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Waterfront Art Festival Saturday

July 31, 2015 ESCANABA — Residents looking for a fun way to enjoy music and art by the shore of Lake Michigan won’t have to go far this weekend as the Waterfront Art Festival returns to Escanaba. more »»

Case against trooper still pending

July 31, 2015 ST. IGNACE — Court authorization of a drunken driving charge against a state trooper is pending as officials continue to wait on test results of the arrestee’s blood alcohol concentratio. more »»

Preparations for fair in full swing

July 31, 2015 ESCANABA — With just a few weeks before the Upper Peninsula State Fair begins, organizers are busy preparing to make this year’s fair bigger and better than ever before. more »»

Two arrested on heroin, crack cocaine charges

July 31, 2015 KINGSFORD — Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) conducted an investigation involving the sale of heroin and crack cocaine in Dickinson County. more »»

DNR fire crews battle 100-acre U.P. wildfire

July 31, 2015 REPUBLIC — Michigan Department of Natural Resources firefighters and crews from township volunteer fire departments continue to battle a roughly 100-acre wildfire near Republic, which was first... more »»

Man, 49, dies while swimming in Lake Superior

July 30, 2015 HANCOCK (AP) — Authorities say a 49-year-old man has died while swimming in Lake Superior near the shore of McLain State Park. more »»

Cabela’s walleye tourney starts Friday

July 30, 2015 GLADSTONE — The top fishermen on the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit will return to compete in the waters of Little Bay de Noc Friday and Saturday. more »»

Man pleads no contest in sexual assault case

July 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Sentencing has been set for an Escanaba man who recently pleaded no contest to sexually assaulting a minor and accosting the minor for immoral purpose. more »»

Public Health program aims to help smokers kick the habit

July 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Delta County has a slightly higher percentage of smokers than the state average, according to Katie Botsford, health educator at Public Health, Delta and Menominee Counties. more »»

Economists: National economy showing signs of improvement

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a terrible winter, the economy is improving, with a solid rebound in the spring expected to be followed by stronger growth in the second half of the year. more »»

Webster waders

July 29, 2015 more »»

Back-to-school and health fair Sunday

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Kids and families will have a unique opportunity to learn healthy habits while having fun this weekend when the Daily Press Children’s Back-to-School and Health Fair returns to the U.P. more »»

Guilty plea in Esky drug bust

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — A suspect in this spring’s one-day sweep of 14 arrests for illegal sales of Suboxone in Delta County opted to make a plea Monday in Delta County Circuit Court, canceling a two-day trial... more »»

Trial set for two in MSHDA fraud case

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Two Gladstone residents — accused of defrauding the state of Michigan for more than $20,000 in renter assistance — will be prosecuted during a joint trial in Delta County Circuit Court... more »»

Summer events have positive impact on local economy

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Events taking place in Delta County this summer have had a positive economic impact on the area, according to Delta County Chamber of Commerce (DCCOC) Executive Director Vickie Micheau. more »»

Driver misidentified in Escanaba fatal crash

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — The name of the driver of the SUV involved in a fatal motorcycle accident in Escanaba on July 24 was Amy Beth Deiter, not Mary as stated in the Daily Press. more »»

Shelter program celebrated

July 28, 2015 ESCANABA — Residents of assisted living community North Woods Place and members of the public came together for a block party celebrating North Woods Place and the Delta Animal Shelter Friday. more »»

Gladstone drops tax proposal

July 28, 2015 GLADSTONE — This November, Gladstone residents will have an opportunity to vote on a proposal that could increase their tax bill. more »»

Probe of fatal crash continues

July 28, 2015 ESCANABA — Police continue to investigate a fatal accident in Escanaba that claimed the life of a 55-year-old Escanaba man last week. Glen Nicholas White, of 4203 U.S. more »»



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