Community

Homeless shelter changes locations Sunday

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by First Presbyterian Church, 819 1st Ave. S., Escanaba, supported by First United Methodist and New Life churches, beginning this Sunday evening, Dec. 16. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where ...

Daily Planner

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). A.A., closed, St. Thomas School, 7:30 p.m., ...

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

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

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

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 ...

Planner

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

What’s that thing growing on my tree?

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

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 ...

Planner

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., ...

Lions bring holiday cheer to Bishop Noa

Courtesy photo The Escanaba Lions Club conducting its annual Christmas Party Wednesday night for residents at Bishop Noa Home. Theresa Klein provided songs and the Holy Name Choral also sang Christmas tunes while residents had pop and cupcakes provided by the Lions.

Early literacy program gets donation

Courtesy photo Melissa Bonifas-Ness and Ashley Cherette of the Bonifas-Ness Meemic Agency present a $500 check to Tara Weaver. Weaver manages the Reach out and Read Program as part of her position with the Delta Schoolcraft Great Start Collaborative. Reach out and Read was developed in 2018 ...

Public hearing on cell phone tower set

ESCANABA — Escanaba residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on a proposed telecommunications tower that would be constructed at the Ness Baseball Field during a public hearing on the site plan at the city’s planning commission meeting Thursday. On April 23, the city received a ...

Mail delivery extended during holiday season

GRAND RAPIDS — With the holidays in full swing, the Postal Service is delivering more cards, letters, and packages every day. This means residents will start to see postal employees delivering packages earlier in the morning, later in the evening, and on Sundays. “The Postal Service is ...

Bark River-Harris in High School Bowl

Courtesy photo The Bark River-Harris Broncos played the St. Ignace Saints in the first round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 230-180. Representing Bark River-Harris, seated from left, are players Luke Rivard, team captain Raquel Leisner, Eden Oswald and Madelynn Mosher. Standing are ...