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  1. Autopsy: Hypothermia Apparent Cause of Kayakers' DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WDIO

    Ashland County Sheriff Mick Brennan tells the Ashland Daily Press that preliminary autopsy results indicate that 39-year-old Eric Fryman died of hypothermia while his three children, ages 3 to 9, died of hypothermia and possibly drowning. The family from Loyal, Wisconsin, set out from Madeline Island in an open-top tandem kayak last Thursday for a 4-mile paddle across open water to Michigan Island.


  2. Coast Guard Recounts What Happened in Lake Superior Kayak AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | WDIO

    A Coast Guard official told Eyewitness News about what led to a father and his three children dying when their kayak capsized near the Apostle Islands. What began as a family kayaking trip turned tragic Thursday when a family of five capsized trying to cross a four-mile stretch of Lake Superior "It's known for having very unforgiving weather and being able to turn in an instant," U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Justin Sickler told KSTP-TV.


  3. Four Dead After Kayak Capsizes off Madeline IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WDIO

    Authorities have confirmed that a father and three children died after their kayak capsized off of Madeline Island. Three of them were found overnight, and the last child was located on Friday morning.


  4. Madeline Island Ferry May Get First Winter Break in 3 YearsRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | WDIO

    The ferry line is the only public connection between the island in Lake Superior and the mainland unless the ice of Chequamegon Bay freezes enough to allow an ice road. Poor ice conditions forced the ferry to continue operating through the winters of 2016 and 2017.


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