Community

Community Grief Group schedules meeting on May 14

ESCANABA — The Community Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows you the opportunity to be supported by others who understand. The next Community Grief Group meeting is Tuesday, May 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church 322 S. Lincoln ...

Community Foundation awards grants

ESCANABA — The Community Foundation for Delta County Grants Committee announced the foundation’s spring grants round recipients. The following organizations receiving grants were American Legion Post 438-American Legion Baseball; Bark River Baseball Boosters Club- field and equipment ...

Bay students honored for persistence

ESCANABA — Bay College distributed The Award for Exemplary Persistence on Thursday, April 25. It is designed for students who showed motivation and determination in completing their higher education goals, regardless of the barriers in their way. This is the first time this award has been ...

Registration open for Bay Golf Outing

ESCANABA — The 29th Bay College Swing for Scholarships Golf Outing is taking place on Thursday, July 18, at the Escanaba Country Club. The event begins with registration at 11 a.m. There will be a shotgun start at noon with lunch, hospitality on the course, live and silent auctions, course ...

Cedar Street Slam June 8 in Manistique

MANISTIQUE – The first block of Cedar Street from Peoples Store to China King will again be transformed into four basketball courts this year for the annual Cedar Street Slam. The date for the event has changed. The event is slated to take place June 8. Geared as a family event, the Slam ...

Deadline near for Conservation Program

LANSING — Farmers and private forest owners may be eligible for the USDA Conservation Stewardship Program. The Conservation Stewardship Program provides annual payments to producers to maintain the conservation they already have in place. The program then provides financial assistance ...

Workshop looks at Delta County’s natural history

ESCANABA — The Delta County Non-Motorized Trail (DCNT) organization is presenting a workshop on the natural history of Delta County. The aim of the workshop is to better acquaint citizens with the natural world through the exploration of natural community types that are close to our ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT INTOXICATED DRIVING Diana Lynn Nastoff, 61, of 8901 23 15 St., Gladstone, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated; four days jail, credit for two days served, two days suspended; 16 hours community service; six months probation; $1,050 fines and costs. IMPAIRED ...

For the record: Court report had incorrect address

ESCANABA — The address provided for Jason Bradley Ives, 39, of Bark River, within the courts section on page 5A of the Monday, May 6 edition of the Daily Press was incorrect. Ives, of 1432 17th Rd., Bark River, was bound over on one count of uttering and publishing, a 14-year felony. ...

Students make cards for Honor Flight

Courtesy photo The fifth grade CCD class from All Saints Church in Gladstone recently made cards to be used in in the mail call for veterans that will be on the May 22 U.P. Honor Flight. Teacher Bonnie Quinn asked the students to make the cards and they were more than willing to help out. ...

U.P. authors plan conference June 1

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) will hold its 22nd Annual Conference on Saturday, June 1, in Marquette at the Peter White Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. As always, this year’s conference will cover a variety of topics relevant to ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Jason Bradley Ives, 39, of 1375 17th Road, Bark River, was bound over on one count of uttering and publishing, a 14-year felony. The charge stems from an ...

Gladstone Post gets 3 new troopers

GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police (MSP) has announced the assignment of three new troopers to the Gladstone Post. Trooper Curtis St. Louis, Trooper Chloe Farnham and Trooper Kyle Lott graduated as members of the 135th Trooper Recruit School on April 3. The 135th Trooper Recruit ...

Delta County Communities That Care addresses stigma of addiction

ESCANABA — It’s no secret that addiction is a growing issue both nationally and in the Upper Peninsula. But many people don’t realize that addiction (known in the medical field as Substance Use Disorder or SUD) is a chronic brain disease that can be managed with medical treatment. Despite ...

Salvation Army seeks funds for programs

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Salvation Army is seeking funds to support its signature programs such as The Food Pantry and Friendship Kitchen, and Summer Day Camp to low income families. “The Summer Day Camp program for 2019 will soon begin and the Salvation Army reaching out to our generous ...

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 ...

Postal carrier food drive set for May 11

ESCANABA — On Saturday, May 11, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities across America will deliver much more than mail when they walk and drive along their postal routes that day. Postal carriers will be participating in the 27th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive, the largest ...

Indigenous Ways of Knowing presentation

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College is offering a new community education course that offers insights to and the relationship between plants and the natural world and Anishinaabe beliefs and language. This course in Escanaba will introduce indigenous ways of knowing and an understanding ...

Escanaba offers clean-up vouchers

ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba is providing property owners with a $10 courtesy voucher that can be used towards the disposal of rubbish and debris at the Delta County Solid Waste Management Authority Landfill. This service is provided without charge as a courtesy to city property owners ...

DNR deer regulations session Saturday

HERMANSVILLE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced an additional opportunity to provide public comment on proposed 2019 deer-hunting regulations has been scheduled for Saturday in Hermansville. Several hunting regulation changes have been recommended by the DNR, including ...