Recent Updates

Temporary Escanaba Substation Up And Running

The Escanaba Electric Department fired up its new “temporary” substation on Thursday. The substation was built to replace the one that exploded on February 2nd. It replaces a portable substation that’s been on loan to the city from We Energies since the explosion happened. The cause of the blast has …

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U.P. Man Sentenced In Child Pornography Case

An Upper Michigan man has been sentenced to prison on child pornography charges. 28-year-old Eric Masters of St. Ignace was sentenced to 50-years in federal prison for producing child pornography involving three girls, aged 18 months to 12 years old. He also was ordered to pay over $76,000 in restitution. …

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U.P. Limestone Mine Approved By DNR

Department of Natural Resources officials on Thursday approved plans to develop a limestone mine on state land in the eastern Upper Peninsula. Under the deal, the state will sell about 1,781 acres of land and 7,026 acres of mineral rights in northern Mackinac County to Graymont Incorporated. Graymont will acquire …

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