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Boaters rejoice; Lake Michigan 9 inches higher

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Lake Michigan has been rising for about the last year.

The Army Corps of Engineers says the big lake is 9 inches higher than a year ago, but it's still 9 inches below its long term average for April.

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Lake Michigan's water levels fell deeply for about a decade, until Wisconsin had two straight winters with heavy snows.

In 2008, the corps said the lake rose continuously from January through July, and forecasters expect the same thing to happen this year.

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