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Manistique school feels effects of test results

March 28, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The Michigan Educational Assessment Program, commonly known as MEAP, may be going the way of the slide rule, but for Emerald Elementary in Manistique the effects of the standardized tes... more »»

Attorney general on tour of U.P.

March 28, 2014 ESCANABA — Winter weather prevented Michigan State Attorney General Bill Schuette from making a scheduled stop in Escanaba Thursday to announce his re-election campaig. more »»

Making A Splash

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Ski hill has award-winning season

March 27, 2014 GLADSTONE — Despite a cold winter that prompted many to stay indoors, the Gladstone ski hill has enjoyed a longer than average season and has been recognized for its popular and innovative after... more »»

Municipal League honors program

March 27, 2014 LANSING — The city of Gladstone earned top honors as the Michigan Municipal League’s Region 7 Community Excellence Award (CEA) winner at the League’s 2014 Capital Conference in Lansing on Tuesday,... more »»

Study looks at health of residents

March 27, 2014 ESCANABA — Delta and Menominee Counties placed in the top third of 82 Michigan counties ranked for overall health outcomes, in a newly released annual report that ranks Michigan’s counties according... more »»

Officials testify on harsh winter impact at state Senate hearing

March 26, 2014 ESCANABA — Municipal leaders across the Upper Peninsula are experiencing a drain on their budgets as resources continue to be consumed in frozen pipes, overtime pay and wasted wate. more »»

Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

March 26, 2014 DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend. more »»

College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

March 26, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation'... more »»

Economic club speaker talks technical education

March 26, 2014 ESCANABA — The Bay Area Economic Club welcomed Brian Sarvello, career and technical education director for the Marquette-Alger Regional Education Service Agency (MARESA), to Bay College Tuesday to... more »»

Bond reduced for Farrey father in child death case

March 26, 2014 EL PASO, Texas — Bond was recently reduced for an El Paso man lodged in jail in Texas in connection with the death of his five-month-old son. more »»

Big Bay man arraigned in fatal Marquette County hit-and-run

March 26, 2014 POWELL TOWNSHIP (AP) — A 46-year-old man has been charged in the hit-and-run death of a 54-year-old pedestrian in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. more »»

Soo Locks open despite harsh winter weather conditions and ice

March 26, 2014 DETROIT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., opened Tuesday, initiating the start of the 2014 Great Lakes shipping season. more »»

What's in a name?

March 25, 2014 ESCANABA — A familiar word referring to people who reside in the Upper Peninsula will soon gain more exposure as it has officially been approved to appear in the dictionary. more »»

Gladstone tables RV parking ordinance

March 25, 2014 GLADSTONE — After much discussion, the Gladstone City Commission decided to once again table a proposed ordinance on parking recreational vehicles in the city. more »»

Housekeeper faces charges in theft

March 25, 2014 ESCANABA — A 57-year-old Escanaba woman — accused of altering her paycheck for housekeeping for a Gladstone resident in 2012 — is scheduled to appear in Delta County Circuit Court on Monday. more »»

Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run

March 25, 2014 NEGAUNEE — A suspect has been arrested in the death of a Big Bay woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking in Marquette County’s Powell Township last December, announced Michigan... more »»

Students give back

March 24, 2014 ESCANABA — Sixth grade students at the Escanaba Upper Elementary School are learning a lesson in philanthropy by lending a helping hand. more »»

Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

March 24, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean. more »»

'Yooper' to appear in dictionary

March 24, 2014 ESCANABA — The word “Yooper” will soon appear in the dictionary. more »»



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