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Prosecutor: Combating drugs is highest priority

August 5, 2015 ESCANABA — Delta County Prosecuting Attorney Phil Strom discussed court-related statistics and current priorities for the prosecutor’s office during an annual report to the Delta County Board of... more »»

Concern expressed over EPA regulation

August 5, 2015 ESCANABA — Delta Conservation District Executive Director Rory Mattson voiced his concerns about what he described as regulatory overreach on the part of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to... more »»

Judge orders psychiatric exam

August 4, 2015 MANISTIQUE — One of two men charged in a Schoolcraft County triple homicide will be given a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he is fit to stand trial. more »»

Hearing set on rules for wind turbines

August 4, 2015 ESCANABA — After more than a year of discussion, the Delta County Planning Commission has voted to hold a public hearing on the section of the county ordinance regarding wind turbines Aug. 31. more »»

More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood

August 4, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate’s derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring u... more »»

State officials looking at Obama plan

August 4, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Michigan officials reacted cautiously Monday to the Obama administration’s plan for cutting planet-warming gases from power plants, saying they needed time to study how it would... more »»

Back-to-school and health fair a success

August 3, 2015 ESCANABA — Despite rainy weather, Delta County residents came out to the Ruth Butler Building on the U.P. more »»

Daily Press kicks off promotion

August 3, 2015 ESCANABA — Daily Press Publisher Dan McDonald took to the Daily Press Children’s Back-to-School and Health Fair stage Sunday to announce the beginning of a promotion that will give four winners a... more »»

Esky, Bark River schools take part in conference

August 3, 2015 ESCANABA — Representatives from the Escanaba and Bark River-Harris school districts had a chance to attend and present at the Middle College National Consortium (MCNC) held June 26-29 in Jersey City... more »»


August 3, 2015 Portion of street closed for storm sewer installation GLADSTONE — The portion of 4th Avenue North from the intersection of North 9th Street to North 8th Street will be closed today through Friday,... more »»

Who wins and loses under Obama’s stricter power plant limits

August 3, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply. more »»

Folded Fiction

August 1, 2015 ESCANABA — A Folded Book Art class took place Thursday afternoon in Escanaba City Hall as part of the “Booked for Summer” free series at the Escanaba Public Librar. more »»

Esky school budget shows improvement

August 1, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba Area Public Schools is preparing for the quickly-approaching 2015-16 school year with a budget that shows a slight improvement over initial projections, according to the... more »»

Insects a threat to U.P. trees

August 1, 2015 ESCANABA — Working and recreating in the forest is a part of life in the Upper Peninsula, but insects in the forest could kill off many of the trees that residents enjoy. more »»

Tugboat engine restoration project finishes up at fairgrounds

August 1, 2015 ESCANABA — With a dedication ceremony tentatively scheduled for Sept. 5, the U.P. more »»

On The Rocks

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Waterfront Art Festival Saturday

July 31, 2015 ESCANABA — Residents looking for a fun way to enjoy music and art by the shore of Lake Michigan won’t have to go far this weekend as the Waterfront Art Festival returns to Escanaba. more »»

Case against trooper still pending

July 31, 2015 ST. IGNACE — Court authorization of a drunken driving charge against a state trooper is pending as officials continue to wait on test results of the arrestee’s blood alcohol concentratio. more »»



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