Escanaba Homecoming

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Ilsa Minor | Daily Press The Escanaba Class of 2024 walks — and pedals — along side their “Rocky”-themed float during Escanaba’s homecoming parade Friday. Other floats in the parade included the freshman class’ “Jurassic Park” float, the sophomores’ “Ghost Busters” ...

Impact of controversial easement remains unknown

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ESCANABA — The impact of changes to a controversial easement across land owned by Delta Conservation District Manager Rory Mattson remains unknown, but concerns over how the changes were made to the agreement continue to mount. At the Aug. 15 Delta County Board of Commissioners meeting, the ...

Oxford school shooter eligible for life in prison

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PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A teenager who killed four students at Michigan’s Oxford High School will be sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole, a judge said Friday. Judge Kwamé Rowe announced the decision over video conference, weeks after hearing from experts who clashed over ...

Daily Press readers win Bingo Mania cash

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ESCANABA — Daily Press readers won cash playing Bingo Mania in August. Sandra Erickson of Bark River won $50 for her single bingo. Julie Samuelson of Escanaba received $100 for her two or more bingos. The blackout winner for August was Rose Webber of Bark River. She won $200. Starting in ...

UAW strikes spread as 7,000 more join the picket line

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DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers expanded its two-week strikes against Detroit automakers Friday, adding 7,000 workers at a Ford plant in Chicago and a General Motors assembly factory near Lansing, Michigan. Union President Shawn Fain told workers on a video appearance Friday that ...

Craig joins GOP primary for US Senate in Michigan

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig, who was a leading GOP candidate for governor last year before fraudulent signatures on his paperwork derailed his campaign, is planning to enter the race for Michigan’s U.S. Senate seat, according to two people familiar with the ...