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Kayaker crossing Lake Michigan rescued

September 2, 2014 MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued a kayaker who activated an emergency beacon while trying to cross Lake Michigan from Milwaukee. more »»

Russia’s gains cloud Obama’s assurances to Baltics

September 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia’s backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. more »»

Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

September 2, 2014 BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq that includes mass... more »»

Minimum wage hike begins

September 1, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — An increase in Michigan’s minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neithe. more »»

Cherne named parade grand marshal

September 1, 2014 ROCK — The grand marshal of the Rock Labor Day Parade is among three generations which helped out at Saturday’s annual fundraiser made possible by a group of dedicated volunteer. more »»

Local schools get high ranking

September 1, 2014 ESCANABA — The recent release of the Michigan Department of Education’s Top-to-Bottom ranking not only ranked schools on their performance, but designated several as Reward Schools, Focus Schools, o... more »»

Rock celebrates Labor Day

September 1, 2014 Rock celebrates Labor Day... more »»

Prison time for indecent exposure

August 30, 2014 ESCANABA — A Rapid River man was sentenced to prison Friday on eight counts relating to gross indecency, indecent exposure, and pornography. more »»

Garden residents seek zoning amendment for wind turbines

August 30, 2014 GARDEN — The Delta County Planning Commission will address a petition calling for the amendment of the county’s zoning ordinance for wind turbines at a meeting Tuesday. more »»

Record attendance set at fair

August 30, 2014 ESCANABA — This year’s U.P. State Fair was highly successful, with attendance numbers breaking previous records, according to the Delta County Chamber of Commerce. more »»

Morning paper set for Labor Day Monday

August 30, 2014 ESCANABA — The Daily Press will publish a morning paper on Monday, Sept. 1 — Labor Day. The Daily Press office will be closed Labor Day to allow employees to enjoy the holiday with family and friends. more »»

Daily Press readers win Bingo Mania cash

August 30, 2014 ESCANABA — Daily Press readers won cash in July by playing the paper’s Bingo Mania contest. Single bingo winner was Danny Pasino. He took home $50. more »»

Resolution to oppose nuke waste near Lake Huron

August 30, 2014 SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A member of Congress from Michigan says he'll sponsor a resolution opposing a Canadian power company's plan to bury waste from nuclear plants less than a mile from Lake Huron. more »»

New challenge for website: Tax forms

August 30, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many Americans. more »»

Nature’s Bounty

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Labor Day events planned

August 29, 2014 While most people take Labor Day off, some communities are hard at work to make the holiday as fun and memorable as possible. more »»

Guilty plea entered in cocaine case

August 29, 2014 ESCANABA — A 60-year-old Rapid River man admitted in court Thursday to selling cocaine, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. more »»

West Nile Virus found in Michigan horse, turkeys

August 29, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Michigan officials have confirmed the West Nile Virus has been found in a northern Michigan horse and a mid-Michigan turkey flock. more »»

Wolf hunt this year ‘very unlikely’

August 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan House approved a citizen-initiated measure Wednesday that gives the Natural Resources Commission the power to designate game species — including the gray wolf — clearing a... more »»

US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2

August 29, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4. more »»



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