Upper Peninsula health departments encourage steps to combat respiratory illness
UPPER PENINSULA, Mich. (WLUC) - Medical providers in Delta and Menominee counties are seeing the rate of Influenza cases rise. Public Health Delta and Menominee Medical Director Robert Yin said cases peaked last month and he is concerned there may be a resurgence. “Currently, in Michigan overall, we’re starting to...
Popular Escanaba cupcake shop gets new owners
ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Customers of a popular cupcake shop in downtown Escanaba might see a few new menu options when the shop changes hands. Sisters Claire Sovey and Courtney Godfrey have purchased For the Love of Cupcakes from founder Kelli Van Ginhoven. While many people would hesitate to go into business with family, the sisters buying the shop on Ludington Street say they’re excited.
Beware of Lake Michigan ice, Delta County deputies say
ESCANABA, MI— The Delta County Sheriff’s Office says “don’t trust the ice” on Lake Michigan right now. A short period of cooler temperatures has created a thin sheet of ice on the water. But officials say conditions are constantly changing, even from the beginning to the end of the day.
Escanaba Recreation Department To Take over Operations Of Harbor, Marina
CLICK TO HEAR JACK HALL’S INTERVIEW WITH KIM PETERSON, RECREATION DIRECTOR. The Escanaba Recreation Department is excited to announce that it will now be overseeing the Harbor Master position, effective immediately. With a dedication to serving the community and ensuring the smooth operation of recreational activities on our waterfront,...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.07 and $3.08 in Escanaba as of 2024-02-22. Find the cheapest 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 $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
The man who opened the U.P. to the world
“Webster Marble is the greatest outdoor inventor-entrepreneur that nobody has heard of.”. So says Dennis Pace, a retired advertising executive from Lansing who was a driving force in the creation of a Webster Marble exhibit first shown in Lansing in 2015. The exhibit, Inventing the Outdoors, has now found a permanent home in the Marble Arms Museum at the Delta County Commerce Center in Escanaba.
Eskymo gals earn season sweep over Menominee
ESCANABA — With districts less than two weeks away any win has extra meaning. That proved to be the case Tuesday night as Escanaba girls basketball came out on the right side of a Great Northern Conference game, defeating Menominee 58-57. The Eskymos survive a 27-point fourth quarter from the Maroons. Menominee sophomore Gianna Coduti scored 11 of her 15 points in the fourth quarter. “We got a little careless...
Early voting costs big bucks for small turnout in Delta County
ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Early voting numbers remain low in Delta County. Delta County Clerk Nancy Przewrocki said as of Tuesday at 4 p.m., 69 Delta County residents had voted early in the presidential primary. This is the first election to use Michigan’s new nine-day early voting period. Przewrocki said...
DTE finds no danger after Escanaba Meijer evacuates due to gas smell
ESCANABA, Mich. (WZMQ) – It was determined that there was no danger to those inside the Escanaba Meijer on Tuesday night following an evacuation. Around 10:00 p.m., those inside the store reported a strong gas smell. A store team lead told WZMQ 19 that he quickly evacuated all customers and employees from the building.
Delta Animal Shelter’s February Pets of the Month
ESCANABA, Mich. (WJMN) – It’s time for Delta Animal Shelter’s February Pets of the Month. The first animal being highlighted this month is Enoch. Enoch is a two-year-old neutered male medium bulldog mixed breed. Enoch has been featured on this segment before, but he has yet to find the right family to bring him home. […]
UPDATE: Large Equipment Being Delivered To Tilden Mine Thursday Night
CLICK BELOW TO HEAR JACK HALL’S INTERVIEW WITH DAN WEINGARTEN, M-DOT UPDATE: Drivers traveling between Gladstone and the Tilden Mine area Thursday night/Friday morning can expect delays. Large mine dump truck components will be transported to the Tilden Mine, temporarily blocking traffic. Under a permit from the Michigan Department...
U.P. officers use stop sticks to halt assault suspect after multi-county police chase
GWINN, MI -- Police arrested a man Friday following a chase through multiple counties in the Upper Peninsula that ended when police deployed stop sticks to halt his vehicle. According to WLUC-6, the chase began when an officer with the Forsyth Township Police Department attempted to stop the man as he was wanted on multiple warrants.
Driver facing 15 charges following police chase from Gwinn to Perkins
FORSYTH TOWNSHIP, MI— A driver was arrested for multiple felonies after he led the Forsyth Township Police Department on a chase into Delta County. On Friday, officers saw a man wanted on several outstanding warrants and attempted to make a traffic stop in Gwinn. The suspect took off, driving south on M-35. He eventually entered Delta County, near Perkins. The Delta County Sheriff's Office and MSP Gladstone Post assisted in the pursuit and deployed stop sticks near Perkins. They succeeded in stopping the suspect vehicle.
Delta County commissioners look into park improvements
ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Tuesday night, Delta County Commissioner Robert Barron asked the county board to approve a $75,000 improvement project for O.B. Fuller Park and Campground. Barron withdrew his motion so the total amount can go to the finance committee for approval first, per board policy. However, the board...
New Escanaba paraeducators have mentors in pilot program
ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - A program at Escanaba Area Public Schools (EAPS) is helping new paraeducators succeed in one of the most challenging jobs in the district. Paraprofessionals new to the district get extra resources through the first paraeducator peer mentoring program in the state. Elizabeth Taylor started as a...
Gladstone, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Iron Mountain High School basketball team will have a game with Gladstone High School on February 22, 2024, 16:45:00 CST.
Bay College Announces Commencement Speaker Competition
Jalen Flaniken - 2023 Student Commencement Speaker. Bay College is excited to announce the 2024 Commencement Speaker Competition. The winner of this competition will deliver their speech to the graduates and guests of Bay College’s 2024 Commencement Ceremony. All entries must be submitted by March 29. To enter, a...
Poll workers report quiet start to early voting in Delta County
Michigan voters who can’t make it to the polls on Feb. 27 can cast their ballots now thanks to the state’s new early voting process.
Lady Trojans victorious over Rapid River
The Forest Park Lady Trojans deserved a break. On Feb. 13, in a game against Rapid River, they finally got one. Having lost 14 times this season, but five times by five or fewer points, the Trojans have been playing competitive basketball and falling just short on too many occasions.
Northern Lights YMCA to host annual fundraising party on March 1
ESCANABA, Mich. (WZMQ) – Escanaba’s Northern Lights YMCA is gearing up for one of its biggest events of the year. The YMCA’s annual fundraising party will take place on Friday, March 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Island Resort & Casino in Harris. With this year’s theme of “Dining by Fireflies,” the event will feature dinner, beer and wine tastings, games, raffles, and a silent auction.