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Rockin’ the dock

July 4, 2015 Rockin' the dock... more »»

Gladstone preps for Independence Day

July 4, 2015 GLADSTONE — For many, Independence Day is a one day a year celebration of American freedoms, but for the city of Gladstone the day is the culmination of nearly a year of planning and preparatio. more »»

Summer tourism forecast strong

July 4, 2015 ESCANABA — While the busiest months of the area’s tourism season have just begun, Executive Director of the Upper Peninsula Travel and Recreation Association (UPTRA) Tom Nemacheck said current signs... more »»

Symetra Tour sees near-record crowds

July 4, 2015 HARRIS — The 2015 Island Resort Championship — a Symetra Tour “Road to the LPGA” tournament played at Sweetgrass Golf Club — hosted near-record crowds and continued its tradition of supporting local... more »»

Officials: Know the law, use common sense with fireworks

July 3, 2015 ESCANABA — With Independence Day nearly here, many people are stocking up on fireworks. more »»

Power plant may burn natural gas

July 3, 2015 ESCANABA — The company buying Escanaba’s power plant is considering converting the coal-fueled plant to burn natural gas rather than wood biomass as previously planned, council was informed at its... more »»

Police foot patrols to return to downtown

July 3, 2015 ESCANABA — Police patrol of downtown Escanaba by an officer walking or riding a bicycle during the summer will be beneficial to both Escanaba Public Safety and the Downtown Development Authority... more »»

Detectives find meth lab in Luce County

July 3, 2015 ENGADINE — Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) investigated a meth lab in Portage Township near Engadine in Mackinac County Wednesda. more »»

Canada protects large area of Lake Superior

July 3, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — About half of the Lake Superior waters and much of the shoreline belonging to the Canadian government are now under the country’s highest level of federal protection. more »»

Rosary, as old as 250, found at historic site

July 3, 2015 MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — Archaeologists have discovered a Roman Catholic rosary in northern Michigan that could be 250 years ol. more »»

Unemployment falls to 7-year low, wages are flat

July 3, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5. more »»

A Purr-fect Partnership

July 2, 2015 ESCANABA — A partnership between assisted living community North Woods Place and the Delta Animal Shelter has given residents the opportunity to help feral animals at the shelter adjust to human... more »»

Buyer interested in Manistique paper mill

July 2, 2015 MANISTIQUE — It was announced Wednesday an interested buyer has submitted paperwork to purchase the Manistique paper mill, but the name of that buyer is still unknown. more »»

Batchelor sentenced to life in prison

July 2, 2015 ESCANABA — No sympathy was expressed for Kallay Randal Batchelor on Wednesday when he was court ordered to spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering his wife last year. more »»

Fourth of July events planned

July 2, 2015 ESCANABA — Events and celebrations are planned throughout the area over the Fourth of July weeken. more »»

Escanaba man found guilty of first-degree CSC

July 2, 2015 ESCANABA — After being convicted of criminal sexual conduct involving a 12-year-old girl in Escanaba, defendant Steven Harold McRorie, 37, bowed his head and wept in his hands while he sat alongside... more »»

New walking trails dedicated in Hannahville

July 1, 2015 WILSON — The weather in the Hannahville Indian Community may have been stormy Tuesday, but that did not keep residents from taking part in a community walk/run to celebrate the grand opening of the... more »»

Batchelor sentenced to life in prison

July 1, 2015 ESCANABA — Kallay Randal Batchelor, 37, of Escanaba, was sentenced today to life in prison without the eligibility of parole for killing his wife, Heather Diane Batchelor, 33, at her residence in... more »»

Senate panel OKs gas tax hike for roads

July 1, 2015 LANSING (AP) — A Republican-led Senate committee approved a $1. more »»

3 Escanaba City Council seats up for election

July 1, 2015 ESCANABA — Three seats on the Escanaba City Council will be up for election in November. Any city resident interested in running for a council position has until 4 p.. more »»



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