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CN train derails in Norway Township

April 24, 2015 NORWAY TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police, Iron Mountain Post, responded to a train derailment Wednesday at approximately 8:25 p.m. more »»

Bill would cut auto insurance premiums

April 24, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The Republican-led House will consider legislation that would cut auto insurance premiums in Michigan by $100 annually for two years and no longer let health providers charge car... more »»

House OKs early warning for school finances

April 24, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan schools would be required to submit financial data to the state under legislation approved Thursday by the GOP-controlled House, though opponents say the changes... more »»

Dairy cow herd tests positive for bovine TB

April 24, 2015 LACHINE, Mich. (AP) — A medium-sized herd of dairy cows in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis, according to the state. more »»

Welcome Home

April 23, 2015 A cold night in Escanaba Wednesday didn’t deter members of the community from gathering at the Delta County Airport to welcome home the eighth mission of the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. more »»

U.P. resident arrested after standoff

April 23, 2015 CALUMET — A Copper City man was arrested early this morning after nearly a 12-hour standoff with polic. more »»

Honor Flight participant gets surprise

April 23, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. — McFarland native Joseph Kodanko is 92 and didn’t think he could be surprised by much. Until his cousin William Cook showed up at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. more »»

U.P. snowfall ‘below average’

April 23, 2015 ESCANABA — Winter has ended in the Upper Peninsula, but residents may be surprised to know that this winter’s snowfall was at or below average for the majority of the U.P. This winter, 85. more »»

Escanaba snowfall totals

April 23, 2015 Annual snow totals for Escanaba as recorded by the Escanaba Water Plant. Years run from the first snow fall to the end of March unless otherwise noted. 89-90 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51. more »»

Adoption bills clear Senate committee

April 23, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Faith-based agencies could refuse to participate in adoptions involving gay couples or prospective parents on grounds of religious beliefs under bills heard and approved in two hours... more »»

Michigan wrongly charging unemployment aid applicants

April 23, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency is violating the rights of applicants for jobless benefits by using an automated system to file unjustified fraud charges and penalties... more »»

Taking Aim

April 22, 2015 ESCANABA — The Escanaba Civic Center archery range was open Tuesday night for the weekly adult archery program. more »»

Victims found in burnt car identified

April 22, 2015 GLADSTONE — The names have been released of the three people whose bodies were found in a burnt vehicle in Schoolcraft County last week, according to Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post. more »»

Board extends contract in split vote

April 22, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners voted to extend County Administrator Nora Viau’s contract through the week of May 22 during a regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Career Closet reopens at new location

April 22, 2015 ESCANABA — The Altrusa Career Closet, which offers free professional clothing to those who need it, has reopened in its new location next to the Northern Lights YMCA, Altrusa of Escanaba (AoE) membe... more »»

World War II vet finally going on Honor Flight

April 22, 2015 ESCANABA — World War II Navy veteran Joe Kodanko learned about the U.P. more »»

Family Fun

April 21, 2015 The Delta Plaza Mall in Escanaba was busy Saturday as children and their families took part in “Once Upon A Story” Fun Fest, hosted by the Delta-Schoolcraft Great Start Collaborative. more »»

Pleas made in drug bust cases

April 21, 2015 ESCANABA — The first plea agreements were entered in court Monday in connection with a multi-agency sweep of drug arrests in Escanaba last month. more »»

Officials praise MAP test

April 21, 2015 GLADSTONE — The results are in and the Gladstone School District administration has found a testing program that not only provides useful feedback for teachers, but has already shown students’... more »»

Circuit court date scheduled in fatal burglary

April 21, 2015 MENOMINEE — Two Wisconsin men — arrested in connection with a Menominee County break-in when a third suspect was fatally shot last year — are scheduled for arraignments in circuit court next month. more »»



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