Bomb Threat at Escanaba Area Schools

Escanaba, Mich. (WZMQ)- Escanaba Area schools are in a Non-Emergency lockdown following a Bomb Threat received by the school district this morning. As of 2:42pm schools in the district are beginning to come out of lockdown. Multiple law enforcement agencies including the DNR, Michigan State Police, and Escanaba Public Safety Department responded to the threat. […]

Flight changes coming to Delta County Airport

ESCANABA, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Delta County Airport (ESC) is resuming direct flights to Detroit (DTW) but is dropping flights to Minneapolis (MSP) through Pellston Regional Airport in lower Michigan. From September 12, 2022 through October 5, 2022, flights to/from Detroit and Minneapolis will be shared with Pellston Regional Airport. Beginning October 6, 2022, the […]

No injuries in Wells house fire; house severely damaged

WELLS, Mich. (WZMQ) – No injuries were reported in a house fire in Wells Tuesday afternoon that severely damaged the home. Escanaba Public Safety says it happened at 6369 S. 2nd St. at 12:30 p.m. When fire crews arrived on scene, the house was fully engulfed. The cause of the fire is unknown, and an […]

The U.P State Fair Is Officially Open

The 2022 Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba opened on Monday Night in Escanaba. Organizers are expecting over 100,000 people to come and visit everything the fair has to offer throughout the course of this week. In 2018 the fair brought in $5.3 million dollars to the Escanaba area. There is plenty for everyone in […]