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Senate passes wolf hunt initiative

August 14, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Senate on Wednesday voted to keep intact the state’s power to allow wolf hunts, approving a bill designed to keep voters from stopping future hunts in... more »»

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Fair Schedule

August 14, 2014 Today 8 a.m. — Gates open 9 a.m. — Beef Cattle, Open Show; Dairy Cattle, Junior Show; Sheep Breeding, Junior; followed by Open Class 10 a.m. — Draft Horse and Mule Show Sect. more »»

Midway entertainment offers family-friendly fun

August 14, 2014 ESCANABA — There’s something new around every corner at the Upper Peninsula State Fair, and even without venturing into the grandstand fairgoers can find world class entertainment. more »»

Marketplace plans move forward

August 14, 2014 ESCANABA — Plans for a new marketplace in downtown Escanaba continue to evolve as the Downtown Development Authority works toward funding the $700,000 project, the DDA board was informed Wednesday. more »»

Appeals court OKs permits for U.P.’s Eagle Mine

August 14, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a decision by state regulators to allow construction of a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula backwoods, the latest... more »»

Fun at the Fair

August 13, 2014 Warmer weather Tuesday evening meant an influx of visitors to the U.P. State Fair. more »»

Downstate youth take fair steer titles

August 13, 2014 ESCANABA — The titles of grand champion steer and reserve champion steer were given to two Lower Michigan youth during the beef cattle junior show at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Tuesday morning. more »»

Appeal: Sex offender must move

August 13, 2014 ESCANABA — A 73-year-old registered sex offender has moved from his Gladstone home following a recent Michigan Court of Appeals’ review of his sentencing in 2012. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 13, 2014 Today 10 a.m. — Exhibit buildings open throughout the fairgrounds, Miracle of Life Exhibit opens in the Miracle of Life Building, Growing UP Forester Exhibit opens in Miracle of Life Building, U.P. more »»

Schauer talks jobs, education and tax relief

August 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Having just wrapped up a five-day campaign trip to six Upper Peninsula counties, Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said the region is important to him and he won’t forget tha... more »»

Fair Opener

August 12, 2014 Today 10 a.m. — Exhibit buildings open throughout the Fairgrounds, Growing UP Foresters Exhibit opens in the Miracle of Life Building, Miracle of Life Exhibit opens at the Miracle of Life Building, U. more »»

Will chickens roost in Gladstone?

August 12, 2014 GLADSTONE — Residents had their voices heard on the issue of chickens being kept within the Gladstone city limits during Monday night’s city commission meeting but no final decisions were made on th... more »»

Commission ponders future of millages

August 12, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission discussed the future of millages in the city and the use of an unbudgeted 1. more »»

Attempted murder hearing postponed

August 12, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The preliminary examination for a Manistique man — accused of attempting to murder a Manistique woman last month — was postponed from Monday to Sept. more »»

Bay College unveils its new logo at U.P. State Fair

August 12, 2014 ESCANABA — Bay College has begun to replace its long-standing “torch” logo with its first new logo in more than 15 years, Bay President Laura Coleman said Monday during a press conference at the U.. more »»

Marina Fest

August 11, 2014 The Escanaba Municipal Marina was abuzz Saturday as Marina Fest returned after a one-year hiatus. more »»

Lawmakers look to pass wolf hunt bill

August 11, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan lawmakers on Wednesday are expected to pass a law to keep intact the state’s power to allow wolf hunts, overriding two referendums on the November ballot backed by groups tha... more »»

Fair Schedule

August 11, 2014 Today 5 p.m. — Gates open, Skerbeck Bro. more »»

Armageddon on Wheels

August 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The word “Armageddon” readily congers up thoughts of doom and destruction. Well why not? The upcoming Armageddon on Wheels that’s ready to descend upon the U.P. more »»



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