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Snowmobiler killed in crash with logging truck

MORAN TOWNSHIP — A downstate snowmobiler was killed after his snowmobile collided with a logging truck, Michigan State Police at the St. Ignace Post said. Dean Daggett, 59, of Kenockee, Michigan was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. He was the lone occupant of the snowmobile. The ...

Judge to rule if Michigan school shooter stays in adult jail

A 15-year-old boy charged with fatally shooting four fellow students at his Michigan high school also wrote of raping and killing a girl at the school, prosecutors said during a hearing to decide if he remains in an adult jail. Text messages to a friend and items from a journal were offered ...

Group collects signatures to rein in payday loans

LANSING (AP) — A Michigan group began collecting signatures Wednesday for a ballot proposal to limit interest and fees charged by payday lenders they said are trapping low-income borrowers in cycles of debt. Michiganders for Fair Lending needs roughly 340,000 valid voter signatures by June. ...

Two COVID deaths in Delta County, 17 new cases

ESCANABA — Local data Wednesday showed Menominee County had more new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past five days at 24 than Delta County with 17, though Delta added two deaths blamed on the virus. Menominee County also had eight probable virus cases and Delta County five probables since ...

Youth in Art exhibit returns

Courtesy photo A young artist proudly displays her artwork at last spring’s Youth in Art exhibit at the Bonifas Arts Center. The exhibit is returning this year and will feature nearly 500 pieces of children’s artwork. The Youth in Art exhibit will open March 3 and continue through March ...

Fire destroys garage and vehicle inside

ESCANABA — A garage and vehicle were destroyed in a fire early Wednesday morning, Escanaba Public Safety officers said. Officers were called to 312 S. 7th St. at 2:42 a.m. after a report a detached garage was on fire. When officers arrived the garage had already collapsed onto the vehicle ...