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EDITORIAL: Boost protection for Lake Michigan beaches

Swimming in Lake Michigan can be dangerous, even without the rip currents that can develop. In fact, it's the most dangerous of all the Great Lakes.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Related

Whiting oil spill declared cleaned up

WHITING | The BP Whiting oil spill of March 24 has been declared cleaned up.

April 04, 2014 5:27 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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New buoy to provide real-time lake data

New buoy to provide real-time lake data

A new buoy in Indiana's Lake Michigan waters about 4 miles north of Michigan City will provide real-time data about everything from wave height to fish populations.

September 23, 2012 6:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Sweating out ‘the greatest hoax of all time’

BRIAN HOWEY: Sweating out ‘the greatest hoax of all time’

The solitude on the lakes this Fourth of July was eerie. Nary a rocket’s red glare or mortar exploding in air.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am
Indiana works to protect underwater treasures

Indiana works to protect underwater treasures

Under the sometimes murky waters of Lake Michigan lies a mostly unexplored layer of Northwest Indiana history.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am Related
MUSSELS AND THE LAKE MICHIGAN ECOSYSTEM

MUSSELS AND THE LAKE MICHIGAN ECOSYSTEM

Asian carp get all the headlines lately, but another invader, present in the trillions, is already devastating the ecosystem in Lake Michigan: the quagga mussel.

January 02, 2011 12:00 am

Ecologist: Quagga mussel devastating Lake Michigan

CHICAGO | Asian carp get all the headlines lately, but another invader, present in the trillions, is already devastating the ecosystem in Lake Michigan: the quagga mussel.

December 13, 2010 12:00 am
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