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Back-to-school good for business

August 23, 2016 ESCANABA — With summer coming to a close, students, parents, and stores around the area are preparing for back-to-school shopping. more »»

Man who rushed into Lake Michigan to help sons dies

August 23, 2016 MANISTIQUE (AP) — A Detroit-area man has died, two weeks after trying to rescue two sons in Lake Michigan off of Manistique. A funeral was held Monday for 53-year-old Kevin Ketchum of Shelby Township. more »»

Gladstone looks at RV rules

August 23, 2016 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission voted Monday to revisit a controversial ordinance that limits where recreational vehicles can be parked within the city limits. more »»

Woman gets jail for embezzlement

August 23, 2016 ESCANABA — A Gladstone woman was sentenced Monday to 10 months in jail for her role in embezzling a large amount of money from two elderly nursing home residents in Delta County from 2013 to 2015. more »»

Man pleads on meth charge

August 23, 2016 ESCANABA — A Bark River man who was arrested on meth-related charges two weeks ago recently waived his preliminary hearing in Delta County District Court and entered a plea in circuit court on Monday. more »»

U.P. State Fair bolsters local economy

August 23, 2016 ESCANABA — The 2016 U.P. State Fair ended Sunday evening — and, with it, an extremely successful week for many businesses in the Escanaba area. more »»

U.P. State Fair ends with a bang

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — Rain didn’t dampen the U.P. State Fair in Escanaba, according to organizers as the week-long event concluded with a bang Sunday night with a fireworks display at the fairgrounds. more »»

DATA to expand service in 2017

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — Earlier this month, voters in four Delta County townships voted in favor of funding the Delta Area Transit Authority (DATA). more »»

Hatchet assault case defendant back in court

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — A second person who was arrested in connection with a man being assaulted with a hatchet in Escanaba last spring, was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit cour. more »»

Some hogs injured after fair vandalism

August 22, 2016 ESCANABA — About 18 hogs at the Upper Peninsula State Fair were maliciously let out of their pens early Sunday morning, causing injury to some of the animals, according to the swine superintendent. more »»

Bark River man pleads to lesser drug charge

August 22, 2016 BARK RIVER TOWNSHIP — A Bark River resident, initially arrested last spring on a seven-year marijuana charge, pleaded guilty last week to a lesser two-year drug felony. more »»

Midway attractions draw crowds

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA—The Upper Peninsula State Fair midway has a lot to offer fairgoers attending this year’s fai. more »»

Special boards help build chapel

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA— Efforts to raise funds for a nondenominational chapel on the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association’s Antique Village continue during the U.P. more »»

Woman gets prison for meth lab

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA — A 25-year-old Gladstone woman was sentenced to prison Friday on one count of operating a methamphetamine lab stemming from her arrest last spring. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 20, 2016 TODAY 7:30 to 9 a.m. - Judging - open horse show - halter and English 8 to 11 a.m. - Car show - activities tent 9 a.m. - Gates open 10:30 a.m. - Buildings and exhibits open 11 a.m. more »»

Memorial honoring workforce to be unveiled

August 20, 2016 STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A monument honoring workers in suburban Detroit and across the state is set to be unveiled in Sterling Heights after breaking ground one year ago. more »»

Car carrier tips Friday

August 20, 2016 ESCANABA — Two cars were heavily damaged Friday morning when the car carrier trailer they were being transported in tipped onto its side near the intersection of U.S. 2 and 41 and Willow Creek Road. more »»

Cleanup continues after July storms in U.P.

August 20, 2016 HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Cleanup is continuing in Michigan's Upper Peninsula following damaging storms that hit last month. more »»

Governor makes visit to U.P. fair

August 19, 2016 ESCANABA — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder spoke to hundreds of guests at a luncheon held in his honor at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Thursday afternoon. more »»



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