Stories tagged: "Lake Michigan"

Lake Geneva Pier
These Wisconsin Towns Named Among America’s ‘Most Beautiful’

The Badger state has captured the attention of Architectural Digest, naming two of its small towns some of the most beautiful in the nation.

(Photos from Travel Wisconsin)
5 Things to Do When Your Adventure-Loving Friend Visits Wisconsin for the First Time

When you ask someone who hasn’t been to Wisconsin what they know about our state, most can easily list the Packers, cheese, Jeffrey Dahmer, and dairy farms. But Wisconsin is home to so much more– especially for outdoor enthusiasts. While we don’t have oceans or mountains, we compensate with two Great Lakes, countless rivers, and an abundance of trails. 

Tommy Shimenetto surfs in the icy waters of Lake Michigan off the coast of Sheboygan. (Photo by Tyler Rickenbach/Akuur Studios)
Surfin’ Sheboygan, The ‘Malibu of the Midwest’

Chicago native Tommy Shimenetto has found a love for surfing the icy waters of Lake Michigan off the coast of Sheboygan.

Kenosha inequality Jacob Blake
As Climate Change Concerns Grow, Residents Want to Better Protect the Great Lakes

A survey of 4,500 residents of lands bordering the Great Lakes reveals 90% say it’s important to protect the waters.

Wisconsin’s Shipwreck Coast Gets National Recognition

Lake Michigan sanctuary holds 36 wrecks, with another 60 undiscovered.

Three Wisconsin counties declared federal disaster areas
Lake Michigan’s Water Will Remain High for Months. Coastal Communities Should Expect More Flooding.

There’s a distinct possibility last winter’s severe storms and flooding could repeat this year.

Photo via Leelanau Historical Society Museum Facebook
A Shipwreck Just Washed Ashore Lake Michigan — And Legend Says It Was Sacked By A Pirate

This otherwise quiet Lake Michigan beach is now the site of a 250-year-old shipwreck and a Michigan mystery.