Lake Michigan

6:17 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Groups Continue Looking for Solution to Asian Carp

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Disagreement continues over separating Lake Michigan from Chicago area waterways.
WASHINGTON - Six months after the Army Corps of Engineers outlined strategies for keeping Asian carp out of Lake Michigan, policymakers, environmentalists and businesspeople are no closer to any kind of agreement on an acceptable long-term solution.
7:37 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Ban on Pier Jumping Not Likely This Summer in Saint Joseph

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Concerns raised over difficulty in catching offenders, and time spent by law enforcement
ST. JOSEPH - Jumping into Lake Michigan from either of the twin piers on the St. Joseph River harbor may not be the smartest thing to do.
6:31 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Life Rings Installed at Saint Joseph's Silver Beach

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Berrien County officials added rings because of concerns over Lake Michigan safety
ST. JOSEPH - Life rings have been installed on the south pier of the St. Joseph River harbor and at nearby Silver Beach County Park. The long-anticipated safety devices were installed Monday, Berrien County Administrator Bill Wolf said.
6:44 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Great Lakes Forecast to Remain Cool in Summer

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Cool water will likely mean cooler air temperatures and more fog
Go ahead and dip your toes in the Big Lake, but that might be as far as you want to go for now.
6:51 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Proposal Would Allow River Barge Traffic Along Lake Michigan Shoreline

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Supporters say agriculture and other industries would benefit from change
Some local farmers and others are adding their support to a U.S. Coast Guard proposal that would allow river barge traffic on the east side of Lake Michigan as far north as Muskegon."Agriculture is one of Michigan's largest and fastest growing sectors, and we depend on reliable transportation options," said Jim Byrum president of Michigan Agri-Business Association.