Jury picked in 2nd trial in Gov. Whitmer kidnap plot

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — After questions about guns, politics and COVID-19, a jury was selected Tuesday for the second trial of two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over their disgust with restrictions early in the pandemic. The judge and lawyers ...

Bay College to host Rapid Enrollment Day


ESCANABA — Michiganders who are 25 years old or older and don’t have a degree are encouraged to take advantage of the Michigan Reconnect scholarship program. Michigan Reconnect is the largest effort in state history to ensure that Michiganders will have an opportunity to earn an associate ...

Parts of Escanaba under boil water advisory


ESCANABA — Escanaba residents living in the area of the 900 thru 1100 blocks of Stephenson Avenue, 1702 9th Ave. N., and 913, 915, 917, 919 Sheridan Road are advised of a boil water advisory. This is disruption of water service is due to the work of replacing aging fire hydrants in the area ...

Project aims to restore sturgeon

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CEDAR RIVER — Collaborative efforts are being made in Cedar River to help restore the sturgeon population in Lake Michigan. Members of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service have been caring for 164 sturgeon, which currently vary in length ...

Report: Michigan AG seeks special prosecutor in 2020 probe

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Attorney General's office is asking that a special prosecutor investigate whether the Republican candidate for state attorney general and others should be charged in connection with an effort to gain access to voting machines after the 2020 election, ...

2 men face new trial over plot to kidnap Whitmer

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By Ed White Associated Press Two men accused of crafting a plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 and ignite a national rebellion are facing a second trial this week, months after a jury couldn't reach a verdict on the pair while acquitting two others. The result in April ...