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Holiday Weekend Travel Estimates

Nearly 1.1 million Michiganders are expected to travel for the Memorial Day weekend, a 1.3 percent increase over last year. According to a AAA Michigan, of those, nearly a million travelers will take a road trip, while another 60,000 people will travel by air. The remaining travelers will go by …

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Escanaba Power Plant Sale Scheduled for Next Week

The city of Escanaba may be able to close on the sale of its power plant next week. Escanaba Green Energy is buying the power plant for $4.4 million. According to the Escanaba Daily Press, EGE president Charles Detiege told the city council this week the financing process is again …

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Ice Clearing in U.P. Complete

The effort to clear the Great Lakes of ice has officially ended. The U.S. Coast Guard in Sault Ste. Marie announced that Operation Taconite has ended after 160 days of chopping ice on Lakes Superior and Michigan, the Bay of Green Bay, and the Saint Mary’s River. Officials say that …

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