(RRN) Escanaba Begin Process Of Condemning Downtown Building
The Escanaba City Council took the first step Thursday night on what could lead to the forced demolition of a decades-old building in the city's downtown area. The council voted unanimously to hold a condemnation hearing on January 7th about the large building at 630 First Avenue South...

(RRN) Bay College Corrections Academy Training New Officers
There's a shortage of people who are trained as corrections officers to work in Michigan's prisons. At Bay College in Escanaba, President Laura Coleman says that a new program at the college provides the training that people need to get those well-paying jobs: an academy to train Yoopers to become corrections officers. "We...

(RRN) Heavy Snow, Cold Leads To Early Start Of Ski Season
The heavy snow and bitterly-cold temperatures means that the start of downhill ski season is not far away across the Upper Peninsula. Marquette Mountain General Manager Jessi Melchiori says they will open next Friday, November 28th. "We are so excited. we typically hope for November but it's not often that we are...

(RRN) Stabenow Announces Grant For U.P. Tele-Health Program
Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow announced a 217-thousand dollar grant for Traverse City's Munson Medical Center to expand health care services across northern Michigan. The money will be used to link people to Munson's specialists through a "telemedicine" system. Stabenow says that under the "telehealth"...

(RRN) Governor Appoints Two To Natural Resources Commission
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a new member to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission, and has re-appointed another. The new member is Christine Crumbaugh from downstate St. Louis. She has been involved in Michigan Farm Bureau and the state's corn growers association. She replaces Munising's John Madigan...

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