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Michigan Air National Guard planes land on M-28

ALGER COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) – Training exercises were underway along M-28 in Alger County on Wednesday. The Michigan Air National Guard is conducting training exercises along a nine-thousand-foot section of M-28 between Wetmore and Shingleton. “Basically what we’re doing here is trying to do everything we can do to...
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Upper Peninsula highway used as landing strip for military training

ALGER COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- An airplane landing on a highway is usually because of an emergency, a last ditch effort by a pilot to safely touch down. But Wednesday in Michigan's Upper Peninsula it was planned out. The highway was the intended landing strip for no just one plane, but one plane after another.
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Farm fresh berries ready to pick in Gladstone

GLADSTONE, Mich. (WLUC) - Farm fresh strawberries are now ready to pick at a delta county farm on Thursday. After one short tractor ride, you can get to large fields of fresh strawberries at The Gladstone Berry Farm. The farm had to temporarily close Wednesday, but the manager of the farm, Parker Grzybowski said that it was for a good reason.
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33rd annual Folkfest returns to Manistique in July

MANISTIQUE, Mich. (WJMN) – Folkfest, a longstanding community favorite musical event, is planned to return to Manistique this July. The celebration will take place on Friday, July 8 and Saturday, July 9 along Cedar Street in downtown Manistique. The event will feature bands from across the UP specializing in...
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Portion of M-28 closed to public for National Guard exercise

ALGER COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - Highway M-28 will be closed two miles west of Shingleton for the National Guard’s Northern Agility 22-1 exercise Wednesday. For safety, the public is strongly encouraged to avoid the training area from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Twelve aircraft will touch down on a closed, 9,000-foot section of four-lane highway.
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Balloon fundraiser to honor veterans in Gladstone Fourth of July parade

GLADSTONE, Mich. (WLUC) - A new Escanaba business is hosting a fundraiser for the Fourth of July. To the Moon Stuffed Balloons was started in April. For the Fourth of July, the business is selling balloons in honor of all veterans. Balloons will be a part of the Gladstone Fourth of July parade. They’re $5 and include a handwritten note.
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M-28 in Alger County to be used as landing strip Tuesday

ALGER COUNTY, MI— The Michigan Air National Guard will use a section of M-28 between Wetmore and Shingleton Tuesday for military exercises. Twelve planes will touch down and conduct other operations on the 9,000 stretch as part of the guard’s “Northern Agility 22-1” exercises. The event will focus on Agile Combat Employment—an application to Air Force operations that enables crews to deliver air power anytime, anywhere to complicate an adversary’s decision making.
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