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Delta County voters decide fate of jail millage today

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta County voters will determine the fate of a millage proposal to fund the creation of a new county jail during a county-wide election toda. more »»

Delta County jail millage denied

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta County voters narrowly denied a proposal for a $19.9 million millage that would have funded the creation of a new county jail facility in the county’s May 3 election. more »»

U.P. tourism targets Millennials

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — Weather conditions, demographic trends, and area events will all play a major role in attracting tourists to Delta County over the next few months, according to Upper Peninsula Travel and... more »»

Woman in hospital after ORV crash

May 3, 2016 FORD RIVER TOWNSHIP — A Gladstone woman is listed in fair condition this morning at U.P. more »»

Court dates delayed in Menominee murder

May 3, 2016 MENOMINEE — A motions hearing that was scheduled Monday for a Menominee Township man accused of murdering his former girlfriend in 2015, was rescheduled to May 11, according to Menominee County... more »»

Allen looks at road to House seat

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — The race for the First Congressional District seat currently, held by Republican Dr. more »»

Snyder expects expanded Medicaid in Flint

May 3, 2016 FLINT (AP) — An additional 15,000 children and pregnant women grappling with Flint’s lead-contaminated water crisis should become eligible for government health insurance starting next week, once th... more »»

ISD student in national finals

May 2, 2016 GLADSTONE — Three Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District (DSISD) students took top honors at the SkillsUSA competition in Grand Rapids in April, and one Gladstone student will continue in th... more »»

Local robotics teams in world championship

May 2, 2016 ESCANABA — The Gladstone BraveBots and Escanaba RoboMos have finished another successful FIRST Robotics season, which came to a close following the teams’ participation in the World Championship ove... more »»

Bills would raise adult criminal age

May 2, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Seventeen-year-olds can’t vote, drop out of school or buy cigarettes in Michigan. But they’re automatically prosecuted, sentenced and locked up as adults if they commit a crime. more »»

Lawmakers: Some police ill-equipped for overdoses

May 2, 2016 LANSING (AP) — A group of 22 lawmakers backs a bill to require more rigorous medical training for police officers, borne of fear that some rural police are not properly equipped to rescue people... more »»

Arbor Day

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Faculty, students oppose Bay cuts

April 30, 2016 ESCANABA — Members of Bay College’s faculty and student body voiced their opposition to the recommended elimination of two faculty positions as part of the school’s recently-announced budget cuts... more »»

Suspects face meth charges in Delta County

April 30, 2016 GLADSTONE — Local law enforcement is continuing to investigate several incidents of methamphetamine activity in Delta County, which have led to charges filed against three area residents. more »»

Schwalbach takes part in GOP convention

April 30, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba resident Judi Schwalbach will be representing Republicans from Michigan’s First Congressional District this year at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as both a... more »»

Area high schools ranked among top in nation

April 30, 2016 ESCANABA — Three area high schools have been named among the best in Michigan and the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual top high school rankings. more »»

Survey: Wolf numbers steady in U.P.

April 29, 2016 MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife division officials said Thursday the size of the state’s wolf population has not changed significantly since the last survey was... more »»

Feds charge doctor with fraud

April 29, 2016 ESCANABA — A downstate doctor — suspected last year of writing prescriptions to drug abusers in Escanaba — was charged this month with health care fraud. Dr. more »»

Bid choice delayed for marketplace

April 29, 2016 ESCANABA — Three construction bids for a marketplace in Escanaba were discussed by the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) on Thursday, but no decision was made due to the two lowest bids being ver... more »»

Meth dump sites found in Ford River Township

April 29, 2016 FORD RIVER — The Delta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two methamphetamine dump sites discovered in Ford River Township around 6 a.m. this morning. more »»

Law limiting election talk won’t be enforced

April 29, 2016 ANN ARBOR (AP) — The state of Michigan won’t enforce a law that blocks local government officials from talking about a ballot question before an election, under a deal approved Thursday by a federa... more »»



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Just say no to drug ads

January 5, 2016 They are inescapable. It seems that one in every three commercials on television is an ad for a prescription drug designed to treat everything from high cholesterol to erectile dysfunction. more »

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