Items Tagged with 'Lake Michigan'


High water wreaks havoc on Great Lakes, swamping communities

February 7, 2020
MANISTEE — Rita Alton has an unusual morning routine these days: Wake up. Get dressed. Go outside to see if her house is closer to tumbling down an 80-foot cliff into Lake Michigan. Read More

Family destroys Lake Michigan home before nature gets it

January 27, 2020
| By AP
The owners of a home along Lake Michigan in West Michigan decided to demolish it before nature did the job. Read More

Redesigned golf course aims to honor nonprofit

Folds of Honor was founded at Grand Haven Golf Club, now known as American Dunes.

June 14, 2019
One active duty member is preserving history. Read More

President Trump seeks cuts for cleanup of Great Lakes

March 12, 2019
President Donald Trump is making another attempt to slash federal funding that goes toward cleaning up major U.S. waterways, including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay, even though Congress has thwarted his previous attempts, according to budget documents released Monday. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs bill allowing Great Lakes oil tunnel

December 13, 2018
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation establishing a panel to oversee construction of an oil pipeline tunnel in the waterway linking Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, while opponents insisted the battle isn't over and could widen from the state Capitol to the courts. Read More

Sheriff sues boat maker

September 18, 2018
| By AP
A sheriff says a Lake Michigan patrol boat is missing key equipment, two years after it was delivered at a cost of $600,000. Read More

Coalition launches campaign to attract cruise ships to Great Lakes

September 3, 2018
| By AP
MACKINAC ISLAND — A coalition of government and business groups is kicking off a campaign to attract cruise ships to the Great Lakes. Read More

Report results could slow growth

Portions of Berrien, Muskegon, Allegan failed to meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 70 parts per billion ozone precursors.

August 24, 2018
A new environmental report might hurt new and expanding businesses in West Michigan. Read More

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