- Lake Village pairs with US agency to boost health, economy Updated: Feb-06-16 2:05 pm
LAKE VILLAGE, Arkansas - Lake Village will partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this year to plan expansions to the city's community garden and trails, the agency announced last week.
- Association honors work by Iowa newspapers Updated: Feb-05-16 10:01 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Des Moines Register was named Friday as the Iowa Newspaper Association 2016 "Newspaper of the Year."
- Up to 37 jobs lost, for now, at Alcoa in Lake Charles Updated: Feb-05-16 5:30 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Alcoa has told the state it is laying off up to 37 employees at a plant in Lake Charles.
- Fishermen anticipate cloudy conditions for sturgeon season Updated: Feb-05-16 12:55 pm
OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - The upcoming sturgeon spearing season in Wisconsin could be frustrating for participants who are expected to encounter murky water in Lake Winnebago and upriver lakes, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
- Report: Great Lakes states need $80B for water, sewer fixes Updated: Feb-05-16 4:02 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Federal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region.
- Germany: teenage finder to keep gold bar discovered in lake Updated: Feb-04-16 12:47 pm
BERLIN - A teenager in Germany can keep a 500-gram (17.6-ounce) bar of gold that she found in an Alpine lake last year and handed in to police.
- Northwest Vermont farms face possible new requirements Updated: Feb-03-16 7:40 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Many farms in northwestern Vermont may have to make changes to reduce the phosphorus pollution that feeds toxic algae in Lake Champlain, the secretary of Vermont's Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets says.
- Jackson County no longer sponsoring Lake George project Updated: Feb-02-16 5:59 am
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - The Lake George project has lost the support of Jackson County.
- Father, son die after falling through ice while fishing Updated: Feb-01-16 5:40 pm
DETROIT - A man and his 4-year-old son died Monday after falling through ice while fishing on a small lake northwest of Detroit.
- New York judge rejects challenge to Finger Lakes casino Updated: Feb-01-16 4:53 pm
TYRE, New York - A state judge rejected a challenge to the environmental approval for a casino under construction in the Finger Lakes.
- Fisherman dies after falling through ice in lake near Muncie Updated: Feb-01-16 8:18 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - Authorities say a fisherman died after falling through the ice on a small lake near Muncie.
- Honeywell cleanup of Onondaga Lake runs into problems Updated: Jan-29-16 3:08 am
SYRACUSE, New York - Honeywell's state-ordered cleanup of Onondaga Lake has suffered recent setbacks.
- Officials: No cause for alarm after dead swans found at park Updated: Jan-28-16 7:00 am
PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Michigan - State officials say there's no cause for alarm after dead swans were found floating in a lake in western Michigan.
- Public hearing set on Deep Creek Lake watershed plan Updated: Jan-28-16 3:15 am
MCHENRY, Maryland - The Garrett County Commissioners are holding a public hearing on a Deep Creek Lake watershed management plan that would restrict natural-gas drilling around Maryland's largest freshwater lake.
- Texas Fishing Report Updated: Jan-27-16 4:59 pm
Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Jan. 27 and also available on the Internet at http://www.txfishing.com:
- OSHA fines Bristol amusement park for 18 violations Updated: Jan-27-16 7:20 am
BRISTOL, Connecticut - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Bristol amusement park just over $70,000 after uncovering 18 "serious" violations.
- Drought, algae bloom blamed for fish deaths in Nevada Updated: Jan-25-16 8:37 pm
LOVELOCK, Nevada - A drought-fueled algae explosion may have killed off all the fish in Rye Patch Reservoir, and state wildlife officials say it could take years to rebuild the popular northern Nevada fishery known for its trophy-sized walleye and giant catfish.
- Georgia Power: Wastewater no longer being pumped into lake Updated: Jan-25-16 2:03 pm
ATLANTA - Georgia Power has stopped pumping wastewater from a lagoon filled with coal ash into a Milledgeville-area lake, a company spokesman said.
- Invasive fish in Oregon lake sparks new eradication effort Updated: Jan-25-16 1:44 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - Oregon fish managers are going all-out to eliminate tui chub in Diamond Lake after a single fish of the species was found there.
- Board considering lifting limits on Deep Creek small craft Updated: Jan-25-16 3:16 am
SWANTON, Maryland - An advisory panel is set to hear a request to lift restrictions on personal watercraft at Deep Creek Lake, the biggest vacation destination in mountainous western Maryland.
- Man drowns in private lake near Wichita Updated: Jan-24-16 5:04 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Sedgwick County authorities say a man has drowned after a boating accident on a private lake near Wichita.
- Boat catches fire at Lake Pleasant Updated: Jan-24-16 11:45 am
PEORIA, Arizona - Peoria fire officials say nobody was hurt when a boat caught fire at Lake Pleasant.
- Clear Lake officials: Brick sidewalks must be replaced Updated: Jan-23-16 5:31 pm
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa - Twenty years of freezing and thawing have left the brick sidewalks in downtown Clear Lake sagging in spots and bulging in others. Now, city officials say the unique sidewalks are a tripping hazard that must be replaced.
- Grand Rapids museum exhibit offers look at Lake Sturgeon Updated: Jan-23-16 4:01 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - The Grand Rapids Public Museum is opening a new exhibit that looks at the Lake Sturgeon and features a pair of the fish.
- New Hampshire ice harvest event could begin next week Updated: Jan-22-16 12:16 pm
SANDWICH, New Hampshire - The weather is finally cold enough for the annual tradition of harvesting lake ice at a New Hampshire campground.