8-year-old Escanaba girl starts business to help others
ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - An eight-year-old Escanaba girl is using her baking skills to give back to the community. Serenity Buchmiller says there’s a trick to making cookies that are nice and fluffy. “Butter must be at room temperature. Room temperature butter is key,” said Buchmiller. She started...
DNR seeks answers from Delta County on Cornell Forest property
Delta County commissioners have 30 days to respond to a letter from the Department of Natural Resources about the Cornell Forest Recreational Property, otherwise known as the Delta County Forest.
Escanaba will not allow chicken keeping within city limits
ESCANABA, Mich. (WZMQ) – Escanaba will not move forward with legalizing chicken keeping within city limits. Thursday evening, Escanaba’s City Council considered a draft amendment to the zoning ordinance that would allow limited chickens and ducks to be kept in the city, with the exceptions of roosters and the invasive Muscovy duck.
These escanaba, MI based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near escanaba.
Restaurant of the Week: Wilson Creek Cafe in Powers
POWERS, Mich. (WJMN) – A hot meal doesn’t get much fresher than what you’ll find at Wilson Creek Cafe in Powers. Owner Chad Sydor also runs Wilson Creek Gardens, his farm a few minutes away in Wilson. The restaurant was purchased in 2017 and officially opened in...
U.P. pet doctor warns of rabies after skunk tests positive
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) — A local veterinarian is warning the public of possible rabies exposure after a pet skunk owned in Escanaba died and tested positive for the disease. The Department of Natural Resources says more animals from the same dealer could be carrying the disease. Rabies can be transmitted by a bite or scratch, […]
7 people displaced after fire totally destroys building in Upper Peninsula
STEPHENSON, MI -- An investigation is ongoing, but officials believe electrical issues are to blame for a fire that totally destroyed a building in downtown Stephenson Wednesday. According to WLUC-6, the fire starter around 1:30 p.m. in an upstairs apartment in the “old Solander building.”. Four apartments and two...
Giving the gift of a forever home with reduced prices for Delta Animal Shelter’s ‘Empty the Shelters’ event
ESCANABA, Mich. (WJMN) – If you’re thinking about giving an animal the gift of a forever home for the holidays, Delta Animal Shelter can help out with that. The animal shelter is in the middle of their Bissell Pet Foundation Holiday Hope Empty the Shelters event. Now through December 17, you can adopt cats and […]
Delta County Airport in ‘administrative crisis’
The new Delta County Airport manager said the airport is in a “state of administrative crisis” at Tuesday’s Delta County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Bark River-Harris students harvest hydroponic lettuce
HARRIS, Mich. (WZMQ) – On Tuesday, Bark River-Harris High School students harvested their own hydroponic lettuce. Bark River-Harris was one of twelve schools in the Upper Peninsula to receive a Superior Health Foundation grant for a hydroponic Flex Farm, which contains a water system and 288 plant spaces. “We...
Winter parking regulations in effect in Escanaba
ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Winter parking regulations went into effect in the city of Escanaba on Dec. 1, and Escanaba Public Safety hopes to eliminate any remaining confusion. EDPS posted large signs on the four main roads where drivers enter the city limits. The signs inform drivers of two primary regulations within city limits. Parking is allowed only on the north side of avenues or on the west side of streets.
Delta County Board of Commissioners restructures legal counsel
ESCANABA, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Delta County Board of Commissioners has once again reordered its legal counsel. In September, the board voted to remove County Prosecutor Lauren Wickman as its primary counsel, in favor of attorney Scott Graham. At Tuesday evening’s Commission meeting, that motion was rescinded in a three-to-two vote.
DNR finds 14 illegal bear-baiting barrels in Upper Peninsula forest
MENOMINEE COUNTY, MI – Four people were cited after an illegal bear bating investigation in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. According to an official Department of Natural Resources report from late fall, the incident occurred after an investigation by conservation officers John Kamps, Jackson Kelly and Steve Sajtar in Menominee County’s Spalding Township.
Ranking of Upper Peninsula Counties by Deer Harvest During Firearm Season
• The counties in Michigan's Upper Peninsula where the most deer were harvested during the regular firearm season were Menominee (3,369), Delta (2,002), and Dickinson (978). • Menominee County ranked fourth in the state for deer hunting, behind Sanilac, Newaygo, and Montcalm.
Evergreens are a year-round business for Teal’s Tree Farms
BARK RIVER, Mich. (WZMQ) – While many are looking for that perfect Christmas tree during the holiday season, evergreens are the focus all year long for Teal’s Tree Farms. “We sell different variety of evergreen boughs,” said supervisor Matt Willette. “We have wreaths, garland, roping, we do pine tips. Then we switch into selling Christmas trees here from Turkey Day all the way up til Christmas.”
Ishpeming Hematites Girls Basketball Wins Defensive Battle 41-26 Over Gladstone
Gladstone, MI – December 8, 2023 – The Ishpeming Hematites girls basketball team traveled to Gladstone on Thursday to open their season against the Braves and came away with a 41-26 victory. Ishpeming, who didn’t lose anyone from last year to graduation, proved that their defense is up to the task against anyone in the U.P.
Delta Twp. ambulance struck in car crash, hospitalizing two
DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - Two people are in the hospital Monday after an ambulance was struck in a car crash. The crash happened at 10:55 a.m. on Millet Highway and Canal Road in Delta Township. The ambulance was transporting a patient to the hospital when they were hit. Officials said a paramedic and a firefighter were taken to the hospital.
Today the gas price is close to $3.15 in Escanaba as of 2023-12-07. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Michigan High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Delta County Today - December 8
Searching for how to stream high school basketball matchups in Delta County, Michigan today? We've got you covered. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 6:30 PM CT on December 8. Location: Kingsford, MI.
UP schools help with Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign
NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - Schools in upper Michigan are chipping in to help the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign this Christmas season. The Salvation Army calls it the ‘Battle of the High Schools.’. Negaunee, Rapid River, Westwood and Ishpeming are all participating. At Rapid River schools in Delta...