Items Tagged with 'Lake Michigan'


Report: Lake Michigan shoreline tops U.S.

Lakefront homes total nearly $1B, which is almost half of the total lake real estate market in Michigan.

March 23, 2018
Michigan’s Lake Michigan shoreline boasts the biggest recorded market for lakefront homes in the U.S., according to a quarterly real estate report. Read More

Another ‘crazy’ idea from Secchia; another win for the power of partnerships

May 19, 2017
To say that Kent County’s Millennium Park is connected to Lake Michigan might be considered a stretch of imagination or fantasy, or require proofs of the Grand River’s meandering path to the mouth of the Big Lake. Read More

Conservancy buys stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline

December 31, 2014
| By AP
HARBOR SPRINGS — An anonymous donor has helped a conservancy buy a large, undeveloped stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline. Read More

Consumers also investing big at Ludington

October 24, 2014
Consumers Energy is spending about $400 million at the Ludington Pumped Storage facility a couple miles south of Ludington on Lake Michigan. Read More

Lake Michigan combats oil spill

March 27, 2014
The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are continuing to respond to a crude oil spill in Lake Michigan. Read More

Lakeshore firm wins $657K dredging contract

February 14, 2014
| By AP
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Detroit district has awarded a contract to a lakeshore company to dredge shoal material from two Lake Michigan harbors. Read More

Muskegon eyes link with the Mississippi

Michigan agri-business wants barges from the nation’s river system to reach Muskegon.

December 20, 2013
The Michigan Agri-Business Association and other business interests in West Michigan have filed a formal petition with the U.S. Coast Guard requesting safety regulation exemptions for Mississippi River barges transporting to and from Muskegon Harbor. Read More

Grand Rapids and Gold Coast rank as No. 1 'travel destination' in US

December 10, 2013
West Michigan residents already know that Lake Michigan beaches can hold their own against any beach — but now an international travel publisher is making sure everyone knows it. Read More

West Michigan beach rates among 'can't-miss beaches' in U.S.

August 30, 2013
CNN recently admitted its compilation of the “22 can’t-miss U.S. beaches” doesn’t even begin to cover the more than 12,000 miles of quality coastline in America. Read More

Consumers, DTE pump up energy storage

An $800 million, six-year upgrade is underway at Ludington Pumped Storage energy facility.

July 26, 2013
The Ludington Pumped Storage Plant is turning 40, and politicians in Lansing and Washington are singing its praises. Read More