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Generosity fuels anti-bullying T-shirt effort

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ESCANABA — Northern Screen Printing and Embroidery was able to surpass its goal of 500 anti-bullying T-shirts to donate 2,400 T-shirts to local schools because of the support of other local businesses. The shirts read “kindness changes everything,” with the back displaying all of the ...

Water techs lauded for averting crisis

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MANISTIQUE — Employees of Manistique’s water/wastewater department were recently honored for the role they played in averting a potential crisis. On Monday, Nov. 26, Water/Wastewater Superintendent Corey Barr, Lead Water Treatment Plant Operator Rebekah Weber and Water Distribution and ...

Mental health task force formed locally to improve services

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ESCANABA — A recently-established task force created with the aim of improving mental health services and support in the area has already shown signs of being successful, according to Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District Superintendent Doug Leisenring. Leisenring organized the task ...

Snyder reaches final deal on pipeline

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TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration said Thursday it had wrapped up negotiations with Enbridge Inc. on building a tunnel to contain an oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway. Snyder’s office released a series of agreements with the Canadian pipeline ...

P.E.O. helps to Tri County Safe Harbor

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Courtesy photo The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Chapter Z of Escanaba, presented a $450 Christmas check to Michelle Blakely co-interim director of Tri County Safe Harbor, as a thank you and support for their service to our community. Presenting the check, from left, are ...

Courts

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ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to Circuit Court in unrelated cases. Jennifer Lynn Verbrigghe, 38, of 517 1st Ave. S. Apt. 2, Escanaba, was bound over on two counts of police officer - assaulting /resisting /obstructing, a ...

MSU Extension offering crop nutrient programs

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MUNISING — A series of educational program targeting farmers, large and small, is planned for three U.P. locations. These meetings will address questions posed by local farmers concerning soil nutrient balances as reported on soil tests, soil microbial activity and its impact on crop ...

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Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., Talking Circle, 10 a.m., Hannahville Behavioral Health, 723-2552 A.A., open, Rock Bible Chapel, 7:30 p.m., 4144 Maple Ridge 37th Rd., Rock A.A., closed, Township Hall, 7 p.m. CDT, Hwy 41, Carney. All addictions, closed ...

Bay College closed over holidays

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ESCANABA — Bay College campuses will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 22, through Jan. 1 in observance of the holidays. Bay College will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2. For resources and information visit Bay College’s website at www.baycollege.edu.

Escanaba Township meeting planned

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ESCANABA TOWNSHIP — The Escanaba Township Planning Commission will have a public hearing on Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Escanaba Township Hall concerning the township’s master plan. The public is encouraged to attend the hearing.

Santa arriving by plane at airport Saturday

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ESCANABA — Santa Claus will be arriving at the Delta County Airport by plane Saturday, Dec. 15, arriving at 12:30 p.m. There will be treats for people waiting for Santa’s arrival at the airport. Santa will be available for pictures until 3 p.m.

School team, clubs collecting Toys for Tots

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School hockey team, the Blue Line Club and the Spanish Club are starting a Toys for Tots drive. The groups encourage the community to donate toys. Toys, new and unwrapped, may be dropped off at the high school office or the high school hockey game at Hannahville ...

Gladstone Turkey Trot winners named

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GLADSTONE — The 21st Annual Gladstone Turkey Trot was held on Nov. 22 and had around 120 runners and walkers. The amount of money donated was $483, and food items were donated as well. The overall male winner was Derek Boland of Lebanon, Ohio with a time of 18:15. The overall female winner ...

Bay students show off artwork

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ESCANABA — Students at Bay College have been able to share their art with the community in Bay’s fall 2018 student art show, which is currently on display in the Besse Center Gallery. A reception for this exhibition took place at the college Tuesday. Bay’s fall 2018 student art show ...

Warm weather delays ice rink plans

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba Recreation Department is ready to open up its new ice rink behind the Catherine Bonifas Civic Center — but Mother Nature isn’t so willing. “It’s just a waiting game with the weather, but we’re ready. As soon as the weather starts to get cold, we’re ready ...

Gladstone Candy Cane Drive is Sunday

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GLADSTONE — Decorated fire trucks and Christmas music will fill the streets of Gladstone and surrounding areas with Christmas cheer Sunday, Dec. 16. The Christmas Candy Cane Can Food Drive is a holiday tradition for the Gladstone Public Safety Department, and this year, the Christmas- themed ...

GOP advances bill to make ballot drives harder

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LANSING (AP) — Michigan Republicans moved Wednesday to curtail ballot initiatives by advancing a measure limiting how many signatures could come from any one region of the state, the latest proposal assailed by critics as an unconstitutional, lame-duck power grab from voters or incoming ...

What’s that thing growing on my tree?

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ESCANABA — Lichens are common and highly variable life forms. They are a symbiotic association between a fungus and an alga or bacterium. They grow in a wide range of environments, on many substrates. Ever notice something growing on the trunk of a tree? Mosses are common but seldom ...

Courts

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DISTRICT COURT LICENSE VIOLATIONS Joshua Floyd Moyle-Deneau, 21, of 401 S. 10th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license; $325 fines and costs. Joshua Floyd Moyle-Deneau, 21, of 401 S. 10th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license; $325 fines ...

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Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., closed, Manistique Harbor Church of God, 7:30 p.m., 813 Arbutus Ave., Manistique. A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Bottom Line, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., ...