Community

End the Silence Walk donation

Courtesy photo Kelli Van Ginhoven, owner of For the Love of Cupcakes, raised $4,066.20 for the End the Silence Walk — a walk for suicide awareness and prevention. She donated 100 percent of her profits through a fundraiser. This year’s walk had over 500 people attend and raised over ...

Library brings back Storytelling Ranger

ESCANABA — Yooper and former forest ranger, Pete Griffin, will share personal stories about life’s lessons that incorporate natural history, leadership and learning Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Escanaba Public Library. “These humorous and poignant stories are all part of how ...

Players de Noc plans double feature

ESCANABA — Players de Noc marks the opening of its 2018-19 season with a night of one act plays. The double feature will offer two laughter inducing and heart tugging critically acclaimed productions. The opening act will be “I Don’t Mind That You’re Ugly” written by Bobby Keniston ...

Robert Addison art collection on display

ESCANABA — Bay College will hold a public exhibition and fundraiser event in honor of the late Robert Addison (1924-1988), the “master of light and shadow,” on Nov. 1. Robert Addison, who found artistic inspiration from Escanaba’s people and places, is considered by art historians ...

Bay College offers nurse assistant training

ESCANABA — Bay College Training and Development (M-TEC) will be offering a nurse assistant training course starting on Oct. 8. The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) training is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills, and processes that are necessary to become a certified nurse ...

Flags lowered for fallen firefighter

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff today in recognition of Memphis, Mich., firefighter Robert Phillips II who died in the line of duty Sunday. Michigan residents, businesses, schools, local governments ...

Business After Hours is tonight

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held today from 5 to 7 p.m., sponsored by Bosk Equipment and Party Rental. Business after Hours is a social event held each month and provides an opportunity to make valuable business contacts, as well as gain information important to your business. ...

Indian Education Fall Feast is Oct. 22

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Indian Education Program will host its annual Fall Feast Monday, Oct. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the junior high/Jones cafeteria. The event features dinner, drumming, dancing and giveaways.

Enbridge helps fire department

Courtesy photo Brian Van Oss, left, Enbridge Employee Services Inc supervisor, Technical Services, hands Masonville Township Fire Department Chief, Zackery Christianson a $5,000 Community Investment Grant from the local energy transportation company, Enbridge. The Masonville Township Fire ...

Forest management help a wise move

ESCANABA — Woodlands and wildlife can have complex relationships with each other. And both are heavily influenced by human activity, or lack of activity. For most woodland owners, obtaining assistance with managing these resources is a wise decision. Nearly nine million acres of Michigan ...

Bay College to hold Day of Service Oct. 5

ESCANABA — Bay College Campus Activities Board announces the first Bay College Day of Service. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, Bay College students and employees will be learning about the importance of service to the community and will be transported to several sites in the community ...

Portion of County Road 426 closed today

ESCANABA TOWNSHIP — A portion of County Road 426 (426 L Road) in Escanaba Township will be closed today for a culvert replacement. The portion of road that will be closed is between County Road 418 21st Road) and CR D-11 (L.25 Lane). This portion of road will be closed starting at 7:30 ...

Compassionate Friends meeting cancelled

ESCANABA — The regular Thursday, Sept. 27 meeting of the Compassionate Friends has been cancelled in lieu of a special meeting to be held on Saturday, Sept. 29. This meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at the home of Neil and Betty Hivala and will be the group’s annual lantern launch in ...

Delta County Democratic Party meeting

ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month at USW Union Hall, 1201 Sheridan Road, Escanaba. Social is at 6:30 p.m. and meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Mail slot available for absentee ballots

ESCANABA — People dropping off election materials at Escanaba City Hall — including ballots and absentee ballot applications — are advised to make use of a recently-installed mail slot at the front desk for the city clerk’s office. “We’ve made this improvement ... so people can ...

Democrat headquarters grand opening

ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party will hold a grand opening of its new headquarters at 1814 Ludington St., Escanaba, on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Campaign signs, literature and refreshments will be available.

YMCA Parents Night Out planned

ESCANABA — YMCA Parents Night Out will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the YMCA gym and pool for kids in ages 5 to 12. The evening will feature dinner, gym games, and swimming for kids. “This is a wonderful opportunity to get kids out of the house, have a great time, and ...

Hermansville Community Health Fair set

HERMANSVILLE — The Hermansville Community Health Fair, a community staple for more than 25 years, is set for 9 to noon CDT Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Hermansville Community Center, W5480 1st St., Hermansville. “Those attending find that we do a lot of networking with the other providers ...

Donation for Gladstone police dog

Courtesy photo Baybank is supporting Gladstone’s Public Safety with a $5,000 donation for the acquisition of the new canine officer. Shown during the donation presentation are, from left, President/ CEO Michael N. Nardi, Gladstone Public Safety Officer Ryan Peterson, Vice President and ...

Esky library lists October programs

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library has announced its list of events for October. They include: TODDLER TIME – Toddler Time is a fun hour of stories, songs, movement, puppets, and crafts for children ages 2-4 with a parent or caregiver. Toddler Time is perfect for parents/guardians who ...