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A column written by Randy Vande Water for the Holland Sentinel on January 16, 2011.  Although ice fishing on Lake Macatawa had been around for many years, the first ice shanty is credited to Peter Smith in 1883.  This article talks about shanties on the lake since then.
Randall P. "Randy" Vande Water was a local historian and newspaper editor. He spent 4 decades at the Holland Sentinel working as sports editor, city editor, editorial page editor, and managing editor.
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Mary Vande Water, in honor of her husband Randy Vande Water.