Community

Glo Yoga and Dance Party Feb. 16

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting a Glow Yoga and Dance Party on Saturday Feb. 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. The party will begin at 6 p.m. with glow yoga and follow with Glow Dance from 7 to 9 p.m. at YMCA fitness studio, room 2017, located at the MTECH center on ...

UPCAP program seeks volunteers

ESCANABA — UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is seeking volunteers. The program works with people to help them understand their Medicare benefits, bills, and rights. MMAP services are free, confidential, and available to all Michigan Medicare beneficiaries, ...

Red Cross blood drive in Escanaba

ESCANABA — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the Delta Plaza Mall Tuesday, Feb. 5, from noon and 6 p.m., and Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling Community Action Agency RSVP at 786-7080, ext 112, or online at www.redcrossblood.org. ...

BayBank supports United Way

Courtesy photo BayBank recently completed its United Way workplace campaign. Employees pledged a total of $682, which BayBank matched, for a total donation of $1,364 for the United Way of Delta County. The United Way is wrapping up its 2018 campaign, and will use those funds for its literacy ...

U.P. Trappers kids workshop Saturday

HERMANSVILLE — Kids of all ages are invited to attend the U.P. Trappers Association’s 14th annual Midwinter Trappers Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Hermansville Community Center in Menominee County. The workshop will begin at 8 a.m. CST, featuring trapping and fur handling ...

Foundation seeks grant applicants

ESCANABA — Greg Sudderth, chair of the Grants Committee of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund (UPSF & W), a fund of the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula, announced it would be accepting grant applications for the spring 2019 grants round. Eligible ...

Homeless shelter changes locations

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by Central United Methodist Church, 322 S. Lincoln Rd in Escanaba, beginning this Sunday evening, Feb. 3. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, ...

Hospital not impacted by water line break

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group said the water main break in the city of Escanaba has no major operational impact at this time and all services in the Hospital, Medical Group and offsite clinics continue as usual. Hospital leadership will continue to ...

Escanaba Lions Club meets Monday

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Lions Club will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Escanaba Elks Lodge. The Lions Clubs International is the largest service organization in the world. The clubs are dedicated to community service with a focus on helping the blind and ...

Mail delivery resumes after deep freeze

GRAND RAPIDS — After several days of suspension due to winter storm Jaden, mail delivery, collections and pick up services will be resumed today in Greater Michigan District delivery areas (3 digit zip code prefixes 486-491 and 493-499) where it is safe and reasonable to do so. “When we ...

Secretary of State offices extend hours

LANSING — Michigan Secretary of State offices will be open for normal hours today and will extend hours over the following several days to assist customers after the state government closure for severe winter weather conditions. All branch offices will stay open two hours later (until 7 ...

DNR suspends fuelwood permit rule

LANSING — Due to the extreme temperatures, the Department of Natural Resources suspended the requirement for fuelwood permits on state-managed forest lands and game areas to allow people to gather fuel to heat their homes. Suspension of the permit requirement will be effective through ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court in unrelated cases. Oliver Dewayne Burns III, 42, of 4968 Karen 17.25 St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to sex offenders - failure to comply with registration act. He was sentenced to two months in jail ...

McBroom plans town hall meeting Feb. 8

LANSING — State Sen. Ed McBroom and Rep. Greg Markkanen are hosting a townhall meeting to discuss issues affecting Gogebic County residents on Friday, Feb. 8. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at the Bessemer City Hall Auditorium, located at 411 South Sophie St. in Bessemer. “I look ...

Youth cross country ski program starts Sunday

ESCANABA — Delta County Nonmotorized Trails (DCNT) is organizing a free youth cross country ski program this winter to give local kids the opportunity to learn a new winter sport. The five-week program will take place on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. at the John & Melissa Besse Sports Park in ...

Stephenson schools get funding

Courtesy photo The Superior Health Foundation presented $1,905.81 to the Stephenson Public Schools for its partnership with SHF on the 2018 Painting the Peninsula Pink! Stephenson earned dollars based on its ability to secure day sponsors and help sell merchandise during the month of October ...

Michigan Energy Office offers certifiction

ESCANABA — The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) announced it is offering a $400 discount for public and non-profit building operators who attend building operator certification (BOC) classes this year. Classes have been scheduled in Kalamazoo, Flint, Escanaba and Okemos. In addition to the MEO ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Janet Ellen Kipina, 49, of P.O. box 835, Escanaba, was bound over on one count of operating while intoxicated - third offense notice, a one to five-year felony ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Manistique Harbor Church of God, 7:30 p.m., 813 Arbutus Ave., Manistique. A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Bottom Line, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., Room 9. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 11 a.m., ...

Meth arrest made in Baraga County

BARAGA — Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) executed a search warrant at a residence on M-38 in Baraga County Wednesday. The search warrant was the result of an investigation involving the sale of crystal meth. The suspect, a 35-year-old male from Baraga ...