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JEWEL OF THE GREAT LAKES: Keeping our waters clean, one butt at a time-
In her experience picking up litter along the Lake Huron shoreline, Meag Schwartz has seen a whole lot of cigarette butts.00
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JEWEL OF THE GREAT LAKES: Group battles invasive species-
Aquatic invasive species continue to spread and threaten the ecosystem in the waterways near Alpena, local environmental professionals say.
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JEWEL OF THE GREAT LAKES: Keeping pollutants out-
Spring showers may bring spring flowers, but they can also carry pollutants into the lake that provides Alpena’s drinking water and many tourism dollars.
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$3.7M grant to aid Lafarge port upgrades-
The investments in the Alpena port, and others across the nation, will strengthen supply chains and speed up delivery of goods to residents, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said in a news release.
SS Badger makes final Lake Michigan crossing of season-
The SS Badger backed into its dock Oct. 10 for the last time this season, letting about 300 passengers off into Ludington and ending nearly five months of daily round trips across Lake Michigan.
SCUBAnauts enjoy first Great Lakes dive in Alpena-
The SCUBAnauts – a scientific diving program for teens – spent a week in Alpena this month diving in the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in their Great Lakes dive.
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Rogers City museum inducts Lake Huron shipwreck victims, honors lives-
The ship broke up in a storm on Lake Huron in late November of 1966 before it could reach the protection of Thunder Bay, killing 28 of the 29 men aboard. Until recently, photos and biographies of only six of the ship’s crew hung on the museum’s walls.
Alpena hosts annual Yngling regatta-
Thunder Bay was a flurry of activity Saturday, as 15 Yngling sailboats competed in the 2021 Yngling North America Regatta in Alpena.
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BEN is back! Autonomous vessel launches into Lake Huron from Rogers City, Michigan-
From coast to coast in the U.S., to American Samoa, and back to Lake Huron, the autonomous surface vessel is in Rogers City this month for lake floor mapping.
Ship-top vaccinations help keep freighters hauling-
Health officials delivered more than 300 vaccinations on 25 ships at the Soo Locks.