DNR studying decline of juvenile whitefish

The Michigan DNR is partnering with 10 others to monitor lake whitefish in the Great Lakes. They are the most important commercial fish species in the region, and a popular item at restaurants. Read the full story by 9 & 10...

Sailors reflect as freighter American Victory nears its end

American Victory, a freighter with a dark history on the Great Lakes and abroad, will fly a Canadian flag and journey to her final resting place in a Turkish scrapyard.  It is an end which belies a lifetime of both distinction and despair. Read the full story by the...

Environmental groups urge Snyder to veto water bill

Environmental groups say a bill headed for Governor Rick Snyder’s desk could increase the amount of invasive species in the Great Lakes by loosening ballast water regulations. Read the full story by WNMU-FM – Marquette,...

Lake Ontario flood threat decreases

Water levels on Lake Ontario are higher than the long-term average, but nowhere near those record-breaking highs of last year. A spokesperson for the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board expects to see lake levels declining in the short term if weather...