When it comes to health care, Canadians only seem to care about one thing: Are we better than the United States? As long as we “beat” the U.S., we remain smug about our performance. This attitude can be hard to square, however, with the Canadians who get quick access to top-level care in the U.S. […]
A fishing expedition for a highly invasive species of carp is underway in the waters of the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wisconsin. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
A new study by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows that high-capacity wells have been reducing the level of three lakes in the Central Sands region, affecting ecosystems and recreation in the area. Read the full story by the Milwaukee J…
Gary, Indiana, and other lakefront municipalities are one step closer to accessing a tool designed to encourage development along Lake Michigan. Read the full story by the Chicago Tribune.
In Michigan, a spill of firefighting foam at the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport caused a spike of PFAS pollution at the Kalamazoo wastewater treatment plant, sending some into the Kalamazoo River. Read the full story by MLive.
The City of Hamilton, Ontario, will spend $40,000 on a biodiversity plan it says will help protect local habitats and species. Read the full story by CBC News.
In Alpena, Michigan, bereft of runoff from melting snow, Long Lake’s water level is the lowest in recent memory. Read the full story by The Alpena News.
The muskellunge, some of which can exceed 50 inches, make their way from Wisconsin’s Lake Monona each spring with hopes of leaping into Lake Wingra. Read the full story by the Wisconsin State Journal.
Financial and mental health concerns magnify the COVID issue.
The Grey Bruce Health Unit believes it set a Canada wide record for the largest volume single-day mass immunization event in Canada.