| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:38 AM
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a tug boat owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has sunk while being towed in the upper St. Marys River.
The U.S. Coast Guard says no one was aboard the Hammond Bay, which went...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:34 AM
MACKINAC ISLAND — Stormwater pipes that run from the streets of Mackinac Island into Lake Huron release something onto the shoreline that was previously hidden underwater.
But now, with the level of lakes Michigan and Huron at a historic low, you...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:36 AM
The City of Port Hueneme has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to obtain emergency funding needed to replenish local beaches with sand before the rapidly eroding shoreline undermines roads and floods property, including harbor facilities....
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:36 PM
The James River Water Development District Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday in Huron at City Hall.
Agenda items include:
- Update from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on upstream reservoirs and 2013 releases.
- Funding request from...
| Jun 30, 2013
VICKSBURG, Miss. — The Siege of Vicksburg was all about the Mississippi River. Whoever controlled Vicksburg controlled the river, and whoever controlled the river was going to win the Civil War.
"Vicksburg is the key," said President Lincoln....
| May 20, 2013
| 9:52 PM
John Edward Barger, 93, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown, Md.
Born Sept. 11, 1919, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late John Franklin and Maude Estelle Barger.
He was preceded in death by his wife of...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:40 AM
An angler Dan Mishler knows built a fish shelter in the waters of Lake Charlevoix in front of his house.
Over the winter, said Mishler, who is the president of the Lake Charlevoix Association, the man was ice fishing over that shelter. In the early...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:16 AM
BOYNE CITY — Hundreds of Northern Michigan residents turned out to hear three groups speak to the reasons behind the declining Great Lakes water levels at the Boyne City High School's performing arts center.
Jennifer McKay, policy specialist with...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Even in this area, people have conspiracy theories.
Some people think Applebee’s hasn't come to Aberdeen because the district manager has a grudge against Aberdeen.
Lots of folks believe they're treated unfairly.
| May 10, 2013
| 1:05 AM
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- While the Red River flooding grabs the biggest headlines for its critical flooding emergency, the chronic story is Devils Lake.
"It's been going on for 20 years; you get tired of it," says Dan Webster, chairman of the Ramsey...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Michiana summertime fun often includes spending time outdoors at area lakes.
They are a big part of our life, and for some, a source of income.
"This is the lowest I have seen the lake was last summer with the drought," says Vaughn Nickell of...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A note from Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle: This week, city officials and others gathered at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club to celebrate the completion of the Lower Bay dredging project. By investing in a community effort in the protection and...