Michigan’s expungement laws offer 2nd chance

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LANSING (AP) — Julia Elkins wants to go on school field trips with her daughter like other parents, but felonies from almost a decade ago related to her drug addiction will keep her ineligible unless she gets her criminal record expunged under new laws in Michigan that took effect this ...

MDOT lifts more spring weight restrictions in Upper Peninsula


LANSING — Tthe Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has lifted seasonal weight restrictions on all state trunkline highways from the southern Michigan border north to and including US-2/US-141 at the Menominee River bridge west of Iron Mountain, then east on US-2 to US-41 in Rapid ...

Saying Thanks

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Ilsa Minor | Daily Press In honor of National Volunteer Week, the Foster Grandparents were in honored with gifts at the Escanaba Senior Center Friday. Each Foster Grandparent received a bag containing an iPad, an iPad case, a $50 Holiday gas card and a picnic blanket. Above, AmeriCorps ...

Planned city hunting ban raises concerns

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ESCANABA — A plan to amend the city’s code of ordinances to prohibit hunting in Escanaba was met with questions by the city council, who worried the language of the ordinance could inadvertently allow hunting around Ludington Park. During Thursday’s regular city council meeting, ...

Slight increase in COVID-19 cases Friday

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For The Daily Press Delta County has only four more confirmed COVID-19 positives Friday and Menominee County one new case, data from local health officials showed. The Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties website update Friday also listed one probable case in Delta County. Neither ...