Community

UPSET makes arrest in drug investigation

IRON RIVER — A 36-year-old Iron River man was arrested as a result of an Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) investigation Tuesday. On Sept. 18, detectives from UPSET conducted an investigation into the delivery of heroin and meth in Iron River. This investigation, which had ...

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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 ...

Gladstone Homecoming underway

GLADSTONE — Several different events are taking place in Gladstone this week as part of Gladstone Area High School’s homecoming. During the week, Gladstone’s high school students have been participating in a variety of dress-up days. On Monday, students wore the colors their class wore ...

Jaycees host Military Appreciation Night

ESCANABA — The Delta County Jaycees will be hosting the 8th Annual Military Appreciation Night at the Island Resort and Casino on Veteran’s Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. Cocktails begin at 5 p.m. with dinner and program to follow at 5:30 p.m. There is a fee to attend and tickets can be purchased at ...

Freedom From Smoking class available

ESCANABA — The American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking Program has helped thousands of people quit smoking. Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties is offering this free seven-week quit smoking class on Tuesdays from Oct. 16 through Nov. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Public Health, ...

NARFE Chapter to tour Public Works

MARQUETTE — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26. The meeting will be in the conference room of the new Marquette Public Works building, 1100 Wright St., Marquette. The group will tour the facility after ...

Baldwin Township road to closed today

BALDWIN TOWNSHIP — A portion of County Road G-3 (Friday Q.1 Road) in Baldwin Township will be closed today for a culvert replacement. The portion of road that will be closed is at the Inman Creek crossing. About one fourth mile north of County Road G-26 (32nd Road). This portion of road will ...

Community services sale helps foundation

ESCANABA — Community service projects created under the direction of Delta County District Court probation department will be sold at the Bonifas Center in Escanaba on Saturday, Sept. 22, between noon and 3 p.m. Items to be sold include blankets, picnic tables, benches, wall hangings, bird ...

Hospital talks end in Dickinson County

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Healthcare System and UP Health System announced the organizations have terminated their non-binding letter of intent that was signed in July after an inability to reach agreement on the terms of an acquisition. With the termination of the letter of intent, ...

U.P. Service Dog Conference planned

ESCANABA — Yooper Service Dogs (YSD) is hosting an all day event for people with all kinds of disabilities that are considering a dog to assist them. Business owners, the media, and members of the public are welcome to attend. The event is Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bay ...

Florence County tractor pull results

ESCANABA — Results from Florence County Fair U.P. Garden Tractor Pullers on Sept. 15 are: Altered Stock 1 - Sonny Richer 2 - Andy Anderson 3 - Ben Anderson Pro Stock 1 - Robert Locke 2 - Terry Plouff 3 - Robert Locke Modified 1 - Kevin Ford 2 - Bob Westman Super ...

Garden Tractor Pullers point standings

ESCANABA — U.P. Garden Tractor Pullers final point standings for 2018 are: Altered Stock 1 - Sonny Richer - 393 2 - Andy Anderson - 382 3 - Roy Chenier - 371 Pro Stock 1 - Robert Locke - 390 2 - Robert Locke - 384 3 - Ben Anderson - 371 Modified 1 - Bob Westman - ...

Girls on the Run Upper Peninsula to expand

SAULT STE. MARIE Mich. — Girls on the Run Upper Peninsula is entering its second year of expansion seeking new sites and volunteers across the U.P. to present its program for the spring 2019 season. Girls on the Run, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is dedicated to creating a world where ...

Hospital honored for hepatitis birth vaccine rate

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus infection. “We’re very proud of our ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In, 10 a.m., Escanaba. 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, ...

Blood sugar screening offered at YMCA

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting a complimentary blood sugar screen in Escanaba on Wednesday, Sept. 19, sponsored by OSF St Francis Hospital. This event will be held at Northern Lights YMCA fitness center office from 12 to 2 p.m.and is free to the ...

Community Grief Group luncheon set

ESCANABA, — As an extension of the Community Grief Group, OSF Hospice will host a monthly luncheon for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support on the third Wednesday of the month. The next monthly Grief Group Luncheon is Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ...

POW/MIA Day ceremony planned

ESCANABA — The Delta County Veterans Council and Elks Lodge 354 encourage all residents to attend the POW/MIA day on Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial in Ludington Park. Key note speaker will be Ssgt. Francfort USMC. Laura Sliva,an Escanaba High School student, will open the ...

Delta County Republican Party to meet

ESCANABA — The Delta County Republican Party will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20th, at our county headquarters at 7 p.m. Headquarters are located at 415 Ludington St., across from the Escanaba City Hall. The party is looking for volunteers to help with the campaigns and, yard ...

Mobile food distribution for vets planned

ESCANABA — A veterans mobile food distribution drive will be held Friday, Sept. 21, at the 7th Day Adventist parking lot at 210 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Veterans will have to provide proof of service to receive food, such as a DD214, enhanced drivers license or VA ...