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Governor makes visit to U.P. fair

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder spoke to hundreds of guests at a luncheon held in his honor at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Thursday afternoon. more »»

Snyder: Power production top issue

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Gov. Rick Snyder was in Escanaba Thursday to participate in Governor’s Day activities at the Upper Peninsula State Fair. more »»

Knife business booming in Delta

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — The production of hunting knives is gaining ground in Delta County where businesses have been developing steadily and more are expected to set up shop in the near future. more »»

Veteran of the Year honored

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Veterans and government officials came to the U.P. State Fair Thursday to honor 2016 U.P. Veteran of the Year Thomas DeCarlo in a ceremony held outside the grandstan. more »»

‘Cheese Lady’ back at fair

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Since 2013, Sarah “The Cheese Lady” Kaufmann has created cheese sculptures at the U.P. State Fair. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 19, 2016 TODAY 11 a.m. - Skerbeck Carnival opens 12 p.m. - Bingo tent opens, sand sculpting workshop, judging - open horse show, speed events 1:30 p.m. - Kids Bucks game show 2 p.. more »»

Sault Ste. Marie bridge reschedules some work to cut costs

August 19, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Some work to improve the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge is being rescheduled as part of an effort to use new technology and cut costs. more »»

Bay College offices closed Aug. 24

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — All Bay College offices at both the Escanaba and Iron Mountain campuses will be closed all day on Wednesday, Aug. 24, for employee training. more »»

Daily Planner

August 19, 2016 Today A.A., Garden Congregational Church, 9:30 a.m., Garden. A.A., Delta Drop In, 10 a.m., 1500 North 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., open, Friends and Family Group, Delta Drop-In Center, 7:30 p.m. more »»

Besse Forest Products recognized by Governor

August 18, 2016 GLADSTONE — During his visit to the Upper Peninsula this week, Gov. more »»

Former resident killed fleeing police

August 18, 2016 LEXINGTON, Ky. more »»

Three men charged in robberies

August 18, 2016 MARQUETTE — Three Escanaba men arrested Tuesday in connection with two armed robberies in Marquette were arraigned Wednesday in Marquette County District Court. more »»

Board gets look at Bay projects

August 18, 2016 ESCANABA —The Bay College Board of Trustees toured a pair of newly-remodeled buildings on Bay’s Escanaba campus as part of its meeting Wednesday. The first area board members saw was the Hu. more »»

‘Horsing’ around at the fair

August 18, 2016 ESCANABA— Along with the cattle, sheep, and swine shows, horses are featured during the Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba this wee. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 18, 2016 TODAY 10:30 a.m. - Buildings and exhibits open 11 a.m. - Skerbeck Carnival opens, activities tent opens for Governor’s Luncheon, Veteran of the Year Award - flag pole near grandstand 12 p.m. more »»

New rides come to midway

August 17, 2016 ESCANABA — People attending the U.P. State Fair will have an opportunity to experience new rides and other improvements to the midway this week. more »»

Three busted after robbery spree

August 17, 2016 ESCANABA — Investigation continues into an armed robbery reported Monday at an Escanaba motel which may be linked to three armed robbery suspects who were arrested in Marquette County on Tuesday. more »»

Fraud case to go to trial

August 17, 2016 ESCANABA — An Escanaba businessman — accused of cheating four individuals who brought property to sell at his consignment shop in Escanaba — is scheduled to be tried by a jury next yea. more »»

Brothers sweep fair steer competition

August 17, 2016 ESCANABA— Steers raised by brothers from Wallace took home the titles of grand champion and reserve champion at the 2016 Upper Peninsula State Fair beef cattle junior show Tuesday. more »»

Ride safety a top priority

August 17, 2016 ESCANABA — After several incidents involving amusement rides, including one that resulted in the death of a 10-year-old boy at a waterpark in Kansas City, ride safety has become a hot topic this... more »»



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