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Delta Force P.I. awarded Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

Involved in security at today’s presidential visit at Marinette Marine is Delta Force P.I., a private security company in Gladstone.

The company is been responsible for security at Marinette Marine. Molly Barron will be there with her K-9 Delta trained in detecting explosives and more staff will be hand for President Trump’s visit.



The company has just signed a five contract with Marinette Marine to provide security. Delta Force started by Barron and Jim McNeil in 2014 and has grown to 60 employees today. It was just announced that they will receive the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.


The company is now hoping to be able to provide security at the Soo Locks.

Blasier apologizes for shooting violent protestor 'joke' during council meeting

Several people are calling for the resignation of Escanaba City Councilman Ralph Blaiser for comments made at Thursday’s city council meeting. A sign at the Black Lives Matter protest in Escanaba Saturday also read “Recall Blasier.”


During a discussion on the city continuing with fireworks for the Fourth of July, Blasier suggested shooting demonstrators in the legs who commit violence during the fireworks.


Saying it was a joke that fell flat, Blaiser Friday apologized.



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