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L’Anse Natural Gas Outage Updates

L’Anse Outage Update 12/23/2016 6:30pm The work to repair the SEMCO gate station in L’Anse has been completed.  SEMCO crews continue to focus their attention on turning off individual meters.  We would like to thank our customers in L’Anse for their understanding and patience during this challenging event. For updates …

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BCMH Has Heat And Is Open Despite Gas Line Break

The Baraga County Memorial Hospital is operational after the main gas line fire that occurred at 4:00am Friday morning. The facility is running on back-up fuel oil and can sustain itself indefinitely. The hospital does have heat, although it is minimal in non-critical areas. The Emergency Department and Inpatient Unit …

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Santa To Visit Vertin Gallery On Christmas Eve

Santa Claus is coming to town, and his first stop on Christmas Eve is Calumet. Santa will visit the Vertin Gallery from 11am to 3pm on Saturday. Main Street Calumet Director Leah Polzien says roughly 400 kids have already passed along their Christmas wish to Santa, but he’s willing to …

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An Invitation To Christmas Dinner

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly will again serve free Christmas dinners for seniors who would otherwise be alone on the holiday. Dinners will be served at 2:00 on Sunday at the following locations: Hancock – Church of the Resurrection Calumet – Sacred Heart Church Houghton – St. Ignatius …

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Snyder Signs Wolf Hunting Law

Wolves in the state soon could be fair game. Governor Rick Snyder signed into law a bill Thursday to allow wolf hunting, if the federal government ever dropped federal protection of the species. The bill would empower the Natural Resources Commission to designate a hunting season on gray wolves, should they be …

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Natural Gas Line Explosion Outside Of L’Anse

UPDATE: 8:13am 12/23/16 L’Anse area natural gas customers may be without gas service for up two days. Baraga County Emergency Manager Jeff Hubbard says crews are working on restoring service as soon as possible. A warming center is being set up at the Baraga School for area residents. SEMCO will …

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Snowmobiler Injured In Ontonagon

Illinois man is injured following a snowmobile accident in Ontonagon County Wednesday. The Ontonagon Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the accident on Trail 12 near the Woodspur Rd. in Ontonagon township shortly before noon. The driver of a 2009 Arctic Cat snowmobile, Michael Faucher of Lemont, Illinois was traveling on Trail …

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Salvation Army Struggling To Fill Kettles

For the original story and video by ABC-10’s Matt Miller, click here. Including today, there are only three more bell ringing days until Christmas and the Upper Peninsula Salvation Army says they are behind on their fundraising goals. Salvation Army Auxiliary Captain Doug Winters says they are struggling to make …

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