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Lorne Watson will be presenting his World Music and Percussion residency program to Escanaba students thanks to an Arts in Residency grant from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Escanaba Schools awarded Arts in Education Residency Grant

ESCANABA – The Escanaba Area Public Schools were awarded an Arts in Education Residency grant for $6,208 from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA.) This award brings percussionist and arts educator Lorne Watson into the schools to present his World Music and ...

Bloodmobile comes to Escanaba Thursday

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center bloodmobile will be at Riverside Ford, located at 2625 Ludington Street on Thursday, Dec. 14. from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sponsored by Riverside, the blood drive is important event in the constant struggle to meet high demands. All blood ...

Christmas parade float winners listed

ESCANABA — Escanaba Christmas Parade float winners have been announced. They are: Youth Category: Troop 5253/Pack 414 - first place; Pack 408 - second place; Troop 5258, third place. Open Category: Bishop Noah Home - first place; Elmers County Market - second place; Our Savior Lutheran Church ...

Daily Planner

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., open Delta Women’s Group, Central United Methodist Church, 6:15 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United ...

Play Review: ‘Winter Wonderettes’ ring in holidays

ESCANABA — Harper’s Hardware is all decked out for Christmas, really decked out, complete with an artistically decorated tree surrounded by wrapped packages, a model train, a trike and a toy convertible. It’s 1968 and Harper’s is having their annual Christmas Party. Betty Jean (Amy ...

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YAC gives grant to Holy Name School

Courtesy photo Community Foundation for Delta County Board Member Will Carne Sr., middle, and Savannah Stein, Youth Advisory Committee co-chair, present a $1,800 check to Joe Carlson, principal of Holy Name Catholic School. The funds for the grant came from Delta County’s Youth Advisory ...

Bay faculty donations aid students

ESCANABA — Faculty at Bay College spend their days with students. They teach classes, coordinate arts and events, support clubs and sports, mentor, and help students prepare for future university and professional careers. “We are committed to helping students,” says political science ...

LSSU Escanaba Center awards scholarship

ESCANABA — Lake Superior State University has awarded its Escanaba Regional Center Scholarship for the semester that begins in January to Bethany Lemerand of Escanaba. Lemerand is earning a baccalaureate degree in criminal justice-corrections with a law enforcement minor through LSSU’s ...

Man killed by officers identified

MARINETTE (AP) — Officials in northeastern Wisconsin have identified the man fatally shot by officers as a convicted felon from Virginia. Marinette County officials say 35-year-old Jesse Cole Shuping of Portsmouth, Virginia had been in the Marinette area for about six weeks and spent some ...

Visitor restrictions at Marquette and Bell

MARQUETTE — Due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and influenza, UP Health System - Marquette and Bell have implemented visitor restrictions. The visitor restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. In an effort to protect our patients, the following restrictions ...

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Esky Pops to perform Christmas concert

Courtesy photo On Friday, Dec. 22, The Esky Pops invites the community to a free holiday concert. The Esky Pops is an all-volunteer community pop choir led under the direction of Travis Dubord and Darin Spencer. The group will be performing a variety of pop and Christmas music selections for ...

St. Francis receives Top Hospital Award

NOVI, Mich. — OSF St. Francis Hospital has received a Top Hospital Award. The award is given by the Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM), a nonprofit group comprised of Michigan’s largest employers and unions, along with The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to ...

Pulmonary Support Group offered

IRON MOUNTAIN — A Pulmonary Support Group has been established for anyone with a chronic lung disease, on oxygen therapy, waiting for or has received a lung transplant, and their care givers. The next meeting is planned for Thursday, Dec. 14, in the DCH rehab gym, located on the main level of ...

Candy cane, food drive set in Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The annual Christmas candy cane/can food drive event will take place Sunday, Dec. 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Gladstone. Firefighters, family and friends from Gladstone Public Safety, Gladstone Volunteer Fire Department and the Escanaba Township Volunteer Fire Department will be ...

Community Grief Group meeting set

ESCANABA — Important healing takes place when we experience and express grief with people who understand the process and are able to provide caring support. The Community Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows you the opportunity to be supported by ...

Homeless Shelter changes locations

GLADSTONE — Covenant Church, 305 S. 9th St., Gladstone, will be the next host site for Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter beginning Sunday evening, Dec. 10. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Socks for Troops drive ends Dec. 24

ESCANABA — Shoe Sensation Inc.. is sponsoring Socks For Troops company wide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in or around the community. This effort will run through Dec. 24. Additionally, in support of #givingtuesday, Shoe Sensation CEO Dave ...

Bay Art Students Exhibition Thursday

ESCANABA — Bay College Art Students Exhibition will be held in the Besse Gallery from Dec. 1 through Jan. 8. The opening reception is Thursday at 2 p.m. This will be an opportunity to meet the artists and engage in conversation about their work. Refreshments will be served. The exhibition ...

Ask the DNR’ airs Thursday on WNMU

MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff will appear live Thursday night, Dec. 7, on the call-in question program “Ask the DNR” broadcast on Public Television from WNMU-TV13 in Marquette. The hour-long program will air live at 8 p.m. and will be repeated at noon Dec. ...