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Great Lakes shipping season kicks off

Great Lakes shipping season kicks off

The Great Lakes shipping season has kicked off after the iciest winter in 35 years.

March 31, 2014 4:00 pm
'Formidable' ice has had a major impact on shipping

'Formidable' ice has had a major impact on shipping

Ships, including iron ore freighters bound for Northwest Indiana steel mills, have been jamming up the ice-choked St. Marys River in recent weeks as they rush to make deliveries before the Soo Locks close this week.

January 12, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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As Great Lakes plummet, towns try to save harbors

As Great Lakes plummet, towns try to save harbors

ONEKAMA, Mich. (AP) — For more than a century, easy access to Lake Michigan has made Onekama a popular place for summer visitors and a refuge for boaters fleeing dangerous storms. Now the community itself needs a rescue, from slumping lake levels that threaten its precious link to open water.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
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