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Column: Law & Order Day features Delta County’s impressive law enforcement

ESCANABA—On Delta Force Law & Order Day, students were in awe hearing about the challenges our law enforcement professionals face on a daily basis. The day included a tour of Bay Pines Center and discussions with juvenile offenders, lunch, presentations about the drug problem and ...

Column: The week of the 4th of July is always special

ESCANABA — All of the holiday weeks throughout the year all bring us together. But there is something with the 4th of July week that is unique. The area has many special events and celebrations around the 4th. There are parades, music, cookouts, fireworks all crowded into a few days of ...

Column: Recognizing volunteers at the Epson Tour Golf Event

ESCANABA — In the world of sports, the spotlight often shines on the athletes, but behind every successful event lies a dedicated team of volunteers whose efforts ensure everything runs smoothly. The recent Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass - the Epson Tour golf event was no exception, ...

North Country Heavy Equipment School offers lineman training

Noah Johnson Daily Press The Delta Chamber Of Commerce brought out the big scissors for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new electrical line school. North Country Heavy Equipment School held an open house Thursday to show off what students can learn at its new North Country Electric Line ...

Things are hopping

ESCANABA — Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A guy walks into the Chamber of Commerce in Escanaba and he says, “Your fairgrounds look pretty busy. Your State Fair must be getting ready to start?” The handsome, youngish but decidedly not svelte fellow behind the counter ...

Upper Peninsula State Bank to build office in Houghton

ESCANABA — Upper Peninsula State Bank is pleased to announce their plans to expand their presence in the greater Houghton area! The bank recently purchased property at 908 and 912 College Avenue in Houghton and has plans to build a full-service banking office to further serve the Copper ...