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Dredging re-opens Oman's Creek


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DREDGING HAS re-opened the mouth of Oman's Creek Friday, above, after sediment over the last two weeks closed off the creek from Lake Superior as seen below on Wednesday.

LITTLE GIRL'S POINT - Dredging once again took place this week at Little Girl's Point as workers attempt to keep Oman's Creek open and unblocked by sediment.

The Department of Natural Resources has contracted with Gogebic County to perform the dredging operations, according to Jeff Gaertner, DNR park manager for the Porcupine Mountains State Park and Lake Gogebic area. The actual work is done by Angelo Luppino Construction.

The funds to pay for the dredging are a regular part of the DNR's waterways funding, according to Gaertner.

Gaertner said the dredging has been regularly scheduled to ta...

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