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Attorney general announces propane suit settlement

October 22, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — A settlement has been reached between Michigan and a propane supplier over high prices charged to customers trying to heat their homes during the cold and snowy winter months, Attorne... more »»

Bell: Esky right choice for brewery

October 22, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba was not Bell’s first choice to establish a new brewery in the region, but it ended up being the right choice, commented co-owner Larry Bell during an update on the new business... more »»

Board talks zoning fee increase

October 22, 2014 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners discussed a potential increase to the county’s zoning ordinance text amendment fee during its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Esky schools accepts clean audit report

October 22, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba Area Public Schools has received high marks in its 2013-14 audit report, which was presented to the board at its regular meeting Monday night. more »»

Businesses react to potential energy cost increases

October 22, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the third day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Ewen man arrested in armed robbery

October 22, 2014 EWEN — Michigan State Police troopers have arrested a suspect in an armed robbery that took place Tuesday afternoon in Ewen. Troopers from the Wakefield Post were dispatched around 4:02 p.m. more »»

Suspect arraigned in stabbing incident

October 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — An Iron Mountain man was arraigned Monday on charges related to a stabbing that occurred in Dickinson County. more »»

New energy coalition provides voice for ratepayers

October 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — In an effort to provide a greater, more unified voice for electricity ratepayers in the Upper Peninsula, the ad hoc Upper Peninsula Energy Users Coalition held an organizational meeting... more »»

Gwinn man charged with murder, arson

October 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — A 45-year-old Gwinn man was arraigned Monday morning in Marquette County District Court on one count of felony murder and one count of arson of a dwelling in connection with a May 4 fire... more »»

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

October 21, 2014 PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed... more »»

Light in the Window starts for domestic violence awareness

October 21, 2014 ESCANABA — Monday kicked off the Light in the Window campaign — an effort to increase community awareness of domestic violence. more »»

Police respond to fire at EMP

October 21, 2014 ESCANABA — A minor fire at Engineered Machined Products Inc. (EMP) in Escanaba was extinguished by employees Monday morning, according to Escanaba Public Safety. more »»

Gladstone School Board looks at finances

October 21, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School Board was given a clear picture of the district’s finances and made aware of future financial challenges during an annual audit presentation at the board’s regular... more »»

Health fair coming to Manistique

October 21, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Health Fair has been a Manistique tradition for more than 15 years, with more than 400 people attending each year to learn about subjects related to fitness and... more »»

Mich. commission leading charge in electricity cases

October 21, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the second day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

U.P. customers could pay up to $180 to subsidize power plants

October 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Public Service Commission estimates customers in the Upper Peninsula could pay up to an additional $180 each year on their electric bills to cover proposed subsidy costs to... more »»

Schools focus on bus safety

October 20, 2014 GLADSTONE — This week is National School Bus Safety Week and the Gladstone Area Schools transportation department is hoping both children and adults will take a moment to make riding the bus safer... more »»

U.P. electric rates set to skyrocket

October 20, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the first day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Chamber plans petition drive on Michigan roads

October 20, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Chamber of Commerce plans to spearhead a petition drive to force lawmakers to pass a road funding plan or place the issue on the ballot for voters to decid. more »»

AAA Michigan: Gas prices unchanged

October 20, 2014 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gasoline prices have held steady from last week for a statewide average of about $3.13 per gallon. more »»



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