Community

Community services sale helps foundation

ESCANABA — Community service projects created under the direction of Delta County District Court probation department will be sold at the Bonifas Center in Escanaba on Saturday, Sept. 22, between noon and 3 p.m. Items to be sold include blankets, picnic tables, benches, wall hangings, bird ...

Drive-thru flu shot clinic scheduled

ESCANABA — Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties will be holding the annual community drive-thru flu shot clinic on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic will be held in the Public Health parking lot at 2920 College Ave., Escanaba. There is a fee for a flu shot. ...

New youth, family fall programs at YMCA

ESCANABA — Northern Lights YMCA is getting ready for the start of their fall programming. They are offering few new opportunities to be involved with the YMCA starting in September. “We are excited for the variety of youth and family programs we will be offering this fall and hope to build ...

Courts –

DISTRICT COURT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Kyle Tyler Prescott, 30, of 1315 1st Ave. N., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to domestic violence; 30 days jail, credit for 24 days served; 12 months probation; $1,970 fines and costs. IMPAIRED/INTOXICATED DRIVING Andrew John Boursaw, 35, of 222 N. 13th St., ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In, 10 a.m., Escanaba. 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, ...

YMCA group fitness programs set

ESCANABA — A five-week session of group exercise programming for the Northern Lights YMCA Delta program center has begun. The air conditioned fitness studio is located on Bay College campus at the MTEC center, room 2017. Available classes include: First Step to Fitness, Get Fit, YDance, ...

Bay offers medical assistant program

ESCANABA — Bay College Training & Development (M-TEC) will be offering a new clinical medical assistant program starting this October. This non-credit workforce development program is designed to prepare students for the National Health Career Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical ...

New exhibition featuring art of Patty Gagnon comes to Bay College

ESCANABA — Bay College announces the reception for the exhibition, “Contemplation, Paintings by Patty Gagnon,” in the Hartwig Gallery. Patty Gagnon has been a resident of Marquette for 20 years. She received a BFA/painting degree from Northern Michigan University in 2015 and a BA in ...

UP Health System Home Care and Hospice named Premier Performer

ESCANABA — UP Health System Home Care and Hospice was named a “Premier Performer” in the recently released 2017 SHPBest™ recognition program results - ranking in the top five percent of hospice providers nationwide. The program is administered by Strategic Health Programs (SHP) to ...

Defendants sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court cases

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court in unrelated cases. Jeff Michael Childers, 36, of 1310 2nd Ave. S., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to attempted controlled substance - maintaining a drug house. He was sentenced to nine months jail and ...

Community conversation on grief planned

ESCANABA — OSF Hospice will be having a “Community Conversation” about grief Monday, Sept. 10, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Room A& B, 3401 Ludington St., Escanaba. It is open to the public. “We suffer many losses thru our life time; loss of loved ones, job ...

Schoolcraft County GOP holds elections

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Republican Party recently held its special election. Various members, including precinct delegates, members at large, and members from the county executive committee voted for new party leadership. Election results are: Paul Walker - chairman, Ken Rautiola ...

Veterans Mobile Pantry visits Sept. 20

ESCANABA — The Veterans Mobile Pantry will be held on Sept. 20 at the Escanaba Seventh Day Adventist Church parking lot, 210 South Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until food runs out. Proof of service is required, such as an enhanced driver’s license or VA verification. ...

YAC now accepting grant applications

ESCANABA — The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) are now accepting grant applications for its October 2018 grants round. Eligible non-profit organizations and sub-divisions of government are eligible to submit applications to the YAC for grants. Grant applications can be obtained at the ...

Daily Planner

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., Delta Women’s All Addictions Group, First United Methodist Church, 6 p.m., 302 S. 6th Street, Escanaba. A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United Methodist ...

Bay College announces TORCH winner

ESCANABA — Edie Erickson is Bay College's quarterly September – November 2018 TORCH Award winner. Erickson works at Bay College as an instructional designer. Erickson was nominated for consistently being responsive to faculty in supporting the instructional design of their online ...

Labor Day traffic fatalities down slightly

LANSING — The Michigan State Police (MSP) announced that preliminary reports indicate 11 people lost their lives in 11 separate traffic crashes during the 2018 Labor Day holiday weekend. During the 2017 Labor Day holiday weekend, 10 traffic crashes resulted in 15 deaths. Restraint use was ...

Hydrant flushing planned in Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The city of Gladstone will be flushing fire hydrants this week, which can cause water in neighboring homes to be discolored. The flushing will take place between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. beginning Monday, Sept. 10, and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 13. The annual flushing of ...

Just Cruizin’ car club show today in Norway

NORWAY — The Just Cruizin’ car club will hold its annual car show on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, located on US 8 in Norway. Including classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, there will also be a display of vintage tractors. There is no admission for spectators, ...

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 ...