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World’s oldest person dies downstate

June 29, 2015 INKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A funeral has been held for a woman deemed the world’s oldest person who died at her suburban Detroit home at age 116. more »»

Utilities work to comply with pollution rule

June 29, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Work begins on Memory Care Center

June 27, 2015 ESCANABA — A new adult day care center, currently under construction in Escanaba, will serve the needs of those who live with memory loss as well as memorialize a community member who suffered from ... more »»

Furry Friends

June 27, 2015 more »»

Jail terms given in drug cases

June 27, 2015 ESCANABA — Seven of 14 suspects arrested last spring in connection with illegal sales of Suboxone in Delta County — including undercover operations — were sentenced in circuit court during the past... more »»

Local, U.P. jobless rates increase

June 27, 2015 ESCANABA — Delta County’s jobless rate edged up in May, according to statistics released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. Delta County’s unemployment rate was 6. more »»

Supreme Court declares right to same-sex marriage nationwide

June 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay and lesbian Americans have the same right to marry as any other couples, the Supreme Court declared Friday in a historic ruling deciding one of the nation’s most contentious an... more »»

Former prison worker charged with felony

June 27, 2015 LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced his Criminal Division has filed a felony charge against a former Aramark supervisor employed at Kinross Correctional Facility for allegedl... more »»

Obama delivers passionate eulogy

June 27, 2015 CHARLESTON, S.C. more »»

Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

June 26, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. more »»

Landfill faces money shortage

June 26, 2015 ESCANABA — The director of the Delta County landfill is looking for help to keep the county-wide facility operating because revenues are not keeping up with expenses. more »»

Teen faces charges in Manistique shooting

June 26, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A 17-year-old Manistique teen — charged with six felonies for allegedly shooting at three people in Manistique’s Central Park — was bound over from Schoolcraft County District Court to... more »»

Local vet: Protect dogs from canine influenza

June 26, 2015 ESCANABA — Since cases of canine influenza have been reported in lower Michigan, veterinarian Saundra Robinette of the Escanaba Veterinary Clinic, said it is important for locals to keep in mind... more »»

Conflicting views follow Supreme Court ruling

June 26, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — Throughout the country, relief was the dominant emotion among consumers who get help from the government to lower their health insurance costs following Thursday’s Supreme Court rulin... more »»

Democratic Party chairman Johnson to run for Congress

June 26, 2015 ISHPEMING (AP) — Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson is resigning so he can run against Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District. more »»

Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

June 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of American. more »»

Democratic Party chairman Johnson to run against Benishek

June 25, 2015 ISHPEMING (AP) — Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Lon Johnson is resigning so he can run against Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek in Michigan's 1st Congressional District. more »»

Official pitches power plan in Esky

June 25, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba officials — unsure of the local benefits of a proposed electric transmission line connecting the upper and lower peninsulas — discussed the issue with the state’s top energy... more »»



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