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Not all local children immunized

March 3, 2015 ESCANABA — While the national debate about child vaccination rages on, local school districts continue to balance the public health concerns of unimmunized children and the legal rights of parents... more »»

Fatal cycle crash case set for trial

March 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Rock man who was arrested last year for operating a motorcycle while intoxicated, causing the death of a passenger, appeared in Marquette County Circuit Court for a pretrial hearing on... more »»

Event to benefit YMCA

March 3, 2015 ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA will bring March and October together for one night only at their Marchtoberfest fundraising event at the Island Resort and Casino on Frida. more »»

Commission looks at wind turbine rules

March 3, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Planning Commission continued to discuss the possibility of making wind turbine-related amendments to the county’s zoning ordinance in a meeting at the Delta County... more »»

US may ban popular rifle ammunition

March 3, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s... more »»

Walk for Warmth

March 2, 2015 Approximately 110 members of the community gathered in Escanaba Saturday to participate in the Community Action Agency’s 2015 Walk for Warmth to raise funds for heat assistance in Delta County. more »»

Murder suspect appears in court

March 2, 2015 ESCANABA — Motion requests were approved by the court this morning relating to an upcoming murder trial involving an Escanaba man accused of murdering his wife last yea. more »»

Delta County’s invasive plants targeted by grant funds

March 2, 2015 ESCANABA — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday it will provide a total of $4 million in funding to 20 grant projects across the state of Michigan. more »»

Bus drivers file lawsuit over alleged discrimination

March 2, 2015 ESCANABA — Three female bus drivers for Escanaba Area Public Schools are suing the school district for damages incurred for alleged gender discrimination, according to court documents filed in Delta... more »»

Lighting up the court

February 28, 2015 ESCANABA — The opening ceremonies of the 2015 Special Olympics Michigan District Basketball Tournament took place at the Escanaba High School gymnasium Friday evening. more »»

Basic Marine faces OSHA fines

February 28, 2015 ESCANABA — After being cited for 18 safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), local ship construction and repair company Basic Marine Inc. more »»

2 states, US appealing judge's ruling on wolves

February 28, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. more »»

Escanaba student pursues official recognition of state insect

February 28, 2015 ESCANABA — One local boy from Escanaba may soon see his efforts pay off if the state of Michigan acts on adding an official state insect to its list of state symbols. more »»

What’s it like being an elected official?

February 27, 2015 ESCANABA — A group of adults enrolled in a community leadership program experienced what it’s like to be an elected official during a mock commissioner meeting held at Escanaba City Hall on Thursda. more »»

Michigan DNR appeals federal court's wolf decision

February 27, 2015 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today filed an appeal of a December 2014 federal district court ruling that returned wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin to the federal endangered... more »»

Student count varies at area schools

February 27, 2015 Area schools have just completed the second of two required student count days. more »»

Michigan Senate OKs budget cuts

February 27, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan is closer to slicing $105 million from the state budget after the Republican-led Senate passed two bills that would help compensate for a shortfall in tax revenue. more »»

Lawmakers renew push to stop invasive carp

February 27, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Members of Congress proposed legislation Thursday calling for additional obstacles to prevent Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan through an Illinois waterway and a renewed... more »»

Board approves ballot language for Michigan road fund vote

February 27, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The Board of State Canvassers set the wording Thursday of a ballot proposal that will ask voters whether they want to increase the state sales tax and raise $1. more »»



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