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Lake Michigan makes marbles. As pictures of beach-ball-sized ice boulders went viral this week, the visitor center at Michigan's Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore got swamped. "They've gotten a lot of phone calls," the park's chief of interpretation...
The Wisconsin State JournalNearly all lakes in the state were ice-free by last weekend, with only a few of the large and deep-water lakes still having some ice cover, but even that should be gone by this weekend, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials said in the...
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...
Nearly 4000 cyclists from all over the country are expected to ride the scenic 51-mile Zoo de Mack on Saturday, May 18. The 24th annual Zoo de Mack bicycle tour leaves Saturday morning from Boyne Highlands and winds its way through the scenic Tunnel of...
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...
Grand Haven Tribune, Mich.NORTHWEST OTTAWA COUNTY -- Despite Friday's rain, area fire departments remain on alert for potential wildfires. NORTHWEST OTTAWA COUNTY -- "We've probably had at least five or six already," Spring Lake Township Deputy Fire Chief Brian Sipe said....
Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass.It was a seasonably warm late afternoon at Wianno Yacht Club, at least compared with the stubborn coolness the rest of this spring has delivered. Brilliant sunshine danced on the water. No howling wind to struggle against, just a nice steady breeze to...
Tribune reporterA kayaker who had fallen off his craft was rescued from the frigid waters of Lake Michigan this afternoon by Chicago Police Department Marine Unit divers on the Near South Side. A fisherman spotted the man clinging to his kayak about 3:20 p.m. near...
Report bullies As an adult I want to talk about events that fear, shame and childhood innocence prevented me from voicing earlier. In elementary school I became the focus of two male bullies who were in my classroom. They began sexually harassing my best...
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A state inspector visiting south suburban Crestwood in 2007 had a question for one of its top water officials: How could the village have pumped out more water than it had claimed to purchase from nearby Alsip? Certified water operator Frank Scaccia...
A federal jury didn't hear from prosecutors about toxic chemicals in the drinking water of south suburban Crestwood. Or about higher-than-normal cancer rates in the working-class village. But on Monday, the jury ensured that the only public official...
Crestwood's former water supervisor may have signed public documents that concealed the use of a contaminated well, but she was merely a clerk who took orders from top village officials, one of her attorneys told a federal jury Tuesday. "Theresa...
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