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$1 million grant for St. Martin Island

April 14, 2014 GARDEN — The Nature Conservancy was awarded a $1 million grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) to protect, restore and enhance coastal wetlands and associated upland... more »»

Bat disease confirmed in Upper Peninsula

April 14, 2014 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and a consortium of partners announced the fungus known to cause significant rates of illness and death in North American bats has been detecte... more »»

Gill net trial comes to a close

April 12, 2014 MANISTIQUE — Testimony wrapped up and a ruling was made in the tribal court case of two commercial fishermen from the Garden Peninsula on Friday. more »»

Packers visit area Tuesday

April 12, 2014 ESCANABA — Football fans from the Upper Peninsula typically have to travel to Green Bay to get close to the Packers, but this Tuesday the Packers will be making the trip north to Escanaba as part of... more »»

Songs of spring

April 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Choral Society will present their Spring Concert on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 1:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba. more »»

County parks to open in May with upgrades

April 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The Delta County parks system will officially open in May and park-goers and campers alike will notice several new upgrades. more »»

Progress made in power plant sale

April 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The sale of Escanaba’s power plant is getting closer to materializing as city officials and Escanaba Green Energy (EGE) meet today to determine each party’s responsibilities in the... more »»

Home and garden show begins tonight

April 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The annual Escanaba Noon Kiwanis Home & Garden Show and Pancake Days begins tonight in the Ruth Butler Exhibition Building at the U.P. State Fairground. more »»

Three injured in two-vehicle collision

April 11, 2014 WALLACE — Three people were injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision in Wallace at 11:29 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Menominee County Sheriff’s Department. more »»

Working miracles

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Esky City Council increases road funding

April 10, 2014 ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Council upped the city’s proposed street budget for 2014-15 by adding $200,000 more for maintenance of local roads Wednesday, right in the height of this year’s pothole... more »»

Manistique CBC fundraiser Sunday

April 10, 2014 MANISTIQUE — This Sunday will mark the 47th year for the CBC Fund Drive, an annual fundraising event that supports charities benefitting Schoolcraft County and the rest of the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Esky man faces home invasion charges

April 10, 2014 ESCANABA — A 31-year-old Escanaba man remains lodged in jail in lieu of a $100,000 cash bond for allegedly entering two residences while people were in their home. more »»

Celebrating culture

April 9, 2014 WILSON — The Hannahville Indian Community strives to bring local cultural awareness about the rich history of the Potawatomi people through its Potawatomi Heritage Center. more »»

Escanaba City Council begins budget work

April 9, 2014 ESCANABA — Salary raises, as well as water and wastewater rate increases, are among the items being considered by the Escanaba City Council as it reviews the proposed 2014-15 budget during its secon... more »»

Campbell death remains a mystery

April 9, 2014 ESCANABA — It’s been three years since the body of Adam Gerald Campbell was found in a burning car in an Escanaba neighborhood. The investigation into his unexplained death remains open. more »»

Suspect in cougar killing case pleads no contest

April 9, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The third suspect involved in the illegal killing of a cougar in Schoolcraft County in December has pleaded no contest to taking/possession of an endangered species. more »»

It’s a sweet time of year

April 8, 2014 BARK RIVER — Despite a bitterly cold and seemingly endless winter causing a late start to the season, maple syrup production seems to be on track in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Windmill fraud case continues

April 8, 2014 ESCANABA — A plea deadline was recently extended for a Kincheloe man accused of scamming customers who purchased windmills from him more than two years ago. more »»



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