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Connecting with the people, activities and newsmakers of Escanaba and Michigan‘s Upper Peninsula.

Hometown Escanaba Craig Woerpel

    • News

Connecting with the people, activities and newsmakers of Escanaba and Michigan‘s Upper Peninsula.

    Spruce buds are used to make special beer at H&H Brewpub

    Spruce buds are used to make special beer at H&H Brewpub

    To raise funds for Delta County Non-Motorized Trails, Brewmaster Mike Sattem at Hereford and Hops is brewing a Kölsch beer with sprigs of Blue Spruce added. 


    The new growth cut from trees at the Escanaba Country Club will be added at the end of the process.


    Sattem says the spruce infused beer will be light and refreshing. Delta County Non-Motorized Trails will receive 50 cents for every beer sold. 

    • 12 min
    Trails group wraps up busy year developing trails in Delta County

    Trails group wraps up busy year developing trails in Delta County

    Delta County Non-Motorized Trails is finishing up a year of several trail projects. So far, they have finished constructing three miles of single track mountain biking trail at the Days River Pathway. Rick Elrod says they hope to create up to 12 miles of new trail when it’s done.


    Other projects have included work on the West Side Recreation Trail in Escanaba. They plan to start a biking trail at the Gladstone Sports Park.

    • 25 min
    Bonifas gets ready for Northern Exposure exhibit, Holiday Arts Fair

    Bonifas gets ready for Northern Exposure exhibit, Holiday Arts Fair

    Paula Jordan, events coordinator at the Bonifas Arts Center, says the annual Northern Exposure exhibit opens Nov. 12 and runs through the end of December. Artists are still being sought for the Holiday Arts Fair that will be held Nov. 6. Jordan also runs through the many classes and workshops through November.

    • 13 min
    LaFave talks about concealed carry, DNR body cams, handicap signs

    LaFave talks about concealed carry, DNR body cams, handicap signs

    State Rep. Beau LaFave wants to eliminate the permit needed to carry a concealed pistol and require Conservation Officers with the Department of Natural Resources to wear body cameras. He also wants the traditional handicap logo to show more motion in a new sign design and compensate local governments for revenue lost to disabled veterans exempt from property taxes. LaFave says the new legislative boundaries will not pass the courts and he is receiving endorsements for his run for Secretary of State.

    • 31 min
    Gladstone buys property in North Shore Development Project area

    Gladstone buys property in North Shore Development Project area

    The Gladstone City Commission approved the purchase of property in the North Shore Development Project area. Commissioner Brad Mantella says it will help to find a developer for the project. He also provided a North 15th Street Project update, an electric department asset management plan, a new shipping container ordinance and marina pump out station grant.

    • 18 min
    Phase 4 at Wells Township‘s Bay View Location to include water, wastewater

    Phase 4 at Wells Township‘s Bay View Location to include water, wastewater

    Rory Mattson with the Delta Conservation District says cleanup of the Escanaba River was completed last week and cleanup of the Wells Township property in the Bay View Location is about complete.He says efforts are now being made to get funding for Phase 4 in preparation of the Hannahville Indian Community development project. It includes water and wastewater for that part of the township from Gladstone or Escanaba.

    • 32 min

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