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5 people who should visit the Apostle Islands
Sun Prairie Star (7/29)
If you’re looking for over-commercialized shops, chain restaurants, and ginormous waterparks, you won’t see yourself on this list. So give these descriptions a read and see if the Apostle Islands appeal to you for your next vacation

Freighter that went aground in Lake St. Clair refloated
The Detroit News (7/29)
A 656-foot freighter that went aground in Lake St. Clair over the weekend has been refloated and will resume its trip to Montreal after one to two days of inspections, including an underwater survey of its hull.

Sweep of Muskingum system finds no bighead, silver carp
The Toledo Blade (7/29)
In April, it was learned from a report released by the Nature Conservancy and several other entities that a number of water samples taken from the Muskingum River had tested positive for the environmental DNA (eDNA) of bighead carp.

Wastewater treatment facility online in Iroquois
Cornwall Seaway News (7/29)
Thanks to a funding partnership between Canada, Ontario and the Municipality of South Dundas, the Iroquois Wastewater Treatment Plant is fully upgraded and operational.

Innovative plan to address Lake Erie dredging issue
Dredging Today (7/29)
Addressing the problems associated with how to deal with dredging sediment has been one that has been sought for more than 30 years. Increased efforts are needed now more than ever with the algae blooms problems in Lake Erie

Park chief put foot down on invasive species. Can others follow suit?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/29)
Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green pounced when she learned in 2007 that an invasive virus deadly to dozens of freshwater fish species was creeping toward her island.

Massive green algae outbreak a threat on Lake Erie as waters warm
AccuWeather - Ohio (7/28)
Ohio state officials released the first beach advisory on July 23 after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a June 2014 report predicting a significant threat to Lake Erie due to harmful algal blooms (HAB).

Cyberspace first stop for beachgoers
Niagara Falls Review (7/28)
The Niagara Falls region makes water quality results available tot he public, with online beach details including whether water is safe for swimming, water temperature, maps, information about beach amenities such as washrooms and parking, and links to weather forecasts for both lakes Erie and Ontario.

Cliffs fights for its life against hedge fund
Duluth News Tribune (7/27)
The view from Cliffs Natural Resources’ Minnesota operations looks pretty good, but the Cleveland-based mining company is fighting for its life, with the decisive battle set for Tuesday.

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