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State Senate candidates talk taxes

October 16, 2014 ESCANABA — Taxpayer concerns — including taxes, education and road funding — were addressed by local candidates running for the state Senate during Wednesday’s candidate forum at Escanaba City Hall. more »»

School board candidates debate issues

October 16, 2014 ESCANABA — Five candidates vying for three open seats on the Escanaba Board of Education fielded questions from the community during a candidate forum Wednesday night. more »»

State House hopefuls square off

October 16, 2014 ESCANABA — Increased public education funding and a need for more skilled training programs were re-occurring topics at Escanaba City Hall where candidates for the House of Representatives 108th... more »»

Johnson, Maniaci look at wind farm issue

October 16, 2014 ESCANABA — The two candidates for the open District 2 Delta County Board of Commissioners seat, Democrat Maria Maniaci and Republican Patrick Johnson, were in Escanaba Wednesday night discussing... more »»

Manistique says ‘no’ to medical pot

October 16, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting the operation of medical marijuana provisioning centers within city limits during its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Accidental drowning under investigation

October 16, 2014 BIG BAY — Investigation continues into an accidental drowning which occurred in Marquette County’s Powell Township Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release from the Marquette County... more »»

Tent causes power outage

October 15, 2014 ESCANABA — High winds caused a widespread power outage in Escanaba Tuesday evening when a large outdoor tent uprooted and wrapped itself around a downtown power pole. Shortly after 6 p.m. more »»

Fall Feast

October 15, 2014 The Escanaba Schools Indian Education Title VII Parent Committee hosted its annual Fall Feast at the Escanaba Upper Elementary School Tuesday evening, despite a power outage that lasted throughout... more »»

MAC lists benefits to county

October 15, 2014 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners heard an update on recent undertakings by the Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) during a statutory meeting Tuesday. more »»

Guilty verdict in meth lab trial

October 15, 2014 ESCANABA — In less than a half hour, a jury reached a verdict declaring a Ford River Township man guilty Tuesday of maintaining a methamphetamine lab at his home earlier this year. more »»

Candidate forum tonight

October 15, 2014 ESCANABA — A candidate forum for four local general election races will be held tonight from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Escanaba City Council Chambers located at 410 Ludington St. more »»

Snyder signs laws to go after drugged drivers

October 15, 2014 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder signed laws Tuesday to target drivers under the influence of drugs after two young men were killed in a head-on collision by a repeat drugged driver. more »»

Health officials urge to ‘think Ebola’

October 15, 2014 DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating patients, while medical records showed that an infecte... more »»

Schauer, Snyder vie for women’s vote

October 15, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan candidates for statewide office tried to woo women voters Tuesday with a top Democrat accusing Gov. more »»

Long-term jobless projects get $170M

October 15, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is announcing $170 million in grants divided among 23 work projects across the country that aim to reduce the number of long-term unemployed Americans. more »»

Fun at Fall Fest

October 14, 2014 GLADSTONE — It was time for family fun and food during Gladstone’s first Fall Fest on Saturday afternoon at the central gathering place on Delta Avenue. more »»

City: No chickens in city limits

October 14, 2014 GLADSTONE — After four months of debate, the Gladstone City Commission voted Monday not to allow chickens within the city limits — for now. “I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. more »»

Batchelor murder trial set for next year

October 14, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man, accused of murder in the stabbing death of his wife last month, has been scheduled to go to trial next year. Kallay Randal Batchelor, 36, of 226 N. 18th S. more »»

Board explains zoning request denial for ice racing track

October 14, 2014 ESCANABA — At its regular meeting Monday, Escanaba Township outlined reasons why a taxpayer’s zoning request was denied last December in connection with an ice racing track built without township... more »»



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