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Returning to the Stage

Ilsa Minor | Daily Press After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Players de Noc to take a hiatus from performing, the community theater group will once again take to the stage, beginning Friday at the Bonifas Arts Center. Above, from left to right, are Christine Madalinski (Doris), Sam Komay ...

Lawmakers OK $55B budget bills

LANSING (AP) — Michigan lawmakers who finished passing the state budget Wednesday will next turn to allocating an unprecedented amount of federal COVID-19 rescue funding — money that largely is flexible and can be spent however the state decides. For months, Democratic Gov. Gretchen ...

Delta County sees 38 new virus cases, Menominee 37

Local data Wednesday showed 38 new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Menominee County and 37 more cases in Delta County since Monday. Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties also raised Menominee County’s probable case count by 22 and Delta County’s probables by eight. The PHDM ...

US-2 bridge work near Powers delayed

POWERS — The start of work on the US-2 bridge over Wilson Creek has been delayed until Monday, Sept. 27. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing about $92,000 to repair the US-2 bridge over Wilson Creek near Powers in Menominee County. Work includes repairs to a bridge ...

Lane closures planned on Lincoln Road

ESCANABA — Starting Monday, Sept. 27, the outside lanes of the 1200 block of North Lincoln Road will be closed for northbound and southbound traffic. There will be one lane open in both directions for traffic. Lanes will be closed until water service work in the area is ...

CDC panel grapples with who needs a booster shot

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention grappled Wednesday with the question of which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots, with some members wondering if the decision should be put off for a month in hopes of more evidence. The doubts and ...