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Mackinac Bridge re-opened to traffic.

February 24, 2015 The Mackinac Bridge has been re-opened to traffic. It was closed earlier today due to near zero visibility because of blowing snow. more »»

Esky fights frozen water line battle

February 24, 2015 ESCANABA — With the recent bitter temperatures, the city of Escanaba is trying its best to prevent a repeat of last winter’s water and sewer line freeze-ups by being as proactive as possible while... more »»

Changes in store in Gladstone budget

February 24, 2015 GLADSTONE — A few things could change for Gladstone residents if the city’s proposed budget introduced Monday night is approved next month. more »»

Verso Corp. names new Esky mill manager

February 24, 2015 ESCANABA — Verso Corporation has named Matt Archambeau manager of its Escanaba mill. more »»

Manistique reviews city budget

February 24, 2015 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique City Council reviewed and approved several budgets and amendments presented by City Manager Sheila Aldrich at its regular meeting Monda. more »»

Michigan PACs break record, raise $68 million

February 24, 2015 LANSING (AP) — A new report says the top 150 political action committees in Michigan raised $68.1 million in the 2014 election cycle, shattering a previous record by 31 percen. more »»

Cold temperatures close area schools

February 23, 2015 Extreme cold temperatures have close some area schools today (Monday, Feb. 23). more »»

A Warm Feeling

February 23, 2015 ESCANABA — Helping people heat their homes and making others aware of the need for funds is why a mother and daughter team continue to participate in the annual “Walk for Warmth,” a local fundraiser... more »»

Tournament returns to Escanaba

February 23, 2015 ESCANABA — The 2015 Special Olympics Michigan District Basketball Tournament will begin Friday, Feb. 27, and continue through Saturday at Escanaba High School, according to organizers of the event. more »»

Do schools need more snow days?

February 23, 2015 LANSING (AP) — This winter’s icy grip has some in the Michigan Legislature arguing once again that the state should allow schools more than six days for closures before they must make up the time. more »»

Snyder backs freshwater research center at LSSU

February 23, 2015 SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. more »»

‘Birdman’ takes flight at Oscars

February 23, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long take of “Birdman” has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood’s top honor in... more »»

Most support Obama investment tax hike

February 23, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The rich aren’t taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they’re too high as wel. more »»

Little Swimmers

February 21, 2015 Cold weather may have caused schools to close on Thursday, but it didn’t stop YMCA Delta Program Center swim lessons from taking place. more »»

Business booming at Esky brewery

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Kegs and bottles of beer are flowing out of Bell’s Upper Hand Brewery in Escanaba as the company tries to keep up with the demand for orders in the Upper Peninsul. more »»

Report looks at well-being of children in the U.P.

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Educators, community health professionals, and childcare advocates met via video conference Friday to discuss the results of the latest Kids Count report and look at what the data says... more »»

Next Honor Flight is April 22

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight has scheduled its next mission. It will fly 80 veterans to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 22. more »»

Most of Great Lakes frozen over

February 21, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain. more »»

Extreme cold closes schools for a second day

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Area schools have been closed due to extremely cold temperatures. Closures for today (Friday, Fe. more »»



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