Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Ontonagon, Gogebic counties assess flood damage


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After melting snow and a recent blizzard created multiple floods throughout the region, emergency declarations issued by the state have grown in the past week from three to eight counties in the western U.P.

That’s the word from Heidi DeRosso, Gogebic County 911/emergency coordinator, who is working with a state emergency coordinator and other regional officials.

The counties include Gogebic, Ontonagon, Houghton, Baraga, Alger, Dickinson, Iron and Marquette.

Lt. Jeffery Yonker, first district coordinator for the Emergency Management and Homeland Security...