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WHITING | After the second day of cleanup, crews have removed the "vast majority" of surface oil floating in a Lake Michigan cove after BP Whiting Refinery discharged as much as 756 gallons of crude into the Great Lake.
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter made its way south on Lake Michigan this week to break up ice in Burns Harbor, to ensure lake freighters and barges can continue to come into the port.
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.
Alcohol and water don't mix well, at least when the water isn't in a glass. Yet drunken boating continues to be a problem.
PORTAGE | For 36 hours Christine Forystek waited for rescuers to bring her son home.
CHESTERTON | Just off the shore of the Indiana Dunes State Park lies the J.D. Marshall, which sank during a squall 101 years ago.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | They can't wait to get out on the waves.
Governors of Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin sent a letter last week to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking him to not implement environmental rules they say will imperil Great Lakes shipping.
Republican governors of Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin sent a letter to Democrat New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking him to not implement environmental rules they say will imperil Great Lakes shipping.
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