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Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Spencer Kenneth Kurtz, 25, of Marinette, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle with a high blood alcohol content; 13 days jail, credit for one day served; six months probation; $1,025 fines and costs. Carmella Renee Cole, 49, of 9892 S.75 Road, Rapid ...

Planner

Today A.A., open, Rock Bible Chapel, 7:30 p.m., 4144 Maple Ridge 37th Rd., Rock A.A., closed, Township Hall, 7 p.m. CDT, Hwy 41, Carney. All addictions, closed meeting, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., rear entrance, Escanaba. N.A., Delta Drop-In Center, 8 p.m., 1500 N. 19th ...

Kids Fishing Day set at Camp 7

RAPID RIVER — Hiawatha National Forest, together with numerous partners and volunteers, will once again be sponsoring Kids Fishing Day on Saturday, June 10, at the Camp 7 Lake Campground. This year marks the 26th Anniversary of the event. The purpose of Kids Fishing Day is to introduce ...

Two terms expiring on Delta-Schoolcraft ISD

ESCANABA — The Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District Board of Education will have two vacancies when the terms of incumbents Mary Simonsen and Jon Haindl expire on June 30. They may seek re-election. Terms of service on the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District Board of ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. James Ira Maki, 53, of 601 Dakota Ave., Gladstone, was bound over on one count of failure to file an income tax return, a five-year felony with a maximum fine ...

U of M glee club to perform in Escanaba

ESCANABA — The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club, under the direction of Dr. Eugene Rogers, will be in concert on Friday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Escanaba. The Glee Club, which is the oldest student organization on U of M’s campus, is celebrating the university’s bicentennial by ...

Flu restrictions lifted at Dickinson hospital

IRON MOUNTAIN — Visitor restrictions that were in place at Dickinson County Healthcare System are now lifted. There are still some influenza and upper respiratory influenza illness in the community, but they have decreased in the past few weeks. Remember to practice good hand hygiene.

Antiques appraisal event at library

ESCANABA — An antiques and collectibles appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert, Mark F. Moran will be held Thursday, May 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Escanaba Public Library. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Escanaba Public Library and is free of charge. Registration ...

Visitor restrictions lifted at hospital

ESCANABA — The number of regional influenza cases has shown a significant decline over the past weeks. As a result, OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group, Escanaba, is discontinuing their visitor restrictions. The restrictions — reenacted on March 30 — did not allow persons under ...

Friends of Library

Friends of Library get Cretens funds

Courtesy photo David Williams, vice chair of the Community Foundation for Delta County, presents a check for $6,009.40 to Rita Parrotta, president, and Bernie Harris, treasurer of the Friends of the Gladstone Library, from the Dr. Mary L. Cretens Fund in the Community Foundation. “Dr. ...

Equipment purchase on council agenda

ESCANABA — Escanaba City Council will consider purchasing equipment for the electric and water departments and consider hiring firms to inspect power poles and analyze groundwater during its regular meeting Thursday. The electric department is seeking council’s approval to buy a compact ...

Man injured after crashing into building

MANISTIQUE — Manistique Public Safety Officers were called to a serious motor vehicle crash on the 200 block of South Cedar Street, downtown Manistique, at 8:12 p.m., Monday. Officers determined the vehicle had been driving recklessly northbound from Oak and South Cedar and crashed into a ...

Gladstone library story hour April 29

GLADSTONE — Gladstone Public Library will hold story hour on Saturday, April 29, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children ages two to ten years old are invited to join in the festivities. Children will enjoy stories, create a special spring craft, sing songs, and enjoy snacks. No registration is ...

Bay College event focuses on juniors

ESCANABA — Bay College and the Delta County College Access Network are hosting an informative event for parents of high school juniors to get a kick-start on their search for a college. “College 101: Juniors, Gear Up!” will be held on April 26 during the school day for juniors. That ...

UPPCO issues phone scam warning

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Power Company is urging its customers, including business customers, to be aware of scammers who may call them posing as UPPCO representatives. Recently, several customers have reported being contacted and informed that they owe money to UPPCO and will have their ...

Support for YMCA Annual Campaign

Courtesy photo Northern Insurance Agency gives back to the community with a donation of $500 to the Northern Lights YMCA Annual Campaign. “Bruce Movalson and Paul Fix have been long supporters of the YMCA and our Annual Campaign which helped more than 900 individuals in 2016 and in the 10s ...

VA to host veteran town hall in Gladstone

GLADSTONE – Veterans and their families are invited to a Veteran Town Hall in Gladstone on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 1 p.m. at American Legion Post 71 located at 802 Delta Ave. The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will be hosting the town hall, which is open to all Veterans and their ...

How much timber is on your property?

ESCANABA — Trees contain wood volume and are the dominant life form in a forest. Forest management necessitates the manipulation of stand density and associated tree volumes. Measuring volume becomes important. Selling timber is not the only reason for understanding some basic ecological ...

Aronson Island boat launch now open

ESCANABA — The Aronson Island boat launch is now open for the season. Persons using the dock are advised to take care around any dock debris found in the boat launch area. Seasonal launch permits are available for sale at the utility window at Escanaba City Hall for $45. For any questions ...

NRC members to appear on ‘Ask the DNR’

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula’s two representatives serving on the Michigan Natural Resources Commission will answer viewer questions live Thursday night on “Ask the DNR,” broadcast on WNMU-TV13. NRC Chairman John Matonich of Bessemer and Commissioner J.R. Richardson of Ontonagon ...