Community

Homeless shelter rotates location

GLADSTONE — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by All Saints Catholic Church, 715 Wisconsin Ave., Gladstone, beginning Sunday evening, March 19. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Free diabetes workshop to be offered

ESCANABA — A free diabetes self-management workshop is being offered by the YMCA at the MTEC Center room 2028 beginning on March 22. The Diabetes –PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with ...

YMCA group fitness session starts soon

ESCANABA — A five-week session of group exercise programming will begin at the Northern Lights YMCA Delta program center on Monday, March 20. Available classes include: YFIT, boot camp, gravity straps, flex and balance, sit and get fit, water aerobics, indoor cycling, cycle and amp; sculpt, ...

LaFave introduces bill against sanctuary cities

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, has introduced a bill that creates the Sanctuary Policy Prohibition Act. It will outlaw local units of government from enacting ordinances that limit a local official, employee or police officer from communicating with federal officials ...

Planner

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, ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING David John Marenger, 52, of 7260 L Road, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; four days jail, credit for one day served, three days suspended; six months probation; $1,375 fines and costs. Elaine Louise Dittrich, 57, of ...

Community events on council agenda

ESCANABA — Requests to use public spaces at a dozen community events in Escanaba this summer and fall are included on this week’s Escanaba Council agenda. Council meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at city hall. In other business, a hearing will take place to receive public input on the city’s ...

Rotary Club of Escanaba offers scholarship

ESCANABA — The Rotary Club 2642 of Escanaba will award three $1,000 scholarships (payable in two $500 installments) to seniors graduating from a school in Delta County. Students must be enrolled full time (12 or more credits) in college the following fall and winter semesters to be ...

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Students help Toys for Tots

Courtesy photo The Nah Tah Wahsh/Hannahville Indian School PTSA made a $300 donation to Toys for Tots. The PTSA challenged the student body to match its donation through a school-wide penny drive. The students of NTW/Hannahville Indian School didn’t just match, but beat the PTSA donation ...

Farming courses offered by MSU

CHATHAM — Extension short courses are scheduled at the North Farm to support Upper Peninsula citizens’ use of season extension technologies to produce food both for themselves and for the local markets. The primary goal of The North Farm, a collaborative operation supported by Michigan ...

U.P. lawmakers back mining bill

LANSING — The state Senate recently approved legislation that would ease burdens on small mining companies to harvest native Michigan copper, while maintaining environmental protections. Although Senate Bill 129 was sponsored by state Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, it was a bipartisan, ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING Fourwinds Iniki Charginghawk, 23, of 5141 I Road, No. 4, Bark River, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while impaired; eight days jail, credit for eight days served; six months probation; $925 fines and costs. Sam Edward Branstrom, 27, of 211 S. ...

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Krusin Klassics supports a $1,000 Bay College scholarship annually to assist two students in the automotive program. Above, Kim Carne, middle, vice president of the Bay College Foundation, receives a scholarship donation check from Krusin Klassics representatives Janet Snowden, left, and Randy Strasler.

Krusin Klassics supports Bay automotive students

ESCANABA — Krusin Klassics is a non-profit organization founded in 1985 by local automobile enthusiasts. Each year, Krusin Klassics draws a large crowd at their annual Fun Run Car Show, and proceeds from this event are distributed to various organizations. The group supports a $1,000 Bay ...

Peters introduces bill to create National Criminal Justice Commission

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John Cornyn (R-TX) have reintroduced the bipartisan National Criminal Justice Commission Act, legislation that would create a National Criminal Justice Commission to review the criminal justice system from top to bottom ...

Nite Nationals ice boat racing tonight

GLADSTONE — The Nite Nationals will be held on March today and Sunday on Little Bay de Noc between Gladstone and Escanaba. Registration will begin Saturday from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Ice boat rate is $63 and the official hotel is the Terrace Bay Hotel. A registration forms can be downloaded from ...

Pain self-management program at YMCA

ESCANABA — Do you have chronic back pain, persistent headaches, chrones disease, diabetic neuropathy, muscular sclerosis or arthritis pain that has lasted 6 months or longer? The YMCA is looking to start a chronic pain management workshop. If you are interested in attending a six-week ...

Misconceptions about wood-based energy

ESCANABA — Everyone needs to heat and cool spaces. Which fuel to use is a choice. Each option has impacts and consequences. For heavily-forested states such as Michigan, wood can be a smart choice. For most Michiganders, convenience and price will determine which fuel will heat and cool ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Harley James Beauchamp, 18, of 4865 County 416 20th Road, Gladstone, was bound over on one count of larceny in a building, a four-year felony with a maximum ...

Planner

Today A.A., Talking Circle, 10 a.m., Hannahville Behavioral Health, 723-2552 A.A., open, Rock Bible Chapel, 7:30 p.m., 4144 Maple Ridge 37th Rd., Rock A.A., closed, Township Hall, 7 p.m. CDT, Hwy 41, Carney. All addictions, closed meeting, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., ...

Forest Service office closed March 14

GLADSTONE — The U.S. Forest Service offices in Gladstone, Munising, Rapid River and St. Ignace will be temporarily closed Tuesday, March 14, so that employees can attend required training. All offices will return to regular office hours the following day. For more information, call the U.S. ...