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A long time ago, I was a child. (I started out as Cathy First from Colon, Mi.) For the past several years I’ve been an adult. A lot of things went on between those two stages of life; probably no more or no less than anyone elses. My husband and I moved to “da U .P” from southern Lower Michigan several years ago (yes we were trolls at one time). We owned and operated and operate Clementz’s Northcountry Campground and Cabins just north of Newberry, Michigan until May 2015. We have grown kids and grandkids (who all live downstate). My passion is life and all that Nature has to offer us and trying to photograph it in unique ways. Our intention in life is to see all that Nature has to offer us. We hope that you will be a part of our adventures as we cruise through our lives together. Come back often!

Sunday, May 27, 2012

LATEST DUCK LAKE FIRE UPDATE

THE DNR HAS STATED THAT THE FIRE IS CURRENTLY 47% CONTAINED, HOWEVER, OF THAT 20% IS DUE TO THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORE LINE. THE OTHER 27% CONTAINMENT IS IN THE NORTH EAST LINE OF THE FIRE.
THE RED CROSS SHELTER AND HEADQUARTERS IS IN THE PROCESS OF MOVING INTO THE AMERICAN LEGION, POST 74. SUPPLIES, FOOD, AND INFORMATION IS STILL AVAILABLE AT THE YOUTH CENTER LOCATED ON HELEN STREET.

8:38 A.M.
ACTUAL ACREAGE OF BURNED AREA HAS BEEN ADJUSTED DUE TO A MORE COMPREHENSIVE GPS READING. THE CURRENT SIZE AS OF THIS MORNING IS 20,255.  PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE IN THE NORTHEAST CORNER BETWEEN PIKE AND LITTLE LAKE.  A WIDE DOZER LINE HAS BEEN ASTABLISHED IN THE NORTHWEST SIDE OF THE FIRELINE.  STRONG AIR SUPPORT TODAY WITH THE NATIONAL GUARDS 4 HELICOPTERS AS WELL AS THE FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE HELICOPTER.

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