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Frozen pipe danger not over yet

March 12, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba residents whose frozen water lines have been thawed are being told to continue to let their faucets run despite the significantly warmer temperatures being experienced this week. more »»

Plea entered in fatal cycle crash case

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Rock man arrested for operating a motorcycle while intoxicated, causing the death of a passenger last year, pleaded no contest in Marquette County Circuit Court on Tuesday, canceling... more »»

U.P.’s top speller heads to Washington

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — After a long afternoon of semifinals, four spellers advanced to the Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Finals Wednesday and a sixth grader from Calumet took first place. more »»

Legislation would open federal land to hunters, anglers

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Martin Heinrich was hunting for Barbary sheep across the terrain in his native New Mexico when he was stopped in his track. more »»

A Purr-fect Place

March 11, 2015 ESCANABA — Since moving into a new building earlier this year, things have been going extremely well for the Delta Animal Shelter, Manager Susan Gartland said. more »»

Gladstone trail efforts advance

March 11, 2015 GLADSTONE — Hikers, bikers, anglers, and others looking for a way to get between the city of Gladstone and other areas in Delta County may be in luck if a new non-motorized trail slated to be built... more »»

Competency exam ordered in Norway shooting case

March 11, 2015 NORWAY — A Norway man — arrested on four felonies after allegedly shooting at police serving an arrest warrant for rape one month ago — will undergo an examination to determine if he is competent to... more »»

Court date set in fatal break-in

March 11, 2015 MENOMINEE — The court cases of two Wisconsin men — arrested in a Menominee County break-in when a third suspect was fatally shot last year — are scheduled for a preliminary hearing next mont. more »»

Corrections officer part of murder-for-hire probe

March 11, 2015 SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan corrections officer is facing life in prison following accusations he attempted to hire a hit ma. more »»

Mainland wolves travel to Isle Royale park

March 11, 2015 RAVERSE CITY (AP) — Two gray wolves recently traversed the frozen Lake Superior surface from Canada to Isle Royale National Park, scientists said Tuesday, but the animals stayed only five days —... more »»

NC brewery in dispute with Bell’s Brewery

March 11, 2015 SYLVA, N.C. (AP) — A small brewery in western North Carolina is in a legal dispute with a much bigger operation in Michigan. more »»

DNR staff recommends approval of U.P. limestone mine proposal

March 10, 2015 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is recommending approval of plans to develop a limestone mine in the Upper Peninsula. The DNR announced Tuesday that officials with Graymont Inc. more »»

Gladstone postpones city budget

March 10, 2015 GLADSTONE — After much discussion and public input, the Gladstone City Commission voted Monday to postpone adopting a budget for the city until later this month. more »»

Icebreaking to start in local waters

March 10, 2015 ESCANABA — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Mackinaw and Mobile Bay began icebreaking operations ranging from Sturgeon Bay, Wis., to Escanaba this morning. more »»

Superintendent finalists picked in Manistique

March 10, 2015 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Board of Education has selected four final candidates for the position of district superintendent. All candidates will be interviewed this Saturday. more »»

Grants boost technical education programs

March 10, 2015 ESCANABA — Two grants recently given to Bay College will be used to improve the school’s technical education programs, President Laura Coleman sai. more »»

Rural hospitals get billions in extra Medicare funds

March 10, 2015 By Matt Sedensky Associated Press A law that allows rural hospitals to bill Medicare for rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to... more »»

Survey: Gun ownership declining

March 10, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it’s ever been, according to a major American trend survey that finds the decline in gun... more »»

Flu season winding down locally

March 9, 2015 ESCANABA — While it may be little consolation to those sick at home with the flu, experts believe the number of cases in this year’s flu season may be on the decline. more »»



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