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Delta County administrator talks continue

April 15, 2015 ESCANABA — Continuing a discussion from last week’s committee of the whole meeting, the Delta County Board of Commissioners approved proposed changes to a contract for county administrator candidate... more »»

Snyder signs drone, concealed weapon laws

April 15, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a ban on hunting animals with a drone or using a drone to harass hunter. more »»

Flags flown at half-staff today in Lincoln’s honor

April 15, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for U.S. flags displayed on state property to be flown at half-staff today in remembrance of former President Abraham Lincol. more »»

Snyder marks merger of agencies

April 15, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Merging two of Michigan’s biggest agencies will help identify the root causes of why people are on government assistance and lead to improved outcomes, Go. more »»

5 things to know about Tax Day

April 15, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday is the deadline for filing income tax returns, a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment to Uncle Sam. more »»

Sounds of Spring

April 14, 2015 The Bay de Noc Choral Society’s free Spring Concert is upcoming Sunday at Bethany Lutheran Church at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Escanaba power plant to close

April 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba’s power plant is expected to close by this summer following Monday’s announcement the city will no longer be reimbursed for operating expenses after June 1. more »»

Escanaba budget talks continue

April 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Escanaba City Council members continue to review a draft version of the city’s 2015-2016 finances — including proposed rate hikes for electric, water, wastewater and garbage services —... more »»

Schoolcraft County home destroyed

April 14, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A home in Manistique Township is considered a total loss following a fire Monday that sent one firefighter to the hospital. Shortly after 3 p.m. more »»

Esky City Manager O’Toole, four others to retire

April 14, 2015 ESCANABA — Several personnel changes — including four retirements — will be occurring in Escanaba as the city transitions from the current fiscal year to the next. more »»

Gladstone commission OKs purchases

April 14, 2015 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone City Commission approved a trio of purchases for the city at its regular meeting Monday. One of the approved purchases was a new computer server for the city. more »»

Stricter drunken boating laws take effect

April 14, 2015 LANSING (AP) — People taking their boats out on Michigan waterways after a few drinks will be subject to stricter alcohol limits — and penalties if they’re over those limits — with a package of new... more »»

Michigan traffic deaths less than 900 in 2014

April 14, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan traffic deaths totaled less than 900 last year for the first time since 2011 despite an increase in the total number of crashes in 2014, officials announced. more »»

Home and Garden Show

April 13, 2015 The Escanaba Kiwanis Club’s Home and Garden Show and Pancake Days came to an end Sunday afternoon after a weekend of activity. more »»

Views on Proposal 1 clash

April 13, 2015 ESCANABA — Residents of Delta County have spoken out both for and against Proposal One, the controversial roads proposal which will be voted on in the May 5 election. more »»

Two robotics teams head to championship

April 13, 2015 ESCANABA — The Escanaba RoboMos and Gladstone BraveBots have done it again. more »»

16 stranded people rescued on Superior

April 13, 2015 MARQUETTE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is stressing the dangers of weakening ice after 16 people were rescued from Little Presque Isle off of Lake Superior near Marquette. more »»

Gas prices fall 10 cents in past week to $2.31

April 13, 2015 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan reports statewide gas prices have decreased by about 10 cents a gallon within the past week. more »»

Households would pay $474 more in taxes under state road proposal

April 13, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The state sales tax would go up a penny on the dollar. The gasoline tax would rise with inflation, likely more. The annual vehicle registration tax would be highe. more »»

How taxes would be raised, spent

April 13, 2015 By The Associated Press How taxes would increase and be spent if Michigan voters approve Proposal 1, the road funding measure on the May 5 ballot: ——— REVENUE CHANGES — Increasing the sales tax fro... more »»



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