Lake Michigan

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

DNR crews searching for missing Lake Michigan swimmer

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Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old South Bend resident in Lake Michigan.Read more

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird

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Pools are forming behind several piping plover nests along Lake Michigan, threatening the migrating bird's existence.Read more


Body found in Lake Michigan identified as Indiana man

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The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says a boater found the body on Friday near the Portage Lakefront park.Read more

Crews search for Indiana man who vanished while kayaking

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Authorities are searching northern Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline for a man who vanished during a kayaking trip last weekend.Read more