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Marenisco recovers from severe storm

By P.J. GLISSON

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MARENISCO - Clean-up continues in Marenisco after Monday night weather events took the town literally by storm.

Marenisco Township Supervisor Bruce Mahler said in a Wednesday morning phone call that the thunderstorm had not been classified as a tornado, but rather as "the beginnings" of one.

That's the word from the National Weather Service in Marquette, whose representatives concluded that straight-line winds had moved through the "downtown" area of the unincorporated community, while microbursts had occurred on land south of there.

The NWS defines...