MARQUETTE, MI (AP)-- Plans are in the works for next month's annual Michigan Rail Conference.
The event takes place Aug. 17-18 at Northern Michigan University in Marquette.
The theme is "Connecting the Dots: Business, Communities and Technology."
Topics include the future of rail in Michigan, Upper Peninsula rail operations and passenger rail operations. The second day of the event includes optional visits to rail facilities, including the Lundin Mining mill and related Mineral Range Railroad operations.