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Boaters on Green Lake on Friday were all wearing the necessary safety gear as they enjoyed the lake. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Authorities remind boaters to celebrate the holiday safely


WILLMAR -- When heading out to the lakes this weekend, it might be best to leave the beer at home, local law enforcement advises.

Over the Fourth of July holiday, officers in both Kandiyohi and Meeker counties will be heavily patrolling the lakes for boating while impaired violations, as well as other safety concerns.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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