October 20, 2021

Election: Blasier talks about investigation involving former jail development

Escanaba City Councilman Ralph Blasier says a crime may be at the heart of an investigation involving money in the city’s dealing with Proxima Management Group but, he says, he is not ready to make an accusation.  The city admits that an investigation is being held in conjunction with the project but provided no details. […]
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October 20, 2021

Election: Ammel wants developers with invested interest in Escanaba

As a business owner in Escanaba, Mark Ammel says he wants to do everything he can to improve the community. He says leadership is needed to get the type of development that the city would to see. Ammel is running for Escanaba City Council on Nov. 2. He currently serving on the Escanaba Downtown Development […]
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October 20, 2021

Election: Beauchamp says Escanaba Dark Store fight is right thing to do

Ron Beauchamp says the city of Escanaba needs to continue to fight the Dark Store issue in court. The city has taken the lead in the state on the issue. The Dark Store tax loophole bases the property value of big box stores on other closed or dark stores. Beauchamp lost re-election in 2019. He […]
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