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AAA: Gasoline prices fall 19 cents in one week

December 15, 2014 .DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says statewide gas prices have dropped about 19 cents a gallon in the last week to the lowest average in more than five years. more »»

Snyder says roads his toughest task

December 15, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder didn’t hesitate when asked to name his toughest task in the last year — because it’s still unfinished. “Roads,” he said, referring to his call for a $1. more »»

Senate meeting for rare Monday session

December 15, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Senate is meeting for a rare Monday session as lawmakers enter their final week of voting this year. more »»

Charities give back for the holidays

December 13, 2014 ESCANABA — The holiday season is well underway, and so too, is the season of “giving” to local charities, as the community contributes to causes serving those less fortunate this holiday season. more »»

Lakestate Industries kicks off funding campaign

December 13, 2014 ESCANABA — Lakestate Industries in Escanaba is raising money as part of its fourth annual endowment fund campaign, which will support the continued assistance of people who face barriers to... more »»

Downstate man gets prison time for cocaine charge, plans to appeal

December 13, 2014 ESCANABA — A 62-year-old downstate man — accused of coming to the Upper Peninsula to sell cocaine earlier this year — was sentenced to 18 months to 20 years in prison Friday. more »»

Legislation seeks interim steps to stop Asian carp

December 13, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Members of Congress on Friday called for strengthening defenses on a river about 40 miles from Chicago as a temporary step toward preventing aggressive Asian carp from invading... more »»

Obama urges Senate to pass $1.1 T spending bill

December 13, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday urged the Senate to ratify a $1. more »»

Sale Pending

December 12, 2014 ESCANABA — After more than a year, the company buying Escanaba’s power plant continues to wait for a $36.5 million loan from its financier to close the deal. more »»

Ore shipping shakes off winter

December 12, 2014 ESCANABA — Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 5.9 million tons in November, an increase of 5. more »»

Bay plans remodeling project

December 12, 2014 ESCANABA — A planned remodeling project which will combine Bay College’s library and TRIO Center areas into a facility called the Academic Service Center (ASC) was discussed by the school’s board of... more »»

Esky gets $100,000 in deep freeze funds

December 12, 2014 LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder today approved more than $. more »»

Elegeert reflects on 32 years as commissioner

December 12, 2014 ESCANABA — During his first meeting as a member of the Delta County Board of Commissioners in 1981, District 1 County Commissioner Thomas Elegeert voted for Commissioner Eleanora Vader in a vote to... more »»

Road funding discussion at pivotal point

December 12, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan lawmakers who are racing to generate at least $1. more »»

Moratorium placed on wind farms

December 11, 2014 ESCANABA — Potential wind energy initiatives could be delayed for up to a year in Schoolcraft County after a moratorium on wind farm development was approved by the county’s board of commissioners. more »»

Arrests pending in kidnapping, robbery

December 11, 2014 GLADSTONE — Arrest warrants are pending in last weekend’s kidnapping and robbery incident in Menominee Township, the investigating detective said this morning. more »»

Hearing postponed in fatal B&E case

December 11, 2014 MENOMINEE — A preliminary hearing for two men — arrested after a home was broken into and a third suspect was fatally shot — was postponed Monday, according to Menominee County District Court... more »»

‘Tis the season for holiday theft

December 11, 2014 ESCANABA — With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season here, shoppers are being reminded to secure their belongings including their purses, wallets and purchases at stores, in cars, and at... more »»

Bay College students push through finals, await winter break

December 11, 2014 ESCANABA — For students at Bay College, it’s almost the most wonderful time of the year — winter break, which officially begins Friday. But to get there, they have to finish their final exams first. more »»

 
 
 

 

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