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Text to 9-1-1 Service Launches in Upper Peninsula

ESCANABA, Mich. — The Upper Peninsula 911 Authority (UPA 911) and Peninsula Fiber Network, LLC (PFN) announce that all emergency call centers in the Upper Peninsula now support emergency text messages from wireless devices to 9—1—1. Beginning Monday September 21, 2015 individuals anywhere in the Upper Peninsula can send a text message to 9-1-1 in an emergency.   “We are pleased that we are able to launch this service in all 15 counties in the Upper Peninsula at once,” said Tim McKee, Director of Chippewa County Central Dispatch. “Calling and speaking with a dispatcher is still the best way of… Read More »

NOAA $2 Million Grant to Cleanup Manistique River

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $2,124,028 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. This support will help MDEQ develop and implement measures to remediate poly-chlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the watershed. “Our lakes and waterways are part of who we are and our way of life,” said Senator Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force. “This investment will help clean up pollution and conserve beautiful natural resources… Read More »