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Flood Recovery Suffers Temporary Setback

With the heavy Wednesday night/Thursday morning rains, the Houghton County Road Commission reported an additional 18 roads that sustained damage. By the end of yesterday however, all of those road were made passable with the exception of Pewabic Street in Ripley and 8th Street in Hubble. The list of roads …

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Recent Flood Causes New Wave Of Beach Advisories

July 13, 2018–According to the National Weather Service, communities across the Western Upper Peninsula received between 1-5 inches of rain throughout the early morning hours of July 12th. Water samples collected from Canal/Portage Lake waterways on July 12th indicated very high levels of both E.Coli and Fecal Coliform bacteria. WUPHD is …

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