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Program is pathway into building trades

ESCANABA — Construction Connect UP finished its first full year with Draft Day where students who successfully completed the program were drafted into building trades apprenticeships and construction-related careers. The Upper Peninsula Construction Council collaborated with its signatory ...

Bank provides rescue suits to Manistique Public Safety

MANISTIQUE — Nicolet Bank recently continued its efforts in making a difference in Schoolcraft County. This difference was in the form of safety equipment for the Manistique Public Safety Department. More specifically the purchase of four Mustang lce Commander rescue suits to assist ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters honored

ISHPEMING — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Upper Peninsula has been recognized as a Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) Growth Award Winner for program excellence in 2023. Every year, BBBS agencies are recognized by BBBSA Nationwide Leadership Council, made up of local Big ...

Two sentenced to prison

MENOMINEE — The Menominee County Prosecutor’s Office announced two prison sentences Monday, the ninth and tenth such convictions of 2024. Asher Allan McNeil, 41, of Menominee was sentenced to three to five years in prison on May 10, after pleading guilty to Attempted Threat of Terrorism ...

Police Log

MENOMINEE — Activities of the Menominee County Sheriff’s Department. April 4 10:43 a.m. - a deputy was advised to contact a subject in reference to a domestic assault that had happened earlier in the day in the City of Stephenson. Upon further investigation the suspect, a 39-year-old ...

Escanaba gets $20 million MI Clean Water grant

ESCANABA — Lead service line removals in Escanaba are among more than $23 million in state grants recently awarded to Michigan communities to protect public health and Michigan‘s water resources. Escanaba received $20,000,000 - This project includes watermain replacement, lead service ...