Community

Escanaba in High School Bowl

NMU photo The Escanaba Eskymos played the Rudyard Bulldogs in the second round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 230-150. Representing Escanaba, seated from left, are players Lisette LaFave, team captain Mike Kaven, Annabelle Seppanen and Alex Laczhazy. Standing is alternate Jacob ...

Food law workshops scheduled

ESCANABA — Michigan State University Extension offers several opportunities for interested individuals to learn about what is allowed under the Cottage Food Law, what food safety considerations are, how to prepare your home workspace when producing under the law and how to label and market ...

Events to mark Roe V. Wade decision

ESCANABA — Jan. 22, 2019 will mark the 46th Anniversary of the Roe V. Wade Supreme Courts decision. Right to Life of Delta County, along with area churches, Holy Name School and many others will remember the day of infamy, with marches, prayer services and special events. A prolife ecumenical ...

Planner

Today 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 School, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Delta County Historical Society Board, 7 p.m., Archives Building. Dual ...

Beau’s LaFavorite Jobs in Esky

Jordan Beck | Daily Press State Rep. Beau LaFave labels packages of dinner rolls in the bakery department of Elmer’s County Market Friday. LaFave was visiting Elmer’s as part of “Beau’s LaFavorite Jobs,” in which he job-shadows at companies in the Upper Peninsula to learn about the ...

Artist reception for Larkin exhibition set

ESCANABA — The Besse Gallery will feature the opening reception and artist talk for Stella Larkin’s, There You Are exhibit on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m.. For over 35 years, Larkin has lived, worked and created in the Upper Peninsula. Attending Northern Michigan University, she studied ...

County fair grant funding available

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development today announced this year’s competitive grant cycle for the state’s county fairs to make building and other capital improvements to their fairground facilities. Additionally, grants are available for associations or ...

Homeless shelter changes locations

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by The Salvation Army, 3001 5th Ave. S., Escanaba, beginning this Sunday evening, Jan. 13. Grace Church is supporting this shelter week. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and ...

Rep. LaFave announces office hours

ESCANABA — Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain announced his January office hours for residents of Dickinson, Menominee, and Delta counties. “This past year, I had the pleasure of hosting over two dozen local offices hours,” Rep. LaFave said. “Hearing from fellow Yoopers is one of my ...

Benefit planned for bone marrow patient

ESCANABA — A spaghetti benefit dinner for Noelle Owens is being planned for Jan. 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 608 Ludington St., Escanaba. There will be bucket raffles and 50/50 drawings. All proceeds go directly to the Owens family to help with medical and travel ...

Pain management workshop offered

ESCANABA — A free chronic pain management workshop will be offered Thursday, Jan. 17, at the MTEC center, room 2018. The chronic pain management workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people living with chronic pain or loved ones caring for one ...

Briefs

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 ...

GFWC groups make donations

The GFWC-Escanaba Woman’s Club is committed to giving back to our community through service and financial donations. Recently, GFWC members presented a check to both St. Vincent de Paul in Gladstone and Escanaba. Escanaba St. Vincent de Paul volunteer Anna Novak received a donation from GFWC ...

GFWC groups make donations

The GFWC-Escanaba Woman’s Club is committed to giving back to our community through service and financial donations. Recently, GFWC members presented a check to both St. Vincent de Paul in Gladstone and Escanaba. Pictured in Gladstone are: back row: volunteers Elaine Frost, Darlene Clairmont, ...

Bay hosts SkillsUSA Competition

ESCANABA — Career and technical students from across the Upper Peninsula will compete in various skills categories on Friday, Jan. 25, in the annual SkillsUSA competition hosted by Bay College. This year’s program will begin at 9:45 a.m. with registration in the student cafeteria and will ...

Book donations needed for LWV sale

ESCANABA — The Delta County League of Women voters is looking for donations of books, audio books, DVDs and music CDs to be sold at its annual book sale in August. They are also in need of large print books, which are often requested. Funds from the annual sale are used to publish voter ...

Defendant sentenced in court

ESCANABA —The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court in unrelated cases. Bradley James Vertz, 30, of Delta County Correctional Facility, 111 no. 3rd St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (schedules 1, 2 ...

McBroom sworn in as senator

LANSING — State Sen. Ed McBroom was formally sworn in as senator of the 38th District on Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman administered the oath of office. McBroom was joined in the Senate chamber by his wife Sarah; ...

Local radio station has new owners

ESCANABA — Escanaba radio stations WDBC-AM 680 and WYKX-FM 104.7, Aurora Media, LLC has assumed management and operations through a local marketing agreement as of Jan. 1, pending FCC approval of the sale. Aurora Media LLC, is acquiring the stations from KMB Broadcasting, Inc., which has ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. 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., ...