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Schoolcraft has Citizens Advisory Board

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MANISTIQUE — At its June 13 meeting, the Schoolcraft County Board passed a resolution to establish a Citizen’s Advisory Board. “The Schoolcraft County Commissioners; recognize that Citizen Advisory Boards are an integral part of the governmental process. The volunteers who participate ...

Emotional eating seminar offered

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ESCANABA — A free emotional eating seminar will be offered on Thursday, June 27, at 6 p.m. in room 2018 of the MTEC center off the Bay College campus. The seminar will touch upon some ways to get through this phase of life. Mary Malnor, a health coach, personal chef, essential oils and ...

NARFE Chapter 1900 June meeting set

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MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation about the Life Tracker program at its next regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. Life Tracker provides radio-signal devices that can be used to locate people ...

Walk in the Park event is July 13

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ESCANABA — The 15th Annual Walk in the Park for Brain Tumor Research will be held Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m., rain or shine, at Ludington Park in Escanaba. Deadline for early sign-up discounts and t-shirt orders is June 27. All proceeds benefit the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center ...

Krusin Klassics Fun Run prize winners named

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ESCANABA — Raffle ticket prizes and winners at the Krusin Klassics Fun Run have been announced. They are: 1. 1985 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Rod - Tom Lark 2. $500 Cash by Riverside Auto - Robert Neuman 3. $500 Cash by Krusin Klassics - Frank Lotter 4. $500 Cash by Krusin Klassics - Allen ...

Church hopes to repair steeple

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ESCANABA — A local church is asking for financial help from the public as it undertakes a large-scale project to repair its century-old building. “We are looking for donations to help restore Bethany (Lutheran) Church,” Janitor Dave Moran said. Moran is a member of the church’s ...

Anglers asked to watch out for tagged fish

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ESCANABA — It’s the time of year to get outdoors and wet a line in a lake, pond, or river. What do you do if you catch a fish that has a tag attached to it? Where did it come from? The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) tag fish to learn more about a species of fish. Anglers ...

Woody’s Run a part of golf scene for two decades

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Editor’s note: The Daily Press features a profile of an area business each week. This week’s featured business is Woody’s Run. — — — ESCANABA — Woody’s Run Inc. has provided local golfers with an opportunity to enjoy their sport of choice for two decades. “It started ...

Highland gives $5,600 to Honor Flight

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HYDE — The Highland Golf Club recently present the UP Honor Flight with a check for $5,600 for the next Honor Flight. The Highland hosted its first UP Honor Flight golf tournament on Saturday, June 8, which attracted 18 – four person teams. Organizers of the Highland’s UP Honor ...

St. Francis establishes tumor board

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ESCANABA — Through a partnership with Green Bay Oncology, OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group has been providing complex cancer care in Delta County for 25 years and is pleased to announce the establishment of a tumor board. With nearly 200 patients being seen each month ...

Courts

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ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Ashley Nicole Hawkins, 33, 216 Norway St., Norway, was bound over on one count conspiracy to commit controlled substance - delivery/manufacture - meth, a ...

Puppy yoga comes to Escanaba

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ESCANABA — Yoga is a form of exercise that requires deep breathing, relaxation, stretching and balance — pair it with baby animals and it’s a winning combination to let the stress of daily life melt away. Delta Animal Shelter partnered with Anytime Fitness and brought puppy yoga and ...

Fun Run winners finalized

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ESCANABA — The names of the 2019 Krusin Klassics Fun Run raffle ticket prize winners have been finalized. The winners are: 1. 1985 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Rod - Tom Lark Delta County 2. $500 Cash by Riverside Auto - Robert Neuman 3. $500 Cash by Krusin Klassics - Frank Lotter 4. $500 ...

Gladstone Public Safety to get K-9

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GLADSTONE — Gladstone Public Safety was the only law enforcement agency in Delta County without a police dog. Over a year since the idea was first introduced, the movement to establish a K-9 program at Gladstone Public Safety has reached its fundraising goal, leading to the next phases of ...

Connecting Tourism Communities Conference in Iron Mountain June 25

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Downtown Iron Mountain and Bay College West are hosting the Connecting Tourism Communities Conference Tuesday, June 25. This is a free event, and participants are encouraged to register beforehand. Interactive “workshops on the go” sessions are being held in downtown Iron ...

Nurse aid charged with elder abuse

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LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday that her office has charged Cissy McGahan, 32, of Gladstone, with Vulnerable Adult Abuse in the 4th Degree, a misdemeanor. McGahan was a nurse aide at Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens in June 2018 when she allegedly left a ...

Free native plant ­workshop for pollinators

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MANISTIQUE — Schoolcraft Conservation District is providing a free workshop on pollinators Thursday, June 27. The workshop will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Manistique. The workshop will include presentations on pollinator basics, how to create natural habitat ...

Bond upheld in rape case

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ESCANABA — Dickinson County Circuit Court Judge Mary Barglind denied a Rapid River man’s motion for a personal recognizance bond or bond modification recently. The opinion and order comes after no decision was made at a bond modification hearing held in Delta County Circuit Court on May ...

UPPCO talks energy rates

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MARQUETTE — Electric rates, reliability and clean, renewable energy were all part of the discussion during an Upper Peninsula Power Co. update at the U.P. Energy Summit at Northern Michigan University recently. “We oftentimes get the question: ‘Why are UPPCO rates so high?’ We want to ...

Man sentenced for sexually ­abusing child

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ESCANABA — A Gladstone man was sentenced to 10 months in jail for criminal sexual conduct of a minor in Delta County Circuit Court Monday. James Louis Anderson, 58, of 15 South 3rd Street, Gladstone, pleaded guilty to one count of criminal sexual conduct - second degree assault. He was ...