Community

Rapid River Ski Trail hosts Winter Trails Day Saturday

GLADSTONE — Plans are underway for the seventh annual National Winter Trails Day event at the Rapid River National Ski Trail on Saturday, Feb. 11, from noon until 4 p.m. Winter doesn’t have to be a time of year when you feel like you are trapped inside. National Winter Trails Day is ...

Community Foundation for Delta County working to replace old defribulators

ESCANABA — The Community Foundation For Delta County Board has approved a program for the replacement of Automatic External Defribulators (AEDs) the foundation purchased some years ago. “The new AED’s, which are used on people who’ve suffered cardiac arrest, are the latest generation ...

Pantry food distribution is Wednesday

ESCANABA — On Wednesday Feb. 8, Feeding America West Michigan will distribute food to people in need at The Salvation Army, 3001 5th Ave. S. The distribution will take place at 1:30 p.m. The mobile pantry will contain fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products and baked goods. The food ...

Agriculture for conference at Bay College

ESCANABA — Michigan State University Extension is hosting the 11th annual Agriculture for Tomorrow conference on March 7  at Bay College to help U.P. farmers stay informed, up-to-date and profitable. Topics will include protecting crops from weeds, disease and insects, low-lignin alfalfa, ...

Hope at the Inn training session set

GLADSTONE — The next training for Hope at the Inn shelter volunteers is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at All Saints Church at 715 Wisconsin Ave in Gladstone. The training is geared for new volunteers, but those wanting a refresher or to learn more about the shelter are welcome. The ...

YMCA After School Program enrolling

ESCANABA — Northern Lights Before and After School Programs are now accepting enrollment at Holy Name Catholic School and Escanaba Upper Elementary School. The program provides a reliable, safe and fun ­environment for children to prepare for their school day and unwind from it. ­Academic ...

Confident Caregivers class offered

ESCANABA — Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides ...

CAA Big Brat Sale coming Feb. 16

ESCANABA — The Community Action Agency Walk for Warmth Big Brat Sale is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until they’re all sold out) Thursday, Feb. 16. The event raises funds and awareness for the Feb. 25 Walk for Warmth, which raises money to help Delta County residents who need help ...

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 ...

Bay represented on academic team

ESCANABA — Kayla Blunt and Deborah Davis; they are Bay College's representatives on the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Michigan Academic Team.  They will be recognized on March 15 at an awards luncheon in Lansing hosted by the Michigan Community College Association which honors Michigan community ...

‘Joy in Living’ Project seeks submissions

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University French Club is requesting entries for its Project Joie De Vivre (The Joy in Living Project). Participants are asked to recall a moment of perfect happiness, recently or in the distant past, and post it to ...

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 ...

Upper Edge hosts talk on elder care

Escanaba — Upper Edge of Delta County, a local young professionals organization, is inviting members and the general public to an open house at North Woods Place on Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The young professionals group has teamed up with the senior living community in ...

Staff award nominations sought at Bay

ESCANABA — Beginning Feb. 1 of each year, nominations are taken for the Bay College Outstanding Staff Award. The award will be conferred on one to two eligible Bay College administrative and/or support staff employees in recognition of their outstanding job performance and dedication to their ...

CAA Big Brat Sale coming Feb. 16

ESCANABA — The Community Action Agency Walk for Warmth Big Brat Sale is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until they’re all sold out) Thursday, Feb. 16. The event raises funds and awareness for the Feb. 25 Walk for Warmth, which raises money to help Delta County residents who need help ...

Confident Caregivers class offered

ESCANABA — Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides ...

Homeless shelter changes locations

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by Church of Christ at 5079 18th Rd. in Soo Hill beginning Sunday evening, Feb. 5. A number of volunteers are still needed for all shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Planner

Today 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., rear entrance, Escanaba. Delta County Home School Educators, Civic Center, ...

Bay Film Series continues in Feb.

ESCANABA — The Bay Film Series will feature a roster of award-winning, critically-acclaimed movies this semester. On Feb. 16, the film La La Land will be shown. It swept the Golden Globes with a record seven wins — Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Picture (Musical or Comedy) and Best ...

Bay seeks faculty award nominations

ESCANABA — Bay College is accepting nominations for the 2017 Outstanding Faculty Awards. Each year the college recognizes up to three full-time and three part-time instructors as outstanding educators. Recipients of these awards will be formally recognized at the College’s Annual Awards ...