Donation will help Manistique EMS save lives

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MANISTIQUE — Thanks to a local company, the Manistique Public Safety Department (Manistique EMS) has received equipment that will help them train to save lives. The donation was recently made by U.P. Paper, a division of ProAmpac, according to Manistique Public Safety Director Timothy ...

High wind advisory issued for local area

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MARQUETTE — High winds are expected today that could cause power outages and down trees, according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory for the central and eastern Upper Peninsula begins today at 8 a.m. and runs until 8 p.m. Northwest winds between 20 and 30 miles per hour are ...

Misunderstandings cause conflict at county board meeting

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ESCANABA — A discussion about whether or not to support Michigan State University Extension due to MSU’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) requirements was interrupted Tuesday when Delta County Commission Chair Dave Moyle, who is legally blind, clashed with a deaf resident. Durring ...

Kiwanis Home and Garden Show starts today

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba Kiwanis Club Home and Garden Show starts today and contines through Sunday at the U.P. State Fairground’s Ruth Butler Building. The event’s major sponsor is American Metal Roofs of Northern Wisconsin. The Kiwanis Club is a global volunteer organization with the ...

MDOT lifting remaining weight restrictions

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LANSING — Effective 6 a.m. Monday, April 15, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will lift seasonal weight restrictions on all state trunkline highways in the entire state of Michigan. State routes typically carry M, I, or US designations. Weight restrictions are implemented ...

League seeks questions for voter forum

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ESCANABA — Delta County League of Women Voters will be hosting a voter forum featuring candidates in the upcoming Delta County Board of Commissioners recall election. Although there will not be a audience at the forum, the League is seeking questions for the candidates from the public. The ...