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Reduce, Reuse, RECYCLE

March 6, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta Wide Recycling Center is not only encouraging people to recycle, but to recycle smart by knowing exactly what can and cannot be processed at their facilit. more »»

New buyer interested in power plant

March 6, 2015 ESCANABA — The possible sale of Escanaba’s power plant to a new buyer will be discussed at next week’s joint meeting of council and the Electric Advisory Committee (EAC), commented the city manager... more »»

Entities join Esky’s fight to reverse tax court decision

March 6, 2015 ESCANABA — Local, county and state organizations are joining Escanaba’s fight to reverse a tax court’s decision ordering local tax entities to pay back Menards three years of taxes amounting to... more »»

CBC events, activities in full swing throughout month of March

March 6, 2015 MANISTIQUE — For the 48th year in a row, CBC Month has begun in Schoolcraft County, according to Erik Mason, first chair for the 2015 CBC. more »»

Bills would guarantee dominance by 2 big Michigan utilities

March 6, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan would end 15 years of competition in the electricity market and its 10 percent renewable power requirement would be left intact — but not rise — under a rewrite of the state’... more »»

Vinyl Revival

March 5, 2015 ESCANABA — Bay College’s Learning Resources Center is getting ready to make a wide selection of vinyl records available for student listening. more »»

Esky DDA sets priority projects

March 5, 2015 ESCANABA — Improvements to business fronts and repairs to Escanaba’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) building are among the top priorities for the organization’s capital improvements during the... more »»

Shooting case sent to circuit court

March 5, 2015 IRON MOUNTAIN — A Norway man, arrested in connection with a rape incident and shooting at police in Dickinson County last month, was bound over from district court to circuit court on four felonies... more »»

Woman jailed for drug theft from patients

March 5, 2015 ESCANABA — A Bark River woman was sentenced Wednesday to time in jail in connection with the theft of medications from two home health care patients last year. more »»

Sexual assault case sent to circuit court

March 5, 2015 ESCANABA — A 55-year-old Escanaba man, arrested on a sexual assault charge, was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court, according to police and court records. more »»

Snyder signs bills changing gun law

March 5, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Wednesday giving Michigan State Police rather than counties the authority to approve concealed weapons licenses. more »»

Thick As Thieves

March 4, 2015 The Besse Theater at Bay College in Escanaba was rocking Tuesday night as Los Angeles-based band Thick As Thieves took the stag. more »»

DATA may start route to Marinette

March 4, 2015 ESCANABA — Delta County residents who make the daily commute to Marinette by car could have another option if a planned Delta Area Transit Authority (DATA) bus route to Marinette Marine comes to... more »»

Man accused of shooting father set for court hearing

March 4, 2015 ST. IGNACE — A Mackinac County man, accused of fatally shooting his father last fall, is scheduled for a hearing in Mackinac County Circuit Court later this month, according to court officials. more »»

Robotics team goes to the top

March 4, 2015 ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School Robotics team — the Robomos — has set the bar high after placing first out of 40 teams competing downstate over the weekend. more »»

County board denies request from prosecutor’s office

March 4, 2015 ESCANABA — After some debate, the Delta County Board of Commissioners voted to decline a reclassification request for the position of the prosecutor’s office intake clerk. more »»

Not all local children immunized

March 3, 2015 ESCANABA — While the national debate about child vaccination rages on, local school districts continue to balance the public health concerns of unimmunized children and the legal rights of parents... more »»

Fatal cycle crash case set for trial

March 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Rock man who was arrested last year for operating a motorcycle while intoxicated, causing the death of a passenger, appeared in Marquette County Circuit Court for a pretrial hearing on... more »»

Event to benefit YMCA

March 3, 2015 ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA will bring March and October together for one night only at their Marchtoberfest fundraising event at the Island Resort and Casino on Frida. more »»

Commission looks at wind turbine rules

March 3, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Planning Commission continued to discuss the possibility of making wind turbine-related amendments to the county’s zoning ordinance in a meeting at the Delta County... more »»



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