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HOT Halloween costumes

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Halloween is quickly approaching, but there is still time for last minute shoppers to find this year’s hottest costumes. more »»

Delta County jobless rate drops

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — The jobless rate dropped slightly in Delta County, according data released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. The unemployment rate in Delta County was 6. more »»

Airport project on track

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Though it will be opening later than initially planned, Delta County Airport’s ramp project is still on track, Airport Manager Kelly Smith said. more »»

Daily Press readers win Bingo Mania cash

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Daily Press readers won cash prizes by playing Bingo Mania in September. Marie Bengry, of Escanaba, won $50 in the single bingo category. more »»

Airport offers tips for easier boarding

October 25, 2014 ESCANABA — With the impending installation of Delta County Airport’s new ramp, and the increased traffic associated with the holiday season, Airport Manager Kelly Smith said that it is more importan... more »»

State ends welfare for lottery winners

October 25, 2014 LANSING (AP) — More than 7,200 people who won at least $1,000 in the Michigan Lottery last year were living in households that received public assistance, according to a state report. more »»

U.P. teams up to go high-tech with 911

October 25, 2014 ISHPEMING — Imagine calling 911 and having the operator be able to look at a map on his or her screen informing them exactly where you are, in addition to information about who you are and where you... more »»

Judge candidates square off

October 24, 2014 ESCANABA — The two candidates for the open Delta County District Court judge seat, John Economopoulos and Steve Parks, were in Escanaba Thursday to weigh in on the issues in a media-sponsored forum. more »»

Police: Lone shooter dead after high school attack

October 24, 2014 MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle. more »»

WWI explosive found in home

October 24, 2014 RAPID RIVER — The Michigan State Police bomb squad took action Wednesday after a World War I mortar round owned by a Rapid River man was found to be active. more »»

Snyder addresses UP energy issues

October 24, 2014 ESCANABA — Gov. Rick Snyder addressed the situation surrounding the Presque Isle Power Plant and other issues facing the Upper Peninsula during a phone interview with U.P. news agencies Thursda. more »»

Escanaba OKs union contracts

October 24, 2014 ESCANABA — Two labor contracts — one for city electrical workers and the other for police officers and dispatchers — were approved by Escanaba City Council during its regular meeting Thursday at cit... more »»

Pursuit of U.P. energy solutions continues

October 24, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the fifth day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

ATC releases 10-year energy assessment

October 24, 2014 MARQUETTE — The American Transmission Co. more »»

House of Haunts

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City uses drones for aerial footage

October 23, 2014 GLADSTONE — The sky’s the limit for one video production enthusiast, Nick Jensen, who recently shot aerial footage of the Gladstone Yacht Harbor and the city’s industrial park. more »»

Halloween events planned for area

October 23, 2014 ESCANABA — As Halloween approaches, times for trick-or-treating and other events have been announced throughout the area: ESCANABA Trick-or-treating in Escanaba will take place on Oc. more »»

District reviews audit, talks electric rates

October 23, 2014 MANISTIQUE — Manistique Area Schools reviewed its annual audit and were warned about the financial implications of the possible electric rate spike facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

US, state lawmakers battling U.P. energy issue

October 23, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the fourth day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

District court judge candidate forum today

October 23, 2014 ESCANABA — Candidates for Delta County District Court judge will be featured in a forum today in Escanaba. more »»

Schuette announces propane suit settlement

October 23, 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 »»



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April 30, 2014 ESCANABA — I was in a book store over the weekend when I had an opportunity to take a trip back to my childhood. more »

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