Police: Man jumped to death from Arch Rock

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MACKINAC ISLAND (AP) — An investigation reveals that a man who was found dead at the base of a popular Mackinac Island tourist destination intentionally jumped from the top and left a note indicating plans to take his own life, police said. A passerby found the man’s body about 9:15 a.m. ...

Enbridge: Anchor in straits will be recovered

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ST. IGNACE (AP) — An anchor will be recovered from the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac after it became detached from a cable during maintenance of an oil pipeline, Enbridge Energy said Friday. "There was no risk to the pipelines," the company said in a written statement. "The anchor was ...

Justice Department won’t probe nursing home deaths

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LANSING (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday it will not open a civil rights investigation related to COVID-19 deaths in Michigan's nursing homes. The notification to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer came nearly 11 months after the department's Civil Rights Division during the Trump ...

Man charged following methamphetamine bust in Escanaba

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ESCANABA — An Escanaba man has been arrested following a methampetamine bust in Escanaba. On Wednesday, UPSET Detectives were investigating the distribution of drugs, including crystal methamphetamine out of a house in Escanaba. The investigation led to a search warrant being served at the ...

Delta County sees 8 COVID-19 cases in 3 days

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ESCANABA — State and local data Friday showed eight new confirmed COVID-19 positives in Delta County in the past three days. In its report, local health officials Friday also listed two new probable cases in Delta County. Menominee County had only one new confirmed positive but three ...

Column: In honor of 4-H livestock exhibitors

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ESCANABA — The U.P. State Fair is quickly approaching. For most, this means a little down time with the family to enjoy the carnival rides, play games, take in a concert and splurge on delicious fair food. However, beneath the bright lights and excitement of all the fair attractions, there is ...