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AAA: Gas prices unchanged in past week

November 17, 2014 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gasoline prices have held steady from last week for a statewide average of about $3 per gallo. more »»

Opening Day

November 15, 2014 ESCANABA — Today is the opening day of Michigan’s firearm deer hunting season — a season which has been an important part of many hunters’ lives for decades. more »»

Judge’s race spending exceeds $87K

November 15, 2014 ESCANABA — This election season, Delta County was a battle ground for votes with the hotly contested race for 94th District Court judge taking center stag. more »»

Arson suspects face plea or trial

November 15, 2014 MANISTIQUE — Two Manistique residents charged with arson are scheduled later this month to either make a plea or schedule a trial date in connection with a suspicious house fire in June, according t... more »»

House sends oil pipeline bill to Senate

November 15, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House passed legislation Friday approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting the stage for a Senate showdown that mixes energy politics with a fight... more »»

A look at health law’s 2nd round in Michigan

November 15, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — As the nation heads into the second year of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance overhaul, states are preparing for open enrollment starting today. more »»

Project Lifesaver

November 14, 2014 ESCANABA — Tracking technology is now available to search and rescue personnel to help find residents who wander due to cognitive or neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease, autism and... more »»

Esky won’t hike electric rates

November 14, 2014 ESCANABA — Electric customers in Escanaba will not have their rates hiked in the current fiscal year which ends June 30, 2015, council decided at a joint meeting with the Electrical Advisory... more »»

Attempted murder court date scheduled

November 14, 2014 MANISTIQUE — A Manistique man — accused of attempting to murder a Manistique woman this summer — is scheduled to appear for a pretrial conference in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court in two weeks. more »»

Schuette: State utilities shouldn’t raise rates

November 14, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s attorney general says he is challenging two utility companies’ requests to increase electric rates in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Michigan Senate votes to double gasoline tax

November 14, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Senate voted Thursday to more than double the state gasoline tax over four years to raise at least $1 billion to fix roads, a major step toward a possible comprehensive... more »»

Details emerge in fatal break-in

November 13, 2014 MENOMINEE — Details released on the recent fatal shooting of a suspect breaking into a Menominee County home stated the intruder broke into an attached garage then broke into the home before being... more »»

Truck driver hospitalized following train crash

November 13, 2014 STEPHENSON — A truck driver from Norway was admitted to the intensive care unit at a Wisconsin hospital following an accident involving a truck sliding into a train in Stephenson on Tuesday. more »»

Firearm deer season a boost to UP economy

November 13, 2014 ESCANABA — Though its popularity has decreased slightly over the years, the firearm deer hunting season still plays a major, positive role in the economy of the Upper Peninsula, according to Tom... more »»

Municipalities encouraged to apply for project funds

November 13, 2014 ESCANABA — Local municipalities are encouraged to request funds for economic development projects to the Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regional Commission (CUPPAD), announced an... more »»

Michigan GOP bill to prohibit gay bias under fire

November 13, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday proposed a long-awaited bill to prohibit discrimination against gays, though chances dimmed for legislative approval of the measure because of concerns that... more »»

Keystone tops first day of lame duck

November 13, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a... more »»

A salute to our veterans

November 12, 2014 ESCANABA — The Delta County Veterans Council and Gardens of Rest Cemetery hosted their annual Veterans Day Memorial Service Tuesday at 11 a.m. more »»

Wolf hunt future remains uncertain

November 12, 2014 ESCANABA — The dust from the elections held earlier this month may have settled, but the future of wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula remains undecided. more »»



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