Two drownings in Lake Michigan last weekend have pushed the total number of drownings in the Great Lakes this year to 101, the same number as all of 2021.

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Michigan DNR staff members look out into the water as rescue teams search for a drowning victim at Grand Haven State Park on Aug. 7.

According to the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, 43 of the 101 drownings occurred in Lake Michigan. Twelve of the 43 Lake Michigan drownings were off the shores of Michigan.

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