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Bay College offices closed Jan. 11

ESCANABA — All offices at both Bay College campuses (Escanaba and Iron Mountain) will be closed Thursday, Jan. 11, in the morning for employee training. Staff and administrative offices in Escanaba will open at 2 p.m. and remain open until 5 p.m. Staff and administrative offices in Iron ...

Bay College seeks alumni nominations

ESCANABA — The Bay College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the Awards Dinner on April 17. The award was established in 1999 by the alumni association to recognize and honor an outstanding graduate of ...

Red Cross blood drive planned at mall

ESCANABA — Two American Red Cross blood drives are scheduled this month at the Delta Plaza Mall in Escanaba. On Tuesday, Jan. 16, a drive will be held between noon and 6 p.m. The second drive will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling ...

Esky council begins budget process

ESCANABA — With the new year here, Escanaba will begin preparing the 2018-2019 budget including scheduling upcoming public hearings on the city’s finances when it meets at 7 p.m. Thursday for a regular council meeting at city hall. Public hearings on the new fiscal year budget are being ...

Community Grief Group meeting set

ESCANABA, — Important healing takes place when we experience and express grief with people who understand the process and are able to provide caring support. The Community Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows you the opportunity to be supported by ...

Family Games Fun at Escanaba library

ESCANABA — Programming in the children’s room at the Escanaba Public Library will kick-off the new year with Family Games Fun on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the children’s area. Kids, teens, and families are invited to drop in anytime during this period to play a variety ...

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Elmer’s helps Pregnancy Services

Courtesy photo Elmer’s County Market’s Community Care program has raised funds in Elmer’s gift cards for Pregnancy Services of Delta County. The Community Care Program allows Elmer’s customers to donate their Elmer’s Rewards Card points to the non-profit organization of their ...

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Bank makes donation to Holy Name

Courtesy photo Mike Kolasa, vice president and trust officer at the Stephenson National Bank & Trust presents a donation check to Michele Bink, alumni/development director at Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba. The donation will help support the school’s general mission of fostering ...

MSU Extension offers Vegetables 101 webinar

ESCANABA — Smart Gardening with Vegetables 101, an online class for novice vegetable gardeners, begins Jan. 16. The Smart Gardening with Vegetables 101 webinar series is designed specifically for introductory and beginning vegetable gardeners. It focuses on important factors to consider ...

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, Study Group Delta Drop-In, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Schoolcraft board makes appointments

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Commissioners used the last meeting of 2017 Thursday to make board appointments and schedule its organizational meeting. The board reappointed County Commissioner Craig Reiter and appointed Peter Hood, a retired attorney, to the planning commission to ...

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Heather Bruss holds an Ashtanga Yoga pose.

Yoga classes offered at Bonifas

ESCANABA — As the new year approaches and you are looking for new ways to keep fit, the Bonifas may have just the class for you: yoga. The Bonifas is offering one free Ashtanga yoga class for anyone who would like to try it on Monday, Jan. 8 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. “People can come to ...

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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 ...

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Shown are Barb Dagenais of Elmer’s County Market, left, and Tari Calouette of St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish in Escanaba.

Elmer’s program raises funds for local church

ESCANABA — Elmer’s County Market’s Community Care program has raised $300 in Elmer’s gift cards for St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish. The Community Care Program allows Elmer’s customers to donate their Elmer’s Rewards Card points to the non-profit organization of their choice. The ...

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Bay scholarship awarded

Courtesy photo Kim Carne, right, vice president of advancement / foundation at Bay College, presents a scholarship certificate to Rhyan Murtha. Murtha was a recipient of the Bay College Board Scholarship for Academic Year 2017-18. The Bay College Board Scholarship is awarded each year to 10 ...

Homeless shelter to change locations

GLADSTONE — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by First Lutheran Church at 1212 Minneapolis in Gladstone beginning this Sunday evening, Dec. 31. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Eagles serving breakfast on Sunday

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eagles 1088 will serve its fifth Sunday breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Eagles Hall, located at 608 Ludington Street, Escanaba. Menu items will include scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, toast, hash browns, pancakes, French toast, coffee, milk, ...

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Rotary donates to Salvation Army

Haley Gustafson | Daily Press The Escanaba Rotary Club donated $1,455.78 to the Salvation Army at their meeting Tuesday. Rotarians volunteered to be bell ringers for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign and matched what was raised in the kettles for the Salvation Army. Shown from left ...

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Claire Tembreull, (left of sign) a member of the foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) and a foundation board member, is pictured with members of the Gladstone High School Baseball Boosters, Inc., who are recipients of a $2,000 grant from the community foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee for the purchase of new equipment. Kneeling on the left of the ceremonial check is Sara Trombly with Julie Martin, kneeling on the right. Also, pictured behind the sign next to Tembreull, from left, is Todd Crow, Amy Sundquist, Barry Danhoff, Mike Gobert, Tabbi Martinez, Renee Lundberg and David Williams, first vice chair of the Community Foundation for Delta County.

YAC gives grant to Baseball Boosters

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone High School Baseball Boosters, Inc. recently received a $2,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Delta County’s Youth Advisory Committee for the purchase of new equipment. Those who were present for a check presentation ceremony from the Gladstone High ...