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BAYPORT MARINA ASSOCIATION INSTALLS NEW GM

Boaters returning to Bayport Marina are finding a new GM in charge of operations there. The Bayport Marina Association (BMA) has installed Kori Derrick-Cisewski as General Manager according to Brien Slawik, Bayport’s Commodore. Kori is no stranger to Bayport...

In memoriam: Dick Anderson

The Boating and River Communities lost a great friend on August 19th. 2017 with the passing of Dick Anderson. Dick loved the river valley, and was a lifelong boater. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and cherished his...

Thank you from Scuttlebutt Magazine

It’s that time of the year again. Time to start thinking about winterizing and storage options. Hopefully you all made many unforgettable memories over the summer! There’s nothing like being out on the water with friends and family soaking...

A Life in boat sales

By Chad Richardson It didn’t take long for Grant Westby to figure out his calling in life. It was sales. What he’d sell, though, took some time to nail down. He worked in sales at a men’s clothing store. He sold Kirby vacuums door-todoor. Finally, late...

ORR Welcomes Department of Interior’s New Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee

By Mickaela Giese The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable welcomed the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of the members of the newly-established Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee. The Committee is charged with finding solutions that will improve and conserve America’s public parks,...

BRAND TAKES OVER AT LAKE CITY AS LUTJEN RETIRES

Lake City, MN. The retirement of long time Lake City marina Harbormaster Mark Lutjen left a void that has been filled. The Marina has installed Jeff Brand as Lutjen’s successor. Brand, who was raised in Lake City...

INVASIVE SPECIES

By Bruce Claflin, Scuttlebutt Magazine Anyone who enjoys the waterways in our area or owns waterfront property, is aware of many of the invasive species that are present here. Respective Departments of Natural Resources in Wisconsin and Minnesota are fully...

Lake of Tears

Lac de Pleurs (Lake of Tears) is the name that was given to Lake Pepin by Father Louis Hennepin who camped near it’s shore in 1680. His circumstance at the time is well known in the annals of history....

Minnetonka Power Squadron and USPS District 22 receive top honors

At the United States Power Squadrons (USPS) Annual Meeting held recently in Orlando, Florida, Minnetonka Power Squadron, of Minnetonka, Minnesota took “Top Squadron” honors while Florida’s US Power Squadron District 22 was named “Top District.” The awards are sponsored...

THE YEAR of the WOMAN – IN BOATING!!!

By Bruce Claflin - We’ve seen it on the news and heard it over the airwaves, 2018 was the year of the woman. It really is about time to ramp up the recognition...

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Anchoring tips

By Wayne Spivak National Press Corps United States Coast Guard Auxiliary An often overlooked and unappreciated team member on your boat can be the very reason you may survive a...

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