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Local News Archives for 2022-06

Newscast Thursday, June 16, 2022

The teenager convicted of animal cruelty for kicking and abusing a young eagle has been sentenced to 20 days in jail. Zachary Robinette, 18, of Bark River was convicted in May. Acting Delta County Prosecutor Lauren Wickman says he was also fined $3,600 including $1,500 restitution for the bird.

 

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Newscast Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The city of Gladstone is attempting to find a new business interested in running the Irish Oaks Golf Cub. Tracy Thompson leased the golf course a year ago but did not reopen this year. The Gladstone City Commission Monday voted to continue legal action against Thompson and search for a new concessionaire.

 

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Newscast Tuesday, June 14, 2022

About 90 Hydrangeas have been planted in Escanaba’s downtown and large planters were installed along Ludington Street. It was the effort of Enhance Escanaba over the past weekend. Karen Moore says it was part of a grant from America in Bloom through CN Railroad.

 

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Newscast Monday, June 13, 2022

The Escanaba City Council will continue its discussion Thursday on allowing marijuana businesses in the city. City Manager Patrick Jordan says the council needs to answer questions on how they envision a marijuana ordinance would work.

 

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Newscast Friday, June 3, 2022

The Escanaba City Council took steps last night to begin the process of allowing marijuana businesses in the city. The council hired attorney Laura Genovich with Foster Swift in Grand Rapids to handle its marijuana regulations. Genovich says it is helpful to know what the community wants when it comes to allowing marijuana business.

 

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Newscast Thursday, June 2, 2022

The Escanaba City Council tonight will consider making South 16th Street at the Upper Elementary School a one way street. The change is to facilitate a new bus lane that is planned for the school. Escanaba School Superintendent Coby Fletcher says they are asking the city to make the street on the west side of the building one way from Ludington Street to 1st Avenue North.

 

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Newscast Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight has turned from seeing the memorials in Washington D.C. to a time of healing for the now predominantly Vietnam War Veterans. Organizer Scott Knauf says he started hearing during last week’s trip and since then that many were positively affected.

 

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