In the News Boblo boats set out on opposite courses Detroit News (8/4) The Columbia will be moved from Toledo to Buffalo for repairs in two weeks, then remain in New York as an attraction; the Ste. Claire, docked in Ecorse, may be scrapped if its owner can’t find a new home.
Plant that can blind you found in Michigan The Detroit Free Press (8/4) The Calhoun County Public Health Department has found the dangerous giant hogweed plant near Battle Creek and is urging people to be careful.
What are microbeads and why would Canada ban them? The Economist (8/3) ON JULY 30th Canada’s Conservative government announced it intends to ban the use of microbeads in personal-care products. The Netherlands has already imposed an unofficial ban on them, which should be in effect by the end of 2016. What are these horrid little things?
“The Last Laker” author recounts epic 1913 Lake Superior storm WKAR - FM Michigan State University (0/0) In the second of two parts, Current State talks with Frederick Stonehouse. His book "The Last Laker: Finding a Wreck Lost in the Great Lakes’ Deadliest Storm" tells the story of the search for the SS Henry B. Smith, which sank in 1913.