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Michigan to vote on 7 percent sales tax for roads

December 18, 2014 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters would be asked to approve a 1 percentage point hike in the 6 percent state sales tax as part of an estimated $1. more »»

US, Cuba patch torn relations

December 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money... more »»

Salo gets prison time for felonious assault

December 18, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was sentenced to prison Wednesday for threatening a male victim with a knife, then resisting arrest when officers responded to a domestic violence incident in Escanaba las... more »»

Daily Press contest winners announced

December 18, 2014 ESCANABA — Ten lucky children were selected this morning to receive some sweet prizes in this year’s Golden Ticket Contest sponsored by the Daily Press, Eagle 107. more »»

Bay College approves project contracts

December 18, 2014 ESCANABA — A pair of contracts for upcoming college improvement projects were approved by the Bay College Board of Trustees during its last regular meeting of the year Wednesday. more »»

Drug bust leads to arrest of 17 in Baraga County

December 18, 2014 BARAGA COUNTY — Seventeen suspects were arrested Wednesday for selling and distributing narcotics in Baraga County. more »»

Michigan road funds deal in doubt

December 18, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders failed Wednesday to negotiate a potential tax increase to improve Michigan’s deteriorating roads, as chances of a $1. more »»

A Rotary Christmas

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — Tuesday afternoon was time again for the Escanaba Rotary Club’s annual Christmas Luncheon with students at the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District Learning Center in Escanaba. more »»

Obama: US ending outdated approach to Cuba

December 17, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared the end of America's "outdated approach" to Cuba Wednesday, announcing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as economic and travel... more »»

Elegeert recognized for board service

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — During his final meeting as a member of the Delta County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Commissioner Tom Elegeert was awarded a Michigan state seal and a proclamation from the Michigan... more »»

Board bids farewell to Anderson

December 17, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School Board said goodbye to one of its members Monday and completed the annual evaluation of District Superintendent Jay Kulbertis. more »»

Peltin guilty of stealing money

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman pleaded no contest to embezzling from an out-of-state physical therapy company during a hearing Tuesday in Delta County Circuit Cour. more »»

Esky woman faces embezzlement charge

December 17, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman has been bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court on one count of attempted embezzlement $1,000 to $20,000 for allegedly converting funds for her own... more »»

In final 2014 push, Congress votes to renew tax breaks

December 17, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Banks, retailers, commuters and teachers will keep their temporary tax breaks for another year after Congress gave final approval Tuesday to a massive tax package affecting million... more »»

Meth dump site found in Esky

December 16, 2014 ESCANABA — Police continue to investigate methamphetamine hazardous material which a local homeowner found in an Escanaba alley on Monday afternoon, according to a news release issued today by... more »»

In A Fog

December 16, 2014 ESCANABA — Warmer temperatures on Monday brought fog to many areas including Escanaba’s Ludington Park, pictured here. more »»

Dual superintendent idea dropped

December 16, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The future of Manistique Area Schools’ leadership became a little clearer Monday night when the board opted to pursue a part-time district superintendent rather than join forces with... more »»

Jail term for home burglary

December 16, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman was sentenced to eight months in jail Monday for breaking into a neighbor’s house last fall. The judgment was handed down in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Esky School Board makes adjustments to budget

December 16, 2014 ESCANABA — The Escanaba School Board approved its first budgetary amendment for the district’s 2014-15 general fund during Monday’s regular board meeting. more »»

Survey: Teens turn to e-cigarettes

December 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds. more »»



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