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Convicted murderer returns to court

June 10, 2016 MANISTIQUE — A man who is serving life in prison after pleading guilty to the murders of two people last year appeared in court via teleconference Thursday to withdraw his plea, but changed his mind... more »»

Hearing today for codefendant after mistaken transport downstate

June 10, 2016 MANISTIQUE — A convict and former murder suspect currently awaiting trial on cocaine distribution charges was accidentally sent 286 miles away from his scheduled court appearance in Manistique... more »»

Deepwater port project continues

June 10, 2016 ESCANABA — A new deepwater port currently under construction by Basic Marine will have a major, positive impact on the economy of Escanaba, according to Business Development Manager Lyle Berro of... more »»

Police probe fatal shooting

June 10, 2016 ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP — An investigation into a fatal shooting in Marquette County has been turned over to the Michigan State Police involving a elderly victim who refused to put down a shotgun he had... more »»

DDA close to awarding marketplace project bid

June 10, 2016 ESCANABA — The Escanaba Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is considering awarding the bid to construct a marketplace to a local business pending review by the state agency helping to fund the $. more »»

Michigan State Police plan Citizens’ Academy

June 10, 2016 ESCANABA — Citizens will have an opportunity to learn more about the Michigan State Police and their involvement in the community by participating in the Citizens’ Academy, hosted by the Gladstone... more »»

Slow for Mo

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Ishpeming man shot by deputy dies

June 9, 2016 ISHPEMING - The elderly male who was shot by a Marquette County Sheriff's Office deputy after allegedly threatening them with a shotgun this morning has died as the result of his injuries. more »»

Bill against ‘dark store’ loophole advances

June 9, 2016 ESCANABA — A “big win” is how Escanaba Manager Jim O’Toole described Wednesday’s approval by the House to reform Michigan’s property tax system and do away with the unfair “dark store” loophole... more »»

Three dead in fatal accidents

June 9, 2016 ESCANABA — Three people have been killed in two separate accidents in the U.P., according to law enforcement officials. more »»

Free fishing opportunities set for this weekend

June 9, 2016 ESCANABA — Anglers young and old will be able to take to Michigan’s waters this weekend and fish without a license during the annual Summer Free Fishing Weeken. more »»

Summer events planned in Schoolcraft County

June 9, 2016 MANISTIQUE — Special events will be held in many Upper Peninsula towns this summer, and the communities of Schoolcraft County are no exception. more »»

Paper mill to reopen later this month

June 8, 2016 MANISTIQUE — Manistique’s paper mill is expected to have a significant positive impact on the community when it reopens as UP Paper, LLC this month, according to local officials. more »»

Mine project making progress

June 8, 2016 ESCANABA — Aquila Resources Inc. hopes to have permits for a mining operation in the Stephenson area by the end of the year. more »»

2 face meth charges in higher court

June 8, 2016 ESCANABA — Two Delta County residents were recently bound over from district to circuit court on felony drug charges resulting from an investigation into a meth lab in Gladstone last month. more »»

Delta County’s taxable value down from 2015

June 8, 2016 ESCANABA — Though changes to how the state of Michigan handles certain personal property taxes will technically have an impact on Delta County’s finances, the impact is unlikely to be major,... more »»

Man bound over to higher court on drug charges

June 8, 2016 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man remains lodged in the Delta County Jail where he is being held on three felony drug charges related to methamphetamine and heroin. Michael Steven Jones, 30, of 315 S. more »»

Marijuana ballot measure in doubt

June 8, 2016 LANSING (AP) — A group trying to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Michigan might not be able to put the measure before voters on the November ballot after the state elections bureau... more »»

Clinton victorious, seizes historic primary win

June 8, 2016 NEW YORK (AP) — Powered by a strong showing in California, Hillary Clinton declared victory in her yearlong battle for the heart of the Democratic party, seizing her place in history and setting out... more »»

Construction projects at Bay College on schedule

June 7, 2016 ESCANABA — A pair of large-scale construction projects at Bay College will make it more difficult for students, faculty, and staff to navigate the college’s campus this summer. more »»



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