Community

Mill retirees to hold meeting Aug. 1

ESCANABA — The Mill Retirees group will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Union Hall on Sheridan Road at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided and there will be a 50/50 drawing. All mill retirees are invited to attend. The group meets the first Wednesday of every month.

Cancer Alliance fundraiser is Aug. 15

ESCANABA — The Delta County Cancer Alliance Luminary Fundraiser will be held Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at Ludington Park. Luminary bags are available now at the Delta County Cancer Alliance office, 3430 Ludington St. or the night of the event at the bandshell. The Escanaba City Band ...

U.P. Gun Owners plan picnic Aug. 11

ISHPEMING — The Upper Peninsula Gun Owners Picnic will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Al Quaal Recreation Area, located at 501 Poplar St., Ishpeming Michigan legislative candidates including Rep. Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) and Rep. Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan) are ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, 10 a.m., Delta Drop-In Center, Escanaba. A.A., closed, 7:30 p.m., Delta Alano Club, Gladstone. Call 428-1184. A.A., closed, (step meeting) 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, rear entrance, Manistique. A.A., closed, 7:30 p.m., Delta Drop-In, Big Book Study, ...

Gun owners group gives donation

Courtesy photo Bill Hawley, president of Delta County Gun Owners Association presents a check for $500 to the Delta County Crushers. The Crushers are a local youth shotgun sports shooting club.

Christian Park honored with award

ESCANABA — Christian Park Healthcare Center has been recognized as a 2018 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award is the second of three distinctions possible through the AHCA/NCAL ...

Hewitt named Outstanding Graduate for Tech Division

ESCANABA — Each year, Bay College selects an Outstanding Graduate from each of the six divisions at the college. The graduate is selected by their instructors for their academic excellence, leadership and community service. Chelsea Hewitt was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Graduate for ...

Fall animal swap schedule announced

STEPHENSON — The Northern Poultry, Pigeon, and Rabbit Club (NPPRC) announces its fall 2018 feather and fur swap season. The fall swap schedule will begin on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Stephenson Marketing Coop in Stephenson. The next swap will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Tractor Supply ...

Menominee Democrats hold meeting

STEPHENSON — The Menominee County Democratic Party met at the Annex in Stephenson on July 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Two presentations were given concerning the state of health care in the U.S. and in Germany. The presentations were followed by a discussion of the health care issue and it’s ...

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 ...

SOS Mobile Office at U.P. State Fair

ESCANABA — The Secretary of State Mobile Office is returning to the Upper Peninsula State Fair to assist customers, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today. The fair runs from Monday, Aug. 13 through Sunday, Aug. 19. “We’re pleased to again serve attendees of the U.P. State ...

Potato Field Day scheduled in Rock

ROCK — U.P. Potato Field Day scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. at VanDamme Farms, 2731 St. Nicholas Road, in Rock. Speakers and topics include: - Michigan and U.S. Potato Industry Overview, Mike Wenkel, MPIC executive director - Seed Industry Update – Jeff Axford, ...

Crews will survey local streams to find lampreys

RAPID RIVER — The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in the local area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada assessment crew will conduct work on the Whitefish and Rapid Rivers in Delta County during Aug. 7-16 to estimate ...

YMCA Youth Kickball Program starting

ESCANABA — The YMCA Youth Kickball Program is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 8. The organized playground game is a great way for kids to learn good sportsmanship while staying active. The program will be held every Wednesday evening from Aug. 8 through Sept. 5 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the ...

Golf Ball Drop tickets, lunch available

ESCANABA — Lunch and tickets to the Escanaba Recreation Department’s Aug. 4 Golf Ball Drop will be available at the Escanaba Municipal Dock in Ludington Park Monday July 30, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sloppy joes, pulled pork sandwiches and bottled water will be available.

Last day for absentee voter ballots near

ESCANABA — Absentee ballots for the Aug. 7 primary election are still available in the Escanaba Clerk’s Office. Qualified electors are reminded that Saturday, Aug. 4 is the last day an absentee ballot can be mailed for the Aug. 7 primary election. The clerk’s office will be open from 10 ...

Bay offers course for healthcare providers

ESCANABA — Bay College Training & Development (MTEC) will be offering several Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers courses in August. The course is designed to teach a wide variety of healthcare professionals how to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, instruction on how ...

Dr. John Klim retires after years of service

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare announces John Klim, DO will retire from OSF Medical Group – Ear, Nose & Throat this month. Dr. Klim’s last day serving patients will be Tuesday, July 31. Dr. Klim has been a vital part of the OSF St. Francis Medical Staff and has served the community with ...

Convention features predator hunter Joe Zaffuto

ESCANABA — Joe Zaffuto of Pennsylvania will be joining the roster of high-powered speakers who will be giving demonstrations at the National Trappers Association’s 59th Annual Convention/Outdoor Expo. Zaffuto was 14 years old when he called in his first-ever red fox at night using a ...