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Project Rising Tide comes to end, committee to keep program progressing


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ONTONAGON — Project Rising Tide, a state funded program which was to have helped a community to rise economically will officially end Dec. 19 at 4 p.m., but Mike Burzynski, hopes it will continue in the coming months and years to raise the community of Ontonagon.

Burzynski was provided by the state to assist Ontonagon in the effort. The state funded program was initiated for rural communities that were chosen by then Gov. Rick Synder. Burzynski said even though the official program is over, he hopes the steering committee, which has helped accomplish much, wi...