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Village chapel under construction

October 15, 2016 ESCANABA — Members of the community came together Friday morning for an old fashioned chapel raising at the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association’s Antique Village located on the U.P. more »»

Local schools, courts battle truancy

October 15, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta Schoolcraft Intermediate School District (DSISD) truancy officers and a probation and truancy officer from the Hannahville Indian Community are working together to make truancy... more »»

Man sent to prison for meth

October 15, 2016 ESCANABA — A McMillan resident was sentenced Thursday to spend a minimum of one and a half years up to a maximum of 10 years in prison for possessing methamphetamine. more »»

Man gets jail term in attempted CSC case

October 15, 2016 ESCANABA — An 18-year-old Wisconsin male was sentenced Friday to nine months in jail for having a sexual relationship with an underage female in Brampton Township last year. more »»

Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors' pay

October 15, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — Changing the way it does business, Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians. more »»

Company expanding workforce

October 14, 2016 GLADSTONE — The comeback of a three-wheeled feller-buncher being manufactured again in Gladstone is anticipated to revitalize Delfab, In. more »»

Area schools ahead of state reading mandate

October 14, 2016 ESCANABA —Third-graders who don’t reach a certain reading level by the time they reach fourth grade may be held back a year, based on an early literacy bill passed last week in Lansing. more »»

Guilty plea given in meth case

October 14, 2016 ESCANABA — A Gladstone man pleaded guilty to a 15-year felony drug charge in Delta County Circuit Court on Wednesday, canceling a three-day jury trial that was scheduled for next month. more »»

Accidental shootings kill a child every other day

October 14, 2016 Hours earlier, he was a happy 4-year-old who loved Ironman and the Hulk and all the Avenger. more »»

Grant keeps music playing in Rock

October 13, 2016 ROCK — Maple Ridge Township was recently approved to receive a $2,500 matching grant from the state to continue the community’s Concert in the Park program in Rock next summer. more »»

Conference promotes biomass heating

October 13, 2016 HARRIS — More than 80 people involved with biomass heating heard presentations about the industry and networked during the Heating the Midwest (HTM) Conference and Expo, which is being held this wee... more »»

Prisoner death likely result of natural causes

October 13, 2016 KINCHELOE — Natural causes is suspected to be why a prisoner at Kinross Correctional Facility in Kincheloe died earlier this week, according to the Michigan State Police Post at Sault Ste. Marie. more »»

Pumpkin sales healthy as Halloween nears

October 12, 2016 ESCANABA — With Halloween just a few weeks away, owners of and workers at local pumpkin stands said pumpkin crops in the Upper Peninsula were healthy this year — in terms of sales, at leas. more »»

Courthouse to close west entrance

October 12, 2016 ESCANABA — In the hope of increasing courthouse security, the Delta County Board of Commissioners voted to close the Delta County Courthouse’s west entrance to the public. more »»

2 arrested after meth purchases

October 12, 2016 ESCANABA — Two women who were arrested after being reported buying meth ingredients from a local business last month were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit cour. more »»

Tracking money in Michigan budget requires some sleuthing

October 12, 2016 TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — How do Michigan lawmakers spend money? For curious taxpayers, it might require a map, census data and a Google search to get answers. Deep in the new budget that started Oct. more »»

U.P.’s fall color show close to peak

October 11, 2016 ESCANABA — After a late start, fall colors across the Upper Peninsula are beginning to approach their peak levels for the season, according to the Upper Peninsula Travel and Recreation Association... more »»

City takes steps to fill vacancy

October 11, 2016 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission took steps Monday night to address the vacancy caused by the sudden resignation of former commissioner Mike O’Connor last month. more »»

Candidate forum set for Oct. 19

October 11, 2016 ESCANABA — The League of Women Voters of Delta County will host a candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Escanaba City Hall. more »»



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