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Academy tests physical endurance

August 29, 2016 This is the second in a three-part series about five Upper Peninsula recruits going through the 130th Trooper Recruit School at the Michigan State Police Training Academy in Lansing. more »»

Bay opens semester with improvements to buildings

August 29, 2016 ESCANABA — Today marks the first day of Bay College’s fall 2016 semester. more »»

Schools waive post-Labor Day start

August 29, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan is waiving more public schools from a decade-old law requirement to open after Labor Day — a nod to increasingly popular year-round schooling, the addition of more mandated... more »»

Law enforcement career often is family tradition

August 27, 2016 LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan State Police Training Academy is not for the faint of heart. more »»

Pumps break, jail floods feared

August 27, 2016 ESCANABA — With higher-than-average water levels on Lake Michigan this year, employees of the Delta County Sheriff’s Department have had to stay observant to prevent floodin. more »»

U.S. wants lower truck speeds

August 27, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation’s highways. more »»

Court rules against state in welfare dispute

August 27, 2016 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An appeals court has ruled against the state of Michigan in a dispute over cutting off public aid to some people accused of crimes. more »»

New boat dock opened at Fayette State Park

August 27, 2016 FAYETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has opened a newly constructed boat dock for mooring along Snail Shell Harbor at Fayette Historic State Park in Delta County. more »»

Groups praise foundation’s efforts

August 26, 2016 HARRIS — Local philanthropists, sports fans, and one Olympian were at the Island Resort and Casino Thursday for the Community Foundation for Delta County’s 23rd annual MASH Good Deed Dinne. more »»

Marketplace project begins

August 26, 2016 ESCANABA — The repaving of Ludington Street in downtown Escanaba is complete, except for line painting, while construction of a new community marketplace has just begun. more »»

Police investigate poisoning

August 26, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Houghton Police Department is continuing its investigation of a woman poisoned to death in December 2015. more »»

Jaycee Duck Races return Saturday in Gladstone

August 26, 2016 GLADSTONE—The 21st Annual Duck Races will return Saturday at Gladstone’s Van Cleve Park from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. with duck races, prizes, food, kids games, music and more. more »»

School days on horizon

August 25, 2016 ESCANABA — For most area schools, back-to-school preparations are in full swing. more »»

Gladstone off-ramp nearly complete

August 25, 2016 GLADSTONE — The reconstruction of the ramp leading to Lakeshore Drive from U.S. more »»

Enrollment up slightly at college

August 25, 2016 ESCANABA — With Bay College’s Fall 2016 semester starting Monday, Bay College President Laura Coleman said enrollment numbers for the upcoming semester are slightly higher than those recorded last... more »»

Rapid River man faces felony cocaine charges

August 25, 2016 ESCANABA — A Rapid River man — arrested on a felony drug charge involving cocaine earlier this month — was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court where he may make a... more »»

School groups denounce potential closures

August 25, 2016 DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. more »»

Blast from the past

August 24, 2016 ESCANABA—The U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association will be holding its 41st annual Labor Day Weekend show Friday, Sept. 2, through Monday, Sept. 5 at the Antique Village in Escanaba’s U.P. more »»

Film explores ‘dark store’ issue

August 24, 2016 ESCANABA — “Boxed In,” a new documentary focusing on Michigan’s “dark store” tax theory, will be screened at Bay College next Wednesday. more »»

Yacht case comes to a close in court

August 24, 2016 ESCANABA — Two men who pleaded guilty to using a yacht without permission in the Escanaba Marina this summer were sentenced Tuesday to more jail time that was suspended contingent upon each... more »»



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