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Voting is worth the sacrifice
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September 21, 2018
Wis. village diverts millions of gallons of Great Lakes water
Governors from all eight Great Lakes states had to sign off before Waukesha, Wis., could siphon water out of Lake Michigan. When Foxconn Technology Group wanted to dip a straw into the lake for its new electronics factory west of Racine, the Taiwan-based company had to undergo a...
September 21, 2018 - 7:48am
September 20, 2018
State quietly increased Pleasant Prairie water diversion limits in 2010
Wisconsin cities like Waukesha and Racine have been mired with controversy as they have sought water diversions from Lake Michigan. Now, the village of Pleasant Prairie is the latest community caught up in the water diversion debate after newly published findings reveal Wisconsin...
September 20, 2018 - 8:26am
September 11, 2018
Report: Twin Ports creates $1.4B economic impact
The Twin Ports created $1.4 billion in economic impact and supported 7,881 jobs last year, according to a new report. However, those numbers are down by roughly one-third since 2010 due largely to changing energy demands.
September 11, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 4, 2018
Campaign looks to draw cruise ships to the Great Lakes
A group of states and businesses announced a campaign Thursday on Mackinac Island, Michigan, to draw cruise ships to the Great Lakes. One cruise line is already planning trips that will visit Lake Superior next summer. States like Wisconsin, Canadian provinces, ports and tourism...
September 4, 2018 - 8:59am
August 28, 2018
Commission holds line on boat fees, for now
Superior's Parks and Recreation Commission is taking a closer look at the city's boat launch fees. From increases in the cost of annual passes,...
August 28, 2018 - 8:24am
August 17, 2018
Ports have 'significant' impact on state's economy
About 27 million metric tons of cargo was moved through Wisconsin ports that year.
August 17, 2018 - 2:33pm
August 16, 2018
Cargo traffic through seaway up this year
Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes were up in July and total cargo transported through the St. Lawrence Seaway is up this year, according...
August 16, 2018 - 8:53am
August 14, 2018
Teachers dip into Great Lakes science
“Technology is the focus at each stop,” said Robin Reckinger, a Superior Middle School science teacher.
August 14, 2018 - 8:29am
July 13, 2018
Ship thief caught on camera
A video camera caught footage of a man trespassing on the Great Lakes bulk carrier the Edward L. Ryerson Sunday.
July 13, 2018 - 10:58am
Residents say Great Lakes worth paying to protect
Nearly nine in 10 region residents support paying to protect and restore the Great Lakes, according to results of a poll released Tuesday by the International Joint Commission.
July 13, 2018 - 8:33am
April 17, 2018
Senate bill would exempt ships from Clean Water Act
The provision, if it remains in the so-called Coast Guard Authorization Act, could thwart years of efforts to get ship owners to treat their...
April 17, 2018 - 9:50am
April 2, 2018
Wisconsin Sea Grant awards $2.8M for Great Lakes research, outreach projects
Projects awarded after Congress restores funding for Sea Grant program.
April 2, 2018 - 9:33am
March 24, 2018
Soo Locks set to open, beginning 2018 Great Lakes shipping season
The Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., are set to open Sunday, marking the beginning of the 2018 Great Lakes shipping season.
March 24, 2018 - 8:12am
March 21, 2018
Lake Superior opens for business: Tug-barge sets off to start shipping season
The local harbor could begin seeing its first inbound lakers arriving a day or two later, depending on ice conditions.
March 21, 2018 - 8:44am
March 12, 2018
Great Lakes cities compete to reduce water utility emissions
The City of Bayfield is competing with cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan and Detroit to lower mercury and other emissions as part of the Water Utility Energy Challenge.
March 12, 2018 - 8:34am