Lake Erie News

4/19/2018 10:42:00 PM
Hoosier AG Today
Jill Reinhart, Acting State Conservationist for Indiana’s USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced a second round of funding to improve water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin that includes portions of Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.

4/19/2018 7:25:00 AM
The News-Herald
Savannah Karako knew something was wrong when she was taking ground balls during a recent practice. What she saw was a blur — literally — but more important it signified a red flag. “I kept seeing double, and everything was blurry,” said Karako, a ...

4/18/2018 12:48:00 PM
The News-Herald
Soren Jaffe has been learning Spanish for only a few months, but he already has valuable experience with the language and culture that can’t be taught in a traditional academic setting. Jaffe, a junior education/math major at Lake Erie College in ...

4/18/2018 9:28:00 AM
Monroe News
Catch up on The Monroe News' coverage of the April 15 flood at our severe weather page. Flooding throughout Monroe County had receded between 70 and 90 percent on Tuesday, according to Mark Hammond, director of the Monroe County Emergency Management Office ...

4/17/2018 2:38:00 PM
The Blade
Lake Erie has found a champion in U.S. District Judge James Carr. The judge last week ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has some answering to do for the way it handled the Ohio’s seemingly lax oversight of the lake’s environmental ...

4/17/2018 12:53:00 PM
Cleveland Scene
As reported last summer, the condition of Lake Erie is turning dire. The 2014 toxic algal bloom forced Toledo to shut off its water supply to over 500,000 people, and Michigan's environmental agency declared its portion of the Erie shoreline "impaired.

4/17/2018 10:07:00 AM
Monroe News
Catch up on The Monroe News coverage of the April 15 Lake Erie flood at our severe weather page. Flooding along Lake Erie’s shoreline is a risk whenever strong winds out of the northeast combine with heavy rains or already high water levels. But there ...

4/17/2018 9:15:00 AM
The Morning Journal
TOLEDO >> Residents along western Lake Erie’s shoreline in Ohio and Michigan are cleaning up from flooding. High winds over the weekend pushed the lake’s waters into homes and sent waves crashing onto roadways. In Ohio, flooding deposited logs and ...

4/17/2018 7:22:00 AM
Monroe News
Catch up on The Monroe News coverage of the April 13 flood at our severe weather page. With a home in Avalon Beach in Monroe Township, Tom Scott said he always likes to keep an eye on the Lake Erie water levels with an app on his phone. When a water level ...

4/17/2018 6:51:00 AM
Weather
TOLEDO, Ohio — Residents along western Lake Erie's shoreline in Ohio and Michigan are cleaning up from flooding. High winds over the weekend pushed the lake's waters into homes and sent waves crashing onto roadways. In Ohio, flooding deposited logs and ...

4/17/2018 12:06:00 AM
Erie Times-News
This past winter was a tough one for Quincy Davison, 13, of Erie. He was cooped up inside most of the time and couldn't ride his skateboard. That changed this past week when the weather broke and Davison and a couple of his friends found their way to the ...

4/16/2018 10:45:00 PM
The Vindicator
The seven visitors bureaus along Ohio’s north coast have partnered for a second year to give away a 7-day, 7-night Lake Erie experience called Tour the Shore. The winner will receive a week of overnight accommodations and tickets to area attractions at a ...

4/16/2018 6:51:00 AM
Blackburn News
A flood warning remains in effect Monday for Chatham-Kent residents living along the Lake Erie shoreline. The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) reported over the weekend that strong winds were causing localized flooding in the Rose Beach ...

4/16/2018 12:22:00 AM
MLive
DETROIT, MI - Wayne and Monroe counties remain under a flood warning as rains are to continue Sunday night. There were reports of significant flooding in Grand Beach, North Shores and Luna Pier, south of Detroit on Lake Erie, according to the National ...

4/15/2018 4:20:00 PM
Windsor Star
There were evacuations, flooded homes, breached breakwalls and washed out roads Sunday as relentless rain and powerful winds continued to assault the shorelines of Essex County. Ontario Provincial Police went door to door on Cedar Island to make sure ...

4/15/2018 2:07:00 PM
fox8
PORT CLINTON, Ohio - The heavy rains that were responsible for Sunday's cancellation of the Tribe game and Cavs' Fan Fest left their mark in other communities as well - in the form of flooding. Marblehead took on lots and lots of water. The folks at ...

4/15/2018 11:53:11 AM
Storyful
Port Clinton, Ohio, was under water on Sunday, April 15, due to lakeshore flooding from Lake Erie. The city and other coastal communities were under flood warnings on Sunday.The National Weather Service report said strong east gales caused water levels to ...

4/15/2018 10:47:00 AM
fox8
CLEVELAND -- Forget California. The surf is up, right here in Cleveland! Despite the chilly, rainy weather, a number of paddle boarders and surfers hit the waves off Edgewater Park on Sunday. The temperature was about 40 degrees. Lake Erie was about 33 ...

4/14/2018 11:59:00 PM
Observer
OBSERVER Photo by Gene Pauszek DEC Biologist Jason Robinson, left, was presented the Southtowns Walleye Association “Conservationist of the Year Award” on Thursday by Vice President Jim Skoczylas, right, at the State of Lake Erie meeting. The State of ...

4/14/2018 8:55:00 PM
The News-Herald
Maddie Pilz and Nicole Lindquist are at opposite ends of the collegiate spectrum. While Pilz is set to leave school after commencement on May 6, months later, Lindquist will be a sophomore. But the senior isn’t at all concerned about Intercollegiate ...

4/14/2018 8:55:00 PM
The News-Herald
Maddie Pilz and Nicole Lindquist are at opposite ends of the collegiate spectrum. While Pilz is set to leave school after commencement on May 6, months later, Lindquist will be a sophomore. But the senior isn’t at all concerned about Intercollegiate ...

4/13/2018 4:14:00 PM
WTOL
We are approaching that time of year when algal blooms thrive in Lake Erie, and experts are figuring out how to tackle all the challenges that go along with improving the water. The Lake Erie Foundation hosted a conference Friday at W.W. Knight Nature ...

4/13/2018 3:37:00 PM
The Blade
Although Ohio has joined Michigan in declaring the open waters of western Lake Erie as impaired, new data shows there was scientific justification to do that as far back as 2010 — four years before the Toledo water crisis. The data was generated for the ...

4/13/2018 1:42:00 PM
JD Supra
Judge James J. Carr of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio issued a decision today putting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the clock to decide in the next 30 days whether or not the Ohio EPA’s 2016 ...

4/13/2018 11:11:00 AM
The Blade
PORT CLINTON — There are some Lake Erie walleye fishermen who are determined to display only the poker face. They prefer to keep their emotions a couple of fathoms under the surface and keep their cards close to the vest, while not allowing themselves to ...

4/13/2018 9:21:00 AM
The Blade
Tom Bridgeman, the University of Toledo’s best-known algae researcher and a limnologist in the school’s Department of Environmental Sciences, has been named the next director of UT’s Lake Erie Center in Oregon. Mr. Bridgeman said Friday he will ...

4/13/2018 9:20:00 AM
Monroe News
A Lakeshore Flood Watch has been issued for Wayne and Monroe counties, with the National Weather Service reporting that Lake Erie flooding is possible this weekend. The watch is for Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon, when a strong northeast wind ...

4/13/2018 6:54:00 AM
The Morning Journal
The North Ridgeville Senior Center Men’s Breakfast will be 9 to 10 a.m., April 19, and it will feature guest speaker Tom Kramig, general manager of the Lake Erie Crushers. Kramig will speak at 9:30 a.m. on the outlook of the upcoming season for the ...

4/12/2018 5:24:00 PM
WTOL
Toledo Federal Court Judge James Carr has ruled the Clean Water Act should be enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It’s a victory for the Environmental Law and Policy Center, which argued in its lawsuit the agency should be more ...

4/12/2018 2:06:00 PM
The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A federal judge expressed displeasure with state and federal agencies in a lawsuit over previous decisions to not designate Lake Erie's open waters as "impaired," despite the presence of harmful algal blooms and its impact on the Toledo ...

4/11/2018 6:22:00 PM
The Blade
In a decision hailed by environmental advocates as a major victory for clean drinking water, Senior U.S. District Judge James G. Carr accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency of botching the Lake Erie ...

4/11/2018 10:50:00 AM
Windsor Star
The Essex Region Conservation Authority issued a statement warning of a flooding outlook with possible shore erosion and breakwall damage for much of Lake Erie’s northern shoreline due to high winds generating large waves. Sustained winds of 20 to 35 km ...

4/11/2018 5:51:00 AM
CBC.ca
Erie Shore Drive in Chatham-Kent could see flooding in the coming days as strong winds and high waves hit the shore. The road, which runs along the lake, has flooded several times over the last year, according to Jason Wintermute from the Lower Thames ...

4/10/2018 2:15:00 PM
The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio - High water levels in the Great Lakes have helped spare dozens of harbors from the need for expensive dredging projects this year. But that situation is bound to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warned Tuesday. The ports at the ...

4/9/2018 11:28:00 PM
Erie Times-News
Wintry weather is still hanging around Erie, and cabin fever is a common ailment. One fix is to work off some energy at a new Millcreek Township indoor jump park. That's just where Grace Teed was this past week, doing flips on a trampoline until she was ...

4/7/2018 4:18:00 PM
Erie Times-News
The Lake Erie National Cheer and Dance Championships began at the Erie Insurance Arena on Saturday and concludes Sunday. This is the fifth year that the Albion-based Champion Cheer Central organization has hosted the competition. This is the first time ...

4/6/2018 10:43:00 PM
The Vindicator
If you fish and reside near enough to Lake Erie to enjoy a visit or two each year, you are living in good times. The annual Lake Erie forecast from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is full of good news. It forecasts exceptional walleye fishing in ...

4/5/2018 8:36:00 PM
WFMJ
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (AP) - Authorities are trying to identify a badly decomposed body that washed ashore along Lake Erie in northeastern Ohio. The body was discovered Wednesday. The Ashtabula County Sheriff's Department says the body is that of a ...

4/5/2018 9:12:00 AM
The Morning Journal
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE >> Authorities are trying to identify a badly decomposed body that washed ashore along Lake Erie in northeastern Ohio. The body was discovered Wednesday. The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office says the body is that of a white male, and ...

4/5/2018 6:23:00 AM
The Seattle Times
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify a badly decomposed body that washed ashore along Lake Erie in northeastern Ohio. The body was discovered Wednesday. The Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) County Sheriff’s Department says ...





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