution and ensure that boat lifts, boats, docks, rafts, etc are properly secured and not floating loose. Sheriff Tom Burch urges boaters to use extreme caution and be respectful of property while in these high water areas, especially channels, due to increased swift currents.  There have been several reports of property damage, along with docks, floating bogs and other items that have floated loose from the shore.  Careless operation of a watercraft laws will be enforced. This situation will continue to be monitored by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. 

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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