Great Lakes resurrection: Muskegon Lake transforms from industrial dump to ‘ridiculous’ potentialThis is the first of a three-part series ab...Great Lakes resurrection: Muskegon Lake transforms from industrial dump to ‘ridiculous’ potential
This is the first of a three-part series about the abuse and resurrection of Muskegon Lake, now poised to become a premier Great Lakes recreation spot.
MUSKEGON, MI -- Cindy Larsen was in her office at Muskegon’s chamber of commerce when she heard screaming coming from the reception area.
Alarmed, she went to investigate. Turns out they were “screams of glee” from a long-ago resident who had returned for a visit and was overwhelmed by the beauty of Muskegon Lake, Larsen told MLive/The Muskegon Chronicle.
A lake crowded with industry, belching black smoke and stink into the air was gone. In its place was a serene expanse of blue dotted with sailboats.