Community

Players to present ‘A Christmas Carol’

ESCANABA — Players de Noc and the Radio Results Network present the live performance of the Players’ Christmas radio play “A Christmas Carol” on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 8 p.m. at the Bonifas Theatre; 700 1st Ave. S., Escanaba. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. The performance ...

Bay offers CPR and first aid training

ESCANABA — Bay College Training & Development (MTEC) will be offering CPR and First Aid training on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 2 to 9 p.m. The course is designed for those who want to learn the skills, but are not required to obtain certification in CPR for employment. Participants will ...

SHF accepting grant applications

MARQUETTE — The Superior Health Foundation is now accepting large grant applications for its spring 2018 funding cycle. SHF will award more than $75,000 in large grants during the spring cycle. Eligibility information and online application forms are available on the SHF’s website at ...

Elmer’s employee donates hand-knit hats to area’s needy

ESCANABA — Elmer’s County Market meat department employee Rick Dubois hand-knit and donated 119 hats and had them displayed at the store for those in need this winter. Dubois has been knitting hats for six years and made every hat that he donated himself. He says that it typically takes him ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Dawn Marie Smith, 54, Gwinn, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; five days jail, credit for two days served, three days jail suspended; six months probation; $1,075 fines and costs. Walter Joseph Peck, 45, Marinette, Wis., pleaded ...

Planner

Today A.A., open Delta Women’s Group, Central United Methodist Church, 6:15 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). 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., ...

Bay offers CPR and first aid training

ESCANABA — Bay College Training & Development (MTEC) will be offering CPR and First Aid training on Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 2 to 9 p.m. The course is designed for those who want to learn the skills, but are not required to obtain certification in CPR for employment. Participants will ...

Aerobics offered at Escanaba Civic Center

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Recreation Department offers a safe and effective method to becoming physically fit. Dance aerobics class is offered at the Civic Center, 225 N. 21st St., Monday through Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Programs are designed around Jackie Sorensen’s Fitness Classes. ...

Permits needed on Forest Service roads

GLADSTONE — Hiawatha National Forest Supervisor Cid Morgan reminds residents that road use permits are required for certain uses of Forest Service roads. For instance, if you are hauling timber or gravel, or if you clear snow from a road within the forest’s boundaries, you are required to ...

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 ...

State Police part of Operation C.A.R.E.

LANSING — During this last full weekend before Christmas, the Michigan State Police (MSP) will join other state police and highway patrol agencies across the United States in an effort to make travel safer by participating in the annual Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness and Reduction ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced on unrelated charges in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Scott Andrew Kopsi, 51, Marquette, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - possession of analogues. He was sentenced to three months in jail and given ...

Kiwanis help College Access Network

Courtesy photo Kathy Becker, DCCAN Director, accepts a donation from Gladstone/Rapid River Kiwanis members Peggy Austin and Alan Stotz. DCCAN (Delta County College Access Network) works to assist schools/students with post high school planning and career development. The goal is to start ...

Busy week ahead for holiday mail

GRAND RAPIDS — With the holidays in full swing, the Postal Service is delivering more cards, letters, and packages every day. This means customers will start to see postal employees delivering packages earlier in the morning, later in the evening, and on Sundays. “The Postal Service is ...

VanBrocklin receives Bay TORCH Award

ESCANABA — Melissa VanBrocklin is Bay College’s quarterly December 2017 – February 2018 TORCH Award winner. VanBrocklin works in the Advancement Department at Bay College as the community events and marketing coordinator. She is recognized for her work as noted in the ...

Planner –

Today A.A., closed, Manistique Harbor Church of God, 7:30 p.m., 813 Arbutus Ave., Manistique. A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Bottom Line, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., Room 9. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 11 a.m., ...

Story Hour with Santa at Escanaba library

ESCANABA — Santa will be paying a visit to Story Hour at the Escanaba Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 1:30 p.m. Children four years of age and older are invited to join in the fun of stories, songs, face painting with Amy Liss and of course, a chat with Santa. There is no ...

Gladstone scholarship and loan drive begins

GLADSTONE — The annual Gladstone Scholarship Student Loan Foundation (GSSLF) Century Club Drive will kick off on Dec. 15. The drive will include direct mailings to prominent Gladstone citizens, local businesses, and past contributors. During the 2016-17 drive, nearly $4,000 was raised for ...

St. Francis receives Top Hospital Award

NOVI, Mich. — OSF St. Francis Hospital has received a Top Hospital Award. The award is given by the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, along with The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to ...

Counting trees in the Upper Peninsula

ESCANABA — Michigan forests are growing older, with larger trees, and covering more acres. Inventory statistics reveal a dynamic and ever-changing resource. The forestry community continually monitors and inventories the forests of Michigan. The federal inventory units collect data across ...