How much ice should we expect to see on the Great Lakes this winter?

Last really big ice cover winter for the Great Lakes was 2013-2014 where over 92% of the Lakes were frozen over. By Mark Breederland As noted earlier this summer, the 2016 water temperatures of the Great Lakes were significantly warmer than average. Data compiled from...

Detroit museum highlights importance of maritime history in Michigan

Among collections are biographies of more than 20,000 ships that have sailed on Great Lakes. By Steve Stewart   This is the first in a series of articles focusing on Great Lakes maritime heritage. Maritime heritage, according to the National Oceanic and...