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LATEST DAILY NEWS
The U.S. Navy has officially christened the fourth vessel to bear the USS Indianapolis name at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, and launched the LCS-class ship into the Menominee River on Wednesday morning. Read the full story by MLive.com.
The Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance announced that two area Native American tribes have joined in the fight to stop a proposed marina and housing development on a piece of Lake Michigan dune land at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River. Read the full story by MLive.com.
After being closed since the end of November, the Canadian Coast Guard search and rescue station in Thunder Bay, Ontario opens for a new season this weekend. Read the full story by Thunder Bay News Watch.
Many states allow the spearing of rough fish, but Michigan is unique, one of the few places that permits taking gamefish with a spear. There are reams of exclusions protecting primarily trout waters and boundary waters, but for the most part Michigan allows northern pike and muskellunge to be speared through the ice. Read the full story by The Toledo Blade.
The shipping company recently named as the party responsible for damage to underwater power lines and the controversial Line 5 oil and gas pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac has been tied to maritime hazards at least once before. Read the full story by MLive.