Recent Updates

M-26 reopened after flood damage, M-203 remains closed

June 21, 2018 — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has reopened M-26 after flooding in Houghton County forced several closures Sunday. Other partial and complete closures of state trunkline remain in effect as repair efforts continue: – M-26 is now open to through-traffic from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge …

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Second Sand Beach Only Beach To Test Safe

HOUGHTON, BARAGA, AND ONTONAGON COUNTIES – Western U.P. Health Department has confirmed that surface water samples collected at designated swimming beaches on Portage Lake, the Portage Waterway, and Lake Superior (L’Anse, Ontonagon, east of the North Canal Entry) have high levels of E.coli and fecal coliform bacteria in exceedance of …

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Houghton County Disaster Recovery Update

(Houghton, Ml) — Following are the latest updates regarding the flood recovery efforts in Houghton County. Any county resident whose homes or businesses have been impacted by the flooding and needs help with clean up can call (906) 233 6621. Hubbell residents requiring assistance can call Township Supervisor Brian Cadwell …

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