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Thursday Apr 3 | Detroit Free Press

Storm could bring foot of snow to Upper Peninsula

A Houghton County Road Commission plow truck driver pushes snow off the shoulder of Liminga Road on Monday, February 4, 2008.

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Related Topix: Weather, Mount Pleasant, MI, Ludington, MI

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Ground heave and spring thaw cause bumpy roads

Civil engineering associate professor at Michigan Technological University, Ralph Hodek, said the unusually frigid temperatures have created a problem below the surface: a deepened frost line.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WOODTV.com

Lots of Snow U.P. North

Check out the snow they have at the Houghton County Airport . We've melted a lot of our snow , but up north they are still close to maximum snow for the winter.

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Related Topix: Houghton, MI, Painesdale, MI, Houghton Lake, MI, Maple City, MI, Leelanau County, MI

Mon Mar 24, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Coldest So Late: March 24, 1965

The upper-air map for March 24, 1965 featured a huge ridge into Alaska with an equally large, cold trough the east into the Great Lakes.

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Related Topix: Weather, Negaunee, MI, Amasa, MI, Champion, MI, Ishpeming, MI

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Police seek walkaway inmate

The Houghton County Sheriff's Department is looking for assistance in locating an inmate that walked away from the Houghton County Work Crew Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Minimum Security, Prison

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Daily Globe

Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets

In this Feb. 22 photo, a man clears a sidewalk as city crews use heavy equipment to clear roads in downtown Houghton.

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Related Topix: Houghton, MI, Weather

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