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Boil Water Advisory Issued

Heavy rains in Houghton County have resulted in severe erosion and flooding. Municipal water mains located under city streets may have been compromised during the erosion. The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for any person who is aware that their water service line …

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Post-Flood Private Well Drinking Water Safety Information

We have received the following information from the Western Upper Peninsula District Health Department about drinking water safety. This applies only to those with private wells, and not to those attached to municipal water systems. Western U.P. Health Department issues the following precautions for well-water users who believe their wells …

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Coast Guard urges caution on Lake Superior

SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. — Due to heavy rains and storms near the coastal Lake Superior region, the Coast Guard urges all boaters in the Keweenaw Waterway and Portage Lake region to avoid recreating on the water due to significant debris in the waterway caused by recent rain storms. Additionally, …

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Pine Mountain Music Festival Opens

June 13,2018 (Marquette, MI) -Can you imagine Pine Mountain Music Festival’s 28th season. An evening party at the Glider Museum in Iron Mountain on June 21 featuring Alma Flamenca dancer and Ralph’s Brass Band followed by a performance of the Bergonzi String Quartet. The following evening, in Marquette “A Touch …

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Unhealthy Trees Removed In Calumet

On June 12 and 13, a professional tree service company removed hazardous trees and their stumps, and trimmed other trees in the area around Keweenaw National Historical Park Headquarters. The work was the culmination of an assessment of the trees that took place in 2017. Last fall, a professional arborist …

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Dianda, Casperson & Schuette Lead Efforts To Recognize Mroz

State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) and State Senator Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba) sponsored resolutions in the House and Senate, respectively, in tribute to Michigan Tech University President Glenn Mroz, who will step down at the end of this month. In addition, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette crafted a tribute to Mroz. …

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