Community

Community Action marks 52 years

ESCANABA — The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency is celebrating Community Action Month, which recognizes the success of the national Community Action Network that fights poverty and provides important services across the United States. “Community Action Month in May is a ...

Gregory is YMCA youth programs coordinator

ESCANABA — The YMCA announces the hiring of Matt Gregory, of Indianapolis, Ind., as the new youth programs coordinator at the Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center. It has been seven years since Gregory has been in Escanaba, coaching youth sports and supervising summer Day Camp, for the YMCA of ...

Postal Service sets single-day food drive

ESCANABA — On Saturday, May 13, the National Association of Letter Carriers, United States Postal Service and other partners are asking communities to “Stamp Out Hunger.” This is the 25th anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive, which has grown into a national effort that provides ...

Dog behavior problem class Tuesday

ESCANABA — A dog behavior problem class will be held at the Delta Animal Shelter on Tuesday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. Dogs are not invited, but attendees should bring a list of their dog’s problems. Led by a certified dog trainer, solutions will be discussed to our most common and ...

LaFave sponsors tele-town hall today

ESCANABA — State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, is sponsoring a tele-town hall for the residents of Delta, Dickinson, and Menominee counties. “Listening to people has been my priority since taking office,” Rep. LaFave said. “Even though nearly 450 miles separates my home from ...

Holy Name Cash Giveaway winners named

ESCANABA — Holy Name Catholic School recently announced the winners in the school’s Crusader Cash Giveaway. They are: $10,000 winner - Anne Carlson, $5,000 winner - James St. Peter, $2,500 winner - Todd and Kitty Gartland, $1,500 winner - Billy Nelson and $1,000 winner - Renee Richer. ...

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

Sessions planned for forest landowners

ESCANABA — Informational seminars for forest landowners and other interested community members will be hosted by Delta Conservation District Executive Director Rory Mattson at Bay College’s Joseph Heirman University Center this month. On Tuesday, a seminar on habitat management will be ...

Sea lamprey control coming to Ford River

FORD RIVER — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Ford River (Delta, Menominee, Marquette, and Dickinson counties) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Applications will be conducted on or about May 16-24, in accordance with State of ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING Ryan Keith LeClaire, 49, of 1020 N. 18th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while impaired and pleaded guilty to failure to report an accident; 10 days jail, credit for one day served; six months probation; $1,350 fines and ...

Planner

Today 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 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). A.A., closed, St. Thomas ...

Cover crop field day planned May 25

CARNEY — A cover crop field day will be held on Thursday, May 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST at the Brock Family Dairy Farm, south of Carney on U.S. 41. Steve and Jake Brock will be sharing first-hand knowledge of using cover crops on their dairy farm. Tours of the MSU cover crop ...

BAC offers seniors free pottery classes

ESCANABA — Area elders can join free senior art ceramic pottery classes May 9 and 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bonifas Arts Center. On May 9, participants will form at least two slab (hand-built) stoneware clay pieces — the first a fish and the second a decorative mask. Hansen will ...

Trapper’s convention dates announced

ESCANABA — The U.P. Trappers Association will again host its annual convention at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba on Friday, June 30, and Saturday, July 1. Hours on Friday are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trapping, fur handling and hunting demonstrations this ...

Community Foundation awards grants

ESCANABA — Community Foundation of Delta County Grants Committee have announced recipients of the foundation’s regular, spring 2017, grants round. Those receiving grants were: Bark River Baseball Booster Club, Camp New Day, Gladstone Braves High School Softball Program, Gladstone High ...

Defendants sentenced in circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Michael Anthony Barrett, 28, of 1219 1st Ave. N., Escanaba, pleaded no contest to assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer. He was sentenced to 12 months in ...

Charity motorcycle and car event planned

ESCANABA — The Michigan Bikers Helping Veterans (MBHV) announced its 4th annual MBHV Annual Charity Ride will be taking place on June 10. All money raised will go to help veterans in Michigan. Pre-register prior to May 20 for a $5 event t-shirt ($15 value). Print the registration form at ...

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 ...

Construction students win challenge

Courtesy photo Jim Baxter’s students from the Construction Trades program at the Delta-Schoolcraft ISD recently competed in a construction skills challenge against 11 other schools at Northern Michigan University. The team took first place and are shown with their trophy, from left, Tyler ...

Auction for the Arts festivities slated

ESCANABA — Leigh’s Garden Winery and Upper Hand Brewery will host Bonifas Arts Center (BAC) Auction for the Arts preview events May 6 and 10. The BAC, Leigh’s, and Upper Hand are partnering to offer residents two nights out when residents can view some of the art and other items to be ...