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Recall rule changes may confuse voters

April 25, 2015 GLADSTONE — The future of the Gladstone City Commission will be in the hands of voters during a recall election on May 5, but changes to the recall procedure could leave residents voting for... more »»

Manistique man pleads in knife assault

April 25, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A Manistique man charged with attempted murder and previously scheduled to go to trial on Monday, pleaded earlier this month and will be sentenced on two felonies, according to... more »»

Civil Air Patrol practices mock exercises

April 25, 2015 ESCANABA — Civil Air Patrol members are rescuing a missing person, dealing with natural disasters, and transporting vital organs as they train in mock exercises this weekend in preparation of real... more »»

Former Delta County clerk remembered

April 25, 2015 ESCANABA — “One evening prior to a county board meeting, Wally (Thorsen, former Delta County clerk) called me at home and said that his wife called to let him know there was a chimney fire at home,”... more »»

Two women reported missing found alive

April 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Two women who were reported missing while traveling in the U.P. have been located. Leslie Roy and Lee Wright have been found alive and in good condition, State Police said. more »»

Daily Press Bingo Mania winners named

April 25, 2015 ESCANABA — Daily Press readers won cash in the paper’s Bingo Mania contest. Winners have been selected for March. Roy Johnson of Escanaba was the single bingo winner. He won $50. more »»

Rotary Roses

April 24, 2015 Members of the Escanaba Rotary Club were at Bishop Noa Thursday to prepare roses for delivery to residents of area assisted living facilitie. more »»

Women reported missing found

April 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Two women who were reported missing while traveling in the U.P. have been located. Leslie Roy and Lee Wright have been found alive and in good condition, State Police sai. more »»

Crash closes road, driver arrested

April 24, 2015 FORD RIVER TOWNSHIP — A motorist who hit a power pole in Ford River Township, causing the road to be closed temporarily this morning, was arrested on narcotics charges, according to the Delta County... more »»

U.P. jobless rate remains stable

April 24, 2015 ESCANABA — The unemployment rate in the Upper Peninsula changed little in March, edging up by of 0.1 of a percentage point to 7. more »»

Project aims to protect Great Lakes

April 24, 2015 ESCANABA — The First Presbyterian Church will take part in an Upper Peninsula-wide collection of unused medications and products containing plastic microbeads from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Bay College speakers focus on autism challenges

April 24, 2015 ESCANABA — A trio of speakers took the Besse Center stage Thursday to discuss topics related to autism in the final Bay College Diversity Committee event of the Winter 2015 semester. more »»

CN train derails in Norway Township

April 24, 2015 NORWAY TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police, Iron Mountain Post, responded to a train derailment Wednesday at approximately 8:25 p.m. more »»

Bill would cut auto insurance premiums

April 24, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The Republican-led House will consider legislation that would cut auto insurance premiums in Michigan by $100 annually for two years and no longer let health providers charge car... more »»

House OKs early warning for school finances

April 24, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan schools would be required to submit financial data to the state under legislation approved Thursday by the GOP-controlled House, though opponents say the changes... more »»

Dairy cow herd tests positive for bovine TB

April 24, 2015 LACHINE, Mich. (AP) — A medium-sized herd of dairy cows in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis, according to the state. more »»

Welcome Home

April 23, 2015 A cold night in Escanaba Wednesday didn’t deter members of the community from gathering at the Delta County Airport to welcome home the eighth mission of the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. more »»

U.P. resident arrested after standoff

April 23, 2015 CALUMET — A Copper City man was arrested early this morning after nearly a 12-hour standoff with polic. more »»

Honor Flight participant gets surprise

April 23, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. — McFarland native Joseph Kodanko is 92 and didn’t think he could be surprised by much. Until his cousin William Cook showed up at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. more »»

U.P. snowfall ‘below average’

April 23, 2015 ESCANABA — Winter has ended in the Upper Peninsula, but residents may be surprised to know that this winter’s snowfall was at or below average for the majority of the U.P. This winter, 85. more »»



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