Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: SS Badger is a Lake Michigan landmark

But for a yoga class, Jeffery Curtis might never have become captain of the SS Badger car and passenger ferry that plies the waters of Lake Michigan between Manitowoc and Ludington, Mich., from May into October. Curtis was named senior Continue reading Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: SS Badger is a Lake Michigan landmark

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Chicago Tribune’s Rutter: Lake Michigan reaffirms it’s a relentless, remorseless killer

Being the ultimate seducer, the curling breakers and ripples will wink knowingly and offer a gentle invitation to the water. Lake Michigan is like that. So beautiful, so warm and frothy; so innocently luxurious in summer. And then Lake Michigan Continue reading Chicago Tribune’s Rutter: Lake Michigan reaffirms it’s a relentless, remorseless killer

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NBC: Township preserves dunes along Lake Michigan

White River Township, MI (AP) Officials from the Land Conservancy of West Michigan say White River Township has closed two acres of Lake Michigan sand dunes after raising $970,000 to purchase the land. MLive.com reports that the announcement Wednesday comes Continue reading NBC: Township preserves dunes along Lake Michigan

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Wall Street Journal: States, Provinces Approve Wisconsin City’s Request for Great Lakes Water

A Wisconsin city’s request to tap into the Great Lakes to replace its tainted water supply is headed toward a final vote by the eight Great Lakes governors next month. Representatives of eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces approved Continue reading Wall Street Journal: States, Provinces Approve Wisconsin City’s Request for Great Lakes Water

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MLive: Smaller salmon being caught on Lake Michigan as Spring warms

MUSKEGON, MI – The future for king salmon on Lake Michigan may be murky, but Muskegon- based anglers are still having some luck tracking them down heading into the May 20 weekend. “We’re still getting salmon,” said Bill Funk, owner Continue reading MLive: Smaller salmon being caught on Lake Michigan as Spring warms

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The News-Herald Report: Anglers should expect good lake trout fishing in Great Lakes this year

Survey results of this year’s lake trout populations in the Great Lakes are showing an abundance of the species, much to the delight of local anglers. Lake trout populations in lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron are surveyed annually using a Continue reading The News-Herald Report: Anglers should expect good lake trout fishing in Great Lakes this year

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Great Lakes states tighten spigot on Waukesha’s water request

Great Lakes officials are further tightening the spigot on Waukesha’s request for Lake Michigan water and recommending numerous conditions on distribution of the water and return of treated wastewater to the lake, a draft document says. When representatives of eight Continue reading Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Great Lakes states tighten spigot on Waukesha’s water request

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