Concerns about the Great Lakes continue to dominate the news, from a leaked list of EPA budget cuts to a cautious message from an Ohio scientist. This week, a Republican congressman from Ohio and a scientist with Ohio Sea Grant agreed on the importance of continuing to fund the Great Lakes cleanup.
When the bars and restaurants in Put-in-Bay close at the end of summer, you might think the entire island shuts down. But a couple hundred hardy year-round islanders in Western Lake Erie stay put. As winter sets in, eventually even the ferries shut down and the only way on and off is by plane.