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Fun at the Fair

August 13, 2014 Warmer weather Tuesday evening meant an influx of visitors to the U.P. State Fair. more »»

Downstate youth take fair steer titles

August 13, 2014 ESCANABA — The titles of grand champion steer and reserve champion steer were given to two Lower Michigan youth during the beef cattle junior show at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Tuesday morning. more »»

Appeal: Sex offender must move

August 13, 2014 ESCANABA — A 73-year-old registered sex offender has moved from his Gladstone home following a recent Michigan Court of Appeals’ review of his sentencing in 2012. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 13, 2014 Today 10 a.m. — Exhibit buildings open throughout the fairgrounds, Miracle of Life Exhibit opens in the Miracle of Life Building, Growing UP Forester Exhibit opens in Miracle of Life Building, U.P. more »»

Schauer talks jobs, education and tax relief

August 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Having just wrapped up a five-day campaign trip to six Upper Peninsula counties, Michigan gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said the region is important to him and he won’t forget tha... more »»

Fair Opener

August 12, 2014 Today 10 a.m. — Exhibit buildings open throughout the Fairgrounds, Growing UP Foresters Exhibit opens in the Miracle of Life Building, Miracle of Life Exhibit opens at the Miracle of Life Building, U. more »»

Will chickens roost in Gladstone?

August 12, 2014 GLADSTONE — Residents had their voices heard on the issue of chickens being kept within the Gladstone city limits during Monday night’s city commission meeting but no final decisions were made on th... more »»

Commission ponders future of millages

August 12, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission discussed the future of millages in the city and the use of an unbudgeted 1. more »»

Attempted murder hearing postponed

August 12, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The preliminary examination for a Manistique man — accused of attempting to murder a Manistique woman last month — was postponed from Monday to Sept. more »»

Bay College unveils its new logo at U.P. State Fair

August 12, 2014 ESCANABA — Bay College has begun to replace its long-standing “torch” logo with its first new logo in more than 15 years, Bay President Laura Coleman said Monday during a press conference at the U.. more »»

Marina Fest

August 11, 2014 The Escanaba Municipal Marina was abuzz Saturday as Marina Fest returned after a one-year hiatus. more »»

Lawmakers look to pass wolf hunt bill

August 11, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan lawmakers on Wednesday are expected to pass a law to keep intact the state’s power to allow wolf hunts, overriding two referendums on the November ballot backed by groups tha... more »»

Fair Schedule

August 11, 2014 Today 5 p.m. — Gates open, Skerbeck Bro. more »»

Armageddon on Wheels

August 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The word “Armageddon” readily congers up thoughts of doom and destruction. Well why not? The upcoming Armageddon on Wheels that’s ready to descend upon the U.P. more »»

Charitable gambling rules blocked

August 11, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Operators of Las Vegas-style charitable gambling events are claiming a “significant win” after a judge barred Michigan from enforcing rules that significantly restrict the activities. more »»

Swim Carnival

August 9, 2014 more »»

U.P. State Fair starts Monday

August 9, 2014 ESCANABA — In just a few short days the sights, sounds, and smells of the Upper Peninsula State Fair will return to Escanaba. more »»

Four dogs die in Delta, Schoolcraft wolf attacks

August 9, 2014 .MUNISING (AP) — An official says four hunting dogs have died after two separate reported wolf attacks in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Corporate tax case could cost Michigan

August 9, 2014 LANSING (AP) — A recent Michigan Supreme Court ruling in favor of IBM in a corporate tax case could cost the state more than $1 billion — an amount that could have a “budget-busting” impact,... more »»

Snyder, Schauer campaign in U.P.

August 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — With the race for governor tightened considerably, Gov. Rick Snyder and challenger Mark Schauer will be campaigning in the Upper Peninsula over the next few day. more »»



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