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Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, (step meeting) First Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., Manistique (rear entrance). A.A., closed, Group Study, Delta Drop-In, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Lakeview Cemetery history program set

ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society will be hosting ­“Digging into the History of Lakeview Cemetery” on April 26 at 7 p.m. in ­Escanaba City Council Chambers, located in city hall. Jeanne Rose will be giving the presentation, which is part of the historical society’s ...

Blood drive May 10 in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital (Manistique) from 1 to 5:15 p.m. For an appointment call Ruth Annelin at 341-7578.

Matter of Balance Workshop offered

ESCANABA — A Matter of Balance–PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is being offered at Northwoods Place in Escanaba on Tuesday, May 9. The program is a four-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people with the fear of falling to maintain their ...

Tickets for Players production on sale

ESCANABA — Tickets for the Players de Noc final show of the season, “Miracle on South Division Street,” are now available for purchase at the Bonifas Arts Center during business hours or online. Visit Players de Noc.org to purchase tickets online. Opening April 28, the show introduces ...

Items needed for shelter rummage sale

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter’s annual rummage sale is Friday, May 19, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Saturday at noon, everything is 50 percent off. The shelter will begin ­collecting items Wednesday, April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. and will continue ...

Safe Delivery of Newborns Day is April 20

ESCANABA — To end the tragedy of unwanted newborns being hidden and left to die in dumpsters and elsewhere, Michigan lawmakers passed a law in 2000 to make it legal for a parent to surrender their infant in a safe and anonymous ­manner. Parents with an unexpected pregnancy who believe they ...

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Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., open Delta Women’s Group, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6 p.m., 500 Ogden Ave., Escanaba. A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 ...

When ‘strange creatures’ roamed Delta County

ESCANABA — It’s about time, it’s about space, about strange creatures in the strangest place. A little over 90 years ago, an Ohio native then recently graduated from the University of Michigan’s doctoral program was exploring the river basins and other landforms in and around Delta ...

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Liberty Tax Services of Escanaba gives a donation of $3,282 to the Delta Animal Shelter Thursday. During the month of March, Liberty Tax raised money for the shelter by offering free tax filing services if someone made a donation of $50 or more to the shelter. In addition, for every tax return completed, customers could donate a dollar or more to the shelter. The tax service also donated pet supplies, such as cat litter, food, paper towels and more to the shelter on the last Friday in March. Liberty Tax Services is still accepting donations for the shelter through April.

YMCA offers safe sitter class April 29

ESCANABA — A safe sitter class will be held on Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the YMCA child care classroom. The curriculum is appropriate for the intellectual and emotional abilities of adolescents (must be 11). The curriculum is based on up-to-date information and injury prevention ...

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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 ...

Escanaba Public Library hosts antique appraisal

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library will host an antique appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran on May 18, starting at 5 p.m. All items to be appraised must be registered in advance for this free program, which can be done by contacting the library help desk ...

Veteran Services seeks volunteer drivers

ESCANABA — Delta County Veteran Services announces a volunteer opportunity to assist veterans with transportation to and from their healthcare appointments at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Delta County Veteran Services, in cooperation with the Disabled American ...

Poultry club schedules dates for spring swaps

MARINETTE — The Northern Poultry, Pigeon, and Rabbit Club (NPPRC) announces its spring feather and fur swap season. The spring swap schedule will begin Saturday, April 15, at the Marinette Farm and Garden in Marinette. The next swap will be held on Saturday, April 29, at the Tractor Supply ...

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Support for Tri-County Safe Harbor

Jordan Beck | Daily Press Marble Plus Knife Club member Dennis Moberg, left, presents a check for $250 to Tri-County Safe Harbor Executive Director Lynn Erickson Monday. This year, the club has donated a total of $2,000 to Delta County charities, which they raised at their 2017 Gun and Knife ...

Clean-Up Day May 20 in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Jeff Magowan of Garceau Insurance Agency has announced the details for the 2017 Community Pride-Community Wide Clean-Up Day, scheduled for May 20, from 1 to 3 p.m., rain or shine. This year’s clean-up is going to be even bigger, and the fun factor will be extreme, organizers ...

Tax march/rally Saturday in Marquette

MARQUETTE — A march/rally for tax equality and justice will be held Saturday in Marquette from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Due to the likelihood of rain, participants are asked to muster at the Commons at 11 a.m. Note that the start place has changed. The march/rally will be conducted under the ...

Safe Delivery of Newborns Day is April 20

ESCANABA — To end the tragedy of unwanted newborns being hidden and left to die in dumpsters and elsewhere, Michigan lawmakers passed a law in 2000 to make it legal for a parent to surrender their infant in a safe and anonymous manner. Parents with an unexpected pregnancy who believe they ...

Matter of Balance Workshop offered

ESCANABA — A Matter of Balance–PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is being offered at Northwoods Place in Escanaba on Tuesday, May 9. The program is a four-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people with the fear of falling to maintain their ...