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Fishermen plead not guilty to charges in tournament scandal
- by The Associated Press

Two men accused of stuffing walleye with lead weights and fish fillets during a tournament pleaded not guilty to cheating.

Mapping the Great Lakes: Where do you live?
- by Alex Hill

Thirty million people live within the Great Lakes Watershed, which make up roughly 10% of the US population and 30% of the Canadian population.

Clean Water Act at 50: environmental gains, challenges unmet
- by The Associated Press

Experts and activists agree many waterways are healthier now.

The Catch: New freighter in town
- by GLN Editor

The ship is the first American made bulk cargo carrier constructed on the Great Lakes in nearly 40 years.

Authorities probing report of scandal at fishing tournament
- by The Associated Press

The county prosecutor’s office in Cleveland has opened an investigation into an apparent cheating scandal during a walleye fishing tournament.

Cleveland water organization looking to support business innovation beyond Lake Erie
- by Sandra Svoboda

Formed in a year known for two water crises, the Cleveland Water Alliance leader is working to prevent the next one.

First in decades, a new Great Lakes freighter joins fleet
- by James Proffitt

The Mark W. Barker is more innovative and versatile than the larger Lakers.

Drinking Water News Roundup: Boil water advisories across region, Pennsylvania residents fight for public water
- by Tynnetta Harris

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

Ohio high court upholds project to build Lake Erie wind farm
- by The Associated Press

A company can proceed with plans to build what will be the first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility in North America.

Mapping the Great Lakes: Carrying cargo
- by Alex Hill

There are billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs in Great Lakes shipping.

Can shipping on the Great Lakes take the next step toward transporting high-value container cargo?
- by Gary Wilson

In this Q&A, Lake Carriers’ Association President James Weakley talks Great Lakes shipping economy, ice breakers, the Soo Locks and more.