May 6, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 106

Sunday Lake's water levels recede

WAKEFIELD — Water levels of Sunday Lake fell 2 feet by Saturday, then another 2 to 3 inches by Sunday, said Scott Gronert of Kleiman Pump and Well Drilling of Iron Mountain.

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The company has been monitoring water levels around the clock after pumping water out of the lake for two days, said Gronert. M-28 was closed during the pumping. The highway was open over the weekend.

“If the water starts to come up again, we will call the city and the Michigan Department of Transportation to get the road closed again,” said Gronert.

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