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Man jailed for alleged attack on female

September 16, 2016 ESCANABA — A 26-year-old Escanaba man charged with assaulting a female by strangulation last month was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court where he may make a plea... more »»

Two downstate test positive for West Nile

September 16, 2016 GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — Two people in western Michigan’s Kent County have tested positive for the West Nile virus. County health officials report Thursday that the cases involve unrelated adults. more »»

Ship makes history in Escanaba

September 15, 2016 ESCANABA — For the first time in over 80 years, an international ship has docked in Escanaba. more »»

Woman enters guilty plea to meth charge

September 15, 2016 ESCANABA — A Gladstone woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to a 20-year felony regarding meth ingredients police found in her vehicle this summer while she was in the process of being convicted and... more »»

Woman in court for lying to police officer

September 15, 2016 ESCANABA — A second person who was arrested in connection with a man being assaulted with a hatchet in Escanaba last spring pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to a police officer investigating the... more »»

Michigan education board approves LGBT guidance

September 15, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s education board on Wednesday approved voluntary guidelines that urge schools to create an inclusive environment for LGBT students, including by letting transgender students... more »»

Scary good time at Chili Challenge

September 14, 2016 ESCANABA — Both veteran and amateur chefs emerged victorious at the United Way of Delta County’s 22nd annual Soup’r Chili Challenge. The event was held Tuesday evening at the U.P. more »»

Century Ride returns Sunday

September 14, 2016 GLADSTONE — Though construction on the County Road 420 bridge over the Escanaba River affected last year’s Delta County Century Ride, the event will return to its normal route when it takes place... more »»

Convicted sex offender makes no contest plea

September 14, 2016 ESCANABA — A 70-year-old convicted sex offender who was arrested this spring for sexually assaulting three young girls in Delta County years ago entered pleas in court this week, canceling a jury... more »»

Escanaba man pleads guilty to drug charge

September 14, 2016 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man recently pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge, waiving his right to a jury trial that was previously scheduled to take place in Delta County Circuit Court in November. more »»

Civic Center Open House

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Local disc golf groups fight back

September 13, 2016 ESCANABA — Representatives of local disc golf groups Smoking Chains Disc Golf Club and Noc Bay Flyers have voiced their disagreement with recent comments made by Delta Conservation District (DCD)... more »»

Gladstone settles with former city manager

September 13, 2016 GLADSTONE — Following two executive sessions with the city attorney Monday, the Gladstone City Commission took action to allow certain staff to join a union for supervisory employees and moved to... more »»

Gladstone addresses pension funding

September 13, 2016 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission took steps Monday night to address the city’s unfunded pension liability and reduce the city’s ballooning payments to the Michigan Municipal Employees... more »»

U.S. Forest Service closing Manistique office

September 13, 2016 MANISTIQUE — The U.S. more »»

Rain dampens fair attendance

September 12, 2016 ESCANABA — Heavy rains drastically affected the two days of the Upper Peninsula State Fair that typically have the largest attendance, yet overall numbers in August were only down 13 percent from th... more »»

Local program aims to fight invasive plants

September 12, 2016 ESCANABA — The Delta Conservation District (DCD) will continue its efforts to fight the spread of the invasive plant phragmites by spraying areas infested by the plant this fall. more »»

New CEO joins Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital

September 12, 2016 MANISTIQUE — After officially joining the staff of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital (SMH) late last month, hospital CEO Robert Crumb said he is optimistic about the future of his new employer. more »»



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