Stories tagged: "Great Lakes"


This image of The Charles Frank was taken by dipping a camera underwater from the surface. (Chris Roxburgh via Facebook)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: The Charles Frank

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.

Divers explore The Metropolis (Chris Roxburgh via Facebook)
Shipwrecks of Grand Traverse Bay: The Metropolis

Grand Traverse Bay is home to dozens of known shipwrecks, spanning from the early 1800s to the late 1900s. Now a popular vacation area in Michigan, the bay was once a hub for commerce and maritime trade—and like most trade routes, this one has a storied past.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared an emergency, which makes state resources available.
Boil-Water Alert Could Last 2 Weeks in SE Michigan

A boil-water advisory could last up to two weeks for more than 130,000 people in southeastern Michigan as crews repair a water pipe break in St. Clair County.

Stones found on the shore of Lake Michigan. (Photo via Rachel Kramer / Flickr)
Michigan Rock Hunting: Seven Local Stones to Search For

Would you like a necklace made of Lake Superior Agate? How about Chlorastrolite or Leland Blue? Find out more about these Michigan gemstones here.

Photo Courtesy: T. Lawrence, Great Lakes Fishery Commission
The Numbers of So-Called Vampire Fish in the Great Lakes Are on the Rebound. What Have We Learned?

Invasive sea lamprey populations are on the rise, posing a threat to the environment and economy—but scientists have a plan.

Photo by Maria Dryfhout/Shutterstock
Cruisin’ for a Reunion: High-End Great Lakes Cruises Return After Pandemic Break

Cruise lines are back on the Great Lakes. If you want to go, get ready to pay a lot, and get in line.

Cleaner Water, Better Fishing, Bigger Business: What New Funding Means for Michigan Great Lakes

From water skiing to fishing, water activities drive Michigan’s economy. A new investment in Michigan’s Great Lakes basin will pay dividends.