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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 »»

Superintendent finalists picked in Manistique

March 10, 2015 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Board of Education has selected four final candidates for the position of district superintendent. All candidates will be interviewed this Saturday. more »»

Grants boost technical education programs

March 10, 2015 ESCANABA — Two grants recently given to Bay College will be used to improve the school’s technical education programs, President Laura Coleman sai. more »»

Rural hospitals get billions in extra Medicare funds

March 10, 2015 By Matt Sedensky Associated Press A law that allows rural hospitals to bill Medicare for rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to... more »»

Survey: Gun ownership declining

March 10, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it’s ever been, according to a major American trend survey that finds the decline in gun... more »»

Flu season winding down locally

March 9, 2015 ESCANABA — While it may be little consolation to those sick at home with the flu, experts believe the number of cases in this year’s flu season may be on the decline. more »»

Man pleads guilty to multiple felonies

March 9, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man told the court he stole a van, drove drunk, fled from police, and entered a home without permission during his plea hearing in Delta County Circuit Court on Frida. more »»

Ex-waitress ordered to pay $20,701 in theft case

March 9, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling funds from Hereford and Hops Steakhouse and Brew Pub in Escanaba where she was a waitress. Courtney Suzann Kang, 24, of 303 N. 11th St. more »»

Esky hockey program had long road to regional title

March 9, 2015 GAYLORD — As the Escanaba Eskymos celebrated the hockey program’s first regional title in school history, following an 8-0 victory over Essexville-Garber, there were reminders of just how far the... more »»

Wood stove battle heats up

March 9, 2015 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. more »»

Gas prices fall 11 cents statewide to $2.30

March 9, 2015 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan reports statewide gas prices have decreased by about 11 cents a gallon within the past week. more »»

Library Babies

March 7, 2015 The spring session of Library Babies started Friday at the Escanaba Public Library during a class with the theme of color. more »»

Bark River-Harris School expanding

March 7, 2015 HARRIS — A proposed expansion could add four new classrooms to Bark River-Harris’ school building as soon as January of next year, District Superintendent Jason Lockwood said. more »»

Hearing closed in arson case

March 7, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A Manistique teen — arrested in connection with a house fire in Manistique last summer — was sentenced in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court during a closed hearing Thursday. more »»

Woman admits to stealing from dementia patient

March 7, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman admitted in court Thursday to embezzling funds from a friend suffering from dementia while serving as guardian for the vulnerable adult for four years. more »»



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