Community

Cases sent to circuit court

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

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

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

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

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

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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Credit union makes bike trail donation

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 ...

Bay seeks outstanding alumni nominations

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 ...

Bergman on Veterans’ Affairs Committee

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 ...

Courts

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 ...

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A group of skiers hits the trail during a past National Winter Trails Day event. The event at the Rapid River National Ski Trail will return on Jan. 21.

Winter Trails Day event returns

GLADSTONE — Plans are underway for the seventh annual National Winter Trails Day event at the Rapid River National Ski Trail on Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon until 4 p.m. Winter doesn’t have to be a time of year when you feel like you are trapped inside.  National Winter Trails Day is ...

Snyder opens emergency fund for Marquette County following floods

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has opened the Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund to provide financial assistance to Marquette County after severe flooding caused significant and widespread damages on Oct. 16 - 18, 2016. The authorization allows affected local governments to apply for ...

Daily Planner

Today A.A., open, Garden Congregational Church, 9:30 a.m., M-183, Garden. A.A., open, Delta Drop In, 10 a.m., 1500 North 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., open, Friends and Family Group, Delta Drop-In Center, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba 786-9639. N.A., Hannahville Community Center, 10 ...

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The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center will kick off its Annual Campaign Wednesday, Jan. 18. Organizers include: front row, from left, Mary Gauthier, Megan Gouin, Tom Ness, Kim Pepin, Veronica Tackman, Hadele Peacock, Lynn Williams, Paddy Fitch; back row, from left, Kathy Becker, Kelly Hansen, Angie LaBay, Niki Sinnaeve, Amy Racine, Cassandra Nelson, and Caron Salo.

YMCA to start Annual Campaign

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center is planning to kick off its Annual Campaign Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Elks Club in Escanaba. The kickoff begins at 6 p.m. The campaign is the organization’s effort to support its direct financial assistance program and provide critical ...

Costs cause Jig It fundraiser cancelation

ESCANABA — Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Bay Area will not be holding its annual Jig It! Ice Fishing Extravaganza fundraiser in 2017, Executive Director Tanya Ettenhofer said. According to Ettenhofer, this decision was made due to the event’s growing budget. “Our expenses ...

Planner

Today 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 meeting, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., rear entrance, Escanaba. N.A., Delta Drop-In Center, 8 p.m., 1500 N. 19th ...

LAFAVE oath

LaFave sworn into office in Lansing

Courtesy photo State Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, takes the ceremonial oath of office administered by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman on the House floor Wednesday. Joining the 108th House District lawmaker for the event was his girlfriend, Karly Hoenig, and his ...

Bergman on Veterans Affairs Committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman’s (R) office announced Wednesday he has been selected to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Bergman, a veteran of the Vietnam War, served as a three-star lieutenant general in the U.S. Marine Corps and brings that perspective to the ...

Respite training set in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Respite Education and Support Tools (REST) is an originally designed educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. The ultimate goal of this training course is to assist ...

Homeless shelter switches locations

GLADSTONE — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter moves to All Saints Church at 715 Wisconsin Ave., Gladstone, this Sunday evening, Jan. 15. A number of volunteers are still needed for all shifts. To see where trained volunteers are needed, check www.HopeAtTheInn.org / “Volunteer for ...