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State senators: Gogebic County shortchanged by feds after storm

 


By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER — A year after a devastating storm washed out much of the Little Girl’s Point area and severely damaged other locations, Gogebic County is still about $2 million short of reimbursement costs.

As a result, Michigan’s state senators are supporting a change in rules used to determine federal reimbursements for storm damages so it doesn’t happen again.

The July 11 storm dumped about a foot of rain in four hours and wiped out large culverts and washed away road surfaces.

In a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives, the senators p...



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