Category: Daily News

Photo essay: the stark beauty of Presque Isle on ice

When the sun came out Sunday and there was a hint of temperatures above freezing, people returned to Presque Isle State park to venture onto frozen Presque Isle Bay or explore wave dunes along the lake. Read the full story by Pittsburgh Magazine.

Wind and warmer temperatures break up Great Lakes ice

There was a big drop in Great Lakes ice extent on Monday. The Great Lakes as a whole dropped from 42.9% to 34.6%. This was mainly due to brisk winds breaking up the ice and we may have seen our greatest ice extent this winter. Read the full story by WO …

Climbing on shore ice is risky business, experts say

The Lake Huron shore is currently lined with inviting mountains of ice and snow, but residents should never attempt to climb on them, warns Sarnia Deputy Fire Chief. The hills may appear solid but they aren’t. Read the full story by The Sarnia Journal.

Emmet County, EGLE continue work on longterm PFAS response

Officials say they believe they’re getting closer to the next phase of groundwater contamination testing at Pellston Regional Airport in Pellston Michigan. Once completed, the testing will help experts understand the level of danger to Pellston residen …

Pilot state program seeks to reduce water waste in homes

Some residents in southwestern Michigan and the Detroit area will get plumbing repairs in their homes as part of Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s “Water Leak Pilot” program, which is a new initiative to reduce water waste …