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School Fashion Show

June 2, 2015 ESCANABA— A World Languages Fashion Show took place Friday in the auditorium at Escanaba Area High School. more »»

Two get jail in UPSET drug cases

June 2, 2015 ESCANABA — The first sentencings of 14 people arrested this spring in connection with illegal sales of Buprenorphine — including undercover operations — took place in Delta County Circuit Court on... more »»

Changes made to wind turbine ordinance

June 2, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Planning Commission voted to recommend minor changes to the section of the county’s ordinance on wind turbines to the Delta County Board of Commissioners during its... more »»

Bay starts early college program

June 2, 2015 ESCANABA — A new early college program will allow some Gladstone and Rapid River students to graduate from high school and Bay College simultaneously, according to Bay College President Laura Coleman. more »»

DNR surveys moose numbers

June 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — A recent Michigan Department of Natural Resources survey reported about 325 moose in the western Upper Peninsula, and this time of year the big, bulky animals are doing a lot of eating. more »»

More seniors face housing debt

June 2, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Al and Saundra Karp have found an unconventional way to raise money and help save their Miami-area home from foreclosure: They’re lining up gigs for their family jazz band. more »»

Michigan health insurers propose higher premiums

June 2, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network, which sell medical insurance to more than half of Michigan residents who buy their own coverage under the federal health care law, are... more »»

Bark in the Park

June 1, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter's Bark in the Park fundraiser took place Saturday at Ludington Park in Escanaba. more »»

Crews respond to apartment fire in Esky

June 1, 2015 ESCANABA — Residents in an Escanaba apartment building were evacuated from the structure early Sunday morning due to fire and smoke from a burning clothes dryer, according to Escanaba Public Safety. more »»

Man faces assault charge for alleged strangulation

June 1, 2015 ESCANABA — A 28-year-old Rapid River man remains lodged in Delta County Jail in lieu of a $500,000 cash bond for allegedly assaulting an Escanaba female by strangulation this spring. more »»

Esky approves utilities, trash pickup rate increases

June 1, 2015 ESCANABA — Rate increases for utility services and trash pickup in Escanaba were approved by city council during a special meeting at city hall this morning, as required by the city ordinance. more »»

DNR aims to rear more steelhead at Thompson State Fish Hatchery

June 1, 2015 MANISTIQUE — The Department of Natural Resources has announced up to an additional 150,000 steelhead will be reared at Thompson State Fish Hatchery in Manistique in the coming year, to be stocked in... more »»

Fun Ride, Fun Run

May 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Members of the community gathered along Ludington Street Friday for the 30th annual Krusin’ Klassics Fun Run parade. more »»

Trial set in noise ordinance dispute

May 30, 2015 ESCANABA — A Nov. 3 court date has been set for a trial concerning Garden Township noise ordinances. The trial date was set during a hearing in Delta County Circuit Court earlier this week. more »»

Meth lab components found in Escanaba

May 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) detectives responded to a pair of suspected meth labs in Escanaba Thursday and Friday. At 9:30 a.. more »»

Gladstone man faces assault charge for strangulation

May 30, 2015 ESCANABA — A Gladstone man charged with assault by strangulation, connected to a domestic violence incident involving a female victim in Escanaba earlier this year, is scheduled to go to trial on th... more »»

Daily Press Bingo Mania winners named

May 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Winners have been selected for the month of April in the Daily Press Bingo Mania contest. Susan Bricker of Gladstone was the single bingo winner. She won $5. more »»

Keeping track of local history

May 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Whether it’s cataloguing photos or driving the streets in search of a piece of the past, Karen Lindquist is dedicated to preserving history for the future. more »»

Nominees sought for Volunteer of Month

May 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Nominations are currently being accepted for the Daily Press Volunteer of the Month. Each month, a Volunteer of the Month is selected and profiled in the Daily Press. more »»



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