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U.P. State Fair bolsters local economy

August 23, 2016 ESCANABA — The 2016 U.P. State Fair ended Sunday evening — and, with it, an extremely successful week for many businesses in the Escanaba area. more »»

U.P. State Fair ends with a bang

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — Rain didn’t dampen the U.P. State Fair in Escanaba, according to organizers as the week-long event concluded with a bang Sunday night with a fireworks display at the fairgrounds. more »»

DATA to expand service in 2017

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — Earlier this month, voters in four Delta County townships voted in favor of funding the Delta Area Transit Authority (DATA). more »»

Hatchet assault case defendant back in court

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — A second person who was arrested in connection with a man being assaulted with a hatchet in Escanaba last spring, was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit cour. more »»

Some hogs injured after fair vandalism

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — About 18 hogs at the Upper Peninsula State Fair were maliciously let out of their pens early Sunday morning, causing injury to some of the animals, according to the swine superintendent. more »»

Bark River man pleads to lesser drug charge

August 22, 2016 BARK RIVER TOWNSHIP — A Bark River resident, initially arrested last spring on a seven-year marijuana charge, pleaded guilty last week to a lesser two-year drug felony. more »»

Midway attractions draw crowds

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA—The Upper Peninsula State Fair midway has a lot to offer fairgoers attending this year’s fai. more »»

Special boards help build chapel

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA— Efforts to raise funds for a nondenominational chapel on the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association’s Antique Village continue during the U.P. more »»

Woman gets prison for meth lab

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA — A 25-year-old Gladstone woman was sentenced to prison Friday on one count of operating a methamphetamine lab stemming from her arrest last spring. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 20, 2016 TODAY 7:30 to 9 a.m. - Judging - open horse show - halter and English 8 to 11 a.m. - Car show - activities tent 9 a.m. - Gates open 10:30 a.m. - Buildings and exhibits open 11 a.m. more »»

Memorial honoring workforce to be unveiled

August 20, 2016 STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A monument honoring workers in suburban Detroit and across the state is set to be unveiled in Sterling Heights after breaking ground one year ago. more »»

Car carrier tips Friday

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA — Two cars were heavily damaged Friday morning when the car carrier trailer they were being transported in tipped onto its side near the intersection of U.S. 2 and 41 and Willow Creek Road. more »»

Cleanup continues after July storms in U.P.

August 20, 2016 HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Cleanup is continuing in Michigan's Upper Peninsula following damaging storms that hit last month. more »»

Governor makes visit to U.P. fair

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder spoke to hundreds of guests at a luncheon held in his honor at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Thursday afternoon. more »»

Snyder: Power production top issue

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Gov. Rick Snyder was in Escanaba Thursday to participate in Governor’s Day activities at the Upper Peninsula State Fair. more »»

Knife business booming in Delta

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — The production of hunting knives is gaining ground in Delta County where businesses have been developing steadily and more are expected to set up shop in the near future. more »»

Veteran of the Year honored

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Veterans and government officials came to the U.P. State Fair Thursday to honor 2016 U.P. Veteran of the Year Thomas DeCarlo in a ceremony held outside the grandstan. more »»

‘Cheese Lady’ back at fair

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Since 2013, Sarah “The Cheese Lady” Kaufmann has created cheese sculptures at the U.P. State Fair. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 19, 2016 TODAY 11 a.m. - Skerbeck Carnival opens 12 p.m. - Bingo tent opens, sand sculpting workshop, judging - open horse show, speed events 1:30 p.m. - Kids Bucks game show 2 p.. more »»

 
 
 

 

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