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Halloween big business for retailers

October 31, 2014 ESCANABA — From an economic standpoint, Halloween is big business in the United States. Americans spent $6.9 billion on the holiday in 2013 alone, according to the National Retail Federation. more »»

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October 31, 2014 MARQUETTE — The search for a missing Marquette man continues as more details unfold. Todd Michael Treadeau was last heard from Oct. 15 and was reported missing on Oct. 26. more »»

Sites dropped from Great Lakes contamination list

October 31, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Two waterways in Michigan have been removed from a list of highly contaminated sites around the Great Lakes, progress in the effort to restore toxic hot spots left over from the... more »»

Bell’s Brewery rolls out the barrels

October 30, 2014 ESCANABA — Bell’s Upper Hand Brewery is rolling out the barrels today as local bars serve on tap the first batch of beer produced at the new Escanaba brewery. more »»

AmeriCaring

October 30, 2014 ESCANABA — In just the first few months of the school year, students at Escanaba’s Lemmer Elementary and Upper Elementary schools have been able to take advantage of an added resource available this... more »»

Blood donors sought to meet growing demand

October 30, 2014 ESCANABA — While most of the blood that people think about in October is the fake kind used for special effects, the need for genuine blood in the Upper Peninsula is very real and demand is expected... more »»

Downstate man pleads guilty in cocaine case

October 30, 2014 ESCANABA — A 62-year-old downstate man — charged with possessing cocaine in Rapid River last spring — entered a plea in Delta County Circuit Court on Wednesday after being denied a motion to suppres... more »»

Third-quarter economic growth expected

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — It's taken years, but the U.S. economy may finally be reaching a sustainable cruising speed. more »»

Independents could determine control of Senate

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After millions of Americans vote next week, it's possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate. One is Sen. more »»

A run for their lives

October 29, 2014 FLAT ROCK — Beauchamp’s Grove in Flat Rock was crawling with creepy creatures Saturday evening during the first Zombie 5K Run. more »»

City plans deep freeze projects

October 29, 2014 GLADSTONE — Despite receiving more financial assistance than neighboring communities, Gladstone may be feeling the effects of last year’s harsh winter into the summer of 2015. more »»

Generation deal could solve U.P. energy woes

October 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Presque Isle Power Plant and a host of concerns surrounding its operation and eventual demise took center stage Tuesday at the Upper Peninsula Energy Summit in Marquette — where it... more »»

School offers alternative to Halloween

October 29, 2014 ESCANABA — Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba will be offering the public an alternative Halloween celebration on Saturday when the school hosts its annual “All Saints’ Festiva. more »»

Son charged in father's shooting death

October 29, 2014 ST. IGNACE — A Mackinac County man was officially charged Tuesday in the fatal shooting of his 75-year-old father this past weekend. Richard Allan McKenzie Jr. more »»

Michigan OKs equipment funding

October 29, 2014 LANSING (AP) — A state board set aside $50 million on Tuesday to help community colleges buy equipment to train future welders, technicians and others, a move aimed at closing what Gov. more »»

No damage in early morning leaf pile fire

October 29, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba Public Safety firefighters were dispatched to the report of a fire early this morning and found a pile of leaves on fire between two homes. Firefighters responded to the 4:45 a.. more »»

Some things to know about US growth

October 29, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the U.S. more »»

Get out and PLAY

October 28, 2014 more »»

Ore shipping surge continues

October 28, 2014 ESCANABA — Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes topped 7 million tons for the third straight month in Septembe. more »»

Jail time in pizza business theft case

October 28, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman, who embezzled funds from a local pizza business, was ordered to spend three months in Delta County Jail during her sentencing in circuit court on Monday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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