The Great Lakes are great for many reasons – their economic power, the lifestyle they provide millions of residents, as a getaway for tens of millions visitors and the livelihood it offers hundreds of thousands in lakes-related industries.
And then there’s the water. Summer sees the lakes filled with people soaking, swimming, skiing – and boating.
By Mohamed Ibrahim, Associated Press/Report for America
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota pollution control and natural resources officials on Wednesday released a $700 million plan to improve the drinking water for 14 Twin Cities communities whose groundwater was contaminated due to decades-long chemical disposal by 3M Co.
The long-term plan aims to build or improve six water treatment plants and treat 33 municipal wells while connecting nearly 300 homes to municipal water systems and providing home filtration systems to residents with private wells in the meantime.
A driver has been airlifted to a London hospital with life-threatening injuries following a two-vehicle collision in the Township of Chatsworth on Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 1:15 p.m., Grey-Bruce OPP, Grey County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the Chesley Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on Grey Road 3 and […]
Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Author of the article: Scott Dunn Article content Grey-Bruce has wrestled the surging COVID-19 third wave to manageable levels, the local medical officer of health said Friday. “It is a success to see that Grey-Bruce, all of us — the public, the partners, municipalities, businesses, the health unit —…
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported two new COVID-19 cases Thursday. Both of the newest infections were found in Owen Sound. The health unit’s situation report said there are now 19 active and confirmed cases in the region as well as 30 associated high-risk contacts. Three people with COVID-19 are at a local hospital while […]
The Terry Fox Run will be on September 19. Once again it will be a virtual run, using the slogan “One day. Your way.” On September 19, people all over Ontario and Canada will be running, walking or cycling to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation. Each participant decides their own route, the time […]