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No vacancy: Dickinson deals with overcrowding at jail

May 28, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Jail again has struggled with having too many prisoners, a reoccurring problem that forces local officials to reduce bonds and shorten sentences for some inmates... more »»

Memorial Day services to honor nation’s fallen

May 28, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — Area organizations will hold Memorial Day ceremonies Monday to honor the men and women who died for their country while serving in the U.S. military. more »»

Escanaba wins appeal in ‘big box’ dispute

May 28, 2016 ESCANABA — Escanaba won a state appeals case this week that will likely set a precedent for others battling “big box” property assessment rulings that significantly lowered revenue for... more »»

Dickinson shows lowest unemployment rate in U.P.

May 28, 2016 By LINDA LOBECK Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Dickinson County’s jobless rate in April was the lowest in the Upper Peninsula at 5. more »»

Outdoor Extravaganza June 4 at Cowboy Lake

May 28, 2016 KINGSFORD — Dickinson County residents are invited to attend the second annual Dickinson Outdoor Extravaganza on Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. more »»

Bay scholarship golf event

May 28, 2016 ESCANABA — Plans are under way for Bay College’s Swing for Scholarships Golf Outing that is taking place on July 21, at the Escanaba Country Club. The event begins with registration at 11 a.m. more »»

Above the Influence

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Dickinson deer habitat applications due

May 28, 2016 KINGSFORD — Applications are due June 15 for the Dickinson Conservation District’s deer habitat improvement project. more »»

Freighter runs aground

May 28, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a freighter has run aground in Whitefish Bay. The 833-foot cargo vessel is called the Roger Bloug. more »»

TEFAP quarterly food distributions slated in the area this week

May 28, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — The TEFAP “Quarterly” distribution happens four times a year and all individuals, no matter what age, can participate as long as they are income eligible. more »»

Murder trial to begin Aug. 8

May 28, 2016 MENOMINEE — Testimony regarding a murder suspect’s behavior prior to the death of a Carney woman last fall will be allowed during the trial of Gregory Ihander, a judge ruled this week. Gregory S. more »»

Snyder signs bills to crack down on meth production

May 28, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Michigan will have tougher laws related to making methamphetamine under legislation Gov. Rick Snyder has signed. more »»

Morning paper on Monday

May 28, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Daily News will publish a morning edition on Monday, Memorial Day. The circulation department will accept delivery calls from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. more »»

Firefighters trained at airport

May 28, 2016 FORSYTH TOWNSHIP (AP) — Firefighters from airports across the Upper Peninsula gathered for aircraft rescue and fire training at Sawyer International Airport. more »»

Marquette health project to begin

May 28, 2016 MARQUETTE — Work will begin soon on UP Health System-Marquette’s new health care facility near downtown Marquette. The facility will include a 265-bed, eight-story hospital building. more »»

Honor Flight marks 10th mission

May 27, 2016 By RENEE PRUSI For The Daily News WASHINGTON, D.C. — Soon after graduating from Kingsford High School, Joseph Ivacko answered his country’s call and enlisted in the United States Army. more »»

Next flight scheduled for Sept. 21

May 27, 2016 MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Honor Flight Mission XI is set to depart from Delta County Airport Wednesday, Sept 21. more »»

County socked by phone bills

May 27, 2016 By EVAN REID Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County officials hope switching to a different phone service will save enough money to balance out bills that suddenly skyrocketed when the... more »»

Exam ordered for IM assault suspect

May 27, 2016 By NIKKI YOUNK Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN — An Iron Mountain man accused of assaulting a man with a rock then chasing him at knifepoint will undergo a forensic evaluation to determine if he is... more »»



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