Baraga (United States)

Type: City
Name: Baraga (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 46.7785
Longitude: -88.488998
population: 1,256
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

A shipwreck, an August snowstorm, a tornado outbreak and vast tracks of timber d

A shipwreck , an August snowstorm, a tornado outbreak and vast tracks of timber destroyed top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on August 8.1882 – ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Superior water levels up more than a foot

HOUGHTON - Lake Superior water levels are up 13 inches from this time last year, and currently stand about 7 inches above long-term mean levels. For most, it's a welcome turnaround from years of low water, but the high water levels have also caused some ... [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

State Parks Explorer guides offer educational fun

BARAGA - About two dozen kids, plus a few adults, trailed Explorer Guide Klaudia Ecker through Baraga State Park, studiously marking treasure maps. As part of Ecker's Pirates of Superior program, they followed clues to a treasure - a healthy snack - then ... [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Drums, dancing, family and food

BARAGA - Arlene Kashata remembers a time in her youth, in the '50s, when Native American drumming, dancing and lifestyle was repressed by mainstream American society. Now, when she teaches Native traditions to her grandchildren, or brings them to pow ... [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Jul 29 2014]

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Normally, "we lose an enormous amount of water to evaporation over the winter," he said. "Something like 10 times as much water flows out of the Great Lakes through evaporation and precipitation than flows out through the St Lawrence Seaway."
At least once, she said, "the lumber guys destroyed a ship that was coming to catch them."
"I think all of our veterans have been proud to serve our country" he said, noting that "We were the first ones here."

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A shipwreck, an August snowstorm, a tornado out... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 08 2014]
Superior water levels up more than a foot [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Aug 07 2014]
State Parks Explorer guides offer educational fun [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Aug 01 2014]
Drums, dancing, family and food [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Jul 29 2014]
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