Hikers Find Mysterious Message on Model Boat Washed-Up on Lake Superior From 27 Years Ago

A couple discovered a model boat which had been placed on a lake 27 years ago, while they were hiking in Wisconsin last week.

Lynn BeBeau and her husband Mike were intrigued when they spotted the little boat partially buried in sand on the shore near Ashland at Apostle Islands, Lake Superior, on October 7.

Digging it out and brushing it, they were surprised to find an inscription written on the its base.

The message read: “I am traveling to the ocean. Please put me back in the water. Will you send information on your whereabouts to, Lakewood School, Room 116 & 118 5207 N. Tischer Duluth, MN 53304.”

Speaking to the news channel Michigan Live, Bebeau said she took a few photographs of the inscription and then placed the boat into the water.

“My husband and I are both adventure people,” she said.

“We just came back from a

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Kyle Rittenhouse, accused in Kenosha shootings, will not face gun charges in Lake County over AR-15-style rifle, prosecutors say

Kyle Rittenhouse will not face gun charges in Lake County related to the AR-15-style weapon he is charged with using to kill two men and wound a third during violent protests in Kenosha in August, prosecutors announced Tuesday.



Mike Nerheim wearing a suit and tie: Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim speaks to the media outside of the Lake County Courthouse on Sept. 25, 2020 in Waukegan.


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Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim speaks to the media outside of the Lake County Courthouse on Sept. 25, 2020 in Waukegan.

An Antioch police investigation found that the Smith & Wesson .223 caliber rifle “was purchased, stored and used in Wisconsin” and turned up no evidence the 17-year-old “physically possessed” the weapon in Illinois, according to a news release from the office of Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim. The news release does not reveal who is believed to have bought or held the gun before the shooting.

The Antioch teen, however, still faces a gun charge in Wisconsin, as Kenosha County prosecutors

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Chic Hamptons style in Lake Sherwood

This custom Cape Cod brings East Coast charm to guard-gated Lake Sherwood. Spanning 1.2 acres, the property takes advantage of every square foot with a detached guesthouse, swimming pool, spa and sports court all set among mature trees and manicured lawns with lake, mountain and golf course views as the backdrop. At the center of it all sits a Hamptons-style home full of designer finishes.



a long bridge over a river: The custom Cape Cod enjoys mountain, lake and golf course views from its 1.2-acre lot. Found in guard-gated Lake Sherwood, the Hamptons-inspired home spans 10,700 square feet with five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a handful of dramatic living spaces. (Jeff Elson)


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The custom Cape Cod enjoys mountain, lake and golf course views from its 1.2-acre lot. Found in guard-gated Lake Sherwood, the Hamptons-inspired home spans 10,700 square feet with five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a handful of dramatic living spaces. (Jeff Elson)

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Location: 224 W. Stafford Road, Thousand Oaks, 91361

Asking price: $10.75 million

Year built: 1999

Living area: 10,700 square feet, five bedrooms, eight bathrooms

Lot size: 1.2 acres

Features: Landscaped front yard; five-car garage; walnut wood floors;

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James Avery Artisan Jewelry now open in Lake Jackson

KERRVILLE, Texas, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — James Avery Artisan Jewelry, a family-owned jewelry retailer based in Texas, announces the opening today of its newest store in Lake Jackson, Texas at 204 Highway 332 West, Suite A.

“With the new store open in Lake Jackson Center, our Associates are eager to greet their first customers,” says James Avery CEO John McCullough. “This beautiful new location offers timeless James Avery favorites, rooted in the heritage of our company, as well as all of our new designs in silver, bronze, gold and enamel.”

Putting customer and associate safety first, the Lake Jackson Center store is following recommended COVID-19 health protocols and guidelines which have been implemented in all James Avery stores. Hand sanitizing stations are set up in store for customers and associates and all jewelry and high-touch areas of the store are regularly cleaned and sanitized. Additionally, the

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