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Two high-tech buoys in Lake Michigan are helping experts study erosion and boaters follow lake conditions.

Sand Dunes
Amanda Barberena

An environmental group has been granted standing in its effort to challenge a planned development of high-end homes in sand dunes along Lake Michigan.

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High water levels on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan have been causing trouble for some shoreline communities in recent years.

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Researchers are setting out again in search of the remains of Northwest Airlines Flight 2501, which disappeared over Lake Michigan nearly 70 years ago.

Lake Michigan
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Officials say hundreds of gallons of potentially toxic coolant fluid have leaked from two electric power cables in the waterway that links Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.

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Michigan shipwreck hunters have found the remains of a schooner that sank in Lake Michigan in 1873 during a storm.

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A recent study showed that Lakes Michigan and Huron have changed drastically. 

Sand Dunes
Amanda Barberena

Plans are moving forward for a private marina and home sites near Saugatuck Dunes State Park along Lake Michigan.

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Indiana's highest court is weighing whether landowners along the state's slice of Lake Michigan must allow the public access to the beach.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

A two-week search turned up no additional Asian carp in a Chicago waterway where one of the invasive fish recently was found beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent them from reaching the Great Lakes, officials said Monday.

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Lloyd Degrane

One of two survivors of the Carl D. Bradley sinking nearly 60 years ago will share his experiences in northwestern Lower Michigan.

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Crews in western Michigan are working to remove downed trees and power lines that are blocking some roadways following severe thunderstorms.


A Wisconsin city's plan to draw drinking water from Lake Michigan has some in the U.S. and Canada questioning the proposal.