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Newscast Friday, Jan. 27, 2023

The Escanaba Paper Mill will receive $200 million in grant funding under a spending bill approved by the state legislature last night. The funds are needed to support an expected announcement by Billerud of a $1 billion expansion at the mill. That announcement is expected yet this month.

 

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The Sand Point Lighthouse and Delta County Historical Museum will be open Monday, Dec. 26, and Tuesday, Dec. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. Charles Lindquist says the annual free holiday event is a gift to the community for their support in restoring the lighthouse in 1986.

 


Author JL Hyde will be signing books in downtown Escanaba Thursday, Dec. 22, at Leigh’s Garden Winery. 

The former Escanaba resident has written four books, three based in the Upper Peninsula. They are Delta County, Summer of ’99 and Midnight in Delta County.

The book signing at Leigh’s will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 22. Books will be for sale at the winery or you can bring a book to be signed.

 


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