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Lake Michigan

Dropping Lake Michigan Level Hits Homes, Boats

Lake Michigan water levels are down 11 inches from 2011, and record low levels could be ahead if the drought persists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

U.S. Coast Guard (Getty Images, File)

Body Found In Search For Missing Boaters

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2012

Jeff and Sara Tow (Facebook Photo/Through The Blue)

Couple’s Attempt To Cross Lake Michigan Ends Miles From Shore

Currents and exhaustion have kept a Michigan couple from finishing a planned 50-mile swim across Lake Michigan to raise awareness about postpartum depression.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

Lake Michigan (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Couple Will Try To Swim Across Lake Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2012

Lake Michigan (istockphoto)

3 Men, Including Chicago Doctor, Die In Lake Michigan

Two Illinois men and a man from Ohio drowned in Lake Michigan over the weekend as high waves swept Michigan’s west coast.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

Getty Images

Crews Readying Yachts For Mackinac Island Race

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

Lake Michigan (istockphoto)

Toddler Drowns At Lake Michigan Beach

Authorities say a 3-year-old girl drowned at a Lake Michigan beach in southwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

Lake Erie (istock)

EPA Creates Great Lakes Protection Advisory Board

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012

Traverse City Beaches (Credit Traverse City.com)

Mich. Bill Revives Shoreline Grooming Debate

The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2012

The Grand Valley State University research buoy 35 miles out in Lake Michigan measures the potential for wind power on an underwater ridge that comes close to the surface in the middle of the lake. Photo: GVSU

Grand Valley Wind Study Buoy Now 35 Miles Offshore In Lake Michigan

MUSKEGON — The research buoy that is collecting data for Grand Valley State University’s offshore wind assessment was placed 35 miles offshore of Lake Michigan May 7, where it is planned to remain until December. […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012

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