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Voters reject jail proposal

May 4, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta County voters narrowly denied a proposal for a $19.9 million millage that would have funded the creation of a new county jail facility Tuesday. more »»

Board talks potential landfill millage

May 4, 2016 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners discussed financial issues facing the Delta Solid Waste Management Authority’s (DSWMA) recycling services during its regular meeting Tuesday,... more »»

Suspects face cocaine charges after traffic stop

May 4, 2016 FORD RIVER TOWNSHIP — Two Escanaba residents were arraigned this week on cocaine-related charges resulting from a recent traffic stop by the Delta County Sheriff’s Department. more »»

Obama visits Flint today, brings promise for change

May 4, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with residents of Flint to hear how they’re managing after lead from old pipes tainted their drinking water. more »»

Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall

May 4, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic... more »»

Delta County voters decide fate of jail millage today

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta County voters will determine the fate of a millage proposal to fund the creation of a new county jail during a county-wide election toda. more »»

Delta County jail millage denied

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — Delta County voters narrowly denied a proposal for a $19.9 million millage that would have funded the creation of a new county jail facility in the county’s May 3 election. more »»

U.P. tourism targets Millennials

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — Weather conditions, demographic trends, and area events will all play a major role in attracting tourists to Delta County over the next few months, according to Upper Peninsula Travel and... more »»

Woman in hospital after ORV crash

May 3, 2016 FORD RIVER TOWNSHIP — A Gladstone woman is listed in fair condition this morning at U.P. more »»

Court dates delayed in Menominee murder

May 3, 2016 MENOMINEE — A motions hearing that was scheduled Monday for a Menominee Township man accused of murdering his former girlfriend in 2015, was rescheduled to May 11, according to Menominee County... more »»

Allen looks at road to House seat

May 3, 2016 ESCANABA — The race for the First Congressional District seat currently, held by Republican Dr. more »»

Snyder expects expanded Medicaid in Flint

May 3, 2016 FLINT (AP) — An additional 15,000 children and pregnant women grappling with Flint’s lead-contaminated water crisis should become eligible for government health insurance starting next week, once th... more »»

ISD student in national finals

May 2, 2016 GLADSTONE — Three Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District (DSISD) students took top honors at the SkillsUSA competition in Grand Rapids in April, and one Gladstone student will continue in th... more »»

Local robotics teams in world championship

May 2, 2016 ESCANABA — The Gladstone BraveBots and Escanaba RoboMos have finished another successful FIRST Robotics season, which came to a close following the teams’ participation in the World Championship ove... more »»

Bills would raise adult criminal age

May 2, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Seventeen-year-olds can’t vote, drop out of school or buy cigarettes in Michigan. But they’re automatically prosecuted, sentenced and locked up as adults if they commit a crime. more »»

Lawmakers: Some police ill-equipped for overdoses

May 2, 2016 LANSING (AP) — A group of 22 lawmakers backs a bill to require more rigorous medical training for police officers, borne of fear that some rural police are not properly equipped to rescue people... more »»

Arbor Day

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Faculty, students oppose Bay cuts

April 30, 2016 ESCANABA — Members of Bay College’s faculty and student body voiced their opposition to the recommended elimination of two faculty positions as part of the school’s recently-announced budget cuts... more »»

Suspects face meth charges in Delta County

April 30, 2016 GLADSTONE — Local law enforcement is continuing to investigate several incidents of methamphetamine activity in Delta County, which have led to charges filed against three area residents. more »»

Schwalbach takes part in GOP convention

April 30, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba resident Judi Schwalbach will be representing Republicans from Michigan’s First Congressional District this year at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as both a... more »»

 
 
 

 

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Just say no to drug ads

January 5, 2016 They are inescapable. It seems that one in every three commercials on television is an ad for a prescription drug designed to treat everything from high cholesterol to erectile dysfunction. more »

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