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BP says majority of surface oil recovered after spill

BP says majority of surface oil recovered after spill

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.

March 26, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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U.S. Coast Guard ice breakers clear the way for commerce

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.

February 15, 2014 12:00 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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EDITORIAL: Alcohol, water can be deadly combination

EDITORIAL: Alcohol, water can be deadly combination

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.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am Video
Mother of teen who drowned hopes his death will serve as warning

Mother of teen who drowned hopes his death will serve as warning

PORTAGE | For 36 hours Christine Forystek waited for rescuers to bring her son home.

July 11, 2012 7:30 pm
J.D. Marshall lies just offshore of Indiana Dunes State Park

J.D. Marshall lies just offshore of Indiana Dunes State Park

CHESTERTON | Just off the shore of the Indiana Dunes State Park lies the J.D. Marshall, which sank during a squall 101 years ago.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Porter County Expo Boat Show keeps motoring

Porter County Expo Boat Show keeps motoring

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | They can't wait to get out on the waves.

January 28, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Governors pen letter to N.Y. to amend ballast rules

Governors pen letter to N.Y. to amend ballast rules

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.

September 15, 2011 4:00 pm
Governors pen letter to N.Y. to amend ballast rules

Governors pen letter to N.Y. to amend ballast rules

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.

September 15, 2011 4:00 pm
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