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.
The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.
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. […]
The U.S. Coast Guard says a large ship has run aground in Lake Michigan near Manistee.
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.
Sheriff’s deputies in southwest Michigan say two people had to be rescued from the water, after one fell in while texting and the other tried to rescue her.
An environmental coalition asked candidates to promise if elected to continue an Obama administration program dealing with some of the Great Lakes’ most pressing environmental problems, including the invasive species, Asian carp.
Thirty-one members of Congress prodded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday to consider a multi-billion-dollar plan for cutting a Chicago-area link between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds to stop migration of Asian carp and other invasive species.