Lake Michigan

NWS: 'Ice volcanoes' form on Lake Michigan shore

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"You never know what's you'll find at the lake until you go out there," The NWS Grand Rapids tweeted Sunday evening.Read more

High water wreaks havoc on Lake Michigan, swamping communities

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The five U.S. inland seas are bursting at the seams during the region's wettest period in more than a century, which scientists say is likely connected to the warming...Read more

Indiana House mulls new law to limit Lake Michigan beach access

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A new bill in the General Assembly would give up the state's ownership of large swaths of Lake Michigan shoreline to private property owners if their deeds indicate the...Read more


Crews search for teen girl swept away by Lake Michigan wave

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Authorities say crews are searching Lake Michigan for a missing teenage girl after a large wave knocked her and another person off a pier Wednesday night.Read more

Marine completes walk around Lake Michigan for veteran suicide awareness

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Travis Snyder walked hundreds of miles, hugging the Lake Michigan shoreline, to bring attention to the issue of veteran suicide.Read more

Steel mill sorry for spill that killed fish, closed beaches

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A steel company apologized for a spill of cyanide and ammonia that led to a fish kill and prompted the closure of beaches along Lake Michigan.Read more

Indiana woman dies while swimming at southwest Michigan lake

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Authorities say a young Indiana woman has died while swimming at a lake in southwestern Michigan.Read more

Body identified of 32-year-old man found in Lake Michigan

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The body of a 32-year-old Michigan man has been recovered after an incident in the Lake Michigan swim area of Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton.Read more

Indiana man dies after overcome by waves in Lake Michigan

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A 25-year-old man died while swimming in Lake Michigan with family.Read more


Florida man finds 24-year-old message in a bottle from Lake Michigan

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In 1995, a man tossed a message in a bottle into Lake Michigan. Fast forward 24 years, and another man — on the Florida gulf coast — has found it.Read more

13-year-old boy dies in Lake Michigan drowning

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A second teenager is dead from a drowning in Lake Michigan, both within the last week.Read more