Latest Lake Huron News

Tuskegee Airmen monument unveiled in Michigan

Aug. 28, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A monument dedicated to Tuskegee Airmen who died in Michigan during World War II training was unveiled Saturday near the international Blue Water Bridge. Michigan served as an advanced training ground for many graduates of the Tuskegee...

New theory: Earth's longer days kick-started oxygen growth

Aug. 02, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

Scientists have a new idea for how Earth got its oxygen: It’s because the planet slowed down and days got longer. A study published Monday proposes and puts to the test the theory that longer, continuous daylight kick-started weird bacteria into producing lots of...

Michigan girl, 8, drowns in Lake Huron, 2nd child rescued

Aug. 02, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

EAST TAWAS, Mich. (AP) — An 8-year-old Saginaw girl drowned in Lake Huron over the weekend after she began struggling while swimming with relatives near Tawas Point State Park, officials said. The girl was at the park Saturday with her family and they were swimming with...

Enbridge removes anchor from Michigan's Straits of Mackinac

Jul. 27, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge said Monday it had retrieved an anchor that broke away from a maintenance vessel while on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac. The mishap occurred last Wednesday as a contractor for the pipeline company was doing seasonal work on the...

Enbridge: Anchor in Straits of Mackinac will be recovered

Jul. 23, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — An anchor will be recovered from the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac after it became detached from a cable during maintenance of an oil pipeline, Enbridge Energy said Friday. “There was no risk to the pipelines,” the company said in a...

Police: Man jumps to death from Mackinac Island's Arch Rock

Jul. 22, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — An investigation reveals that a man who was found dead at the base of a popular Mackinac Island tourist destination intentionally jumped from the top and left a note indicating plans to take his own life, police said. A passerby found the...