Community

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 ...

CAA Big Brat Sale set for Thursday

ESCANABA — The Community Action Agency Big Brat Sale is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. CAA Executive Assistant Cathy Pearson the sale often sells out before 1 p.m. The event raises funding and awareness for the Feb. 25 Walk for Warmth, which raises funds to help Delta County ...

mBank supports YMCA Campaign

Courtesy photo mBank supports the YMCA Annual Campaign focusing on the community to ensure the YMCA is available to everyone regardless of the ability to pay. “It is our pleasure to support a great cause that helps so many people in our community,” said April Stropich, assistant vice ...

Blood drive planned March 7 and 8

ESCANABA — The next American Red Cross Blood Drive in Delta County will be on the following days at the Delta Plaza Mall: Tuesday, March 7, between noon and 6 p.m., and Wednesday, March 8, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling Community Action RSVP at 786-7084 or ...

Kindergarten in Escanaba scheduled

ESCANABA — Registration for all children who plan to enter Kindergarten in the Escanaba Area Public Schools in the fall of 2017 will be held Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Thursday, Feb. 16, from 3 until 7 p.m. at the Escanaba Upper Elementary School Cafeteria, 1500 Ludington St., Escanaba. Parents ...

LaFave sets Saturday coffee hours

MENOMINEE — Upper Peninsula residents have a chance to meet state Rep. Beau LaFave on Saturday. LaFave is hosting local coffee hours at a pair of locations on Feb. 18: - 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central Time at Laurie’s Wildflower Cafe & Bagel Shoppe, 2210 10th St., Menominee. - 2 to ...

Boy ran away from home, not restaurant

GLADSTONE — A story in the Thursday, Feb. 9, edition of the Daily Press told the story a boy that was rescued by a Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer after the boy ran out on the ice of Lake Michigan near Gladstone. DNR officials stated the boy had run away from his ...

Police search for stolen vehicle

ESCANABA — A 2002 Ford truck was reported stolen from the 3500 block of Jingob Road Sunday, Escanaba Public Safety officers said. The theft was reported at 11:12 a.m. on Feb. 12. The owner said the truck parked in a driveway at 1:30 a.m. and he noticed it was gone at 10 a.m. The keys were not ...

Wednesday with Bernie features historical photos

ESCANABA — Rich Anzalone will present another Wednesday with Bernie on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Council Chambers of the Escanaba City Hall. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Anzalone describes the program, featuring photographs from the Delta County Historical Society’s Bernie Schultz ...

Bay hosts talk on campus sustainability initiatives

ESCANABA — Bay College’s Math Science Division presents a special colloquia on campus sustainability initiatives. The free presentation will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in room 125 of the Math Science Building. The presentation can be seen live via iTV at 3 p.m. Central Time in ...

Big Bay competes in High School Bowl

NMU photo The Big Bay De Noc Black Bears played the Chassell Panthers in the second round of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 240-110. Representing Big Bay De Noc, seated from left, are players Maddie McPhee, Caitlin Sefcik, team captain Steven Knudson and Rylie Lawrence. ...

GLFFCU employees dress down for good causes

Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union (GLFFCU) employees from the Escanaba and Gladstone offices are shown with members of different community organizations they chose to donate to. At Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union, employees are dressing down to support good causes. Each Friday, the ...

Peters introduces bill to protect pets of domestic violence victims

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Dean Heller (R-NV) announced they are reintroducing the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, bicameral, bipartisan legislation to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence from emotional and psychological ...

Arts center plans photography contest

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 ...

Casperson bill looks at court costs

LANSING — Legislation has been introduced in the state Senate that would require most state government departments to pay the court costs of those who prevail in court against a state department or agency. The legislation is a reintroduction of bills approved last year by the Senate but not ...

Auto theft case in circuit court

ESCANABA — Two Gladstone males arrested in connection with a vehicle reported stolen from Escanaba were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court where they may make a plea or schedule a trial. Kyle Walter McDaniel, 20, of 114 Court St., Gladstone, and Thomas ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING James Daniel Miller, 31, of 7828 41.5 Road, Rapid River, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, second offense; 90 days jail, credit for six days served; 12 months probation; $1,725 fines and costs. David Alan Potvin, 40, of 644 ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Johnny Ray Kroupa, 26, Au Train, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - possession of analogues. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail and given credit ...

Delta Animal Shelter gets donation

Jordan Beck | Daily Press From left, Delta Animal Shelter Adoption Specialist Michelle Wood, adoptable dog “Jaeger,” Michigan Broadband Services President Bruce Moore, Michigan Broadband Services Customer Service Manager Lori Van, Delta Animal Shelter Manager Susan Gartland, adoptable cat ...

Holy Name holding Cash Giveaway

ESCANABA — Holy Name Catholic School is holding a Crusader Cash Giveaway with proceeds going toward Holy Name School’s general fund. Only 500 tickets will be sold for $100 per ticket. The first prize is $10,000. The second prize is $5,000. The third prize is $2,500. Fourth prize is $1,500, ...