Community

CUPPAD’s Prosperity Grant to deliver $271,000 to Region

ESCANABA — Grant dollars from the Regional Prosperity Initiative (RPI) within the Department of Technology Management and Budget (DTMB) will once again flow from Lansing into the Central Upper Peninsula in 2017 thanks to a grant request from Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development ...

New session of BAC Toddler Art classes

ESCANABA—The second session of Toddler Art classes, which run Thursdays, begins Feb. 23, with subsequent classes March 2, 9, 16, 23, and April 6, from 10 to 10:45 a.m., at the Bonifas Arts Center (BAC). Toddlers, accompanied by their caregivers, can try a variety of hands-on art stations, ...

Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop

ESCANABA — Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides ...

Welcome to Medicare seminar offered

ESCANABA — UPCAP's Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is offering free seminars in the area to help folks new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices. The next one will be held on Thursday, April 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the UPCAP Lower Conference Room, 2501 14th ...

Daily 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., ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced on unrelated charges in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Hugh Robert Evans, 51, of 1829 3rd Ave. N., Apt. No. 2, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count of probation violation with the underlying offense of domestic ...

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Elks Auxiliary helps Walk for Warmth

Haley Gustafson | Daily Press Cathy Pearson, of the Community Action Agency, receives a $500 donation from Jean Berres, representative for the Escanaba Elks Auxiliary on Monday afternoon. The donation, which was raised during the last ladies wine and cheese party, will be used by Walk for ...

Bay hosts industrial disasters lecture

ESCANABA — Bay College’s Math Science Division presents a special colloquium by Ken Hinzman Sr. titled “Industrial and Chemical Disasters- Lessons Learned.” The free presentation will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 in room 125 of the Math Science Building. The presentation can be seen ...

IRS impostor scam top hotline complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the top complaint to a U.S. Senate hotline for seniors: fraudsters posing as IRS agents, threatening arrests and demanding money. Treasury Department official Timothy Camus told the Senate Aging Committee that more than 10,000 people have reported falling prey to ...

Business After Hours is Wednesday

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at UP Health System Doctors Park. This month’s Business After Hours is sponsored by UP Health System Marquette and Community Foundation for Delta County. Business after Hours is a social event held each ...

Blood drives planned throughout area

ESCANABA — Blood drives are being planned throughout the Upper Peninsula. Local blood drives include: Tuesday February 28, 2017, Bay College-Joseph Heirman University Center (Escanaba) - The U.P. Regional Blood Center , a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at ...

Forest Service proposes Nahma multi-use trail

RAPID RIVER — The USDA Forest Service, Rapid River/Manistique Ranger District has proposed authorizing construction of the Nahma & Northern Grade Multi-Use Trail in Delta County. The trail would be approximately 15 miles east of Rapid River, south of US 2, extending Snowmobile Trail No. ...

Arts Center plans student talent show

ESCANABA — Area students in grades K-12 can become a part of this spring’s Youth in Art talent show by performing at a welcoming audition session March 4, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., at the Bonifas Arts Center (BAC). Any type of performing artist is encouraged to audition, including ...

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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Bay College receives Cretens funds

Courtesy photo Vicky Giguere, vice chair of the Community Foundation For Delta County, presents Bay College President Dr. Laura Coleman a check for $66,364.74 from the Dr. Mary L. Cretens fund in the Community Foundation For Delta County. “Bay College is pleased the Dr. Cretens has been ...

ESCANABA — The Bay College/LSSU Regional Center Business Professionals of America (BPA) student club has had 10 student contestants place in the top three of their respective events at the BPA State Leadership Conference (SLC) hosted by Davenport University in Grand Rapids. Winners are: - ...

Defendants bound over for appearance in Delta County Circuit Court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Robert Jeffery Bastian, 44, of 1018 2nd Ave. S., No. 10, Escanaba, was bound over on one count of sex offender failure to conform with the registration act, a ...

Forest Service starts trails working group

GLADSTONE — The Forest Service wants your input. If you are a trail user/enthusiast who would like to help identify opportunities to improve connectivity, sustainability, and the user experience across the Hiawatha National Forest trails system, this is your chance. Hiawatha National Forest ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 10 a.m.,Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., closed, Delta Women’s Group, St. Stephen’s Church, 11 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., Hannahville A.A., ...

Arts Center seeks photography contest entries

ESCANABA — Any Upper Peninsula resident inspired by the U.P. can submit photos to the Bonifas Arts Center (BAC) photography competition now through March 4 at noon. The winners’ photographs will be showcased at the BAC’s “The Inspiring U.P.” exhibit April 6 - May 4 with the photos ...