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Public input added to farmers market plans

April 17, 2014 ESCANABA — Plans for a new farmers market in Escanaba — which would also serve as a community gathering place — continue to be developed as public input is incorporated into the design. more »»

Fair picks grandstand acts

April 17, 2014 ESCANABA — Rock and country music will once again rule this year's grandstand entertainment at the U.P. State Fair. more »»

Benishek talks impacts of health care reform at OSF

April 17, 2014 ESCANABA — While employers and employees struggle with the ins and outs of health care reform, doctors and other healthcare providers have struggles of their own. more »»

Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife

April 17, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species,... more »»

Man gets jail for pedestrian's death

April 16, 2014 ESCANABA — A 32-year-old Gladstone motorist was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail in connection with the death of a pedestrian he struck and killed in Delta County in 2012. more »»

Delta County land value drops slightly

April 16, 2014 ESCANABA — Land values have decreased slightly from 2013 to 2014 in Delta County. more »»

County, union settle labor grievances

April 16, 2014 ESCANABA — An agreement has been reached by Delta County and union representatives regarding grievances filed after the laying off of six county maintenance and housekeeping employees late last yea. more »»

Woman gets jail term for embezzlement

April 16, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman was ordered to spend time in jail and pay nearly $16,000 in restitution Tuesday during her sentencing for embezzling from a vulnerable adult, according to Delta County... more »»

Talking timber at Spring Celebration

April 15, 2014 HARRIS — Though Monday’s weather wasn’t very spring-like, 650 loggers and timbermen attended the Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association’s (GLPTA) 6th Annual Spring Celebration at the Island... more »»

Suspect nabbed for indecent exposure

April 15, 2014 ESCANABA — A 29-year-old Rapid River man — charged with six counts of indecent exposure — remains lodged in Delta County Jail this morning in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond. more »»

Rough road for RV ordinance

April 15, 2014 GLADSTONE — While the future of Gladstone’s recreation vehicle parking ordinance is still uncertain, concerned residents, business owners, and city staff are all working towards developing solutions... more »»

Some schools closed, delayed

April 14, 2014 Wintry weather has caused some school closures and delays today (Monday, April 14). Mid Peninsula School is closed. Hannahville School is on a two hour delay. more »»

Spring Show

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Water line freezing still a problem

April 14, 2014 ESCANABA — Despite warm sunshine and melting snow suggesting that the spring thaw has officially arrived, underground water lines are still in danger of freezing, according to water officials. more »»

$1 million grant for St. Martin Island

April 14, 2014 GARDEN — The Nature Conservancy was awarded a $1 million grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) to protect, restore and enhance coastal wetlands and associated upland... more »»

Bat disease confirmed in Upper Peninsula

April 14, 2014 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and a consortium of partners announced the fungus known to cause significant rates of illness and death in North American bats has been detecte... more »»

Gill net trial comes to a close

April 12, 2014 MANISTIQUE — Testimony wrapped up and a ruling was made in the tribal court case of two commercial fishermen from the Garden Peninsula on Friday. more »»

Packers visit area Tuesday

April 12, 2014 ESCANABA — Football fans from the Upper Peninsula typically have to travel to Green Bay to get close to the Packers, but this Tuesday the Packers will be making the trip north to Escanaba as part of... more »»



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