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Local efforts help walleye, economy

October 24, 2013 Not too long ago, the walleye population in the Bays de Noc was in trouble. Due to illegal poaching and other factors, the number of walleyes inhabiting the bays was declining. That was bad news. more »»

Illegal drug users shouldn’t get jobless benefits

October 23, 2013 Legislation concerning jobless benefits and the use of illegal drugs may soon be awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder’s signature. more »»

U.P. stop smoking program has come a long way

October 22, 2013 A stop smoking program that origiated in the Upper Peninsula has made a lasting mark in the entire state. more »»

New Year’s Eve fireworks big plus for Esky

October 21, 2013 You may have thought it was over, but it appears Escanaba’s Sesquicentennial celebration will continue to the end of the year — literally. more »»

Great Pumpkin Parade gets support from community

October 19, 2013 This week’s bouquets go to: From The Marine Corp League Detachment 444: “Thank you to those who came to or participated in the Great Pumpkin parade. more »»

Signs of meth in U.P. disturbing

October 18, 2013 Last week, an incident took place that once again showed that methamphetamine manufacturing and use has become all too common in the Upper Peninsul. more »»

Be sensible with sweets this Halloween

October 17, 2013 Halloween brings out the sweet-tooth in us all. There are ways, however, to have a healthier Halloween that’s still packed with fu. more »»

Helping hands make events possible

October 12, 2013 This week’s bouquets go to: From Pam Thorbahn, Gladstone: “A huge thank you goes out to Rev. Laura Woodworth, of St. Stephens Episcapal church of Escanaba for once again blessing of the pet. more »»

Volunteers make mark on community

October 11, 2013 Too often, the work of volunteers goes unnoticed. Their efforts are all around us. more »»

UPtoberfest supports a good cause

October 10, 2013 On Saturday residents will have an opportunity to help a good cause while having a great time. UPtoberfest has become an annual autumn event in Escanaba, now entering its eighth year. more »»

Honor Flight says thank you

October 8, 2013 This week’s bouquets go to: From The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight: “The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight would like to thank everyone who has helped make our past missions, and most recently, Mission ... more »»

Volunteers make good things happen

September 21, 2013 This week’s bouquets go to: From Don Howes, District 10 U.P. more »»

Last chance to Adopt-A-Highway

September 18, 2013 The last Adopt-A-Highway pickup of the year begins Saturday and runs through Sept. 29. more »»

Trail Run Committee says thank you

September 14, 2013 This week’s bouquets go to: From Wendy Eckert of Escanaba: “The Cedar River Trail Run Committee would like to thank all of the area businesses that helped sponsor our annual Cedar River Trail Run. more »»

Support the United Way tonight

September 10, 2013 Residents can enjoy an event tonight that has become an area tradition — and help a wide array of community organizations as well. more »»

Friends of Library thankful for support from community

September 9, 2013 This week’s bouquets go to: From Cindy Sjoquist: “The Friends of the Gladstone Library thanks all those individuals, families and businesses who have supported our fundraisers throughout 2012-2013. more »»

Binge drinking carries huge cost

September 6, 2013 Excessive alcohol use cost Michigan $8.2 billion in 2006, or about $2.16 a drink, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC. more »»

Escanaba and Logging Congress a good match

September 5, 2013 We’re expecting company this weekend. Escanaba is once again fortunate enough to host the 68th Annual Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association’s Lake States Logging Congress & Equipment Exp. more »»

Safety first when boating

September 2, 2013 As summer winds down in Michigan with the Labor Day holiday weekend, conservation officers at the Department of Natural Resources remind Michigan residents to practice safety when boating. more »»

Flowers add beauty to community

August 31, 2013 This week’s bouquets go to: From Pamela Mileski: “Thank you to the people of our community who have faithfully watered the hanging flower baskets along main street. more »»



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