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Man gets prison for fatal crash

April 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Rock man was sentenced to spend up to 15 years in prison for drunken driving, causing the death of a Gwinn woman last summer. more »»

Woman dies in fall at Iron County rapids

April 20, 2015 CRYSTAL FALLS — Michigan State Police troopers from the Iron Mountain post said a 70-year-old woman fell from a cliff at a rapids Saturday in Iron County, sustaining injuries which resulted in her... more »»

Local group hosting Proposal 1 presentation

April 20, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County League of Women Voters (LWV) will host an informational presentation on Proposal 1 at the Bay College Joseph Heirmann University Center on Monday, April 27. more »»

Snyder, Legislature differ on fee hikes

April 20, 2015 LANSING (AP) — As part of his budget proposal, Gov. Rick Snyder asked the Legislature for new, increased or extended fees that would raise around $13.9 million in new revenue. more »»

Democrats criticize Benishek’s stance on veterans issues

April 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — Michigan Democrats continues to challenge U.S. Re. more »»

U.P. Honor Flight returns Wednesday

April 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight will be taking another 75 veterans to Washington, D.C., Wednesday. This trip will include 12 veterans of World War II and 63 Korean War veterans. more »»

Only three wolves left on Isle Royale

April 18, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — The gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park, which scientists have studied closely for more than half a century along with the moose on which they feed, are on the verge of... more »»

Council gets update on river project

April 18, 2015 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique City Council heard an update on the Manistique River Remediation Project (MRRP) during a meeting Friday. more »»

Local runners heading to Boston Marathon

April 18, 2015 ESCANABA — At least a half-dozen area runners are heading east this weekend for the 119th Annual Boston Marathon More than 32,000 runners are expected to be on hand for the 26. more »»

Michigan’s Ex- US Sen. Griffin dies

April 18, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican whose withdrawal of support hastened President Richard Nixon’s resignation during the Watergate scandal, has died at age 91. more »»

City terminates power plant agreement

April 17, 2015 ESCANABA — Action to shut down the Escanaba power plant began Thursday when council voted to terminate its agreement with its plant operato. more »»

Ex-waitress gets jail time in theft case

April 17, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman, who embezzled more than $20,000 while employed at an Escanaba business, was sentenced to four months in jail Wednesday in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Jones sentenced to prison for multiple felonies

April 17, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man — who was drunk when he stole a van and fled from police, then broke into a home — was sentenced to up to five years in prison Wednesday in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Grass fire burns nearly 20 acres in Manistique Township

April 17, 2015 MANISTIQUE TOWNSHIP — A fire in Manistique Township burned nearly 20 acres of grass Wednesday afternoon. more »»

State police searching for missing women

April 17, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Michigan State Police are searching for two women who went missing while traveling in the Upper Peninsula a week ago. more »»

Police respond to meth dump sites in Ishpeming Township

April 17, 2015 ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP — Police are investigating a series of methamphetamine dump sites found Thursday in Ishpeming Township. At approximately 2 p.m. more »»

Slaying suspect back in court

April 16, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man accused of killing his wife last summer appeared in court Wednesday for a motions hearing requesting conversations the victim had with others prior to her death to be... more »»

Sports complex project funded

April 16, 2015 WELLS — In the past, inclement weather in the U.P. has managed to delay the progress of area teams and athletes that partake in spring sports. more »»

Guardian for vet gets jail for theft

April 16, 2015 ESCANABA — A court-appointed guardian for a veteran was ordered Wednesday to pay back $100,000 she stole from the victim’s Social Security check, veterans benefits, and a pension fund. more »»



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