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Historic lighthouse near Mackinac Island could be your house!
Detroit Free Press (8/20)
The steel plate building with a 71-foot tower on a concrete base is on state-owned Great Lakes Public Trust bottomland that isn’t being sold. The lighthouse opened in 1948 to mark a passage between Mackinac Island and Round Island in Lake Huron.

Cleveland shipyard gets EPA drydocking contract
The Plain Dealer (8/20)
The 90-foot research vessel has been stationed in its homeport of Duluth, Minnesota, since 2009 and is the newest addition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's fleet on the Great Lakes.

Transportation Safety Board slams Transport Canada in Lac-Mégantic disaster
Montreal Gazette (8/20)
Inspectors reported problems but 'nobody was looking at it from a big-picture point of view to say, "Have we got a systemic problem? Have we got a pattern here?" ' TSB chief Wendy Tadros said.

Great Lakes' low water levels captivate, worry artists
WBEZ Chicago (8/20)
We talked to a photographer and a landscape painter, both of whom look at the same lake, but don’t necessarily see the same things.

Group of 5 plans to cross Lake Michigan by stand-up paddle boards
Minneapolis Star Tribune (8/20)
A group of five friends who all have a passion for watersports and the preservation of the Great Lakes plan to paddle across Lake Michigan to raise money for the Alliance for the Great Lakes.

Curbing phosphorus would quickly slash algae in Lake Erie
Columbus Dispatch (8/20)
Because water cycles through Lake Erie fairly rapidly, the blue-green algae that contaminated Toledo’s water supply several weeks ago would disappear within several years.

Port Huron paddlers get special downtown launch
Port Huron Times Herald (8/19)
The launch is designed to move up and down with fluctuations in water levels on the river.

COMMENTARY: Predicting future levels of the Great Lakes has high uncertainty
Canada Free Press (8/19)
We simply do not know if water levels will decline, increase, or stay approximately constant over the rest of this century.

Duluth-Superior port hums with activity
Duluth News Tribune (8/18)
In July, iron ore shipments totaled 7.2 million tons through the Soo Locks that link Lake Superior with the other Great Lakes. It was the highest iron ore tonnage shipped for that month since 2008.

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