The Lake Monroe Master Plan provides an overview for how the lake should be managed. The document hadn't been updated in about 50 years.
The level currently sits a foot higher than its long-term average of 578.8 feet. Officials say the cause is higher than average rain and snow levels.
Indiana Department of Natural Resources officials announced this week that Monroe Lake beaches will not be open in time for Memorial Day Weekend.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District have begun releasing water from the reservoir into the tail waters which run into Salt Creek.
The suit claims the I-69 project has violated the Federal Clean Water Act.
The Ports of Indiana is warning about the potentially devastating impact of closing the Great Lakes locks system to deal with the spread of Asian Carp.