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Charges lessened in CSC case

July 1, 2014 ESCANABA — A 21-year-old Escanaba man was sentenced Monday to 83 days in jail on one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a minor earlier this year. more »»

Beach battles brewing with EPA

July 1, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — A federal plan to lower thresholds for warning the public about contaminated beach water is drawing protests from state officials in the Great Lakes region and along the ocean... more »»

Snyder finishes signing $53.2 billion budget

July 1, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday finished signing a $5. more »»

Student loan interest rates to increase

July 1, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates go up today for students taking out new federal loans. This hike is relatively minimal but could foreshadow more increases to come. more »»

New recalls and questions about auto parts safety

July 1, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — The ignition switch recalls now engulfing General Motors and Chrysler are raising new questions about the safety of the parts across the American auto industry. more »»

New plan guides Kirtland’s warbler recovery

July 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — Nearly 40 years after the Kirtland’s warbler was added to the federal list of threatened and endangered species, the birds — whose population recovery has been dramatic with the help of... more »»

A glimpse of the past

June 30, 2014 An opening for the exhibit Selling Nahma took place at the William Bonifas Fine Arts Center Thursday afternoon and included a special family concert by Kitty Donohoe titled “Bunyan and Banjoes. more »»

Guide helps fire victims recover

June 30, 2014 ESCANABA — Victims experiencing the trauma of a house fire are getting back on their feet with the help of an “After the Fire” guide available from Escanaba Public Safety. more »»

Laws to crack down on meth production

June 30, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Three new Michigan laws intended to stop people from buying small amounts of medicine from numerous stores to illegally make methamphetamine have been signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. more »»

How does Michigan’s budget impact you?

June 30, 2014 LANSING (AP) — School children, college students and others will be impacted when the next state budget starts in about three months. The Republican-written spending plan, which Gov. more »»

Swimmer’s itch recurring problem in Michigan lakes

June 30, 2014 GERRISH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Swimmer’s itch is a painful problem that many northern Michigan visitors can’t duc. more »»

Maniaci is Volunteer of the Month

June 28, 2014 ESCANABA — While some volunteers focus their energy on a single project, others, like Maria Maniaci, spread their work across many. more »»

Woman run over by semi

June 28, 2014 MENOMINEE TOWNSHIP — An Escanaba woman remains hospitalized in Milwaukee where she continues to be treated for injuries received when she was run over by a semi truck in Wisconsin a month ago,... more »»

Area’s unemployment rate drops

June 28, 2014 ESCANABA — The unemployment rate in the Upper Peninsula declined to 8.4 percent during May, a seasonal monthly reduction of 0. more »»

Daily Press readers win Bingo Mania cash

June 28, 2014 ESCANABA — May winners have been announced in the Daily Press Bingo Mania contest. Teresa Osterhout, of Manistique, was the single bingo winner and took home $50. more »»

Armed drones guard US interests in Iraq

June 28, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has armed drones flying over Baghdad to protect U.S. troops that recently arrived to assess Iraq’s deteriorating security, the Pentagon said Friday. more »»

VA review finds ‘significant’ failures

June 28, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a scathing appraisal, a review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concludes that medical care for veterans is beset by... more »»

Fear of voting grips Senate Democratic chiefs

June 28, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber’s modest productivity this election season to a near halt. more »»

Education on the waves

June 27, 2014 ESCANABA — When the Inland Seas Education Association’s schooner Inland Seas set sail on Little Bay de Noc Wednesday, the manifest was full of eager faces who would return to port as scientists. more »»

Gladstone man killed in crash

June 27, 2014 MACKINAW CITY — A 64-year-old Gladstone man died Monday from injuries received in a single-vehicle accident in downstate Emmet County, according to sheriff’s officials who continue to investigate th... more »»



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