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Woodworth gets congressional recognition

Courtesy photo Cid Morgan, Hiawatha National Forest supervisor, recently presented Laura Woodworth with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition signed by Congressman Jack Bergman. The award was in recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community. Joanne ...

Man jailed for animal cruelty

ESCANABA — A Gladstone man was recently sentenced to 30 days in jail on charges of cruelty to animals in connection with an incident dating back to June 2016, according to court and police records. A district court jury convicted Kyle Patrick Kidd, 34, of 2722 S. Hill Road, Lot 1, ...

Two bond over on drug charges

ESCANABA — Two Escanaba woman, each charged with two drug felonies, were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court where they will make a plea or schedule a trial. Marion Berhardina Desotell, 45, and Mary Ellen Rose Desotell, 19, both of 510 1st Ave. N., No. 610, ...

Pleas entered on weapons charges

ESCANABA — An 18-year-old Escanaba man arrested on felony weapons charges and felony drug charges last year recently entered pleas in Delta County Circuit Court. Caleb James Bourdeau was arrested by Escanaba Public Safety on Dec. 6, 2016, in the southside trailer court on drug charges and ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. James Patrick Barnes Jr., 20, of 4668 17th Road, Escanaba, was bound over on one count of unauthorized access to computers, a five-year felony with a maximum ...

Classic car show set at North Woods

ESCANABA — The community is invited to attend the 2nd Annual North Woods Place Classic Car Show and Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, July 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. at North Woods Place Senior Living, 501 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. Classic carswill be on display and the event is free to the public. ...

Escanaba City Band performs tonight

ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Band will perform at the Karas Band Shell in Ludington Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. with a rain date of Thursday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Bill Rinnie, selections for the evening will include: “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Don’t Cry for ...

Bay College plans town hall meeting

ESCANABA — Bay College invites residents to join Bay President Dr. Laura Coleman for a town hall meeting on Tuesday, July 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Center Room 525 at Bay College. Coleman will update the community on what is new at Bay College, as well as answering questions from ...

Blood drive set for July 12 at Delta Plaza

ESCANABA — The next American Red Cross Blood Drive in Delta County will be held at the Delta Plaza Mall on Tuesday, July 11, between noon and 6 p.m., and Wednesday, July 12, between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling Community Action RSVP at 786-7084 or online at ...

VA Vet Center to host BBQ, open house

ESCANABA — The VA Vet Center in Escanaba will host a summer barbecue and open house on Friday, July 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Vet Center is located at 3500 Ludington St. The barbecue and open house is open to Veterans, their families, and the public. There will also be music and a ...

Business After Hours slated Wednesday

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, June 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Northern Michigan Bank & Trust and co-sponsored by First Bank. Northern Michigan Bank and Trust is located at 1921 3rd Ave. N in Escanaba. Business after Hours is a social event held each ...

Esky library offers altered book art class

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library will be offering a new session in its series of altered book art classes: U.P. Silhouette. Participants will create a silhouette of the Upper Peninsula by folding the pages of an old book. The class will be held in two parts on Thursday, July 27, and ...

Invasive species take toll on forests

ESCANABA — Forests need our help by monitoring for exotic invasive species. There are many but some are more dangerous than others. What are the most current big exotic (non-native) invasive threats to forest health? Arguably, the short list would be Asian long-horned beetle, hemlock woolly ...

Planner

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., open Delta Women’s Group, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6 p.m., 500 Ogden Ave., Escanaba. A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 ...

Joel Krause

Krause Water Tech Scholarship developed at Bay College

ESCANABA — The Krause Water Tech Scholarship was recently developed at Bay College to assist two students each year pursing a degree in Water Resource Management. Joel Krause was born and raised in Escanaba. In 1981, he received his associate in applied science degree in water resource ...

Airstream RV club to hold rally in Escanaba

ESCANABA — The Wally Byam Caravan Club International (WBCCI), the Airstream RV Owner’s Association is preparing for the 60th Annual International Convention/Rally being held this year in Escanaba July 22-29 at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds. WBCCI represents 118 individual ...

Camp STAR offers bereavement support for children

BIG BAY — STAR Children’s Bereavement Services will be hosting its annual weekend-long summer camp, Camp STAR, Aug. 11-13 at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay. Children interested in attending must live in the Upper Peninsula, be between the ages of 8 and 17, and have experienced the death ...

Lot Owners meeting called for July 10

ESCANABA — The Lakeview Cemetery Association will be holding a lot owners meeting on Monday, July 10 at 7 p.m. in the cemetery chapel, located at 2110 3rd Avenue South, Escanaba Anyone who is a lot owner of a grave or graves and has burial rights at the cemetery is a voting member of this ...

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 ...

‘Art in the Park’ explores world cultures

ESCANABA — Children ages 7 to 11 in three towns can complete arts and crafts projects inspired by a variety of cultures while enjoying summertime outside through the Bonifas Arts Center “Art in the Park: Hands Around the World” program. “Art in the Park” classes are continuing in ...