Officials at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority announced Thursday morning that the city’s Clure Public Marine Terminal can now handle much larger volumes of international shipping containers coming by water. Duluth is now one of two ports able to receive this size of shipments on the Great lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway, the other being Cleveland, Ohio. Read the full story by WDIO-TV – Duluth, MN.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s first Great Lakes piping plover nests of 2022 have been spotted, kicking off what’s hoped to be another great summer for the endangered bird. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: summer, Daily News
The massive Viking Octantis cruise ship is due to make its first-ever stop at the small Michigan Upper Peninsula town of Houghton on Wednesday, June 1. Read and hear the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
Known as Mama Duck, the “World’s Largest Rubber Duck” is set to make two appearances in Michigan over the summer, along the shores of lakes Huron and Superior. Read the full story by WDIV-TV – Detroit, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced today that more than $109 million will be awarded to help fund critical water projects in all of Ohio’s 88 counties as part of the third and final round of grants awarded through the new Ohio BUILDS water infrastructure grant program. Read the full story…
Midwest governors and Congressional delegates are advocating for funding to speed along the fortification of a chokepoint lock and dam near Chicago that would become the last line of defense against invasive carp reaching the Great Lakes when completed. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News