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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 »»

Gladstone looks at lunch options

August 18, 2015 GLADSTONE — Families of students who buy hot lunch at Gladstone schools will face an increase this school year, but the district is looking into ways to keep costs down by introducing vending machin... more »»

Psychiatric examination ordered in murder case

August 18, 2015 MANISTIQUE — Both men accused of murdering three people in Schoolcraft County will receive psychiatric evaluations to determine if they are fit to stand trial. more »»

Luminary walk set for Wednesday

August 18, 2015 ESCANABA — A luminary walk to honor Delta County cancer patients and victims will be held Wednesday night in Ludington Park. It begins at 7 p.. more »»

UP State Fair

August 18, 2015 Today Today’s corporate sponsor at the fair is OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group, with activities planned by OSF from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the activities tent. more »»

States raising taxes, fees for road repairs

August 18, 2015 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren’t waiting around. more »»

School garden marks 100 years

August 17, 2015 ESCANABA — In 1915, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat in World War I, Einstein’s theory of general relativity was first formulated, and American actor and director Orson Welles was born. more »»

Imports blamed for shipping slump

August 17, 2015 ESCANABA — Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 6.6 million tons in July, a decrease of 9 percent compared to a year ago. more »»

U.P. State Fair

August 17, 2015 Today Today is Preview Night at the U.P. State Fair. Gates open at 5 p.m. more »»

AAA: Gas prices jump 50 cents in past week

August 17, 2015 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have jumped by about 50 cents in the past week. Gas prices in Michigan had fallen for five straight week. more »»

Stranded sisters return to the Upper Peninsula

August 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — After making national news for their safe return home following a nearly two-week stint stranded in a remote region of Luce County, two sisters are taking another shot at an up north... more »»

U.P. State Fair starts Monday

August 15, 2015 ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula State Fair is marking its return Monday with several new and returning favorites for fairgoers to enjoy. Gates for the 2015 U.P. State Fair open at 5 p.m. more »»

Furry advocate helps crime victims

August 15, 2015 ESCANABA — Though about 90 people work at the Delta County Courthouse, one of the county’s most valuable new employees can’t read, speak, or walk on two legs. more »»

School starts ag science program

August 15, 2015 CARNEY — Carney-Nadeau School is rolling out a new agricultural science program this year, and the district believes the program could benefit more than just future farmers. more »»



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