February 15, 2024

Effort underway to build additional housing at Bay College

Bay College is applying for a federal loan to build additional housing on the Escanaba Campus. Bay President Nertita Hughes says the current housing is inadequate. She will also meet with Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist to talk about housing needs at Bay in hopes of getting state commitment on the project.
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February 15, 2024

Viau, Malnar discuss energy resolution, Delta County Airport

Delta County Commissioners Steve Viau and John Malnar say they support the ballot initiative that would repel the portion of the state’s new energy bill that would put solar and wind turbine siting approvals in the hands of the Public Service Commission. Malnar says they need to restore local control in siting decisions in the […]
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February 15, 2024

Legault looks at housing, employment to grow economy

A workforce report by Michigan Works shows a larger population of younger and older people in the Upper Peninsula but fewer people from 25 to 55 years old. Ed Legault with the Delta County Economic Development Alliance says that should be a concern for those who are looking to grow the U.P. economy.
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February 15, 2024

RADIO SHOW: Thursday

Bruce Belanger joins Craig Woerpel on a snowy Thursday morning to talk about the weather, comedy night at the casino, sports and the passing of the inventor of Pop-Tarts.
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February 14, 2024

Prosecutor discusses red flag laws, jury duty

Delta County Prosecutor Lauren Wickman talks about the red flag laws that went into effect this week. She also talks about the importance of jry duty and what jurors can expect when they serve.
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February 14, 2024

RADIO SHOW: Wednesday

Mike Canull joins Craig Woerpel for Valentine's Day. Joe Helberg with Merrier Orchestra Revivial joins the group to talk about playing for Valentine's at the House of Ludington. Plus, ten roadside stops to visit in the Upper Peninsula. And Wendy Wednesday Blues for a Cause Pick of the Week with Wendy Pepin. 
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February 14, 2024

Ranstadler says Delta County Airport Out of 'Administrative Crisis'

Delta County Airport Manager Robert Ranstadler talks about how they worked through an "administrative crisis" and what the future is at the airport.
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February 13, 2024

RADIO SHOW: Tuesday

Marvin Szukalowski joins Craig Woerpel on Fat Tuesday to talk about Paczkis and what guys need to know for Valentine's Day. Plus, Marv's song, Lucy Come Find Me.
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February 13, 2024

Warm Winter Weather Closes Gladstone Ski Hill Early

The Gladstone Ski Hill has closed for the season despite colder temperatures and snow in the forecast this week. Gladstone City Manager Eric Buckman says they got the hill ready twice this winter but were unable to keep it operational. Buckman and Commissioner Brad Mantella talk about various Gladstone issues.
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February 13, 2024

Moyle talks about Delta County Airport, Parks, Recall

Delta County Commissioner Dave Moyle says he does not regret his vote a year ago to terminate Emily DeSalvo as Delta County Administrator. That vote is being used as the reason to recall him and two other commissioners on May 7.
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