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Michigan GOP bill to prohibit gay bias under fire

November 13, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday proposed a long-awaited bill to prohibit discrimination against gays, though chances dimmed for legislative approval of the measure because of concerns that... more »»

Keystone tops first day of lame duck

November 13, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a... more »»

A salute to our veterans

November 12, 2014 ESCANABA — The Delta County Veterans Council and Gardens of Rest Cemetery hosted their annual Veterans Day Memorial Service Tuesday at 11 a.m. more »»

Wolf hunt future remains uncertain

November 12, 2014 ESCANABA — The dust from the elections held earlier this month may have settled, but the future of wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula remains undecided. more »»

Woman arrested on heroin charge

November 12, 2014 MENOMINEE — After fleeing from police and crossing a state line, a 24-year-old Menominee Township motorist was arrested on a heroin charge on Monday, according to the Menominee County Sheriff’s... more »»

Man gets prison term for damage to tree nursery

November 12, 2014 MANISTIQUE — A 26-year-old Manistique man was recently sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for damaging a tree nursery in Manistique last spring. Jacob Wesley Gage, of 8284W Hwy. more »»

Company billed for power outage costs

November 12, 2014 ESCANABA — Costs have been determined for a power outage caused when high winds flung a tent into a utility pole in Escanaba last month. On the evening of Oct. more »»

AP Interview: Meekhof hails union, abortion laws

November 12, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Two years ago, Sen. Arlan Meekhof helped usher in Michigan’s landmark law making union fees voluntary for workers, a feat he’d thought was probably impossible until at least 2015. more »»

US-China climate deal aims to prod others to act

November 12, 2014 BEIJING (AP) — A groundbreaking agreement struck by the United States and China is putting the world’s two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the heat-trapping gases blamed for global... more »»

Winter storm closes area schools

November 11, 2014 A winter storm has forced cancellation of area schools today (Tuesday, Nov. 11). more »»

Snow doesn’t stop brewery opening

November 11, 2014 ESCANABA — Beer, pasties and snow welcomed those attending the grand opening of Bell’s Upper Hand Brewery in Escanaba Monda. more »»

Intruder fatally shot during break-in

November 11, 2014 MENOMINEE — While attempting to break into a home in Mellen Township, a 19-year-old male suspect was shot and killed Monday by a homeowner, according to Menominee County Sheriff Kenny Marks. more »»

Winter storm not over yet

November 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The first real winter storm to hit the Upper Peninsula struck Monday, but the snow and cold the storm has ushered into the area are far from over. more »»

WWII pilot still flying at 95

November 11, 2014 ESCANABA — Each time Urban Rahoi attends a reunion of World War II pilots in New Mexico, the amount of pilots in attendance becomes fewer and fewe. more »»

Escanaba center offers help for local veterans

November 11, 2014 ESCANABA — The Escanaba Vet Center will commemorate Veterans’ Day by hosting an open house today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to Readjustment Counselor Ken Milam. more »»

Esky asks for winter parking cooperation

November 11, 2014 ESCANABA — With snowfall coming early this year, Escanaba Public Safety is asking for the public’s assistance and cooperation with winter parkin. more »»

Winter parking rules start in Gladstone

November 11, 2014 GLADSTONE — Winter parking restrictions are now in effect in the City of Gladstone, according to Gladstone Public Safety. more »»

Man charged in Marquette stabbing

November 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — A 19-year-old downstate man was charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder following a stabbing incident in Marquette early Sunday, according to the... more »»

Area braces for winter storm

November 10, 2014 ESCANABA — Road crews are gearing up for the first huge storm of the winter as Mother Nature is expected to drop about a foot of snow in Delta and Schoolcraft counties today and into Tuesday. more »»

Food for the holidays

November 10, 2014 ESCANABA — With the holiday season underway, local food pantries are seeking donations from the community to restock their shelves for those most in need. The Escanaba St. more »»



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