Community

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA - The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba.John Edward Rohde, 53, of 2440 M-35, Rapid River, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - maintaining a drug house. He was sentenced to four months in jail and ...

District Court

DISTRICT COURTDRUNKEN DRIVINGRobert Fritz Wisler, 45, Channing, Mich., pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; 13 days jail, credit for four days served; 12 months probation; $1,525, fines and costs.DRUG CHARGESA conviction was entered for Stephen Charles Wight, 52, of ...

Artisans at the Forge set at museum

NEGAUNEE - The Michigan Iron Industry Museum will host "Artisans at the Forge" on its grounds Saturday, Aug. 6, and Sunday, Aug. 7. This traditional arts and crafts event will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Admission is free.Settlers on the Marquette Iron Range, and who worked at the ...

CAA’s Adult Day Services hits six-month mark in new home

ESCANABA - ADS, formerly known as Perspectives, serves residents with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and is a valuable resource for their caregivers and family members.In January ADS moved from leased office space in north Escanaba to the newly-built Gary Abrahamson Jr. Memory Care ...

Victim Services Unit seeks volunteers

MENOMINEE - Menominee County Victim Services Unit is accepting applications to become part of the group. The Victim Services Unit (VSU) is an all volunteer group of advocates dedicated to helping victims survive a crisis or crime against them."The VSU specializes in "Short Term Crisis ...

Reading Buddies seeks volunteers

ESCANABA - Reading Buddies, a state-award winning Retired and Senior Volunteer Program that pairs first- and second-graders with volunteers, is getting ready for the new school year.The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency Program increases positive experiences and reading ...

League of Women Voters has candidate site

ESCANABA - The League of Women Voters of Delta County has announced that a free, non-partisan, voter education resource, VOTE411.org, was created to provide a personalized voting guide that includes up-to-date information the voter needs to cast his/her ballot, including who's on your ...

Wildlife Unlimited program at Camp 7

RAPID RIVER - Wildlife Unlimited of Delta County announces Joe Rogers from the Wildlife Recovery Association will be appearing at the Camp 7 Lake Campground on Friday evening, July 29.Established in 1974, the Wildlife Recovery Association is one of the oldest organizations in Michigan caring ...

U.P. Otolaryngology, PC joins OSF Group

ESCANABA - OSF HealthCare announces that U.P. Otolaryngology will be part of its growing medical specialties serving patients in Escanaba and the region.Effective July 31, the practice will become OSF Medical Group Ear, Nose and Throat and will continue to operate at 2525 5th Ave. S, ...

United Way seeks chefs for Chili Challenge

ESCANABA - The United Way of Delta County is gearing up for a "spooky" Soup'r Chili Challenge this year and is seeking chefs for the Halloween-themed event, which will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ruth Butler Building in Escanaba. Entries will be accepted in two ...

United Way seeks chefs for Chili Challenge

ESCANABA - The United Way of Delta County is gearing up for a "spooky" Soup'r Chili Challenge this year and is seeking chefs for the Halloween-themed event, which will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ruth Butler Building in Escanaba. Entries will be accepted in two ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURTDRUG CHARGESChristopher Michael Crepeau, 36, of 2107 12th Road, Bark River, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - use of marijuana and pleaded guilty to allowing a suspended person to operate a motor vehicle; $575 fines and costs.Joseph Elmer Dahn, 60, of 426 S. ...

Escanaba City Band performs tonight

ESCANABA - The Escanaba City Band will have a concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Karas Band Shell in Ludington Park. In case of rain, the concert will be Thursday at 7:30 p.m.Under the direction of Bruce Cassell, the selections for the evening are: Carnegie Anthem, How the West Was Won, La ...

Don’t believe social media reports

ESCANABA - The Escanaba Public Safety Department is asking residents not to believe everything they read on social media."There has recently been a post on a private Facebook account referencing a possible human trafficking concern in the Escanaba area. Please keep in mind the Escanaba Public ...

Business After Hours is Wednesday

GLADSTONE - Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, July 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in downtown Gladstone. This month's Business After Hours is sponsored by Water's Edge Chiropractic, D&M Subs, Main Street Pizza, First Bank, China Lily, Frame Farm, city of Gladstone, and Brampton Bike ...

Local food pantry nearly depleted

ESCANABA - The Salvation Army in Escanaba has nearly emptied its food pantry as a result of the heavy demand during the summer. Those turning to The Salvation Army needing food assistance during June and July have nearly depleted the pantry's supplies. "While we are not seeing the double ...

Drive-in has one-time reopening

MANISTIQUE - Manistique's drive-in theater was opened recently for a one time showing of "Back to The Future." The Schoolcraft County Economic Development Corporation hosted a showing of "Back to the Future" recently with sponsorship provided by Limestone Federal Credit Union and concessions ...

US, Michigan flags lowered today

LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder is also joining President Barack Obama's call to lower Michigan and U.S. flags to half-staff today through sunset on Friday, July 22, in honor of the Baton Rouge officers killed on duty Sunday, July 17."All of Michigan is mourning the loss of the three fallen ...

Candidate forum tonight in Escanaba

ESCANABA - A Primary Candidate Forum for two contested races will be held on Wednesday, July 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Escanaba City Council Chambers, 410 Ludington St. The forum will feature candidates for the 108th District race for state representative, Alan Arcand, Beau LaFave and Darryl ...

Blood drives planned in local area

ESCANABA - Blood drives will be held in the area in August.On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the U.P. Regional Blood Center will hold a blood drive at VanAire at the Gladstone Industrial Park from 2 to 4 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment, call Jodi Possi at 428-2720.Also on Tuesday, Aug. 2, the ...