Rare ‘spirit bear’ observed in Upper Peninsula location


The natural resources community and a great many others have been abuzz in recent days about a unique animal sighting. An ultra-rare white black bear, reported to be a male weighing about 100 pounds, has been spotted in the Upper Peninsula, although it’s unclear approximately ...

Looks who’s talking, Justice Kagan

Local columns

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices return to work next month following a tumultuous last session in which the majority issued some controversial rulings, most notably the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Liberals in general and Justice Elena Kagan in particular, are upset by the decisions of ...


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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2022. There are 95 days left in the year. Todayís Highlight in History: On Sept. 27, 1996, in Afghanistan, the Taliban, a band of former seminary students, drove the government of President ...

AmVets thankful for support


This week’s bouquets go to: From AmVets Post 123 of Escanaba: The AmVets Post 123 of Escanaba would like to thank the many individuals and businesses that supported its 4th of July Raffle. Each of you played an important part in supporting our organization by making it possible for us to ...

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Letters to the Editor

EDITOR: There is something I don't understand. We have a southern border that seems to be wide open to anyone willing to cross a river. Drugs beyond comprehension coming into our country. Now, we are excited about seeing how many old store fronts can be filled with marijuana shops. This is ...

The right to travel

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WASHINGTON — Watching the unprecedented, forced removals of immigrants from Texas to New York City, Martha's Vineyard and the District of Columbia, I thought that my grandparents were fortunate to have entered the United States in an era, though xenophobic toward those from Southern Europe, ...