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A hero’s welcome

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Veteran finally goes on Honor Flight

September 17, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. more »»

Drug arrests made in Esky, Ishpeming

September 17, 2015 ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) has made multiple arrests for drug activity this week, including the delivery of heroin in Escanaba and Ishpeming. more »»

U.P.-wide text to 9-1-1 service launches

September 17, 2015 ESCANABA — All emergency 911 call centers in the Upper Peninsula will now support emergency text messages from wireless devices to 9-1-1. Beginning Monday, Sept. more »»

Lunch in the Forest event Saturday

September 17, 2015 ROCK — Landowners and the general public will be able to learn about the forest during Lunch in the Forest, an event scheduled in Rock on Saturday, Sept. 19. more »»

Michigan State Police hosts annual open house

September 17, 2015 GLADSTONE — Michigan State Police in Gladstone welcomed busloads of visitors during the post’s annual open house on Wednesday, offering the public positive interaction with cops. more »»

Man faces drug charges

September 17, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court on a charge dating back to an alleged drug crime from more than a year ago. more »»

Chili Challenge feeds crowd, helps United Way

September 16, 2015 ESCANABA — Hungry people and proud chefs filled the Ruth Butler Building Tuesday for the 21st Annual United Way Soup’r Chili Challenge at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. more »»

Benishek won’t seek re-election

September 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Dan Benishek said Tuesday that he will not seek re-election next year, a surprising announcement that could mean a competitive race for his Northern Michigan seat. more »»

Verso gets ‘dark store’ tax break

September 16, 2015 ESCANABA — Due to a recent tax appeal settlement between Verso Corporation’s Escanaba paper mill and the state of Michigan, Delta County’s government will lose an estimated $173,341 in income. more »»

Jail terms in fatal home break-in

September 16, 2015 MENOMINEE — Two Wisconsin men — charged in connection with a home break-in last year when a third suspect was fatally shot in Menominee County — were each sentenced Monday to one year in jai. more »»

Delta County taking over corrections programs

September 16, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of taking over a pair of local corrections programs for at least a year during its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Relax and Read

September 15, 2015 GLADSTONE — A Scholastic Book Fair opened Monday at the Gladstone School and Public Library, with a special family event Monday night. he book fair continues today through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p. more »»

Benishek not seeking re-election in 2016

September 15, 2015 ESCANABA — Congressman Dan Benishek announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election in 2016. more »»

Besse donation put into action

September 15, 2015 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission took steps Monday to apply the $1 million donation from the John and Melissa Besse Foundation that will finance the purchase of a new fire truck, fire safet... more »»

Sentencing scheduled in arson case

September 15, 2015 MANISTIQUE — Sentencing has been scheduled for a later date for a Manistique woman previously charged in connection with the intentional burning of her home last year, according to Schoolcraft Count... more »»

House of Ludington on council agenda

September 15, 2015 ESCANABA — The first reading of requests to authorize a payment in lieu of taxes and a municipal services agreement for the redevelopment of the House of Ludington into senior apartments will take... more »»

Forest products leader Earl St. John dies

September 15, 2015 SPALDING — A leader in the U.P. forest products industry has died. Earl R. St. John, of Spalding, founder of St. John Forest Products, died Monday. He was 79. St. John operated St. more »»

Honor Flight IX departs Escanaba Wednesday

September 15, 2015 ESCANABA — U.P. veterans will be traveling to Washington D.C. for the day Wednesday when Upper Peninsula Honor Flight Mission IX takes off from the Delta County Airport in Escanaba. more »»

Marquette County

September 15, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan health officials say they have confirmed the first case of the plague by a Michigan resident. more »»



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