HEALTHY TIDBITS Refreshing Sailing Experience
What fun, sailing out of Knife River into Lake Superior. It was two hours of relaxation, and it was cool. This is a thirty four foot steel sailboat. We learned a lot about sailing. You know teachers t... Posted on 7/29/12 at 11:18 AM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Ice jam in lower Great Lakes could delay shipping season
The Detriot Free Press is reporting a ice-clogged St. Clair River that could delay the start of the Great Lakes shipping season:
By AMBER HUNT
FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER
Slow-moving chunks of ice in the ... Posted on 2/23/10 at 8:02 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Swanson: Stop the carp
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is joining Michigan in an effort to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
She filed a legal brief supporting a Michigan lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme... Posted on 12/28/09 at 7:48 AM
The storm raged for nearly a week, but Nov. 9, 1913 was by far the deadliest day. Wind speeds up to 90 mph created waves 35 feet high. Cities, including Cleveland, shut down as more than 2 feet of snow fell. Great Lakes freighters were tossed like toy boats
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday issued its final version of regulations for ships that carry ballast water, hoping to prevent them from also carrying invasive species into U.S. waters.
Sea lamprey may be one of the most hated species in the Great Lakes, but it’s a key ingredient in a traditional English pie that will be given to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II for her Diamond Jubilee in June.
After a dismal 2009, when shipping tonnage sunk to its lowest level since 1938, the first three quarters of 2010 show that the amount of ore leaving ports is double what it was at this time last year and on par with the five-year average.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Environmentalists and some local government officials are protesting a Canadian power company’s proposal to haul 16 scrapped generators with radioactive components across three of the Great Lakes on their way to a recycling plant in Sweden.
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