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Firm sought for superintendent search

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba School Board discussed the superintendent search and approved the creation of a building and grounds committee during its regular meeting Monday. Interim Superintendent Steve Martin updated the board on the search to fill the full-time superintendent position. He ...

Gladstone school board elects officers

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School Board reorganized Monday, electing board member Steve O’Driscoll to be its president for the coming year, and discussed the future of education funding from the state of Michigan. “Having served as president last year, it’s time to bow down and let ...

Changes ­proposed to county zoning

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ESCANABA — After a public hearing Monday, the Delta County Planning Commission voted to send a set of proposed amendments to the county’s zoning ordinance to the Delta County Board of Commissioners. Delta County Building and Zoning Administrator Dan Menacher said he developed the ...

DNR officer rescues 3 in Schoolcraft County

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MANISTIQUE (AP) — A state conservation officer in Schoolcraft County is getting the reputation of a hero. The Department of Natural Resources says Mike Evink saved a propane delivery man who was overcome by carbon monoxide Wednesday at a home in Schoolcraft County. He got the garage door ...

Big-box parking lots under fire

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DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case that could have sweeping consequences for big-box stores in the state. The case was filed by the family of Virginia Rawluszki, who eventually died of her injuries after being struck by a pickup truck in the marked ...

Cases sent to circuit court

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ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Amy Suzanne Wise, 37, of 4488 12th Road, Escanaba, was bound over on three counts of forgery, each a 14-year felony. The charges stem from checks written out ...

For the record

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ESCANABA — Dennis Martin Vedin, 60, of 805 S. 17th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to being disorderly not disorderly intoxication as reported in Monday’s Daily Press.

EHS class of 1962 reunion meeting

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ESCANABA — All members of the EHS class of 1962 are invited to a reunion planning session today at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held in the west wing of the Escanaba Civic Center. The 55th reunion will be held on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

Bay College hosts Service Fair today

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ESCANABA — The Bay College Diversity Committee invites you to come to the 4th Annual Bay College Service Fair, held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today in Cafe Bay. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of community organizations that offer volunteer opportunities, ...

Bay seeks faculty award nominations

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ESCANABA — Bay College is accepting nominations for the 2017 Outstanding Faculty Awards. Each year the college recognizes up to three full-time and three part-time instructors as outstanding educators. Recipients of these awards will be formally recognized at the College’s Annual Awards ...

Planner

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Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, (step meeting) First Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., Manistique (rear entrance). A.A., closed, Group Study, Delta Drop-In, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

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Snow falls as cars travel with caution down Ludington Street in Escanaba during a winter storm last week. According to local automotive experts, keeping vehicles maintained during the winter months is important to keeping them running — especially through snow and cold temperatures.

Is your vehicle up for this?

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ESCANABA — During the cold, ice, and snow that is an Upper Peninsula winter, maintaining a healthy vehicle is crucial to being able to do the day-to-day activities. In order to do so, local auto shops around the area have provided some tips on how to keep vehicles protected and running ...

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Credit union makes bike trail donation

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Courtesy photo Peninsula Federal Credit Union has started the year as they ended it, giving back to their community. Marketing Supervisor Jennie Gylock and Marketing Assistant Alyssa Guindon met with Nicole Sanderson, the director of the Gladstone Parks and Recreation Department to present a ...

Show puts spotlight on vintage snowmobiles

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RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Relic Riders Snowmobile Club will once again host its Rapid River Snowmobile Show and Swap on Jan. 28. David Shope, president of the Relic Riders, said the club has been putting on the event, which features vintage snowmobles, each year for more than a ...

Bay seeks outstanding alumni nominations

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ESCANABA — The Bay College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the Awards Dinner on April 18. The award was established in 1999 by the Alumni Association to recognize and honor an outstanding graduate of ...

Tax cut eyed as budget tightens

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LANSING (AP) — After commanding the legislative agenda for six years, Republicans say now is the time to finally enact a major tax cut for Michigan residents. The problem is it may be too late. GOP lawmakers pushing to gradually repeal the 4.25 percent personal income tax will confront ...

Bergman on Veterans’ Affairs Committee

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WASHINGTON — The office of Representative Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) announced that, along with the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Bergman has been selected to serve on the House Committee on the Budget and the House Committee on Natural Resources. “I campaigned on a promise of ...

Report: Soo Locks upgrade a top project

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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — A federal report lists upgrading the Soo Locks shipping complex among 40 proposed infrastructure projects nationwide that would give the economy a significant boost. The locks network at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., enables vessels to move between Lake Superior ...

Courts

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DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Desiree Amor Romas, 25, of 16804 V.25 Road, Rapid River, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; $775 fines and costs. DRUG CHARGES Alexander Thaine Campbell, 19, Marquette, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - use ...