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Labor Day events planned

August 29, 2014 While most people take Labor Day off, some communities are hard at work to make the holiday as fun and memorable as possible. more »»

Guilty plea entered in cocaine case

August 29, 2014 ESCANABA — A 60-year-old Rapid River man admitted in court Thursday to selling cocaine, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. more »»

West Nile Virus found in Michigan horse, turkeys

August 29, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Michigan officials have confirmed the West Nile Virus has been found in a northern Michigan horse and a mid-Michigan turkey flock. more »»

Wolf hunt this year ‘very unlikely’

August 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan House approved a citizen-initiated measure Wednesday that gives the Natural Resources Commission the power to designate game species — including the gray wolf — clearing a... more »»

US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

August 29, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4. more »»

Obama cautions against using force to solve conflicts

August 29, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict. more »»

County board talks new jail

August 28, 2014 ESCANABA — The planning process for a new jail proposed to be built in the Delta County Service Center continued during a Delta County Board of Commissioners committee of the whole meeting Wednesda. more »»

Walleye tourney begins Friday

August 28, 2014 ESCANABA — This weekend, Escanaba will showcase some of the best walleye anglers in the country during the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour. “The area is great. more »»

Michigan House OKs measure allowing wolf hunting

August 28, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — The Michigan House cleared the way Wednesday for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the matter up to... more »»

Honor Flight Mission VII takes off Sept. 4

August 28, 2014 ESCANABA — Upper Peninsula Honor Flight Mission VII will be leaving on Thursday, Sept. 4, from the Delta County Airport at 7:30 a.m. The airport hangar will open at 7 a.. more »»

Baby born at Mackinaw City ferry docks

August 28, 2014 MACKINAW CITY (AP) — A baby girl has been born on ferry docks in Mackinaw City. more »»

Fatal crash victim’s name not released

August 28, 2014 GWINN — Police are not releasing to media the name of the woman who died from injuries received in a motorcycle accident in Gwinn last weeken. more »»

Americans’ pessimism has grown

August 28, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to... more »»

Wolf hunt opponents plan rally

August 27, 2014 MARQUETTE — Opponents of an initiative to allow the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to designate game species, including gray wolves, plan to rally on the steps of the state capitol today as... more »»

Michigan House OKs measure allowing wolf hunting

August 27, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. more »»

U.P. Steam & Gas Engine Show this weekend

August 27, 2014 ESCANABA — For nearly four decades, the U.P. Steam & Gas Engine Association Annual Labor Day Weekend Show has delighted visitors with antique farm equipment and a taste of life from a by-gone era. more »»

Tavern theft case in court

August 27, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman was recently arrested in connection with a break-in at a local tavern in Escanaba during Memorial Day weekend. Pamela Sue Drossart, 26, of 313 S. 19th St. more »»

UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

August 27, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international... more »»

AAA projects Labor Day travel to increase

August 27, 2014 DEARBORN — AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1. more »»



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