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Carne reflects on time serving Esky School Board

December 19, 2014 ESCANABA — Many improvements have been made at Escanaba Area Public Schools over the years — the introduction of new teaching methods, new technology, and school building updates, to name a few — bu... more »»

Great Lakes wolves ordered returned to endangered list

December 19, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned an Obama administration decision to remove the gray wolf population in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list. more »»

City may host energy summit

December 19, 2014 ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba is considering hosting a regional energy summit in the new year to encourage federal, state and local officials to discuss power issues including shared reimbursement... more »»

Man faces charges for embezzling

December 19, 2014 ESCANABA — A 25-year-old Escanaba man has been charged with embezzling nearly $5,000 in forged checks while cleaning at a local funeral home, according to police and court records. more »»

Green Bay man pleads guilty to drug charges in Delta County

December 19, 2014 ESCANABA — A Green Bay man, charged with six drug counts, pleaded guilty to three felonies and a misdemeanor in Delta County Circuit Court on Thursday. Dominic James Snyder, 37, was arrested on Oct. more »»

College offers weekend corrections officer training program

December 19, 2014 ESCANABA — Registration is still open for a weekend version of Bay College’s successful Corrections Officer Training Academy, with classes scheduled to begin on Jan. 9 at M-TEC. more »»

Voters to decide on tax hike to fix roads

December 19, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan voters will be asked to pass a sales tax increase as part of a $1. more »»

A helpful hand

December 18, 2014 ESCANABA — The Escanaba St. more »»

Michigan to vote on 7 percent sales tax for roads

December 18, 2014 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters would be asked to approve a 1 percentage point hike in the 6 percent state sales tax as part of an estimated $1. more »»

US, Cuba patch torn relations

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money... more »»

Salo gets prison time for felonious assault

December 18, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was sentenced to prison Wednesday for threatening a male victim with a knife, then resisting arrest when officers responded to a domestic violence incident in Escanaba las... more »»

Daily Press contest winners announced

December 18, 2014 ESCANABA — Ten lucky children were selected this morning to receive some sweet prizes in this year’s Golden Ticket Contest sponsored by the Daily Press, Eagle 107. more »»

Bay College approves project contracts

December 18, 2014 ESCANABA — A pair of contracts for upcoming college improvement projects were approved by the Bay College Board of Trustees during its last regular meeting of the year Wednesday. more »»

Drug bust leads to arrest of 17 in Baraga County

December 18, 2014 BARAGA COUNTY — Seventeen suspects were arrested Wednesday for selling and distributing narcotics in Baraga County. more »»

Michigan road funds deal in doubt

December 18, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders failed Wednesday to negotiate a potential tax increase to improve Michigan’s deteriorating roads, as chances of a $1. more »»

A Rotary Christmas

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — Tuesday afternoon was time again for the Escanaba Rotary Club’s annual Christmas Luncheon with students at the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District Learning Center in Escanaba. more »»

Obama: US ending outdated approach to Cuba

December 17, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared the end of America's "outdated approach" to Cuba Wednesday, announcing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as economic and travel... more »»

Elegeert recognized for board service

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — During his final meeting as a member of the Delta County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Commissioner Tom Elegeert was awarded a Michigan state seal and a proclamation from the Michigan... more »»

Board bids farewell to Anderson

December 17, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School Board said goodbye to one of its members Monday and completed the annual evaluation of District Superintendent Jay Kulbertis. more »»

Peltin guilty of stealing money

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman pleaded no contest to embezzling from an out-of-state physical therapy company during a hearing Tuesday in Delta County Circuit Cour. more »»

Esky woman faces embezzlement charge

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman has been bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court on one count of attempted embezzlement $1,000 to $20,000 for allegedly converting funds for her own... more »»



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December 5, 2014 Sometimes we take for granted what is probably the most precious resource the Upper Peninsula has to offer — the people who live here. more »

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