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Medical marijuana law training offered

EAST LANSING — Michigan State University (MSU) Extension is offering training throughout Michigan for local government officials on the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, and related law. Two of the sessions will be held in the U.P. They are: - Feb. 28: St. Ignace - St. ...

Bay students win state writing honors

ESCANABA — Each year, Bay College and all of Michigan’s community colleges participate in the Liberal Arts Network for Development (LAND) Writing Competition. During the fall semester, any current Bay College student was eligible to submit up to three entries in each of three categories: ...

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Today A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., Hannahville A.A., closed, Big Book Study, Hiawatha Behavior Health, 7:30 p.m., 125 N. Lake St., Manistique A.A., closed, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m., 600 S. Lincoln Rd, Escanaba. A.A., St. John Neumann Church, 7 p.m. CDT, ...

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Foundation funds fire safety education

Courtesy photo Community Foundation For Delta County Board of Chair Charles Becker, middle, presents Escanaba Public Safety Director Robert LaMarche, right, and Public Safety Office Tabitha D. Marchese with a grant check to purchase fire safety material. The Community Foundation Board and its ...

Vegetable gardening webinar offered

ESCANABA — Do you enjoy eating fresh vegetables? Would you like to learn the basic steps in starting and maintaining a vegetable garden? Michigan State University Extension is offering an online webinar series ‘Smart Vegetable Gardening 101’. Along with learning about the steps involved ...

Community Foundation taking grant requests

ESCANABA — The Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula’s Mental Health Advisory Committee is accepting grant requests from eligible non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations and other eligible groups that provide mental health services to youth and adolescents with an emphasis on low income ...

Defendants sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court cases

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. James Ivon Mohn, 55, of 13748 S.15 Road, Rapid River, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture of marijuana. He was sentenced to 12 ...

Bay, Tech partner in robotics program

ESCANABA — Bay College is working with Michigan Technological University to educate the workforce in industrial robotics, a field in growing need of well-trained workers. A new agreement between the community college and the university will enable students who earn an associate in applied ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUG CHARGES Julie Ann Hamilton, 43, of 314 N. 16th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count of use of a controlled substance; 190 days jail, credit for 42 days served; 24 months probation; $1,125 fines and costs. FAILED TO STOP AT ACCIDENT Kyle Richard Hakes, 18, of ...

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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 ...

Conversion to wood boilers

ESCANABA — The time to consider a wood-fueled boiler is when an old boiler needs replacement or new construction is being considered. An advanced wood chip system, in particular, can save a considerable amount of money over the life of the boiler, support a local economy, reduce carbon ...

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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 ...

CUPPAD gets new executive director

ESCANABA — With a staff of six professional planners, GIS technicians, and economic developers, the CUPPAD Regional Commission has often operated “behind the scenes” serving the Central U.P. region by helping build the capacity of 87 units of local government, six counties and the ...

MSU Extension field crops webinar offered

ESCANABA — There is a convenient new way to access the latest in field crops information from Michigan State University Extension. MSUE will offer a series of seven online programs highlighting field crop production and pest management on Monday evenings from Feb. 13 through March 27. ...

Rep. LaFave announces office staff hires

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave announced the hire of Joe Aragona as legislative director and Sam Olsen as legislative assistant in his Lansing office. Aragona brings four years of legislative experience, having served previously for former state Rep. Anthony Forlini. During his time in ...

Adult reading program at Esky library

ESCANABA — Escanaba Public Library announces its winter reading promotion “Hot Reads for Cold Nights.” The program is open to adults 18 and older with an Escanaba Public Library card. Adult readers will have the chance to win one of six weekly prizes which include a distinctive U.P. mug ...

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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. Celebrate Recovery, 12-step program, New Life ...

Kenning to perform at Arts Center

ESCANABA — The Bonifas Arts Center and Blues for a Cause have teamed up to bring singer-songwriter and national guitar champion Kraig Kenning in concert in the Bonifas Arts Studio on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. “Call him contemporary folk, blues, roots rock, American Fingerstyle or ...

Woman charged in theft from home

ESCANABA TOWNSHIP — An 18-year-old Gladstone female was recently charged with a 15-year felony for being an accomplice in the theft of clothing from an Escanaba Township home last summer. Sabrina Rae Hoffman, of 1307 Wisconsin Ave., Gladstone, was charged with one count of second-degree ...