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Apartment fire injures resident

March 13, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was injured when a stove caught fire inside his residence at Forum Apartments on Thursday evening, according to Escanaba Public Safety which continues to investigate the... more »»

Trial separated, delayed in death of infant

March 13, 2015 EL PASO, Texas — The joint trial of an El Paso couple, which fled to Escanaba in 2013 and was later arrested in connection with the death of their baby in El Paso, has been cancelled and separate... more »»

Winter chills US economy

March 13, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second year, harsh winter weather has kept Americans away from shopping centers, slowed home sales and weighed on U.S. economic growth. more »»

Music Makers

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Pitch made to buy power plant

March 12, 2015 ESCANABA — The latest buyer interested in purchasing Escanaba’s power plant views the investment as a great opportunity for success, said a company representative at the Escanaba City Council’s join... more »»

Frozen pipe danger not over yet

March 12, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba residents whose frozen water lines have been thawed are being told to continue to let their faucets run despite the significantly warmer temperatures being experienced this week. more »»

Plea entered in fatal cycle crash case

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Rock man arrested for operating a motorcycle while intoxicated, causing the death of a passenger last year, pleaded no contest in Marquette County Circuit Court on Tuesday, canceling... more »»

U.P.’s top speller heads to Washington

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — After a long afternoon of semifinals, four spellers advanced to the Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Finals Wednesday and a sixth grader from Calumet took first place. more »»

Legislation would open federal land to hunters, anglers

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Martin Heinrich was hunting for Barbary sheep across the terrain in his native New Mexico when he was stopped in his track. more »»

A Purr-fect Place

March 11, 2015 ESCANABA — Since moving into a new building earlier this year, things have been going extremely well for the Delta Animal Shelter, Manager Susan Gartland said. more »»

Gladstone trail efforts advance

March 11, 2015 GLADSTONE — Hikers, bikers, anglers, and others looking for a way to get between the city of Gladstone and other areas in Delta County may be in luck if a new non-motorized trail slated to be built... more »»

Competency exam ordered in Norway shooting case

March 11, 2015 NORWAY — A Norway man — arrested on four felonies after allegedly shooting at police serving an arrest warrant for rape one month ago — will undergo an examination to determine if he is competent to... more »»

Court date set in fatal break-in

March 11, 2015 MENOMINEE — The court cases of two Wisconsin men — arrested in a Menominee County break-in when a third suspect was fatally shot last year — are scheduled for a preliminary hearing next mont. more »»

Corrections officer part of murder-for-hire probe

March 11, 2015 SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan corrections officer is facing life in prison following accusations he attempted to hire a hit ma. more »»

Mainland wolves travel to Isle Royale park

March 11, 2015 RAVERSE CITY (AP) — Two gray wolves recently traversed the frozen Lake Superior surface from Canada to Isle Royale National Park, scientists said Tuesday, but the animals stayed only five days —... more »»

NC brewery in dispute with Bell’s Brewery

March 11, 2015 SYLVA, N.C. (AP) — A small brewery in western North Carolina is in a legal dispute with a much bigger operation in Michigan. more »»

DNR staff recommends approval of U.P. limestone mine proposal

March 10, 2015 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is recommending approval of plans to develop a limestone mine in the Upper Peninsula. The DNR announced Tuesday that officials with Graymont Inc. more »»

Gladstone postpones city budget

March 10, 2015 GLADSTONE — After much discussion and public input, the Gladstone City Commission voted Monday to postpone adopting a budget for the city until later this month. more »»

Icebreaking to start in local waters

March 10, 2015 ESCANABA — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Mackinaw and Mobile Bay began icebreaking operations ranging from Sturgeon Bay, Wis., to Escanaba this morning. more »»

 
 
 

 

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