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Middle class status slipping for many

April 3, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A sense of belonging to the middle class occupies a cherished place in America. more »»

Delta County declares local emergency

April 2, 2014 ESCANABA — Delta County has officially declared a “local state of emergency” due to the effects of this year’s harsh winter. more »»

Winter parking ban back on in Escanaba

April 2, 2014 ESCANABA — Predictions of another winter storm this weekend have prompted the City of Escanaba to extend the parking restrictions that were slated to expire April 1. more »»

Esky wants water, wastewater hikes

April 1, 2014 ESCANABA — Water and wastewater rate hikes are being proposed in the 2014-15 fiscal year budget for Escanaba which continues to experience decreased state funding and increased personnel costs. more »»

Ice Shanty Deadline

April 1, 2014 ... more »»

Evans resigns from city council

April 1, 2014 ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Council will soon be looking for a new member following the resignation of Mayor Pro-Tem Leo Evans. more »»

Woman killed in home explosion on island

April 1, 2014 DRUMMOND ISLAND — Michigan State Police troopers are still investigating a home explosion that left one woman dead on Drummond Island in Chippewa County Monday. At approximately 8:55 a.m. more »»

A high demand for auto parts?

March 31, 2014 ESCANABA — While opinions vary on whether or not Escanaba can support six auto parts stores, some local employees agree motorists are maintaining their cars and trucks to keep them longer because of... more »»

Gladstone extends parking restrictions

March 31, 2014 GLADSTONE — A season that continues to keep snow plow operators busy has prompted the city of Gladstone to extend its winter parking restrictions. more »»

Better late?

March 29, 2014 ESCANABA — Does beginning classes a little later in the morning improve student performance? It may, according to research conducted by the University of Minnesota. Their study, as reported by MLive. more »»

Gladstone, Escanaba robot teams work, win together

March 29, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba and Gladstone may have a rivalry when it comes to some sports, but for the Robomos and the Brave Bots FIRST Robotics teams, working together has yielded winning results. more »»

Winter storm closes schools

March 28, 2014 A winter storm that hit the area has forced the cancelation of many area schools today (Friday, March 28). more »»

Frigid Waters

March 28, 2014 ... more »»

US recognizes Michigan same-sex couple marriages

March 28, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those... more »»

Winter won’t loosen grip on area

March 28, 2014 ESCANABA — Another late winter storm hit the Upper Peninsula Thursday causing power outages and school closures today throughout the U.P. Locally, the Escanaba Water Plant recorded 6. more »»

Manistique school feels effects of test results

March 28, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The Michigan Educational Assessment Program, commonly known as MEAP, may be going the way of the slide rule, but for Emerald Elementary in Manistique the effects of the standardized tes... more »»

Attorney general on tour of U.P.

March 28, 2014 ESCANABA — Winter weather prevented Michigan State Attorney General Bill Schuette from making a scheduled stop in Escanaba Thursday to announce his re-election campaig. more »»

Making A Splash

March 27, 2014 more »»



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