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Great Lakes battling series of invaders

Great Lakes battling series of invaders

Ever since Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie, the Great Lakes have been under assault by a variety of invaders, starting with the sea lamprey in the 1830s.

May 24, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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NWI not likely to have toxic algae problem

With the threat from a toxic algae bloom that affected the tap water for about 400,000 residents of Michigan and Ohio apparently ended, a spokesman for Indiana American Water said the chances for a similar problem in Northwest Indiana were small.

August 04, 2014 7:00 pm
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

Indiana AG wants more info on carp protection efforts

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller sent a letter to the head of the federal government's Asian carp response efforts to understand what steps are being taken to protect Indiana waterways from the invasive species.

June 11, 2012 4:30 pm
'War on the Great Lakes!' exhibit sails into South Haven

'War on the Great Lakes!' exhibit sails into South Haven

Whether a maritime buff, history aficionado or lover of all things sail-related, you'll want to get your sea legs ready for the War on the Great Lakes! exhibit, cruising into South Haven's Michigan Maritime Museum on May 4 and docked there through December 2013. The bicentennial exhibit focu…

May 03, 2012 12:00 am
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