Recent Updates

Drug Criminals Sentenced

A 45-year-old man whom officials say was shipping marijuana to the Escanaba area was sentenced to 87-months in prison yesterday. The case dates back to 2009, when the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team began investigating. In 2010, they arrested a number of Escanaba residents …

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May Election Registration Deadline Near

If you’d like to vote on the proposal to raise money to fix Michigan’s roads that will be on the ballot on May, you need to be registered to vote by this coming Monday. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson says you must be at least 18 years old by May …

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Gas Prices Drop

Gas prices have dropped a bit. AAA Michigan reports that Michigan’s current statewide average is about $2.41 per gallon. That’s about seven cents less than last week’s average and about $1.21 less than this same time last year. The U.P. is a bit beneath the average – Marquette is at …

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