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Crazy Olympics

January 31, 2015 ESCANABA — This week was National Catholic Schools Week and students at Holy Name Catholic School celebrated with daily activities and dress-up days. more »»

U.P. jobless rate rises in December

January 31, 2015 ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula jobless rate increased seasonally in December by 0.4 percentage points to 6.5 percent, with mixed numbers reported locally. Delta County’s jobless rate rose to 6. more »»

Robotics event set for return to Escanaba

January 31, 2015 ESCANABA — Though still two months away, Escanaba High School is in the midst of preparing for its second year as host of a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics... more »»

Corrections program will revert to state-run model

January 31, 2015 ESCANABA — Following a decision of the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) to bring its corrections academies back to a state-run model, community colleges in the state will not be running the... more »»

Police: IRS phone scams hit local area

January 31, 2015 GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police Gladstone Post is warning area residents of IRS phone scams received in the local area. more »»

Iowa man killed in U.P. snowmobile crash

January 31, 2015 McMILLAN TOWNSHIP — A snowmobile accident has claimed the life of an Iowa man in Ontonagon County’s McMillian Townshi. more »»

Daily Press readers win Bingo Mania cash

January 31, 2015 ESCANABA — Daily Press readers won cash playing Bingo Mania in December. Judy Brunette of Escanaba was the single bingo winner and took home $50. more »»

Living History

January 30, 2015 ESCANABA — History came alive at the Escanaba Upper Elementary Thursday, as small groups of students and grandparents teamed up for Oral History Day. more »»

Iowa man killed in U.P. snowmobile crash

January 30, 2015 McMILLAN TOWNSHIP — A snowmobile accident has claimed the life of an Iowa man in Ontonagon County’s McMillian Townshi. more »»

Accident damages viaduct

January 30, 2015 ESCANABA — A train viaduct near The Grain ‘N’ Grape was damaged Thursday after it was struck by equipment being hauled on a semi-trailer. The accident occurred about at 12:14 p.m. more »»

Groups propose wolf compromise

January 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — While state and federal lawmakers work to combat relisting of gray wolves to the federal endangered species list in Michigan, several groups opposed to wolf hunting have offered a... more »»

Fundraiser for Cancer Alliance Wednesday

January 30, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Cancer Alliance’s annual mail campaign is just around the corner, giving residents an opportunity to help those who are touched by cancer through financial and other... more »»

Law would make assault on referees a felony charge

January 30, 2015 LANSING (AP) — A state senator is sponsoring legislation to make it a felony to assault a referee or other official at a sporting event in Michigan. more »»

State lottery cracking down on retailers

January 30, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Lottery Bureau is cracking down on retailers who cash in by buying winning tickets from desperate players at a discount. more »»

Plane crash kills former local pastor

January 29, 2015 OWEN, Wis. — Wisconsin authorities say two friends were flying a recently purchased airplane to Alaska when it crashed, killing the pilot’s father — a former Delta County resident. more »»

Residents testify on impact of wolves

January 29, 2015 MANISTIQUE — The Upper Peninsula and Lansing were a little closer Wednesday afternoon as U.P. more »»

A wonderful winter

January 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Local officials expect the 2014-15 winter tourism season to be a strong one. more »»

Fatal B&E case back in court this spring

January 29, 2015 MENOMINEE — The court cases of two Wisconsin men — arrested in a Menominee County break-in when a third suspect was fatally shot — will continue at the district court level this spring. more »»

Census data shows 1 in 5 children on food stamps

January 29, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation’s economy tumbled in 2008. more »»

Frozen ‘Freighter’

January 28, 2015 Jenny Lancour | Daily Press An ice chunk, pictured above, appears to be a freighter frozen in the ice in Lake Michigan in this photograph taken near the Manistique Lighthouse on Thursday afternoon. more »»

 
 
 

 

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