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Law limiting election talk won’t be enforced

April 29, 2016 ANN ARBOR (AP) — The state of Michigan won’t enforce a law that blocks local government officials from talking about a ballot question before an election, under a deal approved Thursday by a federa... more »»

Fundraisers for animal shelter on horizon

April 28, 2016 ESCANABA — With the annual Wag-A-Tail Rummage Sale and other fundraising events scheduled for the near future, Delta Animal Shelter Membership President Tonya Gartland said things are looking good... more »»

Man gets 35 years for sexual assault

April 28, 2016 ESCANABA — A 57-year-old registered sex offender from Escanaba was ordered Wednesday to spend at least 35 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female child from 2008 to 2012 in Delta County. more »»

LaMarche named Esky public safety director

April 28, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba resident Lt. more »»

Trial date scheduled in pot case

April 28, 2016 MARQUETTE — A jury trial date has been scheduled for a Manistique man indicted on federal drug charges related to a marijuana bust at his home earlier this yea. more »»

House backs budget with more funds for roads

April 28, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan would spend more on road construction, expanded health coverage for the poor and a criminal investigation into Flint’s lead-contaminated water crisis under a $38. more »»

Jail proposal focus of town hall

April 27, 2016 ESCANABA — With the May 3 vote on a millage proposal that would fund a new county jail just days away, Delta County officials and citizens came to Bay College’s Besse Center Theater for a town hall... more »»

Ski hill budget hit by weather, late start

April 27, 2016 GLADSTONE — Warm temperatures and a late start to the season pushed the Gladstone ski hill over budget this year, but taxpayers will not be responsible for the differenc. more »»

Man pleads guilty to child accosting charge

April 27, 2016 ESCANABA — During a hearing in Delta County Circuit Court on Monday, a 17-year-old Bark River male pleaded guilty to attempting to accost a girl for immoral purposes. Donald James Peterson Jr. more »»

$16.2B education budget approved

April 27, 2016 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan House approved a $1. more »»

Michigan House votes to study marijuana limit for drivers

April 27, 2016 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan House moved Tuesday to get a recommendation on setting a legal limit for driving under the influence of marijuana. more »»

Phragmites Fight

April 26, 2016 MANISTIQUE — Schoolcraft County is waging a war against invasive plants. The Manistique City Council got an overview of those efforts at its meeting Monday night. more »»

City vows to keep compost site open

April 26, 2016 GLADSTONE — In response to public outcry, the Gladstone City Commission will open the city compost site this weekend and pledged to find some way to keeping the facility open. more »»

Woman gets prison for robbery incident

April 26, 2016 ESCANABA — A 22-year-old Manistique woman — originally arrested for armed robbery — was sentenced Monday to two years to up to 10 years in prison for stealing from a person in Escanaba last year. more »»

Man gets up to 30 years in prison for meth lab

April 26, 2016 ESCANABA — A Rapid River man — caught in the woods hiding components used to make methamphetamine — was sentenced Monday to three years to up to 30 years in prison for operating a meth lab. more »»

Big gaps in Flint Legionnaires’ investigation

April 26, 2016 LANSING (AP) — The head of Michigan’s health agency said Monday there was an eight-month gap between when he was made aware of an investigation into a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Flint are... more »»

Town hall meeting to address new jail proposal

April 25, 2016 ESCANABA — A community town hall event being held at Bay College’s Besse Center Theater Tuesday will give Delta County residents a chance to learn more about a millage proposal that would fund a new... more »»

Warm, dry summer may be ahead

April 25, 2016 ESCANABA — The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting temperatures in the Great Lakes region could be higher than normal from May through July, according to meteorologist Jason Alumbaugh at... more »»

All roadside parks reopening in U.P.

April 25, 2016 MARQUETTE (AP) — The Michigan Department of Transportation says all roadside parks in the Upper Peninsula are reopening for the seaso. more »»

 
 
 

 

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