On July 13, 1938, five people were killed after a type of tsunami hit Holland, Michigan. Eighty-five years later, researchers say meteotsunamis in the Great Lakes occur more than some may think. Read the full story by WOOD-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers say a critical bridge between the bordering states on Lake Superior needs to be replaced. Their transportation departments have requested over $1 billion in federal funding to rebuild the John A. Blatnik Bridge, which connects Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin. Read the full story by CBS…
The National Museum of the Great Lakes recently added the bell of the passenger steamer G.P. Griffith to its shipwreck artifacts collection. Read the full story by the Toledo Blade. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Harmful algae blooms are predicted to be smaller than average this year in Lake Erie. Although the bloom may be smaller, smaller blooms can still be toxic and affect drinking water. Read the full story at WTOL-TV – Toledo, OH. Read the full story Tags: Lake Erie, Daily News
McGill University researchers and scientists have been busy launching weather balloons high above Quebec this year as part of an effort to better understand regional climate change. Read the full story by CBC News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A ferry carrying traffic across Lake Michigan suspended trips indefinitely on Friday after a mechanical failure of its ramping system. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags: Daily News