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Trade zone seeks support

September 11, 2014 ESCANABA — Organizers of a proposed economic development area in the Central U.P. more »»

Attempted murder suspect bound over

September 11, 2014 MANISTIQUE — A Manistique man accused of attempting to murder a Manistique woman this summer was bound over from Schoolcraft County District Court to circuit court on Wednesday. Thomas Becks J. more »»

Court date in fatal crash postponed

September 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — A Rock man, charged with operating a motorcycle while intoxicated, causing the death of his passenger in an accident in Marquette County, is re-scheduled for a preliminary examination in... more »»

Shipwreck found in Superior

September 11, 2014 DEER PARK, Mich. more »»

Changes surround 9/11 commemoration

September 11, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning. more »»

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria

September 11, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. more »»

Chili Challenge marks 20th year

September 10, 2014 ESCANABA — The United Way Soup’r Chili Challenge’s 20th anniversary was celebrated in style Tuesday, as chefs, judges, and patrons filled the Ruth Butler Building to serve and sample a wide variety... more »»

Former mayor back in court

September 10, 2014 ESCANABA — The former mayor of Escanaba will be sentenced Thursday on one count of embezzling $50,000 to $100,000 while an officer for a local service clu. more »»

Woman pleads guilty in theft case

September 10, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman, accused of embezzling from a local pizza business for two years, pleaded guilty as charged during a hearing in Delta County Circuit Court on Tuesday. more »»

Manistique renews MDOT contract

September 10, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique City Council renewed the city’s contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation at its regular meeting Monday. more »»

House OKs bill to avert $1.1B tax payout

September 10, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan would keep an estimated $1. more »»

Costly Salt

September 9, 2014 ESCANABA — Summer may not be over yet, but road crews are already gearing up for the plowing and salting season. However, keeping roads drivable this winter could be more costly than last year. more »»

City looks at where to use funds

September 9, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission reached a consensus on what to do with funding from 1.8 mills in a special meeting held Monda. more »»

Area under flood watch tonight, Wednesday

September 9, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The central and western areas of the Upper Peninsula, including Delta County, are under a flood watch late tonight through Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service... more »»

Stagnant pay hurts job market

September 9, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay. The unemployment rate has sunk to a nearly normal 6. more »»

Serious respiratory illness hits kids

September 9, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ... more »»

Lawmakers return for pre-election session

September 9, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are returning for a four-week session before the November electio. more »»

Lawmakers propose contraceptive bills

September 9, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are proposing bills to require Michigan employers to give information to employees and prospective workers about insurance coverage for contraceptives. more »»

Tractors on the Track

September 8, 2014 The U.P. Garden Tractor Pullers, Inc. ninth annual Memorial Scholarship Pull took place Friday evening at their home track in Flat Rock. more »»

Invasive species established in Bays

September 8, 2014 ESCANABA — Though the Great Lakes are currently home to about 160 invasive species, efforts to prevent the introduction of others are ongoing, according to DNR Northern Lake Michigan Fisheries... more »»



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