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House of Ludington plan advances

September 18, 2015 ESCANABA — A proposal to redevelop the House of Ludington in Escanaba into affordable senior housing is progressing as the project continues to move through the city’s approval process. more »»

St. John was leader in industry

September 18, 2015 SPALDING — After logging industry leader Earl St. John died at the age of 79 on Sept. 14, his family and colleagues expressed their admiration of his life and legacy. Earl’s son, Thomas St. more »»

MASH dinner honors good deeds

September 18, 2015 HARRIS — It was a night of sports and honors Thursday during the Community Foundation for Delta County’s 22nd annual MASH/Good Deed dinner at the Island Resort and Casino. more »»

Bridge Out Bike Ride is Sunday

September 18, 2015 GLADSTONE — Due to ongoing construction on the County Road 420 bridge over the Escanaba River, the event normally known as the Delta County Century Ride will instead be called the Bridge Out Bike... more »»

Hikers find body at base of Marquette cliff

September 18, 2015 MARQUETTE (AP) — Two hikers from Minnesota discovered a body at the bottom of a steep cliff along Lake Superior in Marquette while going through photos one of them had just take. more »»

A hero’s welcome

September 17, 2015 more »»

Veteran finally goes on Honor Flight

September 17, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. more »»

Drug arrests made in Esky, Ishpeming

September 17, 2015 ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) has made multiple arrests for drug activity this week, including the delivery of heroin in Escanaba and Ishpeming. more »»

U.P.-wide text to 9-1-1 service launches

September 17, 2015 ESCANABA — All emergency 911 call centers in the Upper Peninsula will now support emergency text messages from wireless devices to 9-1-1. Beginning Monday, Sept. more »»

Lunch in the Forest event Saturday

September 17, 2015 ROCK — Landowners and the general public will be able to learn about the forest during Lunch in the Forest, an event scheduled in Rock on Saturday, Sept. 19. more »»

Michigan State Police hosts annual open house

September 17, 2015 GLADSTONE — Michigan State Police in Gladstone welcomed busloads of visitors during the post’s annual open house on Wednesday, offering the public positive interaction with cops. more »»

Man faces drug charges

September 17, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court on a charge dating back to an alleged drug crime from more than a year ago. more »»

Chili Challenge feeds crowd, helps United Way

September 16, 2015 ESCANABA — Hungry people and proud chefs filled the Ruth Butler Building Tuesday for the 21st Annual United Way Soup’r Chili Challenge at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. more »»

Benishek won’t seek re-election

September 16, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Dan Benishek said Tuesday that he will not seek re-election next year, a surprising announcement that could mean a competitive race for his Northern Michigan seat. more »»

Verso gets ‘dark store’ tax break

September 16, 2015 ESCANABA — Due to a recent tax appeal settlement between Verso Corporation’s Escanaba paper mill and the state of Michigan, Delta County’s government will lose an estimated $173,341 in income. more »»

Jail terms in fatal home break-in

September 16, 2015 MENOMINEE — Two Wisconsin men — charged in connection with a home break-in last year when a third suspect was fatally shot in Menominee County — were each sentenced Monday to one year in jai. more »»

Delta County taking over corrections programs

September 16, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners voted in favor of taking over a pair of local corrections programs for at least a year during its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Relax and Read

September 15, 2015 GLADSTONE — A Scholastic Book Fair opened Monday at the Gladstone School and Public Library, with a special family event Monday night. he book fair continues today through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p. more »»

Benishek not seeking re-election in 2016

September 15, 2015 ESCANABA — Congressman Dan Benishek announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election in 2016. more »»

Besse donation put into action

September 15, 2015 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission took steps Monday to apply the $1 million donation from the John and Melissa Besse Foundation that will finance the purchase of a new fire truck, fire safet... more »»



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