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.
Superstorm Sandy is so vast it’s kicking up near record-high waves of 20 feet out on Lake Michigan, several hundred miles from the center of the storm that’s pounding the East Coast.
Lake Michigan water levels are down 11 inches from 2011, and record low levels could be ahead if the drought persists.
The U.S. Coast Guard says crews searching Lake Michigan for two missing boaters have found a body and a debris field in the waters off West Michigan.
Currents and exhaustion have kept a Michigan couple from finishing a planned 50-mile swim across Lake Michigan to raise awareness about postpartum depression.
A Michigan couple planning to swim 50 miles across Lake Michigan to raise awareness about postpartum depression have pushed back their start because of bad weather.
Two Illinois men and a man from Ohio drowned in Lake Michigan over the weekend as high waves swept Michigan’s west coast.
The crews of more than 350 yachts are preparing to set sail in this year’s Chicago-to-Mackinac Island race, a Lake Michigan tradition that’s more than a century old.
Authorities say a 3-year-old girl drowned at a Lake Michigan beach in southwestern Michigan.
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.