Mysterious Mendota whistle


By Baylee Wellhausen and Karolina Barej 

It’s finally Terrace season! The famous chairs are out and boating begins. Furthermore, an iconic and eerie whistle commences to sound.

This story reveals the true story and purpose behind Lake Mendota’s boat whistle. You may be surprised to hear that you are not the only who’s been startled or confused by the sound.