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  1. 14 religious roadside attractions in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | MLive.com

    ... a look at roadside attractions centered around religion, from unique chapels to Catholic statues. Details : Frederic Baraga, known as a local pioneer, was the first bishop of the Diocese of Marquette. A shrine in his honor stands six stories tall ...

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  2. U.P. energy future has firm foundation with approval of new plants...Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corp. (UMERC) is expected to build two natural-gas fueled facilities: one plant in Baraga Township and another in Negaunee Township, with construction beginning in the spring of 2018. Total cost to build both ...

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  3. Michigan regulators approved 2 gas-fueled UP power plantsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    State regulators have approved a utility's plan to build two natural gas-fueled power plants in the Upper Peninsula. The Michigan Public Service Commission on Wednesday endorsed Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corp.'s plan to build the plants in Negaunee and Baraga Townships at a cost of $277 million.

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  4. UMERC wins Michigan Public Service Commission approval to build 2 natural gas-fueled power plantsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... expected to provide a total of 183 MW of power from the two facilities, one in Negaunee Township and a smaller one in Baraga Township, to serve the Tilden Mining Co. and non-mine customers. Both electric generation facilities are expected to be in ...

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  5. Ottawa proposal opens more roadways to ORV recreationRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | Daily Globe

    ... period was held. Five open houses seeking comments were held across the Ottawa between Aug. 16 and Aug. 25, in Baraga, Iron River, Ewen , Ironwood and Watersmeet . The Ottawa also used a Collaborative Mapping Tool during the scoping comment period ...

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  6. Salish Kootenai College students tour MSU labs to explore graduate educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | KFBB

    ... Ron Tilson, a sophomore in environmental science, on exchange to SKC from Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, Michigan. "I have never seen labs like this - and so close to the Park. I am definitely reaching out to Dr. Boyd when it is ...

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  7. Deer heads to be collected during Ironwood's bow huntRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Daily Globe

    ... He said last year only a few deer heads were collected in Gogebic County . John DePue, a DNR wildlife biologist from Baraga, attended Monday's city commission meeting and agreed with Erickson's assessment, saying "other towns have followed ...

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  8. Look up 2016 adoption and euthanasia data for Michigan animal sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... alphabetically by name of the shelter.) There were seven counties where no reports were filed. The counties: Alpena, Baraga, Keweenauw, Leelanau, Luce, Oscoda and Presque Isle. Baraga, Keweenaw and Luce are in the Upper Peninsula, and Alpena, ...

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  9. Falcons return to International BridgeAnother pair of the endangered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | SooToday

    ... wildlife technician) Brad Johnson asked if we would be interested in building a pair of peregrine falcon boxes," said Baraga Area Schools industrial arts teacher John Filpus. The idea turned into a multi-class project. "There were a few classes that ...

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  10. Peregrine falcons return to Michigan bridgesRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    ... wildlife technician) Brad Johnson asked if we would be interested in building a pair of peregrine falcon boxes," said Baraga Area Schools industrial arts teacher John Filpus. "There were a few classes that participated in the design and construction ...

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  11. Jean A. HaanpaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Daily Globe

    She was born May 30, 1959, in Ironwood , daughter of the late Roger and Joan Chagnon. Jean grew up in Baraga, and graduated from Baraga High School, Class of 1983.

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  12. M-28 resurfacing in Baraga, Ontonagon counties starts June 19Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $1.6 million to mill and resurface 7.5 miles of M-28 in Baraga and Ontonagon counties. The segments are from Calderwood Road to the Houghton County line and from Leo South Road to east of Old M-28.

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  13. Survey results show more moose on the loose in western Upper PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Michigan wildlife biologists say the moose population in the western Upper Peninsula may be doing better than it appeared two years ago. The Department of Natural Resources says its most recent aerial survey and statistical models estimate there are 378 moose in the "core" area of Marquette, Baraga and Iron counties.

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  14. Survey shows rebound in western U.P. moose populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    ... into the western U.P. in the 1980s. Their range there covers about 1,400 square miles in parts of Marquette, Baraga, and Iron Counties. "I think the fact there is an increased number, or a rebounding of the moose population here over the last couple ...

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  15. Survey results encouraging for western Upper Peninsula mooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Michigan wildlife biologists say the moose population in the western Upper Peninsula may be doing better than it appeared two years ago. The Department of Natural Resources says its most recent aerial survey and statistical models estimate there are 378 moose in the "core" area of Marquette, Baraga and Iron counties.

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  16. They're your forests! Share ideas on state forest planning for...Read the original story

    May 18, 2017 | State of Michigan

    Whether you're interested in healthy forests, quality wildlife habitat or a strong forest products industry, here's an opportunity to get involved in state forest planning. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources currently is making plans for the forest in Baraga, Houghton and Ontonagon counties in 2019.

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  17. Freeze Warning Monday Night/Early TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    ... 27 set in 1976. Here's some low temps. in N. Lower MI this AM. The coolest spot in Michigan (and the U.S.) was 12 at Baraga Plains in the U.P. That was 20 deg. below freezing! Other lows in the U.P.: 15 Kenton, 17 Paulding, 18 Stambaugh and Amasa ...

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  18. Massive clean-up effort being planned at PorkiesRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | Daily Globe

    ... are hundreds, if not thousands, of trees downed in the park," said Eric Cadeau, a DNR regional field planner from the Baraga office. "Additional assessment is needed to confirm the extent of the impact." In some places, as many as 100 trees per mile ...

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  19. Judge bans man from returning to his hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | MLive.com

    Eugene Rantanen always found trouble back home in Baraga, drinking, using drugs and hanging with "bad influences" in the Upper Peninsula village. Rantanen, apparently having second thoughts, didn't want a complete ban.

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  20. About 1 of 7 Michiganders age 16 to 24 are not working or in school, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... lives," the study says. In Michigan, the five counties with the highest percentages were all in northern Michigan: Baraga (34 percent), Montmorency, (31 percent), Manistee (30 percent), Oscoda (27 percent) and Schoolcraft (27 percent). Baraga and ...

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