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Chilly waters make for a misty view of Lake Superior

The scene:Vapor shimmers over the harbor in Grand Marais, Minn., on New Year's Eve, when temperatures dipped to 22 degrees below zero. Among the mist and clouds, the lighthouse rises from the breakwater built to protect the harbor.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-06-22 07:30:00

Houghton County finishes damage cost assessment

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) -Houghton County finishes gathering damage assessments Thursday, June 21. They were done by the road commission, municipalities and assessment team volunteers.

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2018-06-21 15:11:00

2 Wisconsin deaths attributed to storms

This Sunday, June 17, 2018, photo provided by the Minnesota Department of transportation shows Minnesota Highway 23 damaged by flash flooding at the south fork Nemadji River crossing near Wrenshall, Minn. The... more

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AP News - The Latest: Michigan flooding leads to disaster declaration

The heavy rains over the weekend swelled waterways in the area, washing away large chunks of concrete and asphalt, littering roads with debris. Some residents used boats to get around.

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Sunday Lake, other area beaches closed due to E.coli

"Please be aware that the Beach at Sunday Lake is closed until further notice," reads a short post on the city ofWakefield's Facebook page. "We received notification from the Western U.P. Health Department stating NO swimming, fishing, or kayaking at this time."

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

12-year-old Michigan boy killed in basement collapse after flash flooding

TV6 reportsthe boy, Thatcher Markham, passed away Monday night at Motts Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor.

CLICKONDETROIT.COM

Heavy weekend rains flood northern rivers, wash out roads

Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency in Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, and Iron counties on Monday after a weekend of widespread thunderstorms produced torrential rain, damaging wind, and large hail that caused the evacuation of people, downed trees and powerlines, mudslides, and fl

APG OF WISCONSIN

The Latest: Minnesota mining company will fight lawsuit

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2011, file photo, a core sample drilled from underground rock near Ely, Minn., shows a band of shiny minerals containing copper, nickel and precious metals, center, that Twin Metals Minnesota LLC, hopes to mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Min

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-06-21 14:49:00

Patritto to retire; Genisot to step in

Coming out of a closed session, the board announced it had agreed to hire Kevin Genisot as district administrator, effective June 30, 2019.

YOURDAILYGLOBE.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

One injured in motorcycle accident

The Bayfield County Sheriff's office has reported a one-vehicle motorcycle accident in Bayfield County's Town of Iron River.On Wednesday, at about 5:42 p.m., the Bayfield County Communications Center received a report of a motorcycle crash on County Highway H in the Town of Iron River.

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-06-22 06:00:17

The Latest: Michigan flooding leads to disaster declaration

The heavy rains over the weekend swelled waterways in the area, washing away large chunks of concrete and asphalt, littering roads with debris. Some residents used boats to get around.

ELKO DAILY FREE PRESS

Michigan governor declares state of emergency due to flood damage in UP

Houghton, Michigan flooding (PHOTO: Sonya Lompre)HOUGHTON, Mich. — Michigan’s governor has issued disaster declarations for two counties in the state’s Upper Peninsula that sufferedflooding damage due to heavy rains.Gov. Rick Snyder’s office says the Monday orders will allow the National Guard to de

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Village residents might not have voice in creating city, council members say

“If they say no to disincorporation, then we can continue to run things the way we’ve always run things, and if they vote to disincorporate, then we can figure out what to do in case of that eventuality.”

DAILY MINING GAZETTE - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Storms, flooding lead to 2 Wisconsin deaths, 1 in Michigan

The Sawyer County Sheriff's Department says severe thunderstorms in Wisconsin toppled a large oak tree onto a camper Sunday on Lake Chetac, killing a man inside and leaving a woman and two young children with non-life threatening injuries. The man is identified as 55-year-old James Pluff, of Redwood

JANESVILLE GAZETTE

Heavy rains cause rural Wisconsin dam failure

3:30 PM: THE RADIGAN FLOWAGE DAM ON THE TAMARACK RIVER HAS LIKELY BROKEN! FLOODING IS OCCURING!#WIWXpic.twitter.com/itiYTOvaSw— NWS Duluth (@NWSduluth)June 18, 2018

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Ashland County board approves $1 million levy ballot measure

Members of the Ashland County Board Thursday approved, on a 15-3 vote language on a referendum that would allow the county to raise the operating levy by $1 million dollars.The county is seeking the funds to cover “substantial unbudgeted increases in the costs of Health and Human Services and Law En

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-06-21 21:57:00

Pressroom Podcast: Local shoemaker Candace LaCosse

Candace LaCosse’s journey to learn how to make handcrafted shoes and leather products took her from Duluth to South Korea to Grand Marais to the East Coast, and back to Duluth again. Today she is the owner and operator of Hemlocks Leatherworks, located in the Lincoln Park Craft District.

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Knocked back, people getting to work on leap forward

“They are there for people who wish to volunteer their services, and they are there to take calls from people who need services,”he said.“If anyone needs help clearing out their home, call that number, or if they want to volunteer.”

DAILY MINING GAZETTE

Houghton boy killed in Copper Country flooding

In Wisconsin, the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department says severe thunderstorms in Wisconsin toppled a large oak tree onto a camper Sunday on Lake Chetac, killing a man inside and leaving a woman and two young children with non-life threatening injuries. The man is identified as 55-year-old James Plu

ESCANABA DAILY PRESS

ATV trails closed due to damage from floods

"There are a lot of culvert failures that may not be initially noticeable, where we've had undermining and once you put some weight on the surface the top can break through,” The DNR’s West U.P. Trail Specialist, Jeff Kakuk, said. “So we are inspecting everything, assessing and then making some dete

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