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Confusion delays work on Esky pot ordinance

ESCANABA — Work was slated to begin last week on the ordinances necessary to allow commercial marijuana establishments in Escanaba, but after some confusion about how to proceed, the council decided more input would be needed. Initially, the city council intended to give direction Thursday ...

Celebrating pride

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Oscar G Johnson VA Medical Center raised the LGBTQ+ Pride flag in front of the facility Friday to recognize the service and sacrifice of LGBTQ+ veterans and employees during Pride Month. “Raising the Pride flag on our campus is another way to show our commitment to all ...

Storm cleanup begins

IRON MOUNTAIN — Some residents were still without power and cleaning up Thursday after severe storms swept through the region Wednesday night. The Faithorn area in Menominee County was particularly hard hit, with trees mowed down over a 1- to 2-mile, 100- to 200-yard-wide stretch around the ...

Escanaba City Council closes missing money case

ESCANABA — While details are sparse about an investigation into funds that went missing during a failed attempt at redeveloping the former site of the Delta County Jail, one thing is certain: the case is closed. The decision was made following a closed session that lasted more than a ...

Pewabic Street Garden

HOUGHTON — Houghton County commissioners were partially receptive to a City of Houghton proposal to return ownership of the Pewabic Street right-of-way to the city. Houghton City Manager Eric Waara spoke to the board at its meeting Tuesday about the property, which for the past 14 years ...

Camp 911 teaches how to handle emergencies

ESCANABA — The Camp 911 Delta County program launched Tuesday with 50 fifth and sixth grade students from across the county gathering to engage in hands-on learning about emergency services and response efforts. This two-day program not only introduced students to several emergency agencies ...