From May 20 through Oct. 10, the SS Badger crossed Lake Michigan from Ludington, Michigan to Manitowoc and returned each day, except for eight days in August following a crew member’s positive test for COVID-19.
His death is the fifth off of Racine's lakefront this year.
A 40-year-old man died after saving two children who were “in distress” in the water near the pier north of North Beach and Zoo Beach, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said.
Days of heavy rain this month overwhelmed Milwaukee's sewer system, sending millions of gallons of untreated wastewater into area rivers and Lake Michigan.
A team of maritime archeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society is documenting the scores of wrecks in the 962-square-mile Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary.
Quagga mussels arrived in the Great Lakes more than three decades ago, attaching themselves to everything from water intakes to shipwrecks, and filtering life out of the food chain and a $7 billion fishing industry.
This State Journal report ran on July 18, 1871, after Chicago’s first and short-lived attempt to change the direction of the Chicago River so …
At least 11 people have drowned in Lake Michigan in May and June, bringing water safety and education to the forefront of public conversation.
The designation will protect 36 shipwrecks, 21 of which are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Monday one more girl was taken by Flight For Life after she was pulled from Racine's Lake Michigan shores, while another was rescued with just minor scratches.
A 17-year-old boy who was pulled from Lake Michigan at North Beach on Saturday and last reported in critical condition has died, the Racine County Sheriff's Office reported Monday afternoon.
A 10-year-old girl died and a 17-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition in two unrelated water emergencies on Saturday at Lake Michigan beaches, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office.
A collection of front pages from The Racine Journal Times published on this day in history, decade by decade, from 1901 to 2001.
Last year saw some of the highest Lake Michigan levels since 1986, but this year's drought across much of the upper Midwest has helped drop the lake's level by about half a meter compared to last June.
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Gary, Indiana, Mayor Jerome Prince presented the Jackson brothers with a key to the city in recognition of their continuing love and support for their hometown, captured in the 1971 Jackson 5 hit, "Goin' Back to Indiana."
Slow motion of the Hard Rock Casino guitar smash
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2004 ordered operators of reactors like those at Point Beach to address a potential problem with backup cooling systems.
This fully furnished Caledonia property has a home with two decks, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a lakeview and it's literally at risk of falling into Lake Michigan. And it still somehow sold two weeks ago. Here's how.
The Madison-based nonprofit cites concerns about the age and structural integrity of the reactors, which began operation in 1970 and 1972, the public health risks of an accident and the heated water the plant dumps into Lake Michigan.
Mount Pleasant's director of public works and village engineer said he estimates the area has eroded about 50 feet. The project is estimated to cost $1.7 million and could begin in 2022.
A coal-fired ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Michigan and Wisconsin has been sold.
The Biden administration should propose a substantial increase in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Tourism is down about 20%, much less than expected, but Door County doesn't rely on sporting events, conventions and conferences.
The body found in Lake Michigan Friday morning was the body of Casey Shaw, 18, of Mount Pleasant, the Mount Pleasant Police Department has confirmed.