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Army Corps says MacArthur Lock at Sault Ste. Marie down for repairs and shipping delays likely
The Associated Press (8/3)
Officials say one of the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., is being temporarily shut down due to mechanical problems.

Tall ship Niagara will visit Algonac
The Times Herald (8/2)
The U.S Brig Niagara, which was Oliver Hazard Perry’s relief flagship during the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813, will be docked along the Algonac, Mich., waterfront and will be open for tours.

Divers track fish species on St. Lawrence River, aiding researchers
Watertown Daily Times (8/2)
In Alexandria Bay, N.Y., scuba divers have been on a data collection mission that could help researchers track the health of the St. Lawrence River.

Lift bridges are in need of attention
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal (8/2)
In the state of New York, Erie Canal bridges are aging. Without the proper funding, some of the structures are in jeopardy.

Experts keep tabs on Lake Michigan salmon population
Grand Haven Tribune (7/31)
As salmon fishing is very popular around the Great Lakes, experts are constantly keeping an eye on how the Chinook salmon population is doing — especially in the wake of the Lake Huron salmon population crash of the 1990s and 2000s.

Cops and kids make memories on a Lake Erie fishing trip
The Plain Dealer (7/31)
Cleveland, Ohio, police officers are connecting with the community on the waters of Lake Erie in the fourth year of the Cleveland Cops for Kids Fishing Days.

Northeast Wisconsin Preserve gets grant to clean 'fish boil' pollution
Wisconsin Public Radio (7/31)
A 1,600-acre nature preserve on Lake Michigan in Baileys Harbor, Wis., is getting money for plantings to help filter decades-old pollution.

Fewer Asian clams in Owasco Lake this year, study finds
The Auburn Citizen (7/31)
This year's Asian clam study conducted in Owasco Lake, N.Y., found the least amount of the invasive clam since study began in 2010.

Safe boating emphasized at 'Paddles Up'
Island Dispatch (7/31)
Exploring the water safely was a main theme at the 10th "Paddles Up," a noncompetitive paddling event that was held at Beaver Island State Park in New York.

Residents say Augustian CAFO will pollute rivers, lake
Kewaunee County Star-News (7/31)
Kewaunee County, Wis., residents asked why the Dept. of Natural Resources would consider issuing a permit for another large industrial dairy when groundwater and surface waters are already polluted by manure from too many cows.

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