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WSBT-TVMichiana summertime fun often includes spending time outdoors at area lakes. They are a big part of our life, and for some, a source of income. "This is the lowest I have seen the lake was last summer with the drought," says Vaughn Nickell of...
Tags: Lakes and Ponds, Droughts
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — President Barack Obama asked Congress on Wednesday to continue a program that has spent more than $1 billion dealing with some of the Great Lakes' longest running environmental problems. Obama's budget for the 2014...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — At least some Asian carp probably have found their way into the Great Lakes, but there's still time to stop the dreaded invaders from becoming established and unraveling food chains that support a $7 billion fishing...
TAMMY WEBBER,Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge Monday threw out a lawsuit filed by five states that want barriers placed in Chicago-area waterways to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, but said he would consider new arguments if the case were filed...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Lakes and Ponds, DNA, Laws, Trials
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron barely missed a record low in October, continuing a downward trend caused by drought and evaporation, federal officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which...
Tags: U.S. Army, Lakes and Ponds
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...
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect their DNA in the water,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two employees of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and two other men have been arrested in a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors say involved more than $20 million in illicit payments. An indictment unsealed Tuesday...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Workers have begun installing new markers at a Northern California cemetery where relocated Gold Rush-era gravestones were marked with the N-word. California prison inmates who are part of a work program on Tuesday were...
John Edward Barger, 93, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown, Md. Born Sept. 11, 1919, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late John Franklin and Maude Estelle Barger. He was preceded in death by his wife of...
ReutersMIAMI (Reuters) - The United States Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $180 million contract to dredge Miami's harbor to an Illinois-based company on Thursday, part of a plan to deepen the port channel to handle larger ships coming through the expanded...
ReutersMay 16 (Reuters) - A northern section of the Illinois River reopened to restricted vessel traffic late on Wednesday after a five-day closure for emergency repair and salvage work at a dam that was damaged during historic flooding last month, the U.S....
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