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Man who diverted national park river to ease boat access on Lake Michigan convicted of misdemeanors

Feb. 08, 2024 13:42 PM EST

EMPIRE, Mich. (AP) — A man accused of diverting a national park river to ease boat access to Lake Michigan has been convicted of two misdemeanors. Andrew Howard of Frankfort was found guilty of tampering and vandalism Wednesday during a brief trial in front of U.S. Magistrate Judge...

Wisconsin appeals court upholds decisions denying company permit to build golf course near park

Dec. 06, 2023 15:08 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld decisions that denied a company a permit to build a golf course near a state park along Wisconsin's Lake Michigan shoreline. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources had approved a permit that would have allowed Kohler...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Nov. 28, 2023 12:35 PM EST

Champaign News-Gazette. November 26, 2023. Editorial: PAC’s shenanigans another sign of political class’ disrespect for law, Illinois No one is ever going to brag about the effective oversight of campaign spending in Illinois. Campaign disclosure rules were...