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Great Lakes and Fresh Water Week Aug. 8-16

Great Lakes and Fresh Water Week Aug. 8-16

spotlights Michigan’s water resources

MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN August 6, 2020  (LSN)   Michigan is uniquely defined by our Great Lakes and our water plays an important role in our heritage, our communities and the economy, including a robust tourism industry. Michiganders can celebrate everything the state’s water resources have to offer as well as pledge to be faithful stewards of those resources during Great Lakes and Fresh Water Week Aug. 8-16.

A proclamation by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer notes the Great Lakes system is the largest freshwater system in the world and it is the responsibility of all Michiganders to practice stewardship, increase their water literacy and raise awareness of the value of the state’s water resources.

“Great Lakes and Fresh Water Week is an excellent reminder about how vitally important it is to protect our state’s lakes and rivers and even our groundwater,” said Liesl Clark, director of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. “Every Michigander benefits in many important ways from this abundant natural resource that we sometimes take for granted. I’m happy to work with partners across the state to highlight the many wonderful efforts to protect, restore and sustain our fresh water for future generations.”

A stroll on the beach. Water skiing on the Great Lakes. Spending the day at your favorite fishing hole. Share your photos and videos on social media of your favorite water recreation or stewardship activities or post your pledge to be a guardian of the state’s water resources using the hashtag #MiGreatLakesWeek.

Join the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) for a webinar from 1-2:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, that will kick off the weeklong water-related celebration. Information on the webinar will help local communities understand the importance of Great Lakes and Fresh Water Week, our connection to water and how the One Water Campaign serves as a tool to get communities involved in protecting water resources.

“We are proud to be part of this statewide celebration of the Great Lakes and all of our freshwater resources,” said Kathleen Lomako, executive director of SEMCOG. “Water is critical to our quality of life, and we all need to do our part to ensure access to high quality water for generations to come.”

SEMCOG also has a list of virtual and in-person water education events in which the public can participate to learn about Michigan’s abundant water resources and help Michiganders take action to become water stewards.

“I look forward to Great Lakes Week every year,” said Michele Arquette-Palermo, head of the Freshwater Forum at Cranbrook Institute of Science and Coordinator of Slow Row LO, a paddling group based in Lake Orion. It is a great time to highlight our local lakes and streams. I enjoy promoting paddling sports by hosting an event every year.”

Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes, tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams, approximately 6.5 million acres of wetlands, roughly 3,200 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, an estimated 74,000 acres of coastal dunes, and vast groundwater resources. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy collaborates with community organizations across the state to highlight the successes and seek solutions for the challenges related to water stewardship.

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   ~~~~~~~   September 17, 2021  (LSNews)   As Inside Edition reported yesterday, Thursday, September 16,2021 there was a weapons & break in call at 3:30pm at a well known drug infested apartment building at the corner of May & Arthur Street.

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THUNDER B AY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~~  September 16, 2021  (LSNews)  Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers have arrested a man yesterday, Tuesday September 14,2021 for a violent robbery this past Sunday morning.

DWAYNE LAWSON BOISSONEAU had been wanted for a violent robbery which resulted in a man being beaten and robbed while walking to his job at Walmart at 5am. His coaccused LINDSAY ANN TYANCE was arrested that morning.

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GSPS ~  Requesting Assistance - Stabbing Overnight on Medina Lane 16 September 2021

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Arrest Warrant - 28 year old Illays "Elliot" Mohamed Attempt to Commit Murder 15 September 2021

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Greater Sudbury are ask for the Community Help

SUDBURY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~~  September 15, 2021 (LSNews)  round 4:30 a.m. on September 14, 2021, we were called in relation to a serious Assault at a residence on King Street. Information provided was that two men had been involved in an altercation inside of the residence and one of the men had sustained serious injuries. The man responsible for the attack had fled prior to Police arrival.

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The two international mail parcels contained a combined 70 fake COVID vaccination cards. CBP officers seized the first parcel of 20 cards on August 24 after they determined that the cards presented a low-quality appearance and that they were being imported by a consignee who is not from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or a certified medical entity.

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It’s alleged that DALE VANDENBROEKE was consistently phoning a woman and criminally harassing her for the month of August 2021.

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