October 14, 2021

Bored during pandemic, Beaver turns lures into business

Katelyn Beaver started making fishing lures when sitting around bored during the COVID-19 pandemic. She turned her love of fishing into a business that is now open on Ludington Street in Escanaba.
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October 14, 2021

U.P. Whitetails has banquet tickets available, deer season discussed

Al Ettenhofer says here are just a few tickets available for the fall U.P. Whitetails Banquet on Nov. 3. Plus, he talks about changes in the state's antlerless deer permits and what hunters can expect this year.
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October 13, 2021

All about traveling the U.P., pasties and squirrels

Mike Canull joins Craig Woerpel in a conversation about traveling the U.P., —  including Mike's parody "I've Been Everywhere" — decorating pasties and chasing squirrels. It could be a fun time. 
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October 13, 2021

Author uses her hometown Escanaba as basis for new book

JL Hyde based her second murder mystery book on Escanaba where she grew up. Readers will recognize the features of the town even if the story is new. The book, "Delta County: A Novel" is about returning home ten years after an unspeakable tragedy for a class reunion. Jamie talks about how she started writing […]
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October 13, 2021

Cocaine busts increase, help needed with Delta County‘s victim unit

Delta County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Lauren Wickman says cocaine is becoming a bigger problem as dealers move into the area.  The prosecutor's office has two positions open in its victim unit. Plus, we talk about serving a juror at the courthouse. 
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October 12, 2021

Gladstone moves to purchase North Shore Development property

Gladstone City Manager Eric Buckman and Gladstone City Commissioner Brad Mantella talk about the purchase of more than 20 acres for the North Shore Development Project. The commission also approved a proposal to build eight pickleball courts at the sports complex and offered support or the Build Back Better Regional Challenge known as MITTEN. Absentee […]
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October 12, 2021

Cousins get first bucks bow hunting on family land

Isabelle Pascoe, 12, and Madeya Pascoe, 15, both got their first bucks bow hunting this month. The two cousins are joined by their grandfather, Joe Pascoe, as they tell their hunting stories.
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October 11, 2021

UPtoberfest features craft beer and U.P. wine for good cause

Josh Marenger with Bay de Noc Brewers takes me around their event to see what breweries and wineries in the Upper Peninsula brought to the annual UPtoberfest event in Escanaba's Ludington Park. We talk with Nick VanCourt at Barrel + Beam in Marquette, Kris Rusch at Three Bridge Brewing Company in Menominee and Tony Lambert at […]
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October 11, 2021

United Way conducts survey, Safe Harbor talks about domestic violence

Julie Mallard of United Way of Delta County starts by recapping UPtoberfest that was held Saturday in Ludington Park, promotes a community survey they are taking to provide a new direction for United Way and brings us up-to-date on the fall campaign. As a United Way agency, Erin Viau of Tri-County Safe Harbors explains why […]
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October 9, 2021

Steps taken to expand commercial district in Escanaba‘s downtown

Escanaba City Manager Patrick Jordan and Escanaba Mayor Marc Tall talk about an ordinance change that would expand the commercial district of Escanaba's downtown, the council's support of an effort to expand tourism infrastructure in the city and other items from Thursday's city council meeting.
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