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Local historians locate Lake Michigan shipwreck
Merrillville Post-Tribune (9/19)
A group believes it may have found the remains of a ship that carried escaping slaves to freedom before it was destroyed by slave hunters on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Grant will push conservation of Great Lakes
Marquette Mining Journal (9/19)
Two agencies have been awarded a grant to develop a strategy to promote the restoration of the Great Lakes through hands-on stewardship and community action.

EDITORIAL: Isle Royale joins battle against a lake threat
Detroit Free Press (9/19)
Banning ballast water dumping near Isle Royale may not keep VHS away forever, but it should slow down the spread to spawning locations within the park.

Fewer freighters are traversing the Saginaw River as the economy and water levels keep them at bay
The Bay City Times (9/18)
As of Monday, only 172 freighters have come up the Saginaw River this season, a drop from 244 in 2005 and 198 in 2006.

Wind turbines on the horizon
The Sarnia Observer (9/18)
Communities considering building wind turbines along Lake Huron are researching the idea by visiting areas that have already benefited from turbines.

Hawk-eyed spotters flock to mass migration
The Toronto Star (9/17)
Officials counted 24,000 hawks flying past the north shore of Lake Erie as the birds began their annual migration from Ontario to Central America.

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