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DEQ proposes ­approving permit for U.P. mine

September 3, 2016 MENOMINEE (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says it has proposed approving a permit for a company that plans to develop a gold, zinc and copper mine in Menominee County. more »»

Morning paper Monday

September 3, 2016 ESCANABA — The Daily Press will publish a morning paper Monday, Labor Day. Daily Press offices, however, will be closed Monday so that employees may enjoy the holiday with family and friends. more »»

Area ready to celebrate Labor Day

September 2, 2016 With Labor Day just around the corner, many local communities are hosting celebrations over the long weekend. ESCANABA The U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association’s Antique Village, located at the U. more »»

Company to expand, add jobs

September 2, 2016 ESCANABA — Northern Machining & Repair Inc. of Escanaba is expanding its business as planned earlier this year when the company purchased the city’s power plant property. more »»

County board looks at trimming budget

September 2, 2016 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners and local law enforcement discussed potential cuts to the county’s budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year during a Committee of the Whole meeting... more »»

Straight-party voting ban remains blocked

September 2, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan residents still will be allowed to use the state’s long-standing option of voting for an entire slate of one party’s candidates with a single mark in the November election,... more »»

Public urged to fight ’dark stores’

September 1, 2016 ESCANABA — The public is being encouraged to voice their opposition to the “dark store” tax loophole, which lowers property assessments for “big box” retailers and is reducing funding for local... more »»

More tax appeals filed

September 1, 2016 ESCANABA — Despite the Michigan Court of Appeals recently ruling in favor of Escanaba’s appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal decision that lowered the property assessment of the local Menards, the... more »»

Early start an option for schools

September 1, 2016 ESCANABA— Some Michigan schools are waiving the decade-old state law of starting school after Labor Day and beginning a week earlie. more »»

Suicide prevention event in 8th year

September 1, 2016 ESCANABA — Efforts to raise awareness of suicide prevention will continue with the eighth annual End the Silence Walk/Run on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Ludington Park in Escanaba. more »»

DNR survey: No invasive carp found in Great Lakes

September 1, 2016 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced that so far in 2016, no bighead and silver carp environmental DNA (eDNA) has been found in Michigan waters. more »»

Drug court up and running

August 31, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta County’s newly-established drug court is off to a good start with one individual participating and others waiting in line to be accepted into the program, which addresses drug and... more »»

Results stand after vote recount for Garden

August 31, 2016 ESCANABA — No significant changes were made to vote totals in a recount for Garden Township’s township trustee race in Delta County’s Aug. 2 primary election. more »»

Officials plan tour of jail

August 31, 2016 ESCANABA — A group of township officials, local union representatives, and other residents of Delta County will have a chance to see the current condition of the Delta County Correctional Facility... more »»

Bodies of firefighters return to U.P.

August 31, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The bodies of two U.P. firefighters killed in a crash on a Minnesota interstate are being returned to the Upper Peninsul. more »»

Escanaba schools establish team, hire personnel

August 31, 2016 ESCANABA— The Escanaba School Board unanimously approved the establishment of a junior varsity hockey team and hired four staff members at a special meeting Tuesday evening. more »»

Ranks of State Police troopers beginning to rise

August 30, 2016 LANSING — Christopher Belt, a Houghton Lake Post trooper on temporary assignment as a Michigan State Police Academy instructor, remembers when the state had 1,400 to 1,500 troopers and sergeants in... more »»

DDA agrees to fund city projects

August 30, 2016 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Downtown Development Authority agreed to pay for $88,000 worth of current city infrastructure projects during a special meeting between the authority and the city commissio... more »»

Baraga man charged in fatal crash

August 30, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A U.. more »»



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