- Toxic algae leads to health warning at Lake Lowell Updated: Oct-03-15 1:17 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials have issued a health warning about blue-green algae at Canyon County's Lake Lowell.
- Michigan: progress made to reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie Updated: Oct-03-15 10:56 am
MONROE, Michigan - Efforts in Michigan to cut down on the pollutants feeding algae in Lake Erie have been showing signs of success, state officials say.
- NY announces $1.6 million in recreational projects Updated: Oct-03-15 7:45 am
SYRACUSE, New York - The Department of Environmental Conservation and the state parks office have announced $1.6 million in projects improving access to several popular state-owned recreational sites across Central New York.
- Environmental group sues over boat motors in wilderness area Updated: Oct-02-15 10:57 am
ELY, Minnesota - An environmental group is suing the U.S. Forest Service alleging it allows too many motorized tow boats into Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
- Ceremony set to mark anniversary of NY cruise boat tragedy Updated: Oct-02-15 3:05 am
LAKE GEORGE, New York - A ceremony is being held to mark the 10th anniversary of the capsizing of an Adirondack cruise boat that killed 20 tourists from the Midwest.
- VA approves lease of Lake Charles clinic Updated: Sep-29-15 8:08 am
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved a lease for a permanent clinic in Lake Charles.
- Man's body found in Lake Lanier at North Forsyth County park Updated: Sep-29-15 8:03 am
GAINESVILLE, Georgia - Emergency personnel say they have recovered the body of an adult male from a park on Lake Lanier in North Forsyth County.
- Cops: Owner puts dog into idle truck, dog sends it into lake Updated: Sep-29-15 7:28 am
ELLSWORTH, Maine - Police say a dog alone in a pickup had to be rescued after it caused the truck to go into a lake in Maine.
- Online document answers questions about Lake Michigan fish Updated: Sep-29-15 4:02 am
LANSING, Michigan - The latest information about the condition of Lake Michigan's fish resources is available from the state Department of Natural Resources.
- State awards deal to dredge sand from Sandy-affected lake Updated: Sep-28-15 3:33 pm
ASBURY PARK, New Jersey - New Jersey has awarded a $1.6 million contract to dredge tons of sand pushed into an oceanfront lake by Superstorm Sandy.
- War over muskies brewing on Pelican Lake in NW Minnesota Updated: Sep-28-15 10:49 am
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minnesota - Home and cabin owners on Pelican Lake are threatening to sue if the Department of Natural Resources proceeds with plans for another round of muskellunge stocking.
- Police: Man drowns in Arcadia Lake in Edmond Updated: Sep-28-15 2:52 am
EDMOND, Oklahoma - Authorities say a man has drowned in Arcadia Lake in Edmond.
- Tuition receipts lower than expected at Lake Superior State Updated: Sep-27-15 3:02 pm
SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan - Tuition receipts at Lake Superior State University are about $2.5 million down from what school officials were expecting.
- Michigan village seeks source of E.coli bacteria in waterway Updated: Sep-27-15 1:44 pm
LAKE ISABELLA, Michigan - Officials in the mid-Michigan Village of Lake Isabella want to know the source of E. coli bacteria found in a local waterway.
- Interim mayor for Lake Station already decided before caucus Updated: Sep-27-15 1:42 pm
LAKE STATION, Indiana - The outcome of a Democratic Party caucus to select an interim replacement for a northwestern Indiana mayor convicted of fraud already is determined after just one person filed for the post.
- Invasive plant discovered in Coventry Lake by UConn students Updated: Sep-27-15 9:35 am
COVENTRY, Connecticut - State officials say they're concerned about the discovery of a highly invasive aquatic plant in Coventry Lake in Coventry.
- Chris Evans talks 'Civil War' at Salt Lake Comic Con Updated: Sep-26-15 7:35 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - After four movies, Chris Evans says he no longer feels anxiety about wielding Captain America's shield.
- Invasive species checks show violation rates are down Updated: Sep-26-15 4:20 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says more boaters are beginning to understand the state's invasive species laws, and as a result the rate of violations is going down.
- Sacred viewpoint highlights Oregon's stunning Benson Lake Updated: Sep-26-15 1:05 pm
MOUNT WASHINGTON WILDERNESS, Oregon - The pathway to one of Oregon's most beautiful viewpoints begins at a sign so inconspicuous most people barely take notice.
- How Illinois spends federal aid for water infrastructure Updated: Sep-26-15 10:51 am
CHICAGO - Illinois is framed and bisected by water. Bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio, the Wabash; cut diagonally by the Illinois; dotted with lakes and blessed with a glittering 60-mile slice of Lake Michigan shoreline, it is a gateway to the biggest source of fresh water on the planet.
- Indiana's drinking water infrastructure upgrade needs Updated: Sep-26-15 10:24 am
INDIANAPOLIS - With more than 35,000 miles of rivers and streams, 105,000 acres of publicly owned lakes and reservoirs, and 45 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, Indiana has abundant water - aboveground and in aquifers - to slake its thirst.
- 2 students from New York and London die in New Zealand Updated: Sep-26-15 6:18 am
LAKE TEKAPO, New Zealand - A college student from New York and another from London have died while kayaking in New Zealand, police said Saturday.
- Tribe to pay fish bounty for Lake Coeur d'Alene research Updated: Sep-25-15 2:21 pm
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A tribe is implementing a temporary bounty on northern pike as it studies cutthroat trout predators.
- 2 islands added to Lake Michigan's Green Bay wildlife refuge Updated: Sep-25-15 4:02 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - The Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge is growing significantly with the addition of acreage on two islands in northwestern Lake Michigan.
- Sewage flow from Burlington home being stopped Updated: Sep-24-15 4:02 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - An improper pipe connection at a Burlington home that has caused it to send sewage into Lake Champlain is getting fixed.