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Maritime Archeologist Dives Into History, Exploring Great Lake Shipwrecks

Tamara Thomsen is a maritime archeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society. She and her team are interested in history sunken ...

Life On Shore For A Ship Captain’s Family

Ann Lewis grew up the daughter of a Great Lakes ship captain. Ships came in, ships went out – and ...

It’s No Fish Tale… Charter Boat Captain Is Living His Dream

The sky blue waters surrounding the Door County provide some of the best fishing in Lake Michigan. Just ask Charter ...

Women Learn Life Skills While Preserving Maritime Landmarks

“It's a big dream”, Mary Beth Vollmer said as she approaches Plum Island for the last time this season. On ...

Witness To A Gale: Great Lakes Storms

Gales on Lake Michigan can be as destructive as hurricanes, attracting thrill seekers as curious as the tornado chasers on ...

Portraits of Lake Michigan

Photographer Kevin Miyazaki spent 13 days driving the 1800-mile perimeter of Lake Michigan. He stayed off the major highways and ...

U.S. Park Service Official Helps Restore Apostle Islands Lighthouses

Few things fuel as much curiosity as big bodies of water and the mysteries that lie beneath. For David Cooper, ...

Indigenous

The Midwest is sometimes called the Third Coast or the Fresh Coast because of our Great Lakes. Writer Jill Sisson ...

Wisconsin’s Sturgeon

This weekend is the start of sturgeon season in Wisconsin. These ancient lake fish are millions of years old and ...