Recent Updates

Thin Ice Near Sturgeon River

UPPCO is warning residents near the Sturgeon River that all winter recreational activities on the ice near hydroelectric facilities are to be avoided due to thin ice. This is because of continually changing water flows beneath the ice that forms. This is part of normal hydro dam operations. UPPCO also …

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Propane Issues Continue for U.P.

More problems on the way for people in the Upper Peninsula who use propane. The Michigan Public Service Commission says a facility in Wisconsin that supplies fuel to the U.P. will shut down for maintenance this week. That as inventories are already 43 percent below last year. The PSC says …

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Fiat Close to Acquiring 100% Ownership of Chrysler

The expected closure of the deal giving Italian automaker Fiat 100-percent ownership of Chrysler may be delayed due to yesterday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. When the plan was announced on January 1st, officials said they expected to purchase the shares of the UAW Trust by January 20th. However, banks …

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