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Delta Force takes part in Media Day

September 26, 2014 ESCANABA — The desks at the Daily Press were filled with fresh faces Thursday afternoon when participants of the Delta Force Leadership Program came for a crash course in reporting for the program’s... more »»

Esky woman pleads guilty in break-in

September 26, 2014 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman admitted to breaking into the Kon Tiki Bar and taking money from a safe during her plea hearing in Delta County Circuit Court on Thursday. more »»

Wildlife a minimal concern at Delta County Airport

September 26, 2014 ESCANABA — The wildlife situation at the Delta County Airport has not caused any major problems for the airport’s staff as of late, according to an airport official. more »»

Police: Prison worker suspected of seeking hit

September 26, 2014 KINCHELOE, Mich. (AP) — A prison food-service worker in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is suspected of approaching an inmate about arranging to have another inmate killed, state police said. more »»

Eric Holder to leave after 6 years as AG

September 26, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. more »»

Sheriff announces retirement

September 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Sheriff Gary Ballweg, who has served as Delta County’s sheriff for more than a decade, will retire on Oct. 18. more »»

Official says Holder resigning as attorney general

September 25, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years. more »»

Average year expected for U.P. crops

September 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Despite a string of unusual weather patterns, farmers and consumers can breathe a sigh of relief because Upper Peninsula crops are expected to be on target this year. more »»

Respiratory illness in Delta County confirmed

September 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Enterovirus 68, a respiratory virus that has been making national headlines, has been confirmed in Delta County. more »»

Public health surveys Delta, Menominee residents

September 25, 2014 ESCANABA — Over the next 10 days, 4,000 randomly selected households from Delta and Menominee counties will receive a health survey in the mail from Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties (PHDM). more »»

EPA unveils 5-year plan to improve Great Lakes

September 25, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration unveiled an updated five-year plan for restoring the Great Lakes on Wednesday that outlines accelerated efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive species... more »»

Schauer, Snyder spar over student debt

September 25, 2014 EAST LANSING (AP) — Democrat Mark Schauer on Wednesday criticized Republican Go. more »»

State Police open up

September 24, 2014 GLADSTONE — Hundreds of people attended Tuesday’s open house at the Michigan State Police Post in Gladstone where the public could interact with troopers while learning about their job... more »»

Esky to be ‘development ready’

September 24, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba will be the first community in the Upper Peninsula to undergo a statewide evaluation and training program to certify the city as “development ready” to attract business and talen... more »»

Police seek break-in suspects

September 24, 2014 MENOMINEE — Two former Escanaba residents are being sought out by police in connection with several break-ins and thefts in Menominee County this summer. more »»

Manistique targets damaged homes

September 24, 2014 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique City Council approved Gulliver firm Zellar Excavating, Inc.’s bid to demolish a fire-damaged house at a regular meeting Monday. more »»

Operations begin at new Upper Peninsula mine

September 24, 2014 MARQUETTE (AP) — Operations have begun at a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula following a 12-year legal and political struggle. Toronto-based Lundin Mining Corp. more »»

Deer pests for airports, threats to pilots

September 24, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Long the bane of gardeners and unwary motorists, soaring deer populations are also nuisances for airports and threats to pilots, especially at this time of year, according to... more »»

Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

September 24, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of... more »»

Dems urged to end online absentee ballot program

September 24, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The state is urging the Michigan Democratic Party to suspend a new program that lets people apply online for absentee ballots, saying would-be voters are being disenfranchised close... more »»



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