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Generous support makes kids fishing event possible

June 18, 2016 This week’s bouquets go to: From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Seney Natural History Association: The U.. more »»

Father’s Day a great day to quit smoking

June 17, 2016 Father’s Day is a day to celebrate dads and the important role they play in the lives of their families and children. more »»

Inviting invasion on Great Lakes

June 16, 2016 Aquatic invasive species pose huge threats to the Great Lakes, but they have no impact on national security, and legislation dealing with this menace has no place in the defense budge. more »»

Ride ORVs safely and legally this summer

June 15, 2016 With summer now in full swing, conservation officers at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources remind off-road vehicle riders to follow ORV safety rules and land-use regulations, riding only... more »»

Reduce lead risks in homes

June 13, 2016 The problem of lead exposure is on the minds of everyone in Flint, with good reason. more »»

Nortrax employees help clean beach

June 11, 2016 This week’s bouquets go to: From Escanaba Recreation Director Kimberly Peterson: On Saturday, June 4, Nortrax employees and their families helped spruce up the beach/ Aronson Island area. more »»

Moose population may be more than stressed in U.P

June 9, 2016 How many residents have seen a moose recently? These majestic animals, because of their size, are hard to miss if you stumble across one when hiking through the wood. more »»

Michigan can lead auto industry 2.0

June 8, 2016 One of the messages coming through loud and clear at this year’s Mackinac Policy Conference is how critical it is for Michigan to capitalize on the economic and business opportunities at its feet. more »»

Prince’s OD highlights drug problem

June 7, 2016 Every drug overdose is ugly. The best possible outcome is survival. The worst is death. more »»

Bottle deposit measure deserves fair consideration

June 6, 2016 Although we suspect the people who have to deal with them won’t be enthused, a move underway in the State Legislature to expand the bottle deposit law makes a lot of sense. more »»

Thanks for flags on Lake Shore Drive

June 4, 2016 This week’s bouquets go to: From Wendy Pepin of Escanaba: A big bouquet of thanks goes to Bob and Betty Breclaw and the Escanaba Department of Public Works for once again making certain the America... more »»

Ballast provision will weaken lakes protections

June 3, 2016 A bill that’s making its way through Congress that has a lot of people expressing alarm, has us alarmed. more »»

A summer tradition: Weekend gas gouging

June 2, 2016 Why, we wonder, does the Michigan Public Service Commission regulate companies such as DTE Energy, Consumers Energy and Semco but not other energy sources? According to its website, “The mission of... more »»

Ending massive rape kit backlog should be priority

May 31, 2016 A Detroit man recently was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for a 2008 rape in Southfield that wasn’t fully investigated until evidence was retrieved from Detroit police storage. more »»

Remember our veterans today

May 30, 2016 Even taking into account the many challenges facing our nation, we Americans enjoy liberties, security, peace and prosperity that is the envy of most other people in the world. more »»

Medical staff help out in Escanaba

May 28, 2016 This week’s bouquets go to: From Darci Griebel, Principal of Escanaba High School: Each year doctors, nurses and therapists volunteer their services so that the Escanaba students may receive their... more »»

Schools help Daily Press honor students

May 27, 2016 Every Friday, the Daily Press has the opportunity to showcase some of the best and brightest students in the area. It’s called the Student of the Week page. more »»

Forest products bill should help industry’s future

May 24, 2016 The history of the timber industry in the Upper Peninsula is incredibly rich. While forest products may not be at the height it once was, a bill U.S. Sen. more »»



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