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Cabela's National Walleye Tour positively impacting local economy
The Cabela's National Walleye Tour is coming to Escanaba this weekend. Although it doesn't start for a few more days, many of the fishermen are already here, supporting our businesses.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Civic Center Open House
The city of Escanaba civic center is holding an open house this Wednesday for parents and youth in fourth through twelfth grades.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Why Michigan brewers are some of the state's most ardent environmentalists
When you think "Great Lakes," beer may not come directly to mind, but members of the brewing community are becoming prominent environmentalists in the state as they work to protect their product's number one ingredient: water.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Grand Haven Tribune
City reaches out to governor about Beacon plan
Grand Haven officials continue to stand firm in their fight to keep the U.S. 31 landscaped boulevard through part of town.
Pulp & Paper Canada
Michigan paper mill establishes on-site PCC plant
Omya and NewPage kicked off operations at the precipitated calcium carbonate plant located at the NewPage Escanaba, Mich., paper mill site with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 14. The Escanaba mill previously purchased PCC from another supplier.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
STATE Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, second from right, is flanked by Gov. Rick Snyder and Steve Parks, Delta County prosecutor, whose 11-year effort got the word "Yooper" included in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, which defines the term as "a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - used as a nickname."
Thu Aug 14, 2014
New Page and Omya announce new partnership
New Page paper mill has been a long-standing giant in Escanaba, creating about 800,000 tons of paper products every year.
Ceremony held for Yooper's addition to dictionary
Upper Michigan residents continue to celebrate the addition of the word "Yooper" to the Webster's dictionary Thursday at the State Fair in Escanaba.
How this Potawatomi tribe lost its culture and what it takes to bring it back
Native American culture has been struggling to survive for more than a century. For a Potawatomi tribe in the Upper Peninsula, tribal culture almost vanished around the 1940s.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Both sides gear up for latest fight over a Michigan wolf hunt
It appears likely the Senate will vote on petition-initiated legislation to allow wolf hunting in Michigan, and give a state commission direct control over decisions on which species may be hunted.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Detroit News
Annual U.P. State Fair opens in Escanaba
Escanaba -- The annual U.P. State Fair returns to Escanaba with a midway carnival, live music acts and farm animal exhibits.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Michigan lawmakers look to pass pro-wolf hunt bill
Michigan lawmakers on Wednesday are expected to pass a law to keep intact the state's power to allow wolf hunts, overriding two referendums on the November ballot backed by groups that oppose hunting the once-endangered animal.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
State of Michigan
Secretary of State Mobile Office ready to do business at Upper Peninsula State Fair
The Secretary of State Mobile Office will be open for business at the Upper Peninsula State Fair, which runs Monday through Aug. 17, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Grant Carlson for State Rep.
Grant Carlson is a democratic candidate for the Michigan's 108th House District.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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Kenneth Einar Olsen
Kenneth Einar Olsen, 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 4 at the Luther Home in Marinette.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder weighs in on Muskegon river barges proposal
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made his first-ever trip to the Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven when he spoke at the U.S. Coast Guard National Memorial Service at Escanaba Park on Friday, Aug. 1 .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
State of Michigan
MPSC to Host Informational Exhibit at Upper Peninsula State Fair
Contact : Judy Palnau, 517-241-3323 Agency : Michigan Public Service Commission August 4, 2014 - The Michigan Public Service Commission will host an informational exhibit at the Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba from August 11 to August 17 during fair hours.
Three vehicle crash on US-2
Michigan Department of Transportation officials report that a three vehicle crash occurred Monday morning on the US-2 bridge over Ford River west of Escanaba.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Waterfront Art Festival Celebrates the Past, Present and Future
The Bonifas Arts Center held their 43rd annual Waterfront Art Festival in Escanaba on Saturday.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Things to know about Coast Guard Festival Aug. 1: Memorial services, Annabelle Road in concert
As the calendar flips to August, the Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven will honor the personnel that provide the event its namesake.