Welcome to the Dead River Storage Basin Dead River Campers, Inc. was created in the mid-1990s to negotiate in the purchase of land around the Dead River Hoist Basin. The Dead River Basin is located in the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. It spans across Negaunee, Ishpeming, and Champion Townships of Marquette County. There are 397 shareholders that belong to Dead River Campers. The goal of our website is to provide our shareholders with a quick and convenient access to a variety of resources and information.


 The 10th Anniversary of the Dead River Flood is upon us,  check out this link for interesting information:









Election of Directors:

Director Votes

Joe Ervin 71

Richard Helgren 49

Dennis Sippola 76

David Grigg Jr. 100

Thomas Polkinghorne 40

Darryll Sundberg 89

Abstained                7


Congratulations to Darryll Sundberg and Dave Grigg for being elected to the DRCI Board of Directors.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank Dennis Sippola for his past four years of service as a member of the DRCI Board of Directors.

Shareholder Resolutions:

Dave Jarvi Resolution                                 For: 88 Against:121 Abstained: 7

Thomas Polkinghorne Resolution            `For:  74    Against: 129 Abstained:  13


Board Resolutions:

Resolution #1 For:  168 Against: 43 Abstained: 5

Resolution #2       For:  177 Against: 31 Abstained: 8


Total Ballots Counted: 216