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      City of Negaunee audits fiscal year

      The City of Negaunee is auditing their 2013 fiscal year, and it found a $130,000 surplus.

      The audit will be finished by June 30, so this amount is not final, but officials say it's in that range. City leaders say that the extra funds are not being banked. Most of the money has already been spent by the city.

      "Reason for that is because of the freeze emergency that we had over the winter time," says City Manager Jeffrey Thornton. "We're having to dip into all our savings accounts to pay for those costs upfront, with hopes of getting some of those reimbursed back through FEMA."

      Despite the road setbacks, Thornton insists the city's economy has been growing and healthy since 2009.