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Sheriff: Talk to children about strangers

ESCANABA — The Delta County Sheriff’s Department is reminding parents to talk to their children about taking safety precautions when strangers approach them. At about 3:30 p.m. Friday, a 10-year-old boy in Wells was questioned by a male driving a vehicle who asked the boy if he wanted ...

Bay hosts molecular modeling lecture

ESCANABA — Bay College's Math Science Division presents a special colloquium by Bay College graduate Matt Radue titled "Molecular Modeling of Aerospace Polymer Matrices." The free presentation will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, in room 123 of the Math Science Building. Since leaving ...

Animal shelter rummage sale May 19-20

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter's annual rummage sale is ­Friday, May 19, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Saturday at noon, ­everything is 50 percent off. The shelter will begin collecting items Wednesday, April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. and will continue ...

Esky clean-up voucher program continues

ESCANABA — Beginning April 17, the city of Escanaba will be continuing its spring cleanup tradition by providing residents with a $10 courtesy voucher to be used towards the disposal of rubbish and debris at the Delta County Solid Waste Management Authority Landfill. This service is provided ...

Gladstone library posts holiday schedule

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone and Public Library will be open on Good Friday, April 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and closed on Saturday, April 15, and Easter Sunday. Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 17.

LaFave calls for continued funding for Essential Air Service program

LANSING — A House resolution introduced by state Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, urges the president and U.S. Congress to continue funding the Essential Air Service program, which is an important resource to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Essential Air Service program ensures small ...

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 ...

Small businesses kicked up their hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Small businesses kicked up their hiring last month, adding a robust 118,000 jobs, up from a revised 87,000 in February, according to payroll provider ADP. The company’s small business customers, those with up to 49 employees, have hired an average 93,000 workers each ...

LaFave calls for continued funding for Essential Air Service program

LANSING — A House resolution introduced by state Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, urges the president and U.S. Congress to continue funding the Essential Air Service program, which is an important resource to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Essential Air Service program ensures small ...

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Animal shelter gets Cretens funds

Courtesy photo Michelle Wood (holding “Mitten” the cat) and Susan Gartland, director of the Animal Shelter; Tom Mitchell, board member of the Community Foundation For Delta County; and Tonya Gartland of the Animal Shelter, receive a check from the Community Foundation for Delta County in ...

Nautical chart collection gifted to library

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library announces the gift of over 1,289 nautical charts from Dr. Richard Fink. This large chart collection includes charts covering parts of the Great Lakes, U.S. East Coast, and West Coast, Canadian Great Lakes, St. Lawrence River and Gulf, Labrador, ...

Student art sought for competition

WASHINGTON — The Office of Congressman Jack Bergman is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. All high school students living in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District are eligible and welcome to participate. “The 1st District is home to some of the most ...

Program teaches kids about finances

ESCANABA — The Delta County Credit Union’s Youth Savings Challenge tis taking place this week at the credit union’s Escanaba and Wells Offices and all month long at its student run credit union branches at Holy Name Catholic School, Bark River-Harris Schools, Gladstone Area Schools, and ...

North Shore Boat Launch open for season

ESCANABA — Escanaba’s North Shore Boat Launch is open for the season for launching only. The fish cleaning station is not operational at this time. For any questions or concerns, contact the city of Escanaba marina harbor master at 786-9614 or the Escanaba Recreation Department at 786-4141.

Bay seeking feedback for evaluation

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The college will host a visit Oct. 9-11 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. Bay de Noc Community ...

Items needed for shelter rummage sale

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter’s annual rummage sale is Friday, May 19, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Saturday at noon, everything is 50 percent off. The shelter will begin collecting items Wednesday, April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. and will continue ...

Hula for Moolah

Hula for Moola returns April 22

ESCANABA — Big Brothers Big Sisters, Hula for Moola will be held Saturday, April 22. It’s fun event that doesn’t actually involve to hula, just great food, drinks, music, cash prize and wonderful people, organizers said. Hula for Moolah will be held at the Escanaba Country Club at 6:30 ...

Scholarships available for area artists

ESCANABA — Artists wanting to develop their skills by attending a workshop or class can apply for the Barb Symon scholarship presented by the Bonifas Arts Center (BAC). This $200 scholarship, established by Charles Symon in memory of his wife Barbara, a highly-respected weaver and a founder ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING William Michael Yoder, 42, Iron River, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; five days jail, credit for two days served; six months probation; $1,325 fines and costs. Melissa Kathleen Lancour, 40, of 825 S. 26th St., No. 406, ...

Esky clean-up voucher program continues

ESCANABA — Beginning April 17, the city of Escanaba will be continuing its spring cleanup tradition by providing residents with a $10 courtesy voucher to be used towards the disposal of rubbish and debris at the Delta County Solid Waste Management Authority Landfill. This service is provided ...