Community

Homeless shelter changes location

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by Harbor Lights Church, 612 2nd Ave, S., Escanaba, beginning Sunday evening, March 17. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Rotary club offers four scholarships

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

YMCA to host free feet First Clinic

ESCANABA — The YMCA will be hosting a Feet First Clinic on Thursday, March 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the MTEC center at Bay College. Physical therapists from UP Health System/Doctors Park Rehab will assist with gait analysis, stride length and postural alignment. Certified Pedorthist David ...

Elmer’s program helps animal shelter

Courtesy photo Elmer’s County Market’s Community Care program has raised $500 in Elmer’s gift cards for the Delta Animal Shelter. The Community Care Program allows Elmer’s customers to donate their Elmer’s Rewards Card points to the non-profit organization of their choice. The ...

‘Our Story’ series continues at Bay

ESCANABA — The third and final presentation as part of the “Our Story” lecture series featuring Potawatomi elder, Earl Meshigaud, will take place Wednesday, March 20. The “Our Story” series, sponsored by Bay College’s Diversity Committee, is free and open to the public. The goal of ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. John Lee Tardiff, 59, of 9235 Bay Shore Dr., Gladstone, was bound over on one count of operating while intoxicated - third offense notice, a one to five year ...

Bay scholarship deadline approaching

ESCANABA — Bay College awards nearly 300 scholarships every year to graduating high school seniors, current students and returning learners. Over $400,000 is available for students in scholarships for Academic Year 2019-2020, and a scholarship application must be submitted by March 15 to be ...

NARFE group to meet in Maquette

MARQUETTE — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 27. The meeting will be in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of city hall, 300 W. Baraga in Marquette. Members may enter from Spring Street, ...

Bay students honored at conference

ESCANABA — Bay College’s Escanaba campus announce two of its students, Hannah Dementer and Carah Moreno were recently honored and awarded scholarships at the Michigan College Access Programs and Personnel (MI-CAPP) Student Leadership Summit in Ann Arbor on Feb. 16. Dementer and Moreno’s ...

Grant from foundation helps fund school trip

CARNEY — The Carney-Nadeau High School Band recently received $2,250 from the M&M Area Community Foundation’s Philanthropy Fund. The Philanthropy Fund was created specifically to support projects throughout Marinette and Menominee Counties that advance community well-being and stability ...

DNR issuing supplemental deer feeding permits

MARQUETTE — Except within its chronic wasting disease surveillance areas, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has agreed to issue supplemental deer feeding permits in the southern part of the Upper Peninsula. The action comes with average U.P. snow depths measured across the region ...

Pregnancy Services featured in onine publication

ESCANABA — Local non-profit organization Pregnancy Services of Delta County was recently featured in Heartbeat International’s online publication Pregnancy Help News. On March 4, an article titled “Michigan Center’s 40-Year Journey Shows How Far Pro-life Pregnancy Help Ministries Have ...

Magician Daniel Martin coming to Bay

ESCANABA — Bay College Campus Activities Board announced magician Daniel Martin will be performing at 7 p.m. Monday, April 22, in the Besse Theater on the Escanaba campus. Martin was awarded college “Entertainer of the Year” in 2015, and “Best Variety Artist” and “Best Male ...

Plan to save judgeship passes House

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave praised his colleagues in the House for unanimously approving a plan to save the 95-A District Court judgeship in Menominee County from elimination. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said the legislation would reverse the 2012 action to eliminate the position, which ...

Menominee Democrats meet March 13

MENOMINEE — The next monthly meeting of the Menominee County Democratic Party will be held on Wednesday, March 13, at the County Annex Building, S904 US 41, Stephenson, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Katelyn Rader and Connor Raak from Senator Gary Peter's office will be on hand to provide a ...

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 ...

All-Mich. Academic Team honored

ESCANABA — The annual Phi Theta Kappa Awards Luncheon, honoring the 2019 All-Michigan Academic Team, was held on Monday, March 4, at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. Students were selected based on academic achievement, community service involvement, and leadership accomplishment. The ...

Maple Ridge Township bans pot sales

ROCK — Maple Ridge Township board members voted unanimously to prohibit all marijuana establishments within the boundaries of the township. The board created Ordinance No. RM-1 during a meeting on Feb. 26. In the ordinance new violations and penalties were established for anyone not ...

Residents warned of public health calls scam

LANSING — Attorney General Dana Nessel and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon are warning Michiganders about phone scammers posing as public health officials. The warning comes during National Consumer Protection Week. Several health departments - ...

Chamber seeks grant for fairgrounds

ESCANABA — The U.P. State Fair Authority plans to submit applications for Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grants to construct two restroom facilities on the U.P. State Fairgrounds. The projects are taken from the U.P. State Fair 10-year Facility Improvement Plan. The ...