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Man drowns at Schoolhouse Beach

By Emily Small – On Saturday July 18 at approximately 5 p.m. Island rescue services were dispatched to Schoolhouse Beach in response to 911 calls about a possible drowning. The victim, 26-year-old Masnoon Nafees, visiting the Island with friends, was pulled from the water by his friends and fellow beachgoers, unconscious and not breathing. Onlookers, […]

Fly-In Fish Boil draws a crowd

By Monica Novak – Sunny skies and a light northerly breeze greeted approximately 100 planes at the 2021 Washington Island Lions Club Fly-In Fish Boil on Saturday, July 17. The beautiful day brought everything from Cessnas to sea planes. The community and aviators brought their appetites. Approximately 500 fish boil dinners were served from 700 […]

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