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Airstream Rally scheduled for July

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba will be the site of the 2017 International Airstream Rally. Airstream members from across the United States, Canada, and Australia are expected to attend. Early worker members will begin arriving in early July with the largest ...

ATV/ORV safety class offered June 3

ESCANABA — There will be an ATV/ORV Safety Certification Class at the DNR Pocket Park at the U.P. State Fairgrounds June 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Certification is required for any youth less than 16 years of age and any adult wanting to learn the fundamentals of safe riding and related ...

Memorial Day services planned

ESCANABA — The Delta County Veterans Council will conduct five memorial services in Escanaba on Monday. May 29, starting at 9 a.m. at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Lakeview Cemetery at 9:30 a.m., and Ludington Park at 10 a.m. A wreath will be placed in the yacht harbor at the bridge, along with a ...

Antique tractor club plans show June 17

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 ...

Poultry swap set May 27 in Trenary

TRENARY — Great Northern Poultry and Livestock Connection (GNPLC) will have their first swap/bazaar of the 2017 season at Holmquist Feed Mill in Trenary on Saturday, May 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. GNPLC members can participate for free, and cost for non-members to sell is $5. Membership is ...

Babysitting safety classes offered

ESCANABA — Northern Lights YMCA will hold a Safe Sitter classes on June 15, July 13, and Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room 525, next to Bay Cafe. Cost is $66 for members and $100 for non-members. The YMCA provides participants with curriculum that is appropriate for the intellectual ...

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 ...

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Top Delta-Schoolcraft ISD students get awards

ESCANABA — Cainan Robinson earned career and technical education’s highest award, the Joseph Hampton Achievement Award, at the Intermediate School District’s (ISD) spring awards program. The Hampton award is presented annually to a student who has shown outstanding achievements in their ...

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Members of The Esky Pops are working on song selections for the new group’s first rehearsal on May 21 under the direction of Travis Dubord (seated at piano). Choir members (back row from left to right), Elise Low-Edwardson, Jamie Peterson, Jeff Woerpel, Jim Powell, Kris Pfotenhauer, Brennan Richardson, (front row from left to right), Amy Dier, Samantha White, Karen Beveridge, Beth Peterson, Mollie Breitzman, Erica Mead, Cindy Belanger, Macy Neumeier, Bri Belanger, Autumn Fournier.

New vocal group seeks members

ESCANABA — The Esky Pops Community Choir will be hold rehearsals on Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m. Singers and instrumentalists are being recruited for the choir’s first season, which starts Sunday. Two-hour practices are held each Sunday afternoon at Central United Methodist Church, located ...

Community Foundation accepting grant requests

ESCANABA — The Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula is accepting Michigan Health Endowment Fund grant applications for its June 28 grants round for mental health related programs. Eligible non-profit organizations and sub-divisions of government are eligible to submit applications to ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING Jared K. Bates, 20, of 1609 Sheridan Road, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while impaired; four days jail, credit for three days served; six months probation; $625 fines and costs. Rebecca-Ashley Nichols-Zimmer, 28, of 1309 1st Ave. ...

ATV/ORV Safety Certification Class slated June 3 in Esky

ESCANABA — There will be an ATV/ORV Safety Certification Class at the DNR Pocket Park at the U.P. State Fairgrounds June 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Certification is required for any youth less than 16 years of age and any adult wanting to learn the fundamentals of safe riding and related ...

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Edward Jones supports YMCA

Courtesy photo Thanks to a recent gift of support by Edward Jones, the YMCA is $750 closer to its Annual Campaign goal for 2017. YMCA officials said that 100 percent of the Annual Campaign donations are used locally. In Delta County, more than $100K is being raised, all of which will benefit ...

St. Francis Hospital gets Excellence Award

ESCANABA — OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group is pleased to announce it has received MPRO’s 2017 Governor’s Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Effective Reporting and Measurement. This year, more than 100 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing ...

Schoolcraft foundation awards grants

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation Board of Directors approved five grant awards totaling $4,091 in its spring grant round on May 1. Approved were three Youth Advisory Council recommendations to be paid from the Kellogg Fund: $1,000 to the Schoolcraft County 4-H Fire ...

Gladstone Post hosts 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 ...

Pain management workshop offered

ESCANABA — A chronic pain management workshop is being offered at the MTEC center on Thursday, May 18. The chronic pain management workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people living with chronic pain or loved ones caring for one with pain to ...

Flags lowered today for probation agent

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to remain at half-staff on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex today in honor of Oakland County Probation Agent Candice Dunn, who died Tuesday, May 9. “Candice was deeply committed to her work and to ...

Antique tractor club plans show June 17

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 ...

Bay College revises building hours

ESCANABA — Bay College building hours will be modified for the summer beginning the week of May 22. Bay College employees will be working Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.. The college’s building hours during the summer, May 22 – July 27, will be Monday through ...