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Help here for jobless mill workers

April 8, 2015 MANISTIQUE — Following the closure of the FutureMark Manistique mill last month ,many have been left looking for employment and questioning the direction the community will go following the loss of... more »»

Delta County schedules road projects

April 8, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Road Commission (DCRC) will begin working on road construction projects this summer, Construction Superintendent Van Marenger said. more »»

Lower summer gas prices expected

April 8, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. more »»

Can phone companies do more to block robocalls?

April 8, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Tired of those annoying, sometimes costly, robocalls favored by scammers? The Federal Communications Commission is being asked to consider whether more can be done to block the... more »»

Five things to know about robocalls

April 8, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has been asked to look into the issue of robocalls, the automated phone messages favored by political campaigns, charities and scammers. more »»

Helping cancer patients

April 7, 2015 GLADSTONE — Sporting a newly-shaved head, Nicole Harris, 27, of Gladstone was in the process of preparing a bag of snacks and assorted items to help her pass the time when she had her first... more »»

No charges in fatal shooting

April 7, 2015 MENOMINEE — A Menominee County homeowner who shot and killed a 19-year-old man during a home invasion last November will not face charges and will appear before a court in the trials of two other me... more »»

Plane crashes on Mackinac Island

April 7, 2015 MACKINAC ISLAND (AP) — No injuries are reported following the crash of a small plane on Mackinac Island. Police say the pilot was the only person aboard the plane, which was flying from S. more »»

Parts of sex offender law unconstitutional

April 7, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — Parts of Michigan’s sex offender registry law are unconstitutional, including a requirement that offenders stay at least 1,000 feet from schools, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. more »»

Michigan woman, 115, is world’s oldest person

April 7, 2015 INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A 115-year-old Detroit-area woman is listed as the world’s oldest living person following the death of a 116-year-old Arkansas woman. more »»

More join state’s robotics craze

April 7, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — An increasing number of students from Michigan’s most financially strapped urban school districts, including Detroit and Flint, are joining robotics teams because local universities... more »»

Medicare bill helps doctors and kids, but deficit foes cool

April 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans say bipartisan legislation reworking how Medicare pays doctors is a milestone toward curbing the huge, growing benefit program. more »»

The Hunt is On

April 6, 2015 The New Life Assembly of God Church in Escanaba was packed Saturday morning as a free community Easter egg hunt took place. more »»

Local jobless rate declines

April 6, 2015 ESCANABA — The jobless rate has declined both in the local area and the Upper Peninsula, according to statistics released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. more »»

Voter forum planned for Gladstone city races

April 6, 2015 GLADSTONE — A candidate forum featuring candidates for the Gladstone City Commission will be held on Wednesday, April 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gladstone City Hall, 1100 Delta Ave, Gladstone. more »»

Most of $1.2B in new funds would go to local roads

April 6, 2015 LANSING (AP) — If voters agree to raise taxes for Michigan’s deteriorating road and bridge system, 61 cents of every dollar would go to local agencies that say the money could gradually restore road... more »»

Wording of Michigan’s Proposal 1

April 6, 2015 By The Associated Press The wording of Proposal 1, which will be decided in a special Michigan election on May 5: A proposal to amend the State Constitution to increase the sales/use tax from 6... more »»

Congressional oversight needed on Iran nuclear deal

April 6, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Congress will exercise its “rightful role” to scrutinize and approve any agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program in... more »»

Health law bumps up tax refunds for some; others take hit

April 6, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds — hundreds of... more »»

Good Friday Services

April 4, 2015 Members of the community gathered to commemorate the crucifixion of Christ during Good Friday services. more »»



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