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Blue green algae. June 11 2013. (BlackburnNews.com file photo)

Algae On Ministry Radar

The Ministry of the Environment is keeping an eye out for blue green algae in Lake Erie, but has yet to see signs of the toxic cynobacteria.

Five Tugs Free Ship

It took a total of five tugs to finally pull the freighter Federal Rideau from the mud of Lake St. Clair.

LTC Home Sued In Death

A Windsor long-term care home faces a $2-million lawsuit filed by the family of an 88-year-old woman who died in September 2012.

The freighter Federal Rideau grounded in a channel of Lake St. Clair. July 28, 2014. (Photo by Maureen Revait)

Freighter Off Bottom

U.S. Coast Guard officials have confirmed the freighter Federal Rideau is no longer stuck in the down-bound shipping channel.