Community

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 ...

Digital photography workshop offered

ESCANABA — Bay College’s Training and Development (M-TEC) division is offering their Basic Digital Photography workshop beginning April 4. This workshop is designed for owners of a DSLR camera or a camera that has the capability of manual, aperture and/or shutter modes. The hands-on ...

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Bonifas Arts Center gets funding

Courtesy photo Ken Gartland, Community Foundation For Delta County board member, presents a $30,951.46 check to Pasqua Warstler, director of the Bonifas Fine Arts Center, and Sue Roll, business manager at the Art Center. The funds came from the Bonifas Art Centers Fund in the community ...

Grants available for mental health groups

SCANABA — 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 ...

Copper drilling resumes near state park

MARQUETTE — Highland Copper crews have begun exploratory copper drilling on Gogebic County land within the right-of-way of County Road 519, at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. On Feb. 10, the Gogebic County Road Commission issued a permit to allow nine exploratory test borings ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Brad Michael Overly, 30, Gwinn, pleaded guilty to two counts of controlled substance. He was sentenced to six months in jail on one count of maintaining a drug vehicle ...

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YMCA wellness program offers prize

Courtesy photo The YMCA, the Delta County Airport, and Positively joined forces in January to bring YMCA members a fun way to start their journey of health and wellness. Members took part in an incentive program. For every minute they spent at the YMCA, they earned chances to win a $1,500 ...

Rapid River Schools sell refunding bonds

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River School Board recently announced the successful sale of its $3.075 million 2017 refunding bonds. The district sold the bonds in the capital markets on Feb. 15 and the refinancing will close today. The bonds are being issued for the purpose of refunding a portion ...

Shiner appointed to Manistique council

MANISTIQUE — An appointment has been made to fill a vacancy on the Manistique City Council. This decision was made by the council during its regular meeting March 13. Kimberly Shiner was sworn in at the meeting. Shiner was one of three applicants considered by the council. She filled the ...

Minor injuries reported in accident

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash involving minor injuries. The crash occurred on Tuesday, March 14, at approximately 8:35 a.m. just north of the county fairgrounds along M-553 in Sands Township. A 2012 Chevy four-door driven by ...

Bergman announces mobile office hours

TRAVERSE CITY — Congressman Jack Bergman announced March mobile office hours to give constituents the opportunity to meet and discuss issues with his staff. Local visits include: March 21 - Manistique, 1 to 3 p.m., 300 North Maple St.,For additional information, constituents should call: ...

Homeless shelter rotates location

GLADSTONE — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by All Saints Catholic Church, 715 Wisconsin Ave., Gladstone, beginning Sunday evening, March 19. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Free diabetes workshop to be offered

ESCANABA — A free diabetes self-management workshop is being offered by the YMCA at the MTEC Center room 2028 beginning on March 22. The Diabetes –PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with ...

YMCA group fitness session starts soon

ESCANABA — A five-week session of group exercise programming will begin at the Northern Lights YMCA Delta program center on Monday, March 20. Available classes include: YFIT, boot camp, gravity straps, flex and balance, sit and get fit, water aerobics, indoor cycling, cycle and amp; sculpt, ...

LaFave introduces bill against sanctuary cities

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, has introduced a bill that creates the Sanctuary Policy Prohibition Act. It will outlaw local units of government from enacting ordinances that limit a local official, employee or police officer from communicating with federal officials ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, (step meeting) First Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., Manistique (rear entrance). A.A., closed, Group Study, Delta Drop-In, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING David John Marenger, 52, of 7260 L Road, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; four days jail, credit for one day served, three days suspended; six months probation; $1,375 fines and costs. Elaine Louise Dittrich, 57, of ...

Community events on council agenda

ESCANABA — Requests to use public spaces at a dozen community events in Escanaba this summer and fall are included on this week’s Escanaba Council agenda. Council meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at city hall. In other business, a hearing will take place to receive public input on the city’s ...

Rotary Club of Escanaba offers scholarship

ESCANABA — The Rotary Club 2642 of Escanaba will award three $1,000 scholarships (payable in two $500 installments) to seniors graduating from a school in Delta County. Students must be enrolled full time (12 or more credits) in college the following fall and winter semesters to be ...

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Students help Toys for Tots

Courtesy photo The Nah Tah Wahsh/Hannahville Indian School PTSA made a $300 donation to Toys for Tots. The PTSA challenged the student body to match its donation through a school-wide penny drive. The students of NTW/Hannahville Indian School didn’t just match, but beat the PTSA donation ...