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Preparing for Careers

March 16, 2015 ESCANABA — Roughly 500 high school students in Delta and Schoolcraft counties have taken the first step towards their career goals by enrolling in classes with the Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Career and... more »»

State public record laws lag behind

March 16, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s public records law allows anyone to request information that can help shine a light on what government is doing, but not all of government is subject to those disclosure... more »»

New sign-up under health care law gets lukewarm reception

March 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance are getting a second chance to sign up, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for... more »»

Meijer has sights set on Esky store

March 14, 2015 ESCANABA — The proposed construction of a $7 million Meijer store in Escanaba will be the subject of a public hearing at the civic center Wednesday evening. Meijer, Inc. more »»

Geocaching gaining traction in Delta County

March 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Outdoor treasure hunting is gaining ground in Delta County where participants are becoming addicted to the challenges of the GPS-driven worldwide sport of geocaching. more »»

Audit finds some bridge inspections lacking

March 14, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Some Michigan bridges classified as being in critical condition aren't being inspected as frequently or as thoroughly as they should be, according to an audit released Friday. more »»

Trail Talk

March 13, 2015 ESCANABA — The possibility of other communities connecting to Gladstone’s proposed bike path along the Little Bay de Noc lakeshore will be the topic of discussion at next month’s noon joint meeting... more »»

Trade zone could bring 2,500 jobs

March 13, 2015 ESCANABA — A potential 2,500 jobs could be added to the region during the next two decades with the creation of a Next Michigan Development Zone being proposed in the central Upper Peninsul. more »»

Apartment fire injures resident

March 13, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was injured when a stove caught fire inside his residence at Forum Apartments on Thursday evening, according to Escanaba Public Safety which continues to investigate the... more »»

Trial separated, delayed in death of infant

March 13, 2015 EL PASO, Texas — The joint trial of an El Paso couple, which fled to Escanaba in 2013 and was later arrested in connection with the death of their baby in El Paso, has been cancelled and separate... more »»

Winter chills US economy

March 13, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second year, harsh winter weather has kept Americans away from shopping centers, slowed home sales and weighed on U.S. economic growth. more »»

Music Makers

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Pitch made to buy power plant

March 12, 2015 ESCANABA — The latest buyer interested in purchasing Escanaba’s power plant views the investment as a great opportunity for success, said a company representative at the Escanaba City Council’s join... more »»

Frozen pipe danger not over yet

March 12, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba residents whose frozen water lines have been thawed are being told to continue to let their faucets run despite the significantly warmer temperatures being experienced this week. more »»

Plea entered in fatal cycle crash case

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Rock man arrested for operating a motorcycle while intoxicated, causing the death of a passenger last year, pleaded no contest in Marquette County Circuit Court on Tuesday, canceling... more »»

U.P.’s top speller heads to Washington

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — After a long afternoon of semifinals, four spellers advanced to the Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Finals Wednesday and a sixth grader from Calumet took first place. more »»

Legislation would open federal land to hunters, anglers

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Martin Heinrich was hunting for Barbary sheep across the terrain in his native New Mexico when he was stopped in his track. more »»

A Purr-fect Place

March 11, 2015 ESCANABA — Since moving into a new building earlier this year, things have been going extremely well for the Delta Animal Shelter, Manager Susan Gartland said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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