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The last coal-fired passenger steamship in the United States continues to ferry passengers and cargo across Lake Michigan.
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Five Democratic governors of states in the Great Lakes region Monday urged the candidates in next year’s presidential election to support a plan for safeguarding their shared waters by boosting federal spending on treatment plants and environmental cleanups.
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The out-of-control 2018 Christmas in July event at Put-in-Bay marked the end of an era for the island’s tourism.
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Small Great Lakes islands struggle to strike a balance between the need for tourism with how overwhelming the number of incoming tourists can be each summer.
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The Lynyrd Skymmr is a 50-foot-long river skimmer that cruises Port Milwaukee‘s waterways several times a week to collect floating debris — dead fish, plastic bottles, branches and other refuse.