Latest lake Michigan Stories

2008-09-24 15:00:29

By DIANA MARRERO and DAN EGAN Washington -- The House gave final approval Tuesday to an interstate agreement designed to protect the water in the Great Lakes.

2008-09-02 00:00:12

By Sean Ryan Unless something unexpected crops up, New Berlin's application to buy Lake Michigan water should gain state approval. "I'm certainly not aware of any new problematic issues," said Todd Ambs, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Water Division administrator.

2008-08-16 18:15:00

Lake Michigan's ecosystem is being threatened by a quick producing, tiny snail. The invasive creature has scientists worrying about the lake's balance.

2008-08-09 15:00:23

By ANNYSA JOHNSON Shorewood -- There was a time when Atwater Beach was the center of summer life in this North Shore community. An expansive stretch of sand under a 100-foot bluff, it offered an idyllic spot along Lake Michigan that drew beachgoers from around the Milwaukee area.

2008-08-07 15:00:49

By THOMAS CONTENT After eight years of squabbling and legal battles with utilities, opponents of an Oak Creek power plant reached agreement on a $105 million deal that will provide money to deal with invasive species and other problems in Lake Michigan and expand renewable energy in Wisconsin.

2008-08-07 03:00:18

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug.

2008-08-06 18:00:33

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 6--Three Wisconsin utilities and two environmental groups have agreed to a $105 million settlement designed to improve water quality in Lake Michigan and move the state toward increasing its supplies of renewable energy.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Mark Redsten, Executive Director of Clean Wisconsin, +1- 608-251-7020 ext. 12, +1-608-212-7093 (Cell) Settlement will fund Lake Michigan Protection Projects for 25 Years and Address Global Warming OAK CREEK, Wis., Aug.

2008-08-04 21:00:14

By Anna Kurth, The Daily Telegram, Superior, Wis. Aug. 4--The St. Louis River Citizens Action Committee hosts a series of four public meetings this August to inform residents about plans to delist the river as an area of concern. The St.

2008-08-03 09:00:11

OFF ATWATER BEACH, Wis. _ This place should be an underwater desert. But as the trio of researchers wearing scuba tanks and lead weights drops through the water, the landscape of rounded stones 30 feet below is disturbingly full of strange, new life.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.