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Veterans monument by Esky company unveiled in cemetery

June 6, 2015 PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — A monument to veterans recently installed in Woodland Cemetery by Escanaba-based company Fisher Monuments has received positive feedback from the community. “People love this... more »»

Brewery gets tax exemption

June 5, 2015 ESCANABA — A 50 percent tax exemption was approved for Bell’s Brewery’s upcoming expansion of its facility in Escanaba during council’s regular meeting Thursda. more »»

Restoration Project

June 5, 2015 ESCANABA — After nearly a month of work by local skilled trades workers, the restoration of a vintage tugboat engine on display at the U.P. State Fairground could be finished in about a week. more »»

Wolf plan approval supported

June 5, 2015 MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources Division chiefs have recommended approval of the state’s recently revised Wolf Management Plan at this month’s meeting of the Michigan Natural... more »»

New mineral deposit found near U.P. mine

June 5, 2015 MARQUETTE (AP) — A mining company hoping to find additional mineral deposits near an underground nickel and copper mine in Marquette County that started up last year is reporting a new deposit has... more »»

House OKs asset forfeiture changes

June 5, 2015 LANSING (AP) — New reporting requirements and higher standards for taking people’s property could soon be applied to Michigan’s civil asset forfeiture system under a package approved in the House on... more »»

EPA: Fracking doesn’t harm drinking water

June 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a... more »»

A Little Pampering

June 4, 2015 Five-year-old Madison Harris and her mother, Nicole Harris, of Gladstone, have been hard at work collecting donations and putting together “Madison’s Happy Chemo Bags” for cancer patients undergoing... more »»

Escanaba eyes street projects

June 4, 2015 ESCANABA — Summer road construction season is just around the corner — and this year two sections of street are slated for new surfaces in Escanab. more »»

City-wide rummage sale set

June 4, 2015 ESCANABA — Residents will be able to visit a wide variety of rummage sales or host a sale of their own during Escanaba’s Trash to Cash event Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Man pleads no contest in theft case

June 4, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba man pleaded no contest to one count of attempted larceny for stealing cash from a downtown business last year. The plea was made in Delta County Circuit Court on Wednesday. more »»

Meeting resolves equalization department issues

June 4, 2015 ESCANABA — Concerns held by Delta County township officials regarding the Delta County Equalization Department were resolved at a Delta County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday. more »»

Bill: Tax changes to fund roads

June 3, 2015 LANSING (AP) — A variety of groups spoke out Tuesday against a bill that would eliminate a tax credit for low-income, working families as part of a plan from Republican House Speaker Kevin Cotter to... more »»

Drug case set for trial

June 3, 2015 ESCANABA — One of 14 suspects arrested in Escanaba in connection with illegal sales of the prescription medicine Buprenorphine last spring is scheduled to be tried by a jury later this summe. more »»

Board briefed on budget process

June 3, 2015 ESCANABA — Delta County Administrator Ryan Bergman gave the Delta County Board of Commissioners an update on his plans for the county’s budget process Tuesda. more »»

Panel to study plans for Great Lakes fish farming

June 3, 2015 LANSING (AP) — A panel of experts will study proposals to allow fish farming in Michigan’s Great Lakes waters. more »»

Bill lets Legislature issue subpoenas

June 3, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Legislature would have subpoena power over local governments under legislation approved by the House. Bill sponsor Republican Rep. more »»

School Fashion Show

June 2, 2015 ESCANABA— A World Languages Fashion Show took place Friday in the auditorium at Escanaba Area High School. more »»

Two get jail in UPSET drug cases

June 2, 2015 ESCANABA — The first sentencings of 14 people arrested this spring in connection with illegal sales of Buprenorphine — including undercover operations — took place in Delta County Circuit Court on... more »»



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