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Bill would designate Bacco highway

LANSING — The Senate Transportation Committee recently heard testimony on Sen. Tom Casperson’s legislation to honor the life of an influential and innovative member of Michigan’s road-building industry. “Medio Bacco was a pioneer in concrete highway paving and road building in ...

Woman gets jail term for cocaine

ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman who was initially arrested on two 20-year cocaine felonies, later pleaded guilty to a lesser four-year cocaine felony in Delta County Circuit Court where she was sentenced on Monday. Wynnona Paige Seymour-Tebo, 19, was arrested by the Upper Peninsula Substance ...

Great Lakes Education Grants Available to Schools

MARQUETTE — The Superior Watershed Partnership’s (SWP) Upper Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative is announcing new 2017-2018 school year Great Lakes education grants for K-12 schools in Marquette, Alger, Delta and Schoolcraft counties. Individual grant awards can be up to $1,000. Past ...

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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 ...

North Woods hosts Halloween carnival

ESCANABA — The community is invited to join the residents, families and staff for some Halloween fun on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at North Woods Place, 501 S. Lincoln Road. Participants are encouraged to come in costume for an afternoon of games, entertainment, ghosts and goblins, ...

Story hour today at Escanaba library

ESCANABA — Story Hour at the Escanaba Public Library will kick off its new season on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m. The theme of the program will be Halloween. Children may come in costume if they chose to. It is optional. Story Hour will include stories, songs, games and a craft. Special ...

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mBank makes Honor Flight donation

Courtesy photo The staff of mBank recently presented a $500 donation to the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. Shown are, from left, April Stropich, AVP mortgage officer; Amanda Fulsher, teller; Elle Lancour, teller; Dominique Sargent, teller; and Scott Knauf, Honor Flight president.

Donation helps dental care program

ESCANABA — The Menominee Delta Schoolcraft Community Action Agency (MDS CAA) Early Childhood Program received as donation from Dr. Steven Ouwinga to help encourage parents to start dental care from the beginning of life. The program provides Early Head Start services to pregnant women, ...

Date set for Escanaba Christmas Parade

ESCANABA — Plans are in full swing for the annual lighted Escanaba Christmas Parade. This year’s theme is Christmas Around the World. The parade will kick off at 7 p.m. in downtown Escanaba on Friday, Dec. 1. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners in two ...

Scout popcorn sales are almost done

ESCANABA — If you have not had a Boy Scout or a Cub Scout at your door yet, and would like to buy some popcorn, contact Popcorn Chair Jerry Feuerbach at boutyjer@yahoo.com or (906) 399-0654. He will take your address and arrange for a popcorn sale. Popcorn sales are the major funding ...

First Bank employees host Spirit Day

ESCANABA — Oct. 6, was a day of rivalry for the Escanaba and Gladstone offices of First Bank — friendly rivalry in light of the Escanaba vs. Gladstone football game. As in the past, the two offices were very decorated for the theme of the day to support their community teams. The employee ...

Project Connect returns to Delta County

ESCANABA - The Delta County Local Planning Body’s sixth annual Project Connect event is set for Wednesday, Nov., 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Delta Plaza Mall in Escanaba. Project Connect is a free, one-stop resource fair for those seeking information and assistance from various human service ...

Meetings to discuss fishing treaty set

SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — Members of the Sault Tribe Community are invited to attend an all fishermen meetings to b held across the U.P. The meeting are an opportunity to meet with the individuals who will play a major role in the upcoming renegotiations of the 2000 Consent Decree.  “Given ...

Escanaba leaders visit state capitol

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Tom Casperson welcomed officials from the city of Escanaba to the Michigan capitol on Thursday as the city makes its case in the Michigan Supreme Court against the so-called “dark store” loophole. “It is a matter of fundamental fairness that big box stores are ...

Rep. LaFave backs dual enrollment bill

LANSING — The Michigan House approved legislation supported by Rep. Beau LaFave to give Upper Peninsula high school students in districts along the Michigan state border improved access to dual enrollment options in Wisconsin. “We have many respectable colleges and technical centers in ...

Man bound over in cocaine case

WELLS TOWNSHIP — The Delta County Sheriff’s Department recently arrested a 43-year-old man on a 20-year felony drug charge, which was bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court. Joseph Leonard Boudreau, who has no address on file with the court, was bound over to the ...

Prison term for probation violation

ESCANABA — A Bark River woman was recently sentenced to two years to up to seven years in prison on a probation violation, according to Delta County Circuit Court. Kristy Anne Bichler, 36, of 4306 K Road, Bark River, pleaded guilty to violating her probation with the underlying offense of ...

Woman arrested on drug charges

ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman was arrested on three felony drug counts, which were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court. Gale Elaine Parisian, 46, of 2414 S. 8th Ave., Apt. 123, Escanaba, was arrested in August in connection with incidents that occurred from ...

Howl-O-Ween dog walk is Oct. 29

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter will be hosting their 2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween dog walk and costume contest on Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. All proceeds raised during the event will go to the Delta Animal Shelter. Registration will start at 2:30 ...