Lake Michigan

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

Dunes campground reservations open May 15

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Indiana Dunes National Park says visitors can start reserving campsites beginning Wednesday, May 15.Read more

Female body found on Lake Michigan shore identified

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Authorities say a female body has been found along the Lake Michigan shoreline.Read more

Group offers lease to futuristic home along Lake Michigan

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A preservation group is offering a lease for a futuristic home along Lake Michigan that was featured at Chicago's 1933 World's Fair.Read more


High water levels expected in Great Lakes this summer

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Experts are predicting higher-than-normal water levels on the Great Lakes this summer, some of which may set records.Read more

Indiana man dies after large wave sweeps him into Lake Michigan

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A northwest Indiana man was killed after a large wave swept him and a friend into Lake Michigan.Read more