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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

Plans Move Forward For Detroit-To-Wisconsin Trail

Plans are moving forward for a hiking and biking trail from Belle Isle park in Detroit to Ironwood on the Wisconsin boundary in the western Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Study Raises New Concerns Over Asian Carp

Several varieties of Asian carp have infested the Mississippi River and many of its tributaries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

A towering collection of ice blocks is seen in Lake Michigan off the coast of Emmet County. (Photo courtesy of the Outfitter of Harbor Springs)

Ice Island Draws Looks Up North Michigan

An ice island that’s formed off Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula is attracting attention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2013

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes Funds

The effectiveness of a long-term plan to heal the ailing Great Lakes could be marred by federal spending cuts, which also could make it harder to cope with low water levels that threaten the region’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

Snyder To Transfer $11M For Dredging Great Lakes

Gov. Rick Snyder will call for spending $11 million this year to dredge Michigan harbors in danger of losing their connections to open water because of low Great Lakes levels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

US Coast Guard Warns Of Unsafe Ice On Lake Erie, Other Great Lakes

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that warmer temperatures over the next few days are likely to cause unsafe ice conditions on Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013

Several Cabins Destroyed In Fire At Mich. Resort

Officials say several cabins have been destroyed and a firefighter hurt in a blaze at a resort in southwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

(Photo Credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Planners To Work On Vision For Lake Michigan Trail

Government planners from Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin anticipate being among those meeting this week to work on plans for a proposed 1,640-mile trail network around Lake Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2012

Freighter on the Great Lakes. (credit: istockphoto)

Lake Michigan-Huron Water Level Near Record Low

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron are nearly at record low levels because of drought and evaporation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

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