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Can and bottle drive benefits art club

ESCANABA — On Thursday, May 18, the Escanaba Junior/Senior High Art Club will be accepting returnable cans and bottles. Cans can be dropped off at the front entry of the school, as well as at the west parking lot by the back entrance. Donations will be used to promote the club’s artistic ...

Poultry swap set May 27 in Trenary

TRENARY — Great Northern Poultry and Livestock Connection (GNPLC) will have their first swap/bazaar of the 2017 season at Holmquist Feed Mill in Trenary on Saturday, May 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. GNPLC members can participate for free, and cost for non-members to sell is $5. Membership is ...

Board looking at dog park locations

ESCANABA — Possible locations for a dog park in Escanaba continue to be looked at by the Escanaba Recreation Advisory Board, which discussed the topic at its regular meeting last week. The board is currently considering the pros and cons of a dog park on 3.3 acres of land at the county ...

Company offers wind farm tour May 25

GARDEN — Heritage Sustainable Energy, LLC. is offering a free tour of its Garden wind farm and solar array on Thursday, May 25, at 1 p.m. The tour will begin at the heritage Sustainable Energy office, located at 6364 State Street in Garden. Reservations are on a first come, first serve ...

Babysitting safety classes offered

ESCANABA — Northern Lights YMCA will hold a Safe Sitter classes on June 15, July 13, and Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room 525, next to Bay Cafe. Cost is $66 for members and $100 for non-members. The YMCA provides participants with curriculum that is appropriate for the intellectual ...

Elks, city band plan Flag Day ceremony

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Lodge 354, along with the Escanaba City Band, announce plans for its annual Flag Day program at the Karas Memorial Band Shell Wednesday, June 14, in Ludington Park. The program begins at 7 p.m., with patriotic musical selections by the Escanaba City Band, ...

Search begins for state Christmas tree

LANSING — On Monday, Michigan’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget officially kicked off hunting season for the tree that will reign over downtown Lansing’s holiday festivities. “This is the perfect time to start searching for Michigan’s Christmas tree,” said DTMB ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Bryan Joseph Meyers, 40, of 318 N. 12th St., Apt. 2, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - possession of analogues. He was sentenced to 12 ...

Jail term given on CSC charge

ESCANABA — A Cedar River man was recently sentenced to two months in jail on one count of attempted fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct which he pleaded guilty to in Delta County District Court. Carl James Ruleau, 45, of N7218 M-35, Cedar River, was arrested on one count of fourth-degree ...

Demo at monthly trappers meeting

SPALDING — There will be a special treat for members, their guests, and members of the public who would like to learn to trap muskrats — or learn new ways of trapping them — at the District three monthly meeting of the U.P. Trappers Association. Roy Dahlgren, president of District 3, ...

Smith

Local student wins award for welding

ESCANABA — Delta-Schoolcraft ISD student Natasha Smith was recently awarded the 2017 Breaking Traditions Award from the Michigan Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education. The award recognizes students who excel in a career and technical education program that is ...

Calley touts replacement of tax he helped create

LANSING (AP) — As he hints at a gubernatorial run in an early $500,000 online ad campaign, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is trumpeting his involvement in the 2011 rewrite of the tax code that overhauled and slashed Michigan’s primary business tax. What is being left out, however, is that in 2007 ...

Garden Gallery Open House scheduled

GARDEN — The Garden Art Gallery will once again open it's door to visitors with an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 26. This tradition started years ago by inviting visitors to tour the gallery. The idea first thought of by Margo House and Ginny Smith was designed as a way to let ...

Volunteers sponsor reading fundraiser

ESCANABA — A Thrivent Action Team in Escanaba sponsored a Learning to Read, Reading to Learn fundraiser. The event took place at Lemmer Elementary School in Escanaba. Mrs. Gagnon's Kindergarten class at Lemmer Elementary School was in need of a reading area and beginning level reading ...

Family Fun Night in Rapid River May 24

RAPID RIVER — Rapid River School is sponsoring a Family Fun Night for families to explore the various opportunities available this summer. The event will be held Wednesday, May 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Rapid River Elementary School gym. Vendors will be there to explain programs such as ...

Dog behavior problem class tomorrow

ESCANABA — A dog behavior problem class will be held at the Delta Animal Shelter on Tuesday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. Dogs are not invited, but attendees should bring a list of their dog’s problems. Led by a certified dog trainer, solutions will be discussed to our most common and ...

Scholarship applications at Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Area High School local scholarship applications, as well as the Gladstone scholarship and student loan foundation loan applications, are available in the main office in the high school. Deadline for the scholarship applications is 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17. ...

Daily Planner

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 ...

Final Storyhour today at Escanaba library

ESCANABA — The final Storyhour of the school year is being held today, May 13, at 1:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room at the Escanaba Public Library. The theme of the program will be pets, how to enjoy and care for them. A special guest from the Delta County Animal Shelter will pay a visit and ...

Targeted Restart holds brat fry May 19

ESCANABA — Targeted Restart Inc. will be hosting a brat fry on Friday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Elmer’s County Market in Escanaba. A bucket raffle will be also be held. Prizes will be given out at 2 p.m. Cost for brats will be $3, hot dogs $2, and soda $1. Pre-order and delivery ...