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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 »»

Fundraisers for animal shelter on horizon

April 28, 2016 ESCANABA — With the annual Wag-A-Tail Rummage Sale and other fundraising events scheduled for the near future, Delta Animal Shelter Membership President Tonya Gartland said things are looking good... more »»

Man gets 35 years for sexual assault

April 28, 2016 ESCANABA — A 57-year-old registered sex offender from Escanaba was ordered Wednesday to spend at least 35 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female child from 2008 to 2012 in Delta County. more »»

LaMarche named Esky public safety director

April 28, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba resident Lt. more »»

 
 
 

 

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