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Man sent to jail for assault charge

February 20, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man — charged with attempting to assault someone by strangulation — was sent to jail for a year and ordered not to reside with any female for five years, according to a court... more »»

Winter storm warning issued for U.P.

February 20, 2014 ESCANABA — A winter storm warning will take effect late this afternoon and into tomorrow in Menominee, Delta, and portions of Schoolcraft countie. more »»

Sleds and smiles

February 20, 2014 more »»

Packers Tailgate Tour coming to Esky

February 20, 2014 ESCANABA — The Green Bay Packers have announced plans for the ninth Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour, set for April 15-19. more »»

Fire destroys home on Stonington Peninsula

February 20, 2014 BAY DE NOC TOWNSHIP — Fire destroyed a house on the Stonington Peninsula Tuesday night, according to officials from the Masonville Township Fire Department. more »»

A winter wonderland

February 19, 2014 more »»

Union disputes county hiring practices

February 19, 2014 ESCANABA — County employees, union members and local union supporters gathered Tuesday for an informational picket outside the Delta County Courthouse prior to Tuesday’s county board meeting. more »»

County board responds to jail staffing concerns

February 19, 2014 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners has approved sending a response to the Michigan Department of Corrections regarding additional staffing levels at the Delta County Jail. more »»

Social media focus of economic club meeting

February 19, 2014 ESCANABA — The Bay Area Economic Club welcomed Krista Neher, CEO of Boot Camp Digital, at Bay College Tuesday to discuss the power of social media as a marketing tool for businesses. more »»

Gladstone protecting school mascot

February 18, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School Board discussed legal protections for the Gladstone Braves mascot as well as the possibility of expanding the district’s partnership with institutions of higher... more »»

Bill wants US-made flags for vets’ graves

February 18, 2014 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Local governments in Michigan could soon be restricted from buying American flags made outside the U.S. for veterans’ graves. more »»

Minimum wage backers want $10.10

February 18, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Supporters of boosting the hourly minimum wage in Michigan want to put a bigger proposed increase before voters than previously announced, organizers of the effort said Monday. more »»

Frozen water lines on rise

February 17, 2014 ESCANABA — Work crews continue to tackle the rising number of frozen water lines in Escanaba where abnormal cold temperatures are driving the frost line deeper, said the city’s water superintendent. more »»

Small plane lands on ice near Mackinac Island

February 17, 2014 MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Police say a single-engine plane with seven people on board made an emergency landing on the ice of Lake Huron near Mackinac Island after experiencing engine trouble. more »»

Tribal court hears gill net case

February 17, 2014 MANISTIQUE — Two Garden Peninsula men — charged in connection with the abandonment of more than 10,000 feet of gill net on Lake Michigan — are representing themselves in a trial that began in triba... more »»

Michigan gets big benefits from farm bill

February 17, 2014 EAST LANSING (AP) — Michigan might be better known for its manufacturing muscle, but agriculture isn’t exactly small potatoes: It generates $91. more »»

OSF finds cancers earlier with 3D mammography

February 15, 2014 ESCANABA — Four months after OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group introduced 3D mammography, physicians state success in finding tumors earlier and improving a woman’s chance of surviva. more »»

Robotic teams gear up

February 15, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba is gearing up for some heavy metal. The For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition is coming to Escanaba next month. more »»



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