Community

Snow being removed from city hall roof

ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba is asking residents to use the entrance off of Ludington Street to city hall and the public library until further notice. A public works crew is currently removing snow from the roof at the back entrance.

YMCA hosts free feet first clinic March 4

ESCANABA — The YMCA will be hosting a Feet First Clinic on Thursday, March 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the MTEC center off Bay College campus. The YMCA has teamed up with the area’s foot and shoe experts to help participants get started on the right path. Physical therapists from UP Health ...

New session of YMCA swimming lessons

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center is starting a new session of swimming lessons starting the week of March 18. Financial assistance is available. Spring youth swim lessons are for children 5 to 12 years of age. All lessons include personal safety and growth, stroke ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS USE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS Brandon Kip Wandahsega, 42, of Spikehorn Dr. 1, Wilson, pleaded guilty to attempted telecommunications svcs - malicious use; 75 days jail, credit for 75 days served; $850 fines and costs. FIGHTING AND QUARRELING Erick Scott ...

Walk for Warmth gets donation

Courtesy photo Jack Soderman of Gladstone presents a $3,083 donation to Julie Moberg, executive director of Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency. Soderman contacted over 300 people to support the Walk for Warmth effort of the MDS Community Action Agency. Walk for Warmth funds ...

Bay hosts suicide prevention event

ESCANABA — Bay College ADN-RN students will be presenting a community awareness event on the prevention of suicide on Saturday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bay College’s Besse Theater. The event’s theme is “You are Not Alone: A Conversation to Prevent Suicide,” and will feature ...

Group conversation about grief set

ESCANABA — OSF Hospice will be having a Community Conversation on grief on Sunday, March 10, at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Conference Rooms A & B, 3401 Ludington St., Escanaba, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. It is open to the public and no registration required. For more information, please call ...

Community Grief Group meeting set

ESCANABA — The Community Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows participants the opportunity to be supported by others who understand. The next Community Grief Group meeting is March 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church 322 S. Lincoln ...

Homeless shelter changes locations

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by Church of Christ, 5079 18th Rd in Soo Hill, beginning Sunday evening. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check www.HopeAtTheInn.org or call ...

Free Matter of Balance workshop offered

ESCANABA — A Matter of Balance–PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is being offered at the MTEC Center on Bay College Campus, room 2018, in Escanaba. The program is a four-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people with the fear of falling to ...

Trash-to-Cash rummage sale planned

ESCANABA — Residents of Escanaba are invited and encouraged to participate in the annual Trash-to-Cash City-Wide Rummage Sale scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The program provides a venue for the recycling of reusable household items such as furniture, ...

Trash-to-Treasure Day is June 9

ESCANABA — Residents of Escanaba are invited and encouraged to participate in the annual Trash-to-Treasure Day scheduled for Sunday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The purpose of this program is to provide a venue for the recycling of reusable household items such as furniture, lamps, ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Amanda Marie Ann Pardee, 37, of 621 N. 18th St., Escanaba, was bound over in three different cases. One of the cases she was bound over on controlled substance ...

Food safety classes being offered

ESCANABA — MSU Extension will be offering a ServSafe class on March 28 and a Cottage Food Law class on April 2. The March 28 ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification training will be from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Delta County MSU Extension office, 2840 College Ave., Escanaba. One day ...

Foundation seeks mini-grants applicants

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation will be awarding mini-grants at its May meeting. Deadline for applying for a mini-grant is March 31. Application forms are available at the Pioneer Tribune, on the foundation Facebook page, by e-mailing ...

Schmit endowment awards funding

ESCANABA — Community Foundation for Delta County announce the distribution of funds the foundation holds from the Robert F. and Anne M. Schmit Endowment Fund. Local entities receiving Schmit funds from the community foundation are the Holy Name Catholic School; St. Joseph/St. Patrick ...

State employee retirees group to meet

ESCANABA — Chapter 16 of State Employee Retirees Association (SERA) will have its rescheduled first meeting of the 2019 calendar year at 1:30 p.m. EST in the conference room of the Michigan State Office Building at 310 Ludington St., Escanaba on Monday, April 1. Business at the meeting will ...

LaFave announces March office hours

ESCANABA — Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain announced his March office hours for residents of Dickinson, Menominee, and Delta counties. “We have done a number of office hours this year and they have been going great,” Rep. LaFave said. “I look forward to hearing from fellow Yoopers ...

Bay offers leadership skills workshop

ESCANABA — Bay College Training and Development will be offering Manager and Supervisor Training – Critical Leadership Skills for Success on Tuesday, March 19 – Thursday, March 21 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the M-TEC building in Escanaba. This three-day workshop will discuss the ...

Community Foundation grants available

ESCANABA — The Community Foundation for Delta County is now accepting grant applications for its April 2019, grants round. Eligible non-profit organizations and sub-divisions of government are eligible to submit applications to the community foundation for grants. Grant applications can be ...