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Phragmites Fight

April 26, 2016 MANISTIQUE — Schoolcraft County is waging a war against invasive plants. The Manistique City Council got an overview of those efforts at its meeting Monday night. more »»

City vows to keep compost site open

April 26, 2016 GLADSTONE — In response to public outcry, the Gladstone City Commission will open the city compost site this weekend and pledged to find some way to keeping the facility open. more »»

Woman gets prison for robbery incident

April 26, 2016 ESCANABA — A 22-year-old Manistique woman — originally arrested for armed robbery — was sentenced Monday to two years to up to 10 years in prison for stealing from a person in Escanaba last year. more »»

Man gets up to 30 years in prison for meth lab

April 26, 2016 ESCANABA — A Rapid River man — caught in the woods hiding components used to make methamphetamine — was sentenced Monday to three years to up to 30 years in prison for operating a meth lab. more »»

Big gaps in Flint Legionnaires’ investigation

April 26, 2016 LANSING (AP) — The head of Michigan’s health agency said Monday there was an eight-month gap between when he was made aware of an investigation into a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Flint are... more »»

Town hall meeting to address new jail proposal

April 25, 2016 ESCANABA — A community town hall event being held at Bay College’s Besse Center Theater Tuesday will give Delta County residents a chance to learn more about a millage proposal that would fund a new... more »»

Warm, dry summer may be ahead

April 25, 2016 ESCANABA — The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting temperatures in the Great Lakes region could be higher than normal from May through July, according to meteorologist Jason Alumbaugh at... more »»

All roadside parks reopening in U.P.

April 25, 2016 MARQUETTE (AP) — The Michigan Department of Transportation says all roadside parks in the Upper Peninsula are reopening for the seaso. more »»

Soo Locks getting technical upgrades

April 25, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — The Soo Locks are getting a new computer system to replace a half-century-old master control system that opens and closes the locks. more »»

200,000 Michigan kids had imprisoned parent

April 25, 2016 LANSING (AP) — A new report says more than 200,000 Michigan kids had a parent incarcerated from 2011-12. The report released today by the Annie E. more »»

Statewide average gas prices rise 6 cents

April 25, 2016 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 6 cents a gallon in the past week. more »»

Flint efforts continue

April 25, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. more »»

Tree Time

April 23, 2016 more »»

DATA seeking more millage

April 23, 2016 ESCANABA — The Delta Area Transit Authority (DATA) will approach voters in eight townships this August in hopes of increasing funding and expanding public transportation services through a millage. more »»

Superior Trade Zone making progress

April 23, 2016 ROCK — The Next Michigan Superior Trade Zone made much progress on various agenda items during the board of directors meeting held earlier this week in Rock. “It was a productive meeting. more »»

Benishek’s exit opens door for candidates

April 23, 2016 LANSING (AP) — The departure of Republican Congressman Dan Benishek from Congress at year’s end is opening the door for a potentially bruising contest to succeed him. more »»

Roses from Rotary

April 22, 2016 more »»

Jail supporters take case to council

April 22, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba City Council was updated at its regular meeting Thursday on the county-wide millage proposal going before voters on May 3 to fund a renovation and construction project for a new... more »»

Prison, jail terms in meth cases

April 22, 2016 ESCANABA — Two Escanaba residents were sentenced to prison and two others were sentenced to jail this week in connection with two separate meth labs in Escanaba investigated by police in January. more »»



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