Great Lakes

How do offshore wind farms affect ocean ecosystems?

Some scientists say wind turbine areas are like artificial reefs, creating sanctuaries for marine life. But plenty of questions regarding their …

World News

Great Lakes water levels still rising, expected to be higher again next spring

We're in a phase where the Great Lakes water levels continue to trend higher each year. Next spring will be no different, the latest forecast shows. …

Water

19 Lake Erie gifts handmade by Northeast Ohio artists

IMG_2527<p>Picture 1 of 19<p>Local Artistree, formerly called Gestures, is located at 1150 Linda Street in Rocky River.<p>Local Artistree wasn’t intended to …

Cleveland

Different Strokes: Expedition Canoeing (Part 1)

<b>By: Conor Mihell and Frank Wolf</b><p>Over the years, I've followed adventurer, photojournalist and filmmaker Frank Wolf's expeditions with awe. He cut his …

Kayaking

London area could get another dose of winter

City salt trucks and snow plows are prepared and ready for action Wednesday morning as the London area prepares for another dose of …

Weather

No Recovery For Rand Logistics Shareholders In Prepackaged Bankruptcy

Recent momentum trading favorite to be acquired by second lien lender American Industrial Partners in debt-for-equity exchange.<p>No recovery for …

Business

Talks to resolve issue that closed Ontario provincial park continue: MNR

GRAND BEND, Ont. – Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says talks continue in an effort to resolve an issue that led to the closure …

Canadian News

Snow squall watch swapped out for winter travel advisory for London area

A snow squall watch may have ended for the London region, but the area isn’t out of the woods just yet when it comes to the potential for bad weather.<p>…

Weather

Hike the Cowles Bog Trail, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

This is a short and simple hike across interesting dune ecosystems to a secluded beach area along Lake Michigan with views of the Chicago skyline.<p>To …

Lake Michigan

6-year-old Wisconsin girl bags buck under new hunting age law

MEDFORD, Wis. — A kindergartner from north central Wisconsin is among the first youngsters to bag a buck under the state’s new law that eliminates …

Lake Superior

A traditional Thanksgiving Day sail on Lake Erie

Forget running a turkey trot on Thanksgiving. Every year since at least the 1980s, Rob Morley has celebrated the holiday with morning sail, maybe out …

Cleveland

Autonomous ships on the horizon for Great Lakes

Lots of obstacles to navigate before everyone jumps on board<p>One day the freighter you see coming up the Detroit River might not have a crew …

Canada

Pain education - educating patients or making sense of pain together?

In my last post I shared some thoughts on pain education and the phrase ‘pain is an output of the brain‘. I compared pain as output to pain as a …

Massage Therapy

Wiggins helps Bowling Green beat Lake Erie, 109-106 in OT

Demajeo Wiggins scored 25 points, and had a key steal and rebound in overtime to help Bowling Green beat Division II Lake Erie 109-106 on Monday …

Sports

NBA wrap: Stephen Curry's offensive explosion leads Warriors past Nets

Curry helped the Warriors avoid a loss in Brooklyn.

Basketball

Wisconsin biologists discover old fish near Apostle Islands

MADISON, Wis. — State biologists say a lake trout caught this month is the oldest they’ve found in northern Wisconsin in recent history.Wisconsin …

Nature

Smelt, yard buck, Fishin' Blues, old laker: Notes, Chicago outdoors

Notes from around Chicago outdoors.<p><b>FIELD NOTES</b><p><b>WILD OF THE WEEK</b><p><b>Bruce Czajkowski</b> photographed this buck outside his back door in Westchester.<p>Wild of …

Fish

Researchers pin down one source of a potent greenhouse gas

A study of a Lake Erie wetland suggests that scientists have vastly underestimated the number of places methane-producing microbes can survive—and, …

Ecology

Thanksgiving travel weather forecast: Clear sailing, except for Great Lakes and Northwest

Most travelers hitting the roads this week should see smooth sailing to their Thanksgiving feasts, but folks around the Great Lakes and in the Northwest could face some challenging weather conditions.<p>Lake-effect snow will cause problems over the next few days around the Great Lakes. Some of the …

Weather

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

The Detroit News. November 16, 2017<p>Wayne commits to getting justice right<p>Give Prosecutor Kym Worthy some credit for taking a critical step toward …

Business

Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat

Greg Lovett, Palm Beach Post<p>By | Posted Nov 19th, 2017 @ 7:02pm<p> 12 photos<p>0<p>MONROE, Mich. — Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd …

Water

EDITORIAL: Toxic leak into Lake Michigan should not have been a secret

It’s a new day for the environment, and not in a hopeful sense.<p>A steel company’s request to Indiana authorities for “confidential treatment” when it …

Environment

Oil Spills into Lake Michigan from BP Refinery

By Erwin Seba and Edward McAllister<p>(Reuters) - An unknown amount of oil leaked from BP Plc's Whiting refinery in Indiana into Lake Michigan after a …

Lake Michigan

Chicago plans to sue US Steel for toxic metal leak into Lake Michigan

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel claimed the company attempted to keep the leak secret.<p>The City of Chicago is suing US Steel after the company dumped toxic …

Water

Chicago plans to sue U.S. Steel over toxins spilled into Lake Michigan

The city of Chicago plans to sue U.S. Steel for violating the Clean Water Act related to recent discharges of pollutants into Lake Michigan from …

Water

Jags ride defense to 19-7 win over Browns, move into first

CLEVELAND (AP) — Blake Bortles threw a touchdown pass and Jacksonville linebacker Telvin Smith recovered a fumble for a TD with 1:14 remaining on Sunday as the Jaguars won their fourth straight, 19-7 over the winless Browns and moved into sole possession of first place in the AFC …

DeShone Kizer

Cleveland Browns fall to 0-10 in 2017 with a 19-7 loss to Jacksonville

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)<p>The Cleveland Browns offense blew a great outing by the defense in a loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars that …

Sports

An Inconvenient Ottawa? What will climate change actually mean for the nation's capital?

<i>It’s Canada Day, 2067 — our bicentennial.</i><p><i>In Ottawa, the peach trees have lost their blossoms and young fruit are developing nicely as mockingbirds</i> …

Climate Change

Throwing Darts

Roto Arcade<p>All of the Pianow lines taken from the Yahoo Sports app, current at time of publishing.<p><b>• Bears +3 vs. Lions:</b> Chicago didn’t get the job …

Blaine Gabbert

Body found floating in Lake Superior near Marquette

MARQUETTE, MI - Authorities are working to identify the body of a man pulled from Lake Superior in Marquette on Friday.<p>Police were alerted to the …

Lake Superior