Emergency crews have recovered the body of a missing Rockford man in Lake Michigan.
Ottawa County Parks naturalist leads spring migration bird walks.
Both men were later pronounced deceased at a local hospital.
Shifting sand sent a bulldozer operated by a beach cleaning crew into Lake Michigan at Grand Haven State Park early Monday afternoon, April 24, 2017. An excavator used to free the bulldozer also went in. Another company with larger equipment was
Crews worked all afternoon Monday to free two pieces of heavy construction equipment from Lake Michigan that became stuck off the Grand Haven State Park beach.
PORTAGE, Ind. — A water sample from Lake Michigan near a wastewater spill at a U.S. Steel plant in Indiana contained an elevated level of a potentially carcinogenic chemical but well below federal safety standards, the Chicago Department of Water Management said Thursday.
PORTAGE, Ind. — A spill at a U.S. Steel plant in northern Indiana that sent wastewater containing a potentially carcinogenic chemical into a Lake Michigan tributary was apparently caused by a pipe failure but testing has found none of that toxic substance in the lake, the company and federal officials said Wednesday.
Area residents and visitors enjoyed a weekend full of sunshine and unseasonably warm temperatures, but that comes to a close as the work week arrives.
A quick snapshot of the Grand Haven beach area at about noon on Sunday, April 9, 2017
After several dreary, rain-filled days, fishermen made their way out onto Lake Michigan and other beachgoers enjoyed a peek of the sun Monday afternoon at Grand Haven State Park.
CHICAGO — Geologists in Illinois are launching a helicopter survey of sand in Lake Michigan in the Chicago area.
Strong winds Wednesday blew limbs onto power lines, causing scattered outages throughout northwest Ottawa County and West Michigan.
So far this year, Lake Michigan’s maximum ice coverage has only reached about 18 percent — down from a high of 21.5 percent in 2016, 44 percent in 2015 and just over 82 percent in 2014.
Grand Haven Department of Public Safety officers responded to a call for help shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, when a dog owner said his pet had been let off his leash and had fallen through the ice off Harbor Island.
Have you ever tried to explain Lake Michigan to someone who hasn’t walked its beaches, or dipped their toes in its waters?