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Governor Snyder praises fair, U.P.

August 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Two honored guests made their appearance Thursday for the U.P. State Fair’s “Honored Citizens Day,” Governor Rick Snyder and this year’s U.P. Veteran of the Year, Thomas Stanaway. more »»

Esky faces more tax battles

August 21, 2015 ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Council approved on Thursday the hiring of an attorney and an appraiser to represent the city in three new tax tribunal disputes involving two local businesses and a... more »»

Verso cuts production of paper

August 21, 2015 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Verso Corporation announced Thursday it plans to make major reductions in its coated paper and pulp production capacity by shutting down the No. 1 pulp dryer and No. more »»

Kids game show a hit at fair

August 21, 2015 ESCANABA — Children between the ages of 3 and 15 will have a chance to put their skill and luck to the test at the U.P. State Fair this week. more »»

Fatal crashes remain under review

August 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Whether or not criminal charges will be sought in two separate fatal vehicle accidents in Delta County earlier this summer is currently being determined by the county prosecutor. more »»

Bay moves forward on remodeling projects

August 20, 2015 ESCANABA — The Bay College Board of Trustees took its first official step toward starting a pair of large-scale school remodeling projects during a special meeting Wednesday. more »»

Gustafson returns to fair to auction off hog

August 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Last year, a group of livestock bidders at the U.P. more »»

Art in the sand: Sculpture under construction at U.P. State Fair

August 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Fairgoers are encouraged to witness a large sand sculpture being created this week at the U.P. State Fair in Escanaba, where attendees are also invited to try the art of sculpting sand. more »»

Space Chasers

August 19, 2015 more »»

Subway pitchman to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

August 19, 2015 NDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography in a case that destroyed... more »»

Young friends earn fair steer titles

August 19, 2015 ESCANABA — Steers raised by a pair of young Delta County residents and long-time friends were awarded the titles of grand champion and reserve champion at the 2015 Upper Peninsula State Fair beef... more »»

Court date set for 4 in meth case

August 19, 2015 ESCANABA — Three Escanaba residents and a Florida man — each charged with a 20-year felony of operating a methamphetamine lab — are scheduled to appear for their preliminary hearings in Delta County... more »»

Delta County looks to hire vet service officer

August 19, 2015 ESCANABA — The Delta County Board of Commissioners voted to pursue hiring a full-time veteran service officer during its regular meeting Monday. more »»

Wallendas’ Circus Incredible enchants fair crowd

August 19, 2015 ESCANABA — Fairgoers searching for an incredible show on the U.P. more »»

Ag director: State prepared for avian flu

August 19, 2015 ESCANABA — Agriculture is a cornerstone of the Upper Peninsula State Fair, and attending the fair gives Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams a unique... more »»

Gymnastics remains a self-funded sport

August 19, 2015 ESCANABA — A request for gymnastics to be reinstated as a school-funded sport at Escanaba Area Public Schools was denied by board members through lack of action at Monday’s school board meeting. more »»

Fair Week Begins

August 18, 2015 ESCANABA — The U.P. State Fairgrounds were bustling Monday evening as opening night of the fair took place.Fair gates opened at 8 a.m. this morning and will close at 11 p.m. more »»



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