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Lake Michigan

Swimmers Report Oily Substance On Their Body After Dip In Lake

A strange substance discovered last month just off the southern shore of Lake Michigan in Indiana has beach-goers and scientists alike wondering how it found itself in the water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

3 Finish Lake Michigan Paddle Board Crossing

A young woman and two brothers have finished a planned 80-mile paddle board crossing of Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan.

CBS Detroit–07/08/2013

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

3 Plan To Paddle Board Across Lake Michigan

Two brothers and a friend are planning a more than 80-mile crossing of Lake Michigan by sharing time on a paddle board.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

Woodcut of French explorer Rene Robert Cavelier de la Salle's Griffin, lost on the great lakes 1679. (Credit: Father Louis Hennipin/Wikimedia Commons)

Wooden Beam Could Be Detached Part Of Shipwreck

A wooden beam that has long been the focus of the search for a 17th century shipwreck in northern Lake Michigan may have come from the elusive Griffin or some other ship, archaeologists said Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Coast Guard Warns Of Flood-Related Debris In Mich.

Boaters should be on the lookout for large trees, logs and other debris let loose into Michigan waterways in part by spring flooding, the U.S. Coast Guard has warned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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Experts To Discuss Low Great Lakes Water Levels

Federal experts will discuss the causes and potential consequences of low Great Lakes water levels during a Thursday seminar in Ann Arbor that also will be broadcast on the Web.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

The offshore wind study buoy from Grand Valley State University's Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center is prepared for placement 35 miles offshore in Lake Michigan in summer 2012. GVSU photo.

Grand Valley’s MAREC Readies For Third Season Of Offshore Wind Study

A ‘boatload of data’ will be collected during the third and final research season of Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center’s offshore wind assessment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Report: Asian Carp May Have Reached Great Lakes

Officials say some Asian carp probably have found their way into the Great Lakes, but there’s still time to stop the dreaded invaders from becoming established and unraveling food chains that support a $7 billion fishing industry and sensitive ecosystems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

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Great Lakes Levels Below Normal Next 6 Months

Water levels across most of the Great Lakes are likely to remain well below average for the next six months, posing continued hardships for commercial vessels and tourist towns that cater to recreational boaters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

Snyder Signs $21M Bill To Dredge Michigan Harbors

Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation earlier this week creating a $21 million program to deepen Michigan harbors that could become impassable to boats as parts of the Great Lakes hover near historically low levels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

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