Community

Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale goods needed

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter will be collecting items for its Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale. Drop-off days are Sunday, May 6, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday, May 7, 5 to 8 p.m. The last day will be on Wednesday, May 9, 5 to 8 p.m. Any used household items will be taken except: clothes, shoes, ...

Pepin to receive award for work in prosecutor’s office

ESCANABA — District Court Clerk and Delta County prosecutor’s Office Manager Christine Pepin will receive state recognition through the Frances A. Smith Prosecutor Staff Achievement Award. The Prosecuting Attorney Association of Michigan established the special award to recognize ...

District Court

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Adam Donald Haberstich, 36, of 815 N. 19th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, second offense and pleaded guilty to one count of use of marijuana; 75 days jail, credit for two days served, 73 days jail suspended; 12 ...

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 ...

Community Foundation grants from Schmits

Courtesy photo The Robert and Anne Schmit endowment fund in the Community Foundation For Delta County has provided gifts to 10 eligible organizations in the community. David Williams, board chair of the community foundation presents a check for $2,020.42 to Bay College President Dr. Laura ...

Bay College plant sale coming May 7-11

ESCANABA — The annual Bay College greenhouse plant sale will be held Monday, May 7, to Friday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 116 adjacent to the greenhouse in the Math Science Building at the college. The sale focuses on native perennial wildflowers grown from locally collected seed. ...

Historical society presentations at Bonifas

ESCANABA — In conjunction with the exhibition Visions of American Life: Paintings from the Manoogian Collection, 1850-1940, on display now at the Bonifas Arts Center, the Delta County Historical Society will host two presentations in the studio space of the Bonifas Arts Center on May 7 and ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Benjamin Robert Malnar, 42, of 10291 22nd Road, Rapid River, was bound over on one count of illegal sale of medical marijuana as a registered primary caregiver ...

Audubon Club to meet on Wednesday

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Audubon Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in room 961, Heirman Building, Bay College. This meeting is open to anyone interested in birding. There is no charge. This will be the final meeting of the Audubon Club ...

North Shore Boat Launch opens today

ESCANABA — The North Shore Boat Launch will officially be open for the season today. Those using the facility are asked to take care around any dock debris found in the boat launch area. For more information contact the City of Escanaba marina harbor master at (906) 786-9614.

Irie retires from Manistique Public Safety

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Public Safety Department has announced the retirement of Sgt. Roger Irie, which took effect Tuesday. Irie’s retirement comes after 35 years of service to the citizens of Manistique and Schoolcraft County. His career with the Manistique Public Safety Department ...

Superior Health Foundation awards grants

MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation awarded more than $106,000 in health-centered grant funding at its Spring Grants Celebration on Wednesday evening at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. The Awards Celebration was sponsored by 44North. The Superior Health Foundation awarded $106,760.86 ...

Items sought for shelter rummage sale

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter will be collecting items for its Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale. Drop-off days are Sunday, May 6, 1 to 4 p.m., Monday, May 7, 5 to 8 p.m. The last day will be on Wednesday, May 9, 5 to 8 p.m. Any used household items will be taken except: clothes, shoes, ...

Mother’s Day 5K Color Run/Walk May 12

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting a Mother Day 5K Color Run / Walk in Escanaba on Saturday, May 12. The race will begin at 10 a.m. with the course starting and ending at the YMCA. There is a fee to participate. Participants will receive a short-sleeved white ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Patrick Michael Connor, 54, of 221 S. 16th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle with a high blood alcohol content and pleaded guilty to failure to report an accident to fixtures; four days jail, credit for one day served, three days jail ...

Student wins Breaking Traditions Award

ESCANABA — Delta-Schoolcraft ISD student Cassandra Krenek was awarded the 2018 Breaking Traditions Award from the Michigan Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education. The award recognizes students who excel in a technical education program that is considered ...

Location changed for Bay Sages meeting

ESCANABA — The location for the Bay Sages meeting on Thursday, May 3, has been changed to the MTEC on North 30th Street. The speaker will be Elizabeth Moberg on child’s play therapy.

Distracted driving presentation Thursday

ESCANABA — A distracted driving presentation will take place at the Escanaba High School on Thursday, May 3. The public is welcome to visit from 2:30 to 5 p.m. to check out a trailer set up with distracted driving simulations and other exhibited events. The presentation is being brought to ...

LaFave wants new handicapped signs

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave recently introduced a plan to update public signage for handicapped access that emphasizes people rather than disabilities. The plan allows for the symbol to be a dynamic character leaning forward with a sense of movement and control of a wheelchair. The ...