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Do schools need more snow days?

February 23, 2015 LANSING (AP) — This winter’s icy grip has some in the Michigan Legislature arguing once again that the state should allow schools more than six days for closures before they must make up the time. more »»

Snyder backs freshwater research center at LSSU

February 23, 2015 SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. more »»

‘Birdman’ takes flight at Oscars

February 23, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long take of “Birdman” has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood’s top honor in... more »»

Most support Obama investment tax hike

February 23, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The rich aren’t taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they’re too high as wel. more »»

Little Swimmers

February 21, 2015 Cold weather may have caused schools to close on Thursday, but it didn’t stop YMCA Delta Program Center swim lessons from taking place. more »»

Business booming at Esky brewery

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Kegs and bottles of beer are flowing out of Bell’s Upper Hand Brewery in Escanaba as the company tries to keep up with the demand for orders in the Upper Peninsul. more »»

Report looks at well-being of children in the U.P.

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Educators, community health professionals, and childcare advocates met via video conference Friday to discuss the results of the latest Kids Count report and look at what the data says... more »»

Next Honor Flight is April 22

February 21, 2015 ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight has scheduled its next mission. It will fly 80 veterans to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 22. more »»

Most of Great Lakes frozen over

February 21, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain. more »»

Extreme cold closes schools for a second day

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Area schools have been closed due to extremely cold temperatures. Closures for today (Friday, Fe. more »»

Bundled up for brats

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Despite extremely cold temperatures, Escanaba residents came out in full force Thursday to support the Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency’s annual Walk for Warmth brat... more »»

Substation construction continues

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Construction of a new temporary substation continues in Escanaba where a rental mobile unit has restored electricity to the city following an equipment failure at the power plant’s... more »»

Several lauded for help in outage

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Several agencies, businesses and city employees who helped out during Escanaba’s major power outage earlier this month were recognized during council’s regular meeting Thursday. more »»

Esky woman charged with embezzling

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman, accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from a vulnerable adult, was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court where she could make a plea... more »»

Manistique Area Schools approves funds for building projects

February 20, 2015 MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Area School District has approved roughly $250,000 in building projects to take place during the summer that will be paid for using the district’s sinking fund; the board... more »»

Michigan lawmakers set March 8 for 2016 presidential primary

February 20, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The Michigan Legislature agreed Thursday to schedule the state's 2016 presidential primary for March 8, an earlier-than-expected date that would require Republicans to divvy up... more »»

Severe cold continues throughout region

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Several Upper Peninsula schools were cancelled again Friday due to severe cold temperatures in the region. more »»

Hwy. M-28 reopens in Marquette, Alger counties

February 20, 2015 ESCANABA — The Michigan State Police Negaunee Post has announced Highway M-28 between Marquette and Munising has been reopened for normal traffic as of 5 p.m. Thursda. more »»

Extreme cold closes area schools

February 19, 2015 Area schools have been closed due to extremely cold temeratures. Closures for today (Thursday, Feb. more »»

A Gamer’s Paradise

February 19, 2015 ESCANABA — Bay College students and members of the public came together to have fun and support Tri-County Safe Harbor during a video game night held in the University Center Wednesday. more »»



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