Crews are making progress toward salvaging a dredging barge that sank in southern Lake Huron during a storm last week, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.
The St. Clair County Health Department has re-opened a few beaches along Lake Huron that had been closed as a result of a fuel spill in the Great Lake on Thursday.
Fifteen beaches along Lake Huron has now been closed after a dredging barge sank, causing a tugboat to capsize.
Two teenagers and an adult were in the water for more than 12 hours when they discovered Tuesday morning.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to advise federal agencies carrying out two wide-ranging programs to protect the Great Lakes.
The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.
The Fort Gratiot Lighthouse is reopening to the public this weekend following a renovation that lasted years and cost roughly $700,000.
A U.S.-Canadian advisory panel wound up a five-year study this week with a recommendation against large-scale engineering projects to prevent swings in Great Lakes water levels, saying people across the region should adapt to nature’s ups and downs.
Authorities say a 678-foot bulk carrier Manistee and its 18 crew members were beset by ice Saturday morning west of the Mackinac Bridge.
A pilot whose plane crashed into Lake Huron spent nearly a full day in the water because an air-traffic controller and Coast Guard rescuers were confused about where he had ditched his single-engine aircraft, according to a sheriff’s report.