Gale warning and small craft advisory in effect for Lake Huron

A deepening low pressure system tracking across Ontario into Quebec today will pull a strong cold front through the Great Lakes tonight. The National Weather Service has announced a hazardous weather outlook for portions of Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake St Clair.  ...

Cordray outlines clean waterways policy during Lake Erie visit

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray got a firsthand look at the Ottawa River and western Lake Erie’s Maumee Bay during an hour-long boat tour Thursday in which he vowed to promote cleaner, healthier water policies if elected. Read the full story by The...

International cargoes on Great Lakes up 4.1 percent

Ocean-going cargo ships known as salties have hauled 25.7 million tons through the St. Lawrence Seaway to ports like the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor from March 29 through Sept. 30. Read the full story by The Northwest Indiana...

Michigan natural resource program raises salmon, sells surplus

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) maintains weirs along several rivers that block the fish and allow for the collection of the fish’s eggs and sperm to help more spawn survive. Once the DNR’s egg take needs are met, the agency sells surplus salmon to...

Water contamination bill stalls in Harrisburg

In one of the more dramatic days in Harrisburg in recent memory, lawmakers closed up legislative shop for the year Wednesday voting down a bill seeking financial relief for local communities impacted by PFAS water contamination. Read the full story by The...