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Big Bay man arraigned in fatal Marquette County hit-and-run

March 26, 2014 POWELL TOWNSHIP (AP) — A 46-year-old man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of a 54-year-old pedestrian in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. more »»

Soo Locks open despite harsh winter weather conditions and ice

March 26, 2014 DETROIT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., opened Tuesday, initiating the start of the 2014 Great Lakes shipping season. more »»

What's in a name?

March 25, 2014 ESCANABA — A familiar word referring to people who reside in the Upper Peninsula will soon gain more exposure as it has officially been approved to appear in the dictionary. more »»

Gladstone tables RV parking ordinance

March 25, 2014 GLADSTONE — After much discussion, the Gladstone City Commission decided to once again table a proposed ordinance on parking recreational vehicles in the city. more »»

Housekeeper faces charges in theft

March 25, 2014 ESCANABA — A 57-year-old Escanaba woman — accused of altering her paycheck for housekeeping for a Gladstone resident in 2012 — is scheduled to appear in Delta County Circuit Court on Monday. more »»

Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run

March 25, 2014 NEGAUNEE — A suspect has been arrested in the death of a Big Bay woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking in Marquette County’s Powell Township last December, announced Michigan... more »»

Students give back

March 24, 2014 ESCANABA — Sixth grade students at the Escanaba Upper Elementary School are learning a lesson in philanthropy by lending a helping hand. more »»

Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

March 24, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean. more »»

'Yooper' to appear in dictionary

March 24, 2014 ESCANABA — The word “Yooper” will soon appear in the dictionary. more »»

Missing plane has link to Escanaba

March 24, 2014 BEIJING — Sarah Bajc, the life partner of Philip Wood, one of three Americans who went missing when Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing two weeks ago, is ... more »»

Icy Lake Superior means slow shipping season start

March 24, 2014 DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — This year's shipping season is getting off to a slow start due to record levels of ice on the Great Lakes, including ice that's five feet thick in some parts of the Duluth harbor. more »»

Governor waits before recognizing gay marriages

March 24, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Michigan state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling that tossed ou... more »»

Region’s jobless rate rises

March 22, 2014 ESCANABA — The jobless rate rose in Delta, Schoolcraft and Menominee counties in January, according to data released Friday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. more »»

Rough road ahead

March 22, 2014 ESCANABA — With warmer temperatures comes an increase in the number of potholes on streets. For those responsible for filling these craters, this spring may be a very bumpy roa. more »»

Man guilty in CSC case

March 22, 2014 ESCANABA — After two days of deliberation, a jury found an Escanaba man guilty on one count of criminal sexual conduct following a three-day trial in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Artistic achievements

March 21, 2014 Youth in Art exhibit... more »»

Guilty verdict in criminal sexual conduct case

March 21, 2014 ESCANABA — After two days of deliberation, a jury found an Escanaba man guilty on one count of criminal sexual conduct following a three-day trial in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Local firm wins Esky city bid for roofing project

March 21, 2014 ESCANABA — After hearing concerns from a local business which bid to re-roof Escanaba’s police building, the Escanaba City Council approved the proposal which was initially $203 more in price but... more »»

Jury deliberation continues in sexual conduct case

March 21, 2014 ESCANABA — Jury deliberation continued this morning in a criminal sexual conduct case in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Wisconsin man killed in snowmobile crash

March 21, 2014 BURT TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post are still investigating a snowmobile crash that left one man dead Wednesday nigh. more »»



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