DNR officers to urge sober boating

MICHIGAN CITY — Boaters preparing for the Independence Day holiday should be aware that Indiana Conservation Officers will be on high alert for violations of boating-under-the-influence laws as part of national Operation Dry Water. The year-round program will be in heightened effect July 3-5.

Conservation Officers, in partnership with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the U.S. Coast Guard, will focus on educating boaters about safe boating practices, and will be on the lookout for impaired boaters. Operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs is illegal on all bodies of water. In Indiana it is illegal to operate a vessel with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of .08 or higher, the same as for land vehicles.

Culver cancels cross country event

CULVER — The boys and girls Cross Country Invitational at Culver Academies has been canceled.

DNR’s interactive paddling map available

CHESTERTON — DNR’s Division of Outdoor Recreation has launched an interactive “Where to Paddle” map designed to highlight water trails. Find it at on.IN.gov/wheretopaddle. Dale Brier, director of of Outdoor Recreation, said, “This new map provides Hoosier paddlers with critical and updated information about our water trails in one convenient resource.”

Public access sites, canoe and kayak outfitters, low-head dam locations and river miles are displayed in the map, which also includes USGS water gauges that display real-time stream flow. For more information on water trails, see dnr.IN.gov/outdoor/4236.htm.

Par-Tee Women Golf League results

MICHIGAN CITY — These are the results from the Par-Tee Women’s Golf League for July 1. A Flight results: Low Gross, Barb Rumbuc; Low Net, Sharon Weber; Low Putts, Rumbuc and Wendy Shaver; Event, Rumbuc, Florence Stokfisz, Sharon Brazel.

B Flight results: Low Gross, Low Net, Jane Spang; Low Putts, Event, Linda Hirsch. C Flight results: Low Gross, Low Net, Low Putts, Pam Jaracz; Event, Pam Vankosky.

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