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A state inspector visiting south suburban Crestwood in 2007 had a question for one of its top water officials: How could the village have pumped out more water than it had claimed to purchase from nearby Alsip? Certified water operator Frank Scaccia...
Lake Bluff is taking steps to prevent the kind of ravine erosion that is plaguing a number of North Shore communities. Village officials have approved a construction contract to install rock structures along the streambed of Ravine Park that will reduce...
The spring has been cold and wet not only for anglers, but for the fish they are angling for. The steelhead fishing in some rivers has been slowed a bit by this cold spring, says Heather Hettinger, Department of Natural Resources fisheries management...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A compilation of columns by Pulitzer-prize-winning Washington Post columnist David S. Broder for a book on Lake Michigan's Beaver Island will benefit the Beaver Island Rural Health Center. The Lansing State Journal reports (...
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Crestwood's former water supervisor may have signed public documents that concealed the use of a contaminated well, but she was merely a clerk who took orders from top village officials, one of her attorneys told a federal jury Tuesday. "Theresa...
TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — The nation's last operating coal-fired ferryboat would stop dumping waste ash into Lake Michigan within two years under a deal with federal regulators announced Friday. The agreement between Lake Michigan Carferry, which...
Lake Michigan makes marbles. As pictures of beach-ball-sized ice boulders went viral this week, the visitor center at Michigan's Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore got swamped. "They've gotten a lot of phone calls," the park's chief of interpretation...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — On one level, it's a straightforward case of a business seeking a government permit to discharge wastewater. But when the Environmental Protection Agency rules shortly on whether to let the S.S. Badger car ferry...
After winning exemptions from environmental laws for more than a decade, owners of the last coal-powered steamship on the Great Lakes agreed Friday to a court-enforced deadline to stop dumping toxic pollution into Lake Michigan. But the proposed legal...
HARBOR SPRINGS — Thanks to quick action from many area emergency response agencies, Saturday afternoon, a kayaking excursion into the frozen harbor of Harbor Springs had a happy outcome. The Harbor Springs Police Department responded to a call of...
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Elmhurst residents may start paying about $65 more per year for sewer service as the city replaces aging equipment. Members of the Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee are recommending a 9 percent increase to the City Council,...
South Bend TribuneThere are some discussions going on behind closed DNR doors that could result in changes for Michigan’s deer season. Among those changes include realignment of some deer management units (DMUs) and reduction in antlerless permits. While it&...
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