Shipments of iron ore from U.S. Great Lakes ports totaled 4.4 million tons in May — a decrease of 20.4% compared to the same month a year ago, and 21.9% below the month’s five-year average, according to the Ohio-based Lake Carriers’ Association last week. Read the full story by the Duluth News Tribune.
The director of the latest Owen Sound Little Theatre production believes a heart-warming comedy in the middle of a pandemic winter is just what the doctor ordered. And Val Underwood expects there to be plenty of the prescribed laughs when A Red Plaid Shirt opens at the Roxy Theatre next Thursday. “If you can laugh, […]
The Lake Superior Watershed Partnership and Land Conservancy, a nonprofit group based in Marquette, Michigan, received $122,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this year to remove marine debris from Upper Peninsula beaches and harbors. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Land
From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.
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- Illinois American Water Announces Investment of Over $3 Million in Sterling Water System During National Infrastructure Week – Business Wire
Illinois American Water is investing over $3 million to replace over 8,600 feet or 1.6 miles of water main throughout the Sterling Water System.
PORT BURWELL – A backyard cookout took a horrific turn when a couple and three of their young children were badly burned in this Lake Erie community.
Georgian Bluffs council has heard the concerns from the residents of Kemble about water drainage in their community and are vowing to do something about it. But a resident of the community who attended a public meeting on Wednesday outlining the townships options to deal with flooding said many left feeling disappointed. “There was not […]