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NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council appointed its newest member tonight.
Jon Becker was chosen out of five candidates.
His term runs until November. He should officially be on the board by the April meeting.
There was a vacancy after the death of councilman Michael Van Straten earlier this year. His family accepted a plaque in his honor tonight during the meeting.
Later, the council passed a resolution supporting the reopening of the Empire Mine.