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No-wake zone ordered on Fox River near Portage

Published On: Jul 05 2013 04:33:04 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 05 2013 05:01:03 PM CDT

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PORTAGE, Wis. -

The Columbia County Emergency Management Office said a slow, no-wake zone was established Friday on the Fox River from the Highway 33 bridge over the Fox River by Portage north to the Marquette County Line.

Emergency Management Director Patrick Beghin said the order will remain in effect until further notice. He said the no-wake zone is meant to protect property impacted by the current flood conditions.

Beghin also said no-wake order is posted on Swan Lake in Columbia County through the weekend.

The emergency management office said a previously ordered no-wake protection on Crystal Lake is expected to remain in place for the summer or until water levels drop significantly.

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