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Man, 49, dies while swimming in Lake Superior

July 30, 2015 HANCOCK (AP) — Authorities say a 49-year-old man has died while swimming in Lake Superior near the shore of McLain State Park. more »»

Cabela’s walleye tourney starts Friday

July 30, 2015 GLADSTONE — The top fishermen on the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit will return to compete in the waters of Little Bay de Noc Friday and Saturday. more »»

Man pleads no contest in sexual assault case

July 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Sentencing has been set for an Escanaba man who recently pleaded no contest to sexually assaulting a minor and accosting the minor for immoral purpose. more »»

Public Health program aims to help smokers kick the habit

July 30, 2015 ESCANABA — Delta County has a slightly higher percentage of smokers than the state average, according to Katie Botsford, health educator at Public Health, Delta and Menominee Counties. more »»

Economists: National economy showing signs of improvement

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a terrible winter, the economy is improving, with a solid rebound in the spring expected to be followed by stronger growth in the second half of the year. more »»

Webster waders

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Back-to-school and health fair Sunday

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Kids and families will have a unique opportunity to learn healthy habits while having fun this weekend when the Daily Press Children’s Back-to-School and Health Fair returns to the U.P. more »»

Guilty plea in Esky drug bust

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — A suspect in this spring’s one-day sweep of 14 arrests for illegal sales of Suboxone in Delta County opted to make a plea Monday in Delta County Circuit Court, canceling a two-day trial... more »»

Trial set for two in MSHDA fraud case

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Two Gladstone residents — accused of defrauding the state of Michigan for more than $20,000 in renter assistance — will be prosecuted during a joint trial in Delta County Circuit Court... more »»

Summer events have positive impact on local economy

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — Events taking place in Delta County this summer have had a positive economic impact on the area, according to Delta County Chamber of Commerce (DCCOC) Executive Director Vickie Micheau. more »»

Driver misidentified in Escanaba fatal crash

July 29, 2015 ESCANABA — The name of the driver of the SUV involved in a fatal motorcycle accident in Escanaba on July 24 was Amy Beth Deiter, not Mary as stated in the Daily Press. more »»

Shelter program celebrated

July 28, 2015 ESCANABA — Residents of assisted living community North Woods Place and members of the public came together for a block party celebrating North Woods Place and the Delta Animal Shelter Friday. more »»

Gladstone drops tax proposal

July 28, 2015 GLADSTONE — This November, Gladstone residents will have an opportunity to vote on a proposal that could increase their tax bill. more »»

Probe of fatal crash continues

July 28, 2015 ESCANABA — Police continue to investigate a fatal accident in Escanaba that claimed the life of a 55-year-old Escanaba man last week. Glen Nicholas White, of 4203 U.S. more »»

Youth pleads guilty in high speed chase

July 28, 2015 ESCANABA — A 15-year-old teen, recently involved in a high-speed chase with police in Escanaba, pleaded guilty Monday to unlawful driving away an automobile. more »»

Man gets prison for indecent exposure

July 28, 2015 ESCANABA — A 37-year-old man, convicted of exposing himself to an 18-year-old female, was ordered to spend up to 15 years in prison Monday during his sentencing in Delta County Circuit Court. more »»

Five seek Gladstone City Commission seats

July 28, 2015 GLADSTONE — Five people vying to fill two open seats on the Gladstone city commission have filed to have their names appear on the November ballot. more »»

City puts tax incentives on parcels

July 28, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A number of parcels in the Manistique area will come with the possibility of tax incentives for businesses after the Manistique City Council voted in favor of listing these properties a... more »»

High winds cause damage in Rock

July 27, 2015 ROCK — Two barns were destroyed, vehicles were damaged, and hundreds of trees were broke off during high winds which came through north of Rock early Saturday morning. more »»

Accident claims life of motorcyclist

July 27, 2015 ESCANABA — A 55-year-old Escanaba man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle Friday night at an Escanaba intersection, according to Escanaba Public Safety. more »»



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