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Households would pay $474 more in taxes under state road proposal

April 13, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The state sales tax would go up a penny on the dollar. The gasoline tax would rise with inflation, likely more. The annual vehicle registration tax would be highe. more »»

How taxes would be raised, spent

April 13, 2015 By The Associated Press How taxes would increase and be spent if Michigan voters approve Proposal 1, the road funding measure on the May 5 ballot: ——— REVENUE CHANGES — Increasing the sales tax fro... more »»

Clinton kicks off 2016 campaign online

April 13, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making a much-awaited announcement she will again seek the White House with a promise to serve as the... more »»

Nearly 9 in 10 US adults now have health insurance

April 13, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released today. more »»

Efforts on to bring visitors to state Capitol

April 13, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Efforts are taking place in Lansing to bring more visitors to the state Capitol building and the Michigan Library & Historical Museu. more »»

Perfect Pancakes

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Great Lakes shipping slows in March

April 11, 2015 ESCANABA — Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled an anemic 800,000 tons in March, the lowest level for the month since 2010, according to the latest numbers released by the Lake Carriers’... more »»

Contract drafted for new county administrator

April 11, 2015 ESCANABA — A preliminary draft of a contract between Delta County and Ryan Bergman, who has been offered the position of county administrator, was discussed during a committee of the whole meeting... more »»

Gladstone students help shape school’s future financial literacy plans

April 11, 2015 GLADSTONE — Gladstone High School seniors had an opportunity to help shape the financial futures of the next generation of graduates Wednesday as they presented their grant proposals for increasing... more »»

The Art of Jewelry

April 10, 2015 Members of the community interested in the artistic style of steampunk gathered at the William Bonifas Fine Arts Center Thursday evening for a jewelry making class with instructor Kate Oman. more »»

Hillary Clinton to announce presidential campaign on Sunday

April 10, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, according to people familiar with... more »»

Candidate offered county post

April 10, 2015 ESCANABA — The position of Delta County administrator has been offered to Ryan Bergman, the current principal analyst for the City of Norfolk, Virginia’s Office of Budget and Strategic Planning,... more »»

Power plant sale talks to begin

April 10, 2015 ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Council voted Wednesday to begin negotiations with Sterling Energy Group, which intends to purchase the Escanaba power plant and convert it to burn biomas. more »»

Bond to fund Bay College renovations

April 10, 2015 ESCANABA — The Bay College Board of Trustees approved the amount of a $3.6 million bond for campus building renovations during a special meeting Wednesday, President Laura Coleman said. more »»

Marijuana legalization ballot drive launched

April 10, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan would legalize the use of marijuana for recreational use under the wording of a proposed ballot initiative submitted Thursday, the first of what could be competing... more »»

Re-imposing sanctions on Iran not easy

April 10, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Snap back? Not so fast. The biggest enforcement provision in the preliminary nuclear agreement with Iran is turning into one of the mostly hotly contested elements. more »»

Homes destroyed, 1 dead after tornado

April 10, 2015 FAIRDALE, Il. more »»

Campbell death still unsolved

April 9, 2015 ESCANABA — Today marks four years since the body of Adam Gerald Campbell was found inside a burning car in Escanaba, but the investigation into his death is still ongoing. more »»

Kiwanis Home and Garden Show this weekend

April 9, 2015 ESCANABA — What do gardening and pancakes have in common? For many people, the answer might be “not muc. more »»

Push on to locate fish farms here

April 9, 2015 ESCANABA — Director of the Delta County Economic Development Alliance (DCEDA) Vicki Schwab discussed the potential of developing aquaculture in the Central Upper Peninsula during a Delta County join... more »»



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