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Winter big factor for U.P. deer herd

February 16, 2015 ESCANABA — Though it is still too early to predict how this winter will affect Delta County’s 2015 deer population, there are some factors that can be taken into account, wildlife biologist for the... more »»

Conservation district to host forest meetings

February 16, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta Conservation District (DCD) will host a series of informational meetings about topics related to nature in the U.P. over the next few months, executive director Rory Mattson said. more »»

Arctic blast, road closures hit U.P.

February 16, 2015 NEWBERRY (AP) — An Arctic cold front gripped Michigan on Sunday, sending temperatures plunging to minus 27 in the Upper Peninsula and minus 22 in the northern Lower Peninsula and shattering at least... more »»

Bills would legalize medical pot centers, drug alternatives

February 16, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Confusion surrounding the legality of marijuana dispensaries and non-smokable forms of the drug are prompting lawmakers to propose changes related to Michigan’s voter-approved law tha... more »»

Democrats seek relief from health law penalties

February 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of Americans facing new tax penalties deserve... more »»

FAA outlines proposed rules for commercial drones

February 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Drone on, the government says. Just not through the night sky. Or close to an airport. Or out of the operator’s sight. more »»

Valentine’s Crush

February 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating love, and members of one Escanaba Junior High School club found a way for students to spread their love and friendship through a unique fundraiser... more »»

Efforts to control bullying rank low

February 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Michigan ranks low in its efforts to control bullying, according to the results of a recent WalletHub study, though local school administrators say their districts are working to reduce... more »»

County discusses employee bonuses

February 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Members of the Delta County Board of Commissioners discussed the possibility of giving one-time bonuses to some elected officials and non-bargaining employees in a committee of the whole... more »»

Supermarket Sweepstakes

February 13, 2015 ESCANABA — A delayed start didn’t stop Sarah Miron, of Escanaba, from taking home more than $1,100 in groceries Thursday in a shopping spree she won in the Daily Press Supermarket Sweepstakes. more »»

Would-be burglars busted in blackout

February 13, 2015 ESCANABA — A 19-year-old Escanaba male, arrested for being in possession of burglary tools and a concealed weapon during Escanaba’s power outage, is scheduled to make a plea in court later this month. more »»

Trial date set in Escanaba sexual assault case

February 13, 2015 ESCANABA — A 37-year-old man, currently an inmate at the Delta County Jail, will be tried this summer for allegedly sexually assaulting a female victim in Escanaba nearly a year ago. more »»

Police identify Norway shooting suspect

February 13, 2015 IRON MOUNTAIN — A 49-year-old man was charged Thursday with assault with intent to murder in connection with a shooting incident Wednesday when police attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a Norwa... more »»

Bills would drop wolf protections

February 13, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Gray wolves in Wyoming and three Great Lakes states would lose court-ordered protection under legislation proposed in Congress, the latest offensive in a 12-year battle over... more »»

Man pleads guilty in U.P. cigarette scheme

February 13, 2015 BARAGA (AP) — An Upper Peninsula man accused of large-scale cigarette trafficking has pleaded guilty in Detroit federal court. more »»

Troopers come under gunfire in Norway

February 12, 2015 NORWAY — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post came under gunfire Wednesday while attempting to serve a warrant at a home in Norway. A suspect was taken into custody. more »»

Reel ‘em in

February 12, 2015 ESCANABA — Valentine’s Day could be the perfect opportunity to share the love of fishing, when the state holds the first Free Fishing Weekend of the year on Feb. 14 and 15. more »»

Esky to build temporary substation

February 12, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba is moving forward with plans to build a temporary electrical substation to replace a mobile rental unit installed after an explosion at the power plant’s substation caused... more »»

Names released in fatal crash

February 12, 2015 PESHTIGO, Wis. — The names of those involved in a fatal two-vehicle crash involving a car and an ambulance from Delta County Tuesday in Peshtigo, Wis. have been released. more »»



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