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Little Girl's Point, other beaches reopen


July 9, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

A group of kayakers and a stand-up paddleboarder are among those enjoying the water at Little Girl's Point Sunday afternoon. Residents could escape the heat in the lake at the Point this weekend after the Western U.P. Health Department's latest tests showed E.coli levels resulting from the mid-June flooding had dropped enough to re-open the beach Saturday.


IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Residents can once again cool off at Little Girl's Point and several other area beaches and parks, after the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department's latest round of testing showed E.coli levels had improved enough to reopen them.

A total of 26 locations the health department is monitoring are reopen, according to the health department Saturday, with another seven locations under an advisory for users to swim at their own risk.

Locally, Gogebic County Park and Gogebic State Park on Lake Gogebic are open. Little Girl's Poi...

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