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Considerations behind catastrophic Dorian

Jessica Parsons September 5, 2019

At this point in time, the devastating hurricane Dorian finally left alone the Bahamas. Unfortunately, it’s heading toward the East Coast, and it’s got another thing coming from me if it dares to touch...

Photo courtesy of Marquette City Public Works: The mouth of the Carp River, pictured above, is eroded due to the storm surge from October that also tore up asphalt in Shiras Park. The damage caused by the storm totals nearly $100,000 but repairs are being made.

Carp River mouth faces repairs after October storm

Trinity Carey November 30, 2017

Construction to correct the erosion that has taken root at the mouth of the Carp River, due to a late fall storm, began Monday, Nov. 27 and is scheduled to be completed throughout the week. The Oct. 24...

Photo by Emmalene Oysti

Editorial: It’s called Superior for a reason

North Wind Staff November 2, 2017

Half the allure of living in Marquette is the town’s proximity to the largest body of freshwater in North America. Mama Superior’s piercing blue water, vast expanse and thrashing waves make her a sight...

Photo by Lindsey Eaton: A downed tree lies in the Academic Mall at NMU, one of many that was knocked down by high wind speeds around Marquette county on Tuesday. In other areas, downed trees have resulted in power outages for local residents.

High winds cause power outages around Marquette County

Von Lanier October 24, 2017

Marquette and Alger county residents are experiencing hurricane-like winds due to a severe storm along Lake Superior that has downed trees around the county, leaving some without power for hours. “We’re...

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