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House OKs bill to subject governor, Legislature to FOIA

September 22, 2016 LANSING (AP) — The House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to subject Michigan's governor and lawmakers to public records requests, passing legislation that gained momentum in the wake of Flint's water... more »»

Snyder signs medical marijuana regulations

September 22, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law new marijuana regulations that he says clarify Michigan’s 8-year-old voter-approved initiative that legalized the drug for medical use. more »»

Honor Flight XI departs

September 21, 2016 more »»

Two sides to disc golf controversy

September 21, 2016 ESCANABA — Public discussion on the Delta Conservation District’s controversial decision to temporarily remove disc golf baskets from Pioneer Trail Park when it closes for the winter continued at a... more »»

Esky looks at energy contracts

September 21, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba is looking ahead to its future energy needs as it considers power agreements that extend beyond the city’s current energy contracts already in place. more »»

Lawmakers reach deal on third-grade reading

September 21, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan lawmakers agreed Tuesday on legislation aimed at improving third-graders’ reading that had been snagged in a fight over making students repeat the grade if they are too far... more »»

Barge from Esky delivering generators tonight

September 21, 2016 MARQUETTE — Three electric generating engines, weighing almost 400 tons each and bound for the new Marquette Energy Center, are set to arrive in Marquette tonight via barge, after a month-long... more »»

Hanging Around

September 20, 2016 more »»

Esky schools look at curriculum

September 20, 2016 ESCANABA—The Escanaba School Board discussed curriculum needs and school improvement goals during its regular meeting Monday night. more »»

Two enter pleas in pot arrests

September 20, 2016 ESCANABA — A couple from Garden arrested on cocaine and marijuana charges earlier this year each recently entered pleas to lesser charges in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Slight drop in student numbers

September 20, 2016 ESCANABA — Enrollment numbers for Bay College’s Fall 2016 semester are down slightly, and the college will be making some minor cuts to its budget as a result. more »»

Bill to ban regulation of plastic bags to advance

September 20, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Efforts to rid Michigan communities of plastic shopping bags would be banned under a bill set to advance in the Republican-led Legislatur. more »»

Bills defend right to leave bad reviews

September 20, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is defending your right to Yelp. more »»

New additions coming to sports park

September 19, 2016 GLADSTONE — The construction of a new concession stand and bathroom facility at the sports park in Gladstone is well underway, thanks to a financial donation made last spring by the John and Melissa... more »»

Flu season not easy to predict

September 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Though some details regarding the 2016-17 flu season are still unknown, Immunization and Communicable Disease Coordinator for Public Health Delta and Menominee Counties Jennie Miller said... more »»

Eleventh Honor Flight takes off Wednesday

September 19, 2016 MARQUETTE — Scott Knauf and his crew of dedicated volunteers are just a few days away from helping Upper Peninsula Honor Flight Mission XI take flight Wednesday in Escanaba. more »»

Search continues for three missing boaters

September 19, 2016 CHASSELL (AP) — Authorities are searching Lake Superior for three boaters, including a 9-year-old and his father, who didn’t return from a fishing tri. more »»

Mall stabbing could be an act of terrorism

September 19, 2016 ST. CLOUD, Minn. more »»

Numbers are in for local beach, pool attendance

September 17, 2016 ESCANABA — As the summer season draws to a close, so does a favorite summer activity — going to the beach or pool. more »»

Summit favors delisting wolves

September 17, 2016 CUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) — Politicians, farmers and hunters dominated a Great Lakes summit on wolves, expressing hope that the animals will soon come off the federal endangered species list. more »»



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