BAYFIELD, Wis. - On Thursday evening, a father and three children died after their kayak capsized in Lake Superior. The mother was rescued.

The children were ages 8, 4 and 2.

The Great Lakes Surf and Rescue Project issued a release about these four family members and one woman who died after falling into Lake Michigan in Chicago on Friday morning. The organization is reminding beachgoers and residents to be careful and vigilant around the water on Labor Day weekend.

Twenty-seven people drowned in the Great Lakes in August, 12 of which were in Lake Michigan.

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