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Ribbon-cutting held for PCC plant

August 16, 2014 ESCANABA — Gov. more »»

Art in the sand

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Fair Schedule

August 16, 2014 Today 8 a.m. — Gates open 8:30 a.m. — Open Horse Show-Halter and English 10 a.m. — Exhibit Buildings open throughout the Fairgrounds, Skerbeck Bros. more »»

‘Cheese Lady’ Kaufmann carves out cow sculpture at fair

August 16, 2014 ESCANABA — “People say to me, ‘do you carve ice? Do you carve butter? Do you carve chocolate?,’” Sarah “The Cheese Lady” Kaufmann said. “And I say, ‘no, I don’t have time. more »»

Governor praises U.P. at fair

August 15, 2014 ESCANABA — Thursday was definitely Governor’s Day at the state fair in Escanaba where Gov. more »»

Business leaders meet with Snyder

August 15, 2014 HARRIS — Gov. more »»

Miracle of Life: Old favorite still going strong at fair

August 15, 2014 ESCANABA — For some people, it’s an exhibit that has become virtually synonymous with the U.P. State Fai. more »»

Fair Schedule

August 15, 2014 Today 10 a.m. — Exhibit Buildings open throughout the Fairgrounds, Miracle of Life Exhibit opens in Miracle of Life Building, Growing UP Foresters Exhibit Opens in Miracle of Life Building, U.P. more »»

Volunteer of Month nominees sought

August 15, 2014 ESCANABA — Nominations are currently being accepted for the Daily Press Volunteer of the Month. Each month a Volunteer of the Month is selected and profiled in the Daily Press. more »»

Gov. Snyder visits Escanaba

August 14, 2014 ESCANABA — Gov. Rick Snyder is covering a lot of ground this week, going back and forth between a scheduled tour of several stops in the Upper Peninsula and downstate to the flooded city of Detroit. more »»

Senate passes wolf hunt initiative

August 14, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Senate on Wednesday voted to keep intact the state’s power to allow wolf hunts, approving a bill designed to keep voters from stopping future hunts in... more »»

Country crooner

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Fair Schedule

August 14, 2014 Today 8 a.m. — Gates open 9 a.m. — Beef Cattle, Open Show; Dairy Cattle, Junior Show; Sheep Breeding, Junior; followed by Open Class 10 a.m. — Draft Horse and Mule Show Sect. more »»

Midway entertainment offers family-friendly fun

August 14, 2014 ESCANABA — There’s something new around every corner at the Upper Peninsula State Fair, and even without venturing into the grandstand fairgoers can find world class entertainment. more »»

Marketplace plans move forward

August 14, 2014 ESCANABA — Plans for a new marketplace in downtown Escanaba continue to evolve as the Downtown Development Authority works toward funding the $700,000 project, the DDA board was informed Wednesday. more »»

Appeals court OKs permits for U.P.’s Eagle Mine

August 14, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a decision by state regulators to allow construction of a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula backwoods, the latest... more »»

Fun at the Fair

August 13, 2014 Warmer weather Tuesday evening meant an influx of visitors to the U.P. State Fair. more »»

Downstate youth take fair steer titles

August 13, 2014 ESCANABA — The titles of grand champion steer and reserve champion steer were given to two Lower Michigan youth during the beef cattle junior show at the Upper Peninsula State Fair Tuesday morning. more »»

Appeal: Sex offender must move

August 13, 2014 ESCANABA — A 73-year-old registered sex offender has moved from his Gladstone home following a recent Michigan Court of Appeals’ review of his sentencing in 2012. more »»



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