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Driver jailed after high speed chase on US-2

Local News

MELLEN TOWNSHIP — A driver was arrested Monday after leading several police agencies on a high speed chase on U.S. 2 in Menominee County. At about 12:50 a.m., Delta County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to assist Menominee County Sheriff’s Department deputies, who were involved ...

Delta County Airport finishes runway work

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ESCANABA — The Delta County Airport will be reopening its crosswind runway after two months of construction today. The $2.6 million dollar project, completed ahead of schedule, included the re-pavement of the runway and associated parallel taxiway pavement, new Light Emitting Diode (LED) ...

Two victims in fatal auto accident identified

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Two people who were killed Saturday in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 in front of the BP gas station in Vulcan have been identified, said Michigan State Police at the Iron Mountain post. The victims were Carl P. McBroom, 34, of Waucedah, and Don LeBombard, 66, of ...

Large amount of meth, heroin seized during raid

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MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) conducted a joint investigation Monday that led to the execution of two search warrants in Marquette County and seizure of a large amount of drugs. The first search warrant occurred ...

Alger Delta Cooperative doubles its wind power

Community

GLADSTONE — When Alger Delta Cooperative consumers flip on a light switch or plug in a device, they now receive more than twice as much of their electricity from wind power. The additional renewable energy is generated at the new Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center located in Henry County, ...

Community Foundation helps U.P. flood area

Community

ESCANABA — The Community Foundation For Delta County has given a $2,500 grant to the Keweenaw Community Foundation to assist with the cleanup and repair of damage caused by a recent severe thunderstorm and the resulting flood devastation. According to Foundation Board Chair David Williams, ...

Book signing to feature several local authors

Community

ESCANABA — Saturday, July 21, will be the first Local Writer’s Book Signing at Canterbury Book Store. There are a growing number of local writers who now have several self-publishing vehicles available to them, and Canterbury Book Store has many of them available for sale. Canterbury ...

Sackerson Charitable Foundation gives funds

Community

ESCANABA — At a recent meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Edward J. Sackerson Charitable Foundation, the Trustees elected to award the sum of $101,093 to the following organizations: Holy Name School - $64,951.15 St Joseph/St. Patrick Church - $4,723.72 Elks Major Projects- ...

Classic car show scheduled July 25

Community

ESCANABA — North Woods Place Senior Living will be hosting a community Classic Car Show on its property located at 501 S. Lincoln Road on Wednesday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be free of charge for both the community and classic car owners. To register your car call Lisa ...

Open house for Stone Moss Project

Community

RAPID RIVER — The public and Hiawatha National Forest partners are invited to a public open house hosted by the Hiawatha National Forest on July 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. to discuss the Stone Moss Project located east and southeast of Rapid River. The project is proposed to address resource ...

Two killed in auto accident

Local News

IRON MOUNTAIN — Two people were killed Saturday in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 in front of the BP gas station in Vulcan, said state police at the Iron Mountain Post. The accident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. when an eastbound Chevrolet Impala stopped to turn left into the station and ...

Motorcyclist killed after deer runs into bike

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ST. IGNACE TOWNSHIP — A man was killed after a deer ran into the motorcycle he was riding, State Police at the St. Ignace Post said. The accident occurred Saturday at approximately 9:15 a.m. on southbound I-75 near M-134 in St. Ignace Township in Mackinac County. Troopers said a deer ran ...

The Farmhouse bed and breakfast getting attention

Local News

Editor’s note: The Daily Press features a profile of an area business each week. This week’s featured business is The Farmhouse in Gladstone. — — — By Jordan Beck jbeck@dailypress.net GLADSTONE — People who are looking to visit Delta County or who just want to get away from ...

Community Grief Group to meet

Community

ESCANABA — Important healing takes place when we experience and express grief with people who understand the process and are able to provide caring support. The Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows you the opportunity to be supported by others who ...

Cases sent to circuit court

Community

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Travis Brent Howell, 26, of 310 N. 19th St., Escanaba, was bound over on two counts of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (Schedules 1, 2, and 3, ...

Ticks, mosquitoes out in full force

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ESCANABA — In addition to being well-known summertime nuisances, mosquitoes and ticks can spread a variety of vector-borne diseases. Local forest officials shared information on this year’s tick and mosquito season in the area, along with tips on how people can effectively deal with these ...

Charges filed in Escanaba meth lab case

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ESCANABA — Three people arrested after Escanaba Public Safety officers discovered a meth lab earlier this week were arraigned in Delta County District Court Thursday. At about 8:42 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to the shoreline north of the coal docks after a report of a man and ...

Psychologist’s license suspended over sexual misconduct

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IRON RIVER — A limited licensed psychologist from Iron River has had his license suspended following allegations of sexual and professional misconduct. Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office, on behalf of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), filed an administrative ...