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Bay student gets leadership scholarship

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ESCANABA — Adriana Luzi received the 2019 MiAEYC Student Leadership Award On Saturday, April 13. The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children selects one student each year who, through his/her academic record and professional involvement, indicate strong leadership skills in ...

Video project aims to make forestry fun

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ESCANABA — Curiously, until now, there were no “fun” forestry videos on YouTube. While many other good forestry videos can be found, “BeLeaf It or Not!” targets elementary school classrooms, with a “Bill Nye the Science Guy” approach, about a wide range of forest and forestry ...

Lunch Time Live participants sought

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ESCANABA — Bay College completed renovations to our outdoor courtyard in 2017 with the intention of creating space for students and community members to gather and enjoy the outdoors on campus. The college is starting a new event called “Lunch Time Live!” beginning Thursdays in June ...

Courts

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DISTRICT COURT RETAIL FRAUD Caleb James Bourdeau, 20, of 525 N. 19th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to retail fraud - third degree; eight days jail, credit for eight days served; $1,050 fines and costs. INTOXICATED DRIVING Philip Mark Stenberg, 47, of 1325 13th Lane, Bark River, pleaded ...

Smoker taken from truck in Esky

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ESCANABA — An Escanaba man reported a smoker was taken from the back of his truck sometime in the early morning Wednesday. Escanaba Public Safety officers were dispatched to a residence on the 1300 block of Ludington Street when an 46-year-old Escanaba man called about a possible ...

Gladstone student loans available

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Scholarship and Student Loan Foundation will be awarding 80 interest-free $2,000 loans to Gladstone High School graduates pursuing further education for the 2019-2020 academic year. Alumni may receive up to four annual loans during their lifetimes. Applications will ...

Bay Sages planning May 2 meeting

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ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, May 2, at 10 a.m. at the Joseph Heirman University Center, Room 952. The program for the month will be presented by Carrie Bartel Petrin on the Air Med Care Network. Air Med Care is the largest air ambulance members ...

Don’t rake yard waste in Escanaba streets

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ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba only collects leaves in the fall. Any yard waste should not be raked into the street. City sweepers are trying to pick up the sand in the streets and large piles of yard waste slow down the process. For any questions or concerns contact the City of Escanaba ...

Program shows drunk driving’s grim result

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GLADSTONE — Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies from an alcohol related traffic collision. A united community effort brought an emotionally impactful program called “Every 15 Minutes” to the Gladstone High School Wednesday. The “Every 15 Minutes” program offers real ...

Authority OKs brownfield request

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ESCANABA — After months of discussion over whether or not a property owner could legally blight its own property to receive brownfield designation and related tax benefits, the Escanaba Brownfield Redevelopment Authority narrowly approved the designation for the former Super One Foods ...

Mich. Senate votes to try 17-year-olds as juveniles

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LANSING (AP) — Michigan would no longer automatically treat 17-year-old criminal defendants as adults under bills that cleared a significant legislative hurdle Wednesday and may soon reach the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The Republican-led Senate, for the first time, overwhelmingly ...

The Midsummer Strings to perform

Community

ESCANABA — The Midsummer Strings, a folk trio whose repertoire expands over 20 years, will perform in the Besse Theater of Bay College’s Escanaba campus on Thursday, May 23, at 7:30 p.m. The members of the trio have been performing together as a string ensemble for nearly 20 years. ...

Players to present ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

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ESCANABA — Players de Noc will present Ken Ludwig’s “Moon Over Buffalo.” The play is directed by James Soderberg and production stage manger is Mary Smale Opening Friday, April 26, and running through May 4, “Moon Over Buffalo” is a comedic romp, which centers on George and ...

Courts

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ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Allen Gerald Kleiman, 22, of W3656 Greenwood Ave., Spalding, was bound over on one count of controlled substance - possession/analogues, a two-year felony with ...

Escanaba to observe Arbor Day Friday

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ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba will celebrate National Arbor Day on Friday, April 26, at 1 p.m. near the tennis courts in Ludington Park. Arbor Day is an acknowledgment of the importance of trees and plants in our daily lives. Ultimately, the goal is to raise awareness of the many benefits ...

Bay College to dedicate veterans memorial

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ESCANABA — A monument to honor veterans from all military branches of service will be dedicated in the Bay College Courtyard on May 7 at 2 p.m. The memorial will be placed near the red maple and weeping willow trees that represent the blood and tears shed for fallen soldiers and were planted ...

Don’t rake spring yard waste in street

Community

ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba only collects leaves in the fall. Any yard waste should not be raked into the street. City sweepers are trying to pick up the sand in the streets and large piles of yard waste slow down the process. For any questions or concerns contact the City of Escanaba ...

Blood center in need of donors

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MARQUETTE — The UPHS Regional Blood Center is experiencing a critical need for O-negative, A-negative and B-positive blood types. If you meet the following requirements,take the time to give the “gift of life.” Donors must be healthy, hydrated, eight weeks between donations, weigh at ...

Bay College plant sale announced

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ESCANABA — The annual Bay College greenhouse plant sale will be held Monday, May 6, to Friday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 116 adjacent to the greenhouse in the Math Science Building at the College. The sale focuses on native perennial wildflowers grown from locally collected seed. ...

Bay program provides insight into autism

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ESCANABA — Bay College celebrated Autism Awareness Month with a visit from the stars of the documentary “Wretches & Jabberers.” Larry Bissonnette and Tracy Thresher made an appearance at the college Tuesday. Last week, “Wretches & Jabberers” was screened at Bay. The film ...