County board looks at options to operate park system

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ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners voted this week to direct Interim County Administrator Ashleigh Young to research whether the county can hire a non-governmental entity to run the county’s parks. The discussion of the parks Tuesday during a special committee of the whole ...

Commissioner gathering info on millage to help veterans

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ESCANABA — A county commissioner has taken it upon himself to gather information about how the county can support local veterans and become compliant with a 124-year-old law. “I just want to let the public know I’m doing my research. I’m going to go out there and find exactly how we ...

Man arrested after false call about gunman

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ESCANABA — A man was arrested after a false call stating there was a person with a gun at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Escanaba Public Safety officers said. Officers responded to a report of a man hiding near the emergency room entrance with a rifle at 12:26 p.m. Wednesday. Officers made ...

Taxpayers get state income tax reduction next year

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan taxpayers will see even more savings next year due to the state’s high revenues, with the state treasurer announcing that the income tax rate will temporarily be lowered to 4.05% from 4.25%. The income tax rate reduction is expected to save taxpayers a total ...

Bay de Noc Gardening Conference is April 15


ESCANABA — April 1 is the registration deadline for the 23rd Annual Bay de Noc Gardening Conference in Escanaba. The event will be held at Bay College on Saturday, April 15. This year, the event features 16 different classes on a variety of yard and garden topics. Participants will be able ...

Bay College hosts Upper Michigan Safety Conference


ESCANABA — On Friday, April 28 Bay College will host their annual Upper Michigan Safety Conference. The conference features 20 plus workplace safety presentations, including keynote speaker duo Russ and Laurel Youngstrom. The Youngstroms will share their heartfelt journey in hopes that at ...