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Esky man gets prison term in meth lab case

January 8, 2016 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was sentenced to prison Thursday and a Florida man made a plea in court this morning regarding a meth lab found in a local apartment last summer when police responded to... more »»

Snyder: State to help Flint in water crisis

January 8, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s governor pledged additional state assistance Thursday for the southeastern Michigan city of Flint as it deals with elevated lead levels in its drinking water, but he... more »»

Animal shelter celebrates one-year anniversary housed in new facility

January 7, 2016 ESCANABA — With the one-year anniversary of the Delta Animal Shelter’s move to its current building just days away, Shelter Manager Sue Gartland said that she, the shelter’s volunteers, and the... more »»

U.P. lawmakers set 2016 goals

January 7, 2016 ESCANABA — With the state Legislature entering a new year, State Sen. Tom Casperson and State Rep. Ed McBroom spoke recently about what they hope to accomplish. more »»

Esky DDA alters dates, times of meetings

January 7, 2016 ESCANABA — The Escanaba Downtown Development Authority (DDA) changed the time and day of its 2016 monthly meetings Wednesday in an effort to offer a better time frame for the public and businesses t... more »»

Escanaba woman faces charges for selling heroin

January 7, 2016 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman — accused of selling narcotics during undercover drug operations in Escanaba this summer — is facing two 20-year felonies. more »»

Powerball jackpot climbs to estimated $675M

January 7, 2016 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A lottery official says the estimated prize for this weekend's Powerball drawing is the largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history. more »»

Johnson says absentee voter bill is imperative

January 7, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said Wednesday that it is "imperative" that voters be able to cast an absentee ballot for any reason now that the straight-party voting option has been... more »»

Snyder signs law restricting information about ballot issues

January 7, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Restrictions on when and how municipalities and school districts can inform voters about local ballot issues will go into effect immediately after Go. more »»

New Year Baby

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Recycling efforts face challenges

January 6, 2016 ESCANABA — Changes to recycling services provided by the Delta Solid Waste Management Authority (DSWMA) may be on the horizon, but residents can recycle most items at the Deltawide Recycling Center... more »»

Split votes start year for county

January 6, 2016 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners chose a chairperson, formally adopted rules and procedures, and approved commissioners’ appointments to boards and committees during its... more »»

Plan in place to keep U.P. CWD free

January 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has not been detected in the Upper Peninsula’s deer herds. more »»

Snyder OKs end of straight-party voting option

January 6, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Gov. more »»

Gladstone Ski Hill opens for season

January 5, 2016 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Ski Hill opened Saturday, welcoming in skiers who were eager to hit the slopes after unseasonably warm temperatures delayed the season. more »»

Murder suspect appears in court

January 5, 2016 MENOMINEE — Statements made to police by accused murderer Gregory S. more »»

Jail time given on drug charge

January 5, 2016 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman was ordered Monday to spend six months in jail for delivering cocaine dating back to a 2014 incident. The sentencing was handed down in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Elected officials set goals for 2016

January 5, 2016 ESCANABA — Government officials from Delta County and Schoolcraft County took time recently to outline their goals for the new year in interviews with the Daily Press. more »»

The Old Fashioned Way

January 4, 2016 HERMANSVILLE — Forwarders and harvesters are among the common giants in the woods around any commercial logging operation, but one Upper Peninsula man — though practicing on a smaller scale — has... more »»



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