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Lake Michigan

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  • High Beach Hazard Risk Today

    High Beach Hazard Risk Today
    It may be an OK day to head to the beach on Lake Michigan, but stay out of the water With a new product just released by the National Weather Service and issued for the first time today, the Beach Hazard Statement outlined by Meteorologists in Grand...
  • GR Teen Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Michigan

    GR Teen Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Michigan
    A 13-year-old from Grand Rapids died early Saturday morning after being rescued from Lake Michigan on Friday. Coaches of the travel soccer team that Christian Ouding, 13, of Grand Rapids played for notified all the players that Ouding died early Saturday...
  • Morning Storms Pave Way for More Heat, Humidity

    Morning Storms Pave Way for More Heat, Humidity
    Much of the FOX 17 viewing area experienced a noisy start to Monday morning.  Thunderstorms moved in from Lake Michigan around 7:00 A.M. near Big and Little Sable Points, and spread eastward through the rest of West Michigan during the morning. While...
  • Skokie approves nearly 5 percent water rate hike

    Skokie approves nearly 5 percent water rate hike
    Skokie officials last night unanimously approved a nearly 5 percent water rate hike, increasing average residential water bills by $1.73 a month. The rate increase will cover the increased cost of delivering water to residents, officials said. It...
  • Crews continue to search for missing teen along Lake Michigan

    Crews continue to search for missing teen along Lake Michigan
    Crews searching for a missing Northern Indiana teen announced Monday that their mission has turned into a recovery mission. The 15-year-old boy was swept away along Lake Michigan while swimming with friends Sunday night. Coast guard crews spent...
  • Family travel site praises Brown County State Park

    Family travel site praises Brown County State Park
    Visiting Brown County State Park and climbing sand dunes on Lake Michigan have been named two of the “Top 10 Things for Families to do in Indiana” by family travel website Trekaroo.com. Trekaroo praises Brown County State Park for its...
  • Proposed Campground Agitates Residents

    Proposed Campground Agitates Residents
    Plans for a campground on a stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline took center stage Thursday afternoon. People on both sides of the issue were fired up. Some Allegan County Commissioners wanted to build one along the lakeshore, but the idea didn’t sit...
  • Teen dies day after getting pulled from Lake Michigan

    Teen dies day after getting pulled from Lake Michigan
    A 16-year-old boy pulled from Lake Michigan on the South Side Thursday night died Friday afternoon, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Romero Roundtree was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, a...
  • Businesses in Sauk Village told to find other sources for water

    Businesses in Sauk Village told to find other sources for water
    Sauk Village business owners learned this morning they would probably have to obtain alternate water for dish washing and food preparation in the wake of reports that the municipal water supply is contaminated. But Village Manger Henrietta Turner, who...
  • Cops: Woman rowing perimeter of Lake Michigan sexually assaulted

    Cops: Woman rowing perimeter of Lake Michigan sexually assaulted
    A Chicago woman attempting to row the 1,500 mile perimeter of Lake Michigan in a fundraising effort to support breast cancer survivors was sexually assaulted in her rowboat early Sunday, police said. Jenn Gibbons, 27, was attacked on her 700-pound...
  • Woman Sexually Assaulted While Taking Part in Charity Rowing Event

    Woman Sexually Assaulted While Taking Part in Charity Rowing Event
    CHICAGO -- Rowing coach and charity founder Jenn Gibbons says she plans to continue her 1,500-mile rowing journey around the perimeter of Lake Michigan after surviving a sexual assault in her rowboat Sunday. "Quitting is an option," said Gibbons, who...