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Gogebic County to oversee dredging of Oman's Creek


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GOGEBIC COUNTY will seek bids for dredging Oman’s Creek at Little Girl’s Point on Lake Superior this summer.

LITTLE GIRL’S POINT — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has agreed to provide $20,000 for Gogebic County to continue dredging operations at Oman’s Creek this year, resolving a few years of negotiations.

As a result, the Gogebic County Forestry and Parks Commission is seeking bids on dredging the boat access site at Little Girl’s Point.

The site is owned by the state of Michigan and has historically been operated by the MDNR. The creek mouth often closes with strong north winds.

The forestry and parks commission has agreed to assist the MDNR, on a trial basis, by operating...

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