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Lake Michigan

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  • On the doorstep of Door County

    Interstate Highway 43 is the fastest way for Chicagoans to get to Door County, one of Wisconsin's best-known summer vacation destinations. It's also the best way to miss out on Lake Michigan's more rural and budget-friendly shoreline.
  • Man, 20, dies after being pulled from Lake Michigan

    Man, 20, dies after being pulled from Lake Michigan
    A 20-year-old man died this afternoon after being pulled from Lake Michigan on the North Side, authorities said. The victim’s identity has not been made public but it happened in the 1000 block of West Pratt Boulevard, according to the Cook County...

    Boy, 16, dies after falling off rocks along Lake Michigan

    Boy, 16, dies after falling off rocks along Lake Michigan
    A 16-year-old boy who drowned after falling off rocks along Lake Michigan on the North Side, despite efforts by his friends to pull him out of the water, has been identified, authorities said. An autopsy today determined Gyron Webb, of the 1400 block of...

    Authorities: Body pulled from Lake Michigan 'possibly' missing woman

    Authorities: Body pulled from Lake Michigan 'possibly' missing woman
    A body pulled from Lake Michigan last night near Navy Pier is possibly a 27-year-old woman who went missing during a boating mishap May 31 that also claimed the life of a Chicago attorney, authorities said. An autopsy determined the woman, in her 20s,...

    Half-century later, 'Kennedy Compromise' yields Lake Michigan erosion

    Half-century later, 'Kennedy Compromise' yields Lake Michigan erosion
    The flow of sand on the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan is out of balance, creating serious erosion in some places and too much sand in others, experts say. After decades of treating the problem at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in a more or less...