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WSBT-TVVAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. – Government regulators and the operators of a nuclear power plant are trying to figure out why several gallons of radioactive water leaked into Lake Michigan over the weekend. The Palisades nuclear power plant remains...
SOUTH BEND — Hurricane Sandy will bring strong winds to the Michiana area today through at least Tuesday. INTERACTIVE SANDY TRACKER/CRISIS MAP LIVE SANDY VIDEO The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory through 8 p.m. Tuesday....
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports, Weather Warnings
Boat owners on Lake Michigan are trying to get their vessels out of their slips and onto land in time for winter, but this year that ritual is especially difficult, because the water level is so low. In some places boats are stuck in mud and sand. Those...
PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A weather buoy will be launched into Lake Michigan as part of a pilot program backed by several companies and organizations. The buoy is equipped with sensors to measure air and water temperature, wind speed and wave...
WSBT TV ReporterAsking a complete stranger to sing “Jingle Bells,” recite the alphabet or count to 10 might seem silly and strange. But a Mishawaka 911 dispatcher did just that and more for an hour to try and keep a woman alive Wednesday after her boat...
Tags: Entertainment, Hypothermia, Music, Canoeing and Kayaking, Sports
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a man has been found along the Lake Michigan shoreline in Muskegon. The Muskegon Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/NamKaS ) the body was found by a city worker Monday morning at Pere Marquette Park....
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MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Efforts to keep an invasive species out of Lake Michigan will get a boost from a new barrier set up along a Michigan City creek. The sea lamprey barrier installed along Trail Creek is a collaboration between the Indiana...
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — The National Park Service is reminding people who plan to head to the shores of Lake Michigan as the summer season begins that water conditions can change quickly from calm and inviting to rough and dangerous with little or no...
Usually by this time of the year, Mary Avellone's light blue sailboat is floating beside a couple dozen other vessels at the Jackson Park Outer Harbor on the city's South Side. But Avellone sees only a handful of boats in the water these days. Low...
Tags: Memorial Day, Beaches, Lakes and Ponds, Sailing, Conservation
Those of us within the 50-mile safety zone of Palisades Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan near Covert appreciate Fred Upton's powerful voice calling for a permanent fix to most recent problems that shut down the plant. Upton, a Republican who represents...
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A federal safety official says that 79 gallons of "very slightly radioactive water" from a leaky tank at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant spilled into Lake Michigan. Operators of the southwestern Michigan plant shut...
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