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Cannon found in Detroit River going on display

Cannon found in Detroit River going on display An 18th century British cannon that was found in the Detroit River in 2011 is going on display this weekend following a three-year restoration. An event is planned Wednesday afternoon where the cannon will be shown to media. It will be displayed at the … Full News here […]

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Grand River restoration plans wait on new flood maps from FEMA

FEMA';s wishes will become known on Dec. 12, when it will issue a draft report of flood maps for the Grand River watershed, Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit River Festival of Speed to replace Gold Cup hydroplane races

The types of hydroplanes that race at over 200 mph won’t be back on the Detroit River for competition this year, meaning an end to the Gold Cup races that have been hosted here for over 100 years. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Plans for downtown zipline across Grand River drowned in red tape, entrepreneur says

Jarl Brey and his partner, Jane Timmer, created “Zip The Grand” in hopes of building two four-or five-story towers on the banks of the Grand River that could be as launching and landing points for a ropes course and zipline. Full News here – Oakland Business

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‘Usonian’ cottage by Frank Lloyd Wright’s master builder remains intact along Thornapple River

Sixty-eight years later, the cottage still stands with most of its original “usonian” design features still in place. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit River: The good, the bad, the ugly

Detroit River: The good, the bad, the ugly The Detroit River's story today begins with the struggle for environmental justice in the southwest Detroit enclave of Delray, where Dolores Leonard, a 79-year-old retired community college professor, remembers growing up under a haze of what she … Full News here – Read more on Toledo Blade

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Mysterious fireworks show on river leaves Detroiters and Canadians wondering

A large fireworks display was launched from the Detroit River last night. And no one seems to know why. Full News here – Detroit News

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Wildlife officials: Spawning reef helping sturgeon in Detroit River

Associated Press – Wildlife officials say the expansion of a spawning reef for lake sturgeon in the Detroit River is helping the fish population recover in the area. The findings from the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about the Fighting Island reef expansion in Ontario, Canada, are being announced Tuesday. Officials […]

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Man in hospital after jumping in Detroit River

Man in hospital after jumping in Detroit River Detroit — A man is at a hospital for a psychological evaluation after jumping into the Detroit River near the riverwalk on Sunday afternoon, police said. Police say the man in his 30s jumped in about 12:20 p.m., then used a ladder to climb out near … […]

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Kids discover human bones by Rouge River

A group of kids playing outside in the woods made a horrible discovery Thursday afternoon. They found human remains on Detroit’s west side.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Ecorse police: Body discovered in Detroit River

Ecorse Police Sgt. Cornelius Herring said a fisherman discovered the body about 9:38 a.m. today in the water. Full News here – freep

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Fisherman finds body of unidentified man in Detroit River

Authorities pulled the body of an unidentified man from the Detroit River on Sunday. Full News here – Detroit News

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Boy Critical After Muskegon River Tubing Accident

Boy Critical After Muskegon River Tubing Accident BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was pulled unconscious from the Muskegon River after a tubing accident. Big Rapids Public Safety Director Andrea Nerbonne says in a statement that the teen was taking part in an outing with the … Full News here – Read […]

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Body of missing fisherman found in St. Joseph River, officials say

The body of a 66-year-old man who disappeared after his fishing boat capsized in the St. Joseph River has been found. Full News here – freep

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Body of woman, 21, missing after Clinton River swim, is recovered

The Shelby Township Police Department said the woman’s body was located about 300 feet from where she entered the water at River Bends Park. Full News here – freep

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