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Coleman: Enrollment numbers down at Bay College

October 17, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay College’s Board of Trustees heard an update on student enrollment trends at a meeting held at Bay College West in Iron Mountain Wednesda. more »»

D Road in Bark River to close for railroad repair

October 17, 2014 ESCANABA — The Delta County Road Commission and the Canadian National Rail Road advises motorists using County Road 535 (aka “D” Road), north of US 2 and 41 in Bark River, the road will be closed to... more »»

Animal Shelter to host annual FurRaiser Oct. 23

October 17, 2014 HARRIS — The Delta Animal Shelter will hold its third annual FurRaiser Dinner at the Island Resort and Casino on Oct. 23. more »»

Law lets patients try experimental treatments

October 17, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law giving Michigan patients the chance to try experimental drugs that haven’t gotten final approval for general use from the U.S. more »»

Police continue probe of Big Bay drowning

October 17, 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 »»

Yellen: Greatly concerned by large wealth gap

October 17, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America’s longstanding identity as a land of... more »»

State health officials encourage flu vaccination

October 17, 2014 OKEMOS, Mich. (AP) — Health officials are encouraging Michigan residents to get flu vaccinations as the state says it confirmed its first influenza cases of the 2014-2015 season. more »»

Obama names Ebola ‘czar’ as precautions expand

October 17, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation’s Ebola response on Friday as efforts to clamp down on any possible route of infection from three Texas cases... more »»

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 »»



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