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Delta Co. woman wins $1M

GLADSTONE — A Delta County woman plans to help others after winning $1 million playing the Michigan Lottery’s Lucky X50 instant game. The Michigan Lottery announced that 65-year-old player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought her winning ticket at North Bluff Grocery, located at 6287 ...

Local blood drives keep OSF stocked

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group hosted a blood drive at the Guardian Flight hangar, located at 3401 Ludington St., Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to replenish the hospital’s blood supply. The Community Blood Center (CBC), a nonprofit organization, ...

IM revises cemetery lot prices

IRON MOUNTAIN — The price of single graves at Iron Mountain Cemetery Park will be reduced but a discount for multi-grave purchases will end. New prices adopted Monday by the city council are designed to keep revenues the same, or slightly higher, under a simplified structure, said City ...

Escanaba Public Safety victim of ‘business email compromise’

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Department of Public Safety reported that it has been the victim of a business scam to the tune of almost $29,000. On Jan. 12, 2021, Escanaba Public Safety began an investigation into a possible fraud complaint where the city of Escanaba was the victim. The city had ...

IM seeks to end its civil service tests for new hires

IRON MOUNTAIN — Voters will be asked in November to adopt a change in Iron Mountain’s charter to end civil service exams for entry-level positions in the police, fire and public works departments, the city council decided Monday. A ballot measure that would have repealed all of the ...

Bridgefest has successful return

HOUGHTON — For the first time in three years, crowds returned to Houghton and Hancock to enjoy the festival celebrating the link between the two communities. Encouraged by good weather, people lined the streets. This year also boasted an expanded lineup of events. In Porvoo Park in Hancock ...