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Land lease sought for mineral exploration

October 28, 2014 MARQUETTE (AP) — A company operating a nickel and copper mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wants to lease 40 acres of state-owned land nearby to conduct further mineral exploration. more »»

Who decides on Ebola quarantines?

October 28, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn’t forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick... more »»

Permits in for old bridge demolition

October 27, 2014 WELLS — Rory Mattson, executive director of the Delta Conservation District, met with contractors by the Escanaba River Friday to discuss the removal of the former U.S. 2 bridge next summer. more »»

Hospital takes Ebola precautions

October 27, 2014 ESCANABA — OSF St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, like many medical facilities across the nation, are preparing for the possible risk of treating patients with the Ebola virus. more »»

Snyder, Schauer report six-figure incomes in ‘13

October 27, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and his Democratic challenger reported six-figure incomes for 2013 but their payments to the Internal Revenue Service were very different. more »»

Snyder, Schauer at odds over economy, jobs

October 27, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Republican Rick Snyder is hyping jobs — “more and better jobs” — as he campaigns for another term as governor, contending that Michigan’s resurgence is well underway and will continue... more »»

Obama suits up for governor races

October 27, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is picking some temperate spots in an otherwise chilly political landscape, avoiding hostile Senate terrain during the final days of the midterm campaign in... more »»

Girl wounded in school shooting dies

October 27, 2014 MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was wounded when a student opened fire inside a Washington state high school has died, raising the death toll in the shooting to three. more »»

HOT Halloween costumes

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Halloween is quickly approaching, but there is still time for last minute shoppers to find this year’s hottest costumes. more »»

Delta County jobless rate drops

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — The jobless rate dropped slightly in Delta County, according data released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. The unemployment rate in Delta County was 6. more »»

Airport project on track

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Though it will be opening later than initially planned, Delta County Airport’s ramp project is still on track, Airport Manager Kelly Smith said. more »»

Daily Press readers win Bingo Mania cash

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Daily Press readers won cash prizes by playing Bingo Mania in September. Marie Bengry, of Escanaba, won $50 in the single bingo category. more »»

Airport offers tips for easier boarding

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — With the impending installation of Delta County Airport’s new ramp, and the increased traffic associated with the holiday season, Airport Manager Kelly Smith said that it is more importan... more »»

State ends welfare for lottery winners

October 25, 2014 LANSING (AP) — More than 7,200 people who won at least $1,000 in the Michigan Lottery last year were living in households that received public assistance, according to a state report. more »»

U.P. teams up to go high-tech with 911

October 25, 2014 ISHPEMING — Imagine calling 911 and having the operator be able to look at a map on his or her screen informing them exactly where you are, in addition to information about who you are and where you... more »»

Judge candidates square off

October 24, 2014 ESCANABA — The two candidates for the open Delta County District Court judge seat, John Economopoulos and Steve Parks, were in Escanaba Thursday to weigh in on the issues in a media-sponsored forum. more »»

Police: Lone shooter dead after high school attack

October 24, 2014 MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle. more »»

WWI explosive found in home

October 24, 2014 RAPID RIVER — The Michigan State Police bomb squad took action Wednesday after a World War I mortar round owned by a Rapid River man was found to be active. more »»

Snyder addresses UP energy issues

October 24, 2014 ESCANABA — Gov. Rick Snyder addressed the situation surrounding the Presque Isle Power Plant and other issues facing the Upper Peninsula during a phone interview with U.P. news agencies Thursda. more »»

 
 
 

 

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