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Bonifas Art Center receives award

Courtesy photo The William Bonifas Art Center has been awarded the Friend of Education Award from the Beta sigma Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, International Society of Key Women Educators. The Bonifas provides opportunities for children of Delta County to have creative art, music and theater ...

Museum plans Heritage Plant Sale

CEDAR RIVER — West Shore Fishing Museum is holding a Heritage Plant Sale on Sunday, May 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. (CST) Offered for sale will be perennials from the museum gardens, old-fashioned annuals, tomatoes, herbs, and other plants and shrubs. This weekend marks the beginning of the ...

Part of 8th Avenue South closed today

ESCANABA — The 1900 block of 8th Ave South will be closed to all traffic today, Wednesday, May 24. It is expected to re-open by end of business today. The closure is for water service work due to a defective service line. Motorists should allow extra time if traveling in this area. For ...

Gladstone plans Rhubarb Fest June 10

GLADSTONE — Gladstone’s Rhubarb Fest will make its first appearance June 10. Starting this year with a rhubarb bake-off and a leaf, length/ weight stalk competition, the fest will have us reminiscing of Grandma’s rhubarb recipes and create new memories for your family. Starting at 10 a.m. ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced on unrelated charges in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Christina Maria Gonzalez, 33, of 417 S. 16th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count of custodial interference — kidnapping. She was sentenced to 14 days in ...

Planner

Today A.A., open, 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., closed, Big Book Study, Hiawatha Behavior Health, 7:30 p.m., 125 N. Lake St., Manistique A.A., closed, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m., 600 ...

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Tech honor society inducts members

Courtesy photo Students were recently inducted into the Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Technical Education Honor Society. They met criteria of technical skill achievement, character, leadership and service to community. Nine new members join four current members in Delta County, and three new members ...

Sea lamprey control planned locally

ESCANABA — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Bark River in Delta County to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Applications will be conducted on or about May 30-June 8 in accordance with state permits. Lampricides will also be applied in ...

Click It or Ticket campaign underway

ESCANABA — The annual two-week Click It or Ticket campaign begins May 22 and Escanaba Department of Public Safety is stepping up seat belt enforcement to increase seat belt use, save lives and reduce injuries. According to the Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center, in ...

Corners in Bloom returns to Escanaba

ESCANABA — It’s time to dust off your trowels, gardeners — the Corners in Bloom Contest is coming back. The Delta County Master Gardeners Association sponsored a contest in the past, with prizes to the three best corner gardens in the city. “The Association did this for a couple ...

Vets need help putting flags on graves

GLADSTONE — American Legion Post 71 and the city of Gladstone is asking for help putting flags on the graves of veterans at Fernwood Cemetery on Friday, May 26, at 10 a.m.

Memorial Day ceremony set in Rock

ROCK — The Rock American Legion Post 559 and Auxiliary Unit 559 will conduct Memorial Day ceremonies at the Rock Cemetery at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29. Doris Woodrich will sing the National Anthem. Lorne Davey, post commander, will lead the ceremony honoring 337 deceased veterans, including ...

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, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

MBHV donation

Credit union helps charity ride

Courtesy photo U.P. State Credit Union presents a $300 sponsor check to Geri Nelson, MBHV ride committee for their upcoming MBHV Annual Charity Ride on June 10. Go to supportmiveterans.org for registration form or call Nancy Gage 906-420-6595 for ride information. Pictured are Brad Swee, CEO ...

Wood is the most renewable resource

ESCANABA — Every material thing we use begins with extraction of natural resources and ends with disposal. The only truly renewable and sustainable raw material is wood and that begins with logging. The extraction, processing, manufacturing, and eventual disposal of raw materials and goods ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Joseph Edward Goudreau, 34, of 7952 27.75 Lane, Rapid River, was bound over on the following two counts of controlled substance: possession of the analogue ...

Gladstone welcomes back Gus Macker

GLADSTONE — The Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament will return to Gladstone June 10-11. Adding to the fun, this year the event will be held in conjunction with Crazy Daze and will feature fun for the whole family with basketball tournament play, sidewalk sales, food vendors, kids ...

Antique tractor club plans show, pull

AURORA — The Northwoods Antique Tractor Club and the Aurora Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Tractor Show and Horse Pull on Saturday, June 17, at the Aurora Ball Park. Grounds open at 8 a.m., with a tractor parade at 9 a.m., and the horse pulls at 1 p.m. Cost is $4 for adults, and kids ...

Election set to fill Kivela’s House seat

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder announced a special election will be held in the 109th District of the state House of Representatives to fill the vacancy created by the death of state Rep. John Kivela. A special primary election to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term will be held on ...

Gladstone Post to host Citizens’ Academy

GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Gladstone Post will hold a Citizens’ Academy from June 8 to July 27. The eight-week academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures troopers follow, increase their ...