Community

Defendants get court sentences

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. A conviction was entered for Christy Marie LaPalme, 35, of 1620 Willow Creek, Apt. 26, Escanaba, on one count of larceny $200 - $1,000 to which she pleaded guilty. ...

Flags lowered today to honor Kivela

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff today within the state Capitol complex and within the 109th District of the House of Representatives in honor of state Rep. John Kivela, who died Tuesday, May 9. “John was a great person and a ...

Family Fun Night May 24 in Rapid River

RAPID RIVER — Rapid River School is sponsoring a Family Fun Night for families to explore the various opportunities available this summer. The event will be held Wednesday, May 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Rapid River Elementary School gym. Vendors will be there to explain programs such as ...

Volunteers sponsor reading fundraiser

ESCANABA — A Thrivent Action Team in Escanaba sponsored a Learning to Read, Reading to Learn fundraiser. The event took place at Lemmer Elementary School in Escanaba. Mrs. Gagnon’s Kindergarten class at Lemmer Elementary School was in need of a reading area and beginning level reading ...

YMCA Halbinsel donat

Halbinsel helps YMCA campaign

Courtesy photo Chelsea Wynn, left, finance manager at Halbinsel Volkswagen Mazda, presents a $750 gift to Caron Salo of the Northern Lights YMCA to support its Annual Campaign. The Annual Campaign provides assistance to kids and families for programs like summer day camp, swim lessons and ...

Two get jail terms in stolen vehicle case

ESCANABA — Two Gladstone males — arrested last year in connection with a vehicle stolen from Escanaba — were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court. Kyle Walter McDaniel, 20, of 114 S. Court St., Gladstone, and Thomas Andrew Harris, 19, of 901 Minnesota Ave., No. 102, ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING Steven Edward Vassallo, 26, of Alpena, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while impaired; three days jail, credit for one day served, 16 hours community service in lieu of two days jail; six months probation; $825 fines and costs. Karen Elizabeth ...

Final Storyhour Saturday at Esky library

ESCANABA — The final Storyhour of the school year is being held Saturday, May 13, at 1:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room at the Escanaba Public Library. The theme of the program will be pets, how to enjoy and care for them. A special guest from the Delta County Animal Shelter will pay a visit ...

Scholarship applications at Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Area High School local scholarship applications, as well as the Gladstone scholarship and student loan foundation loan applications, are available in the main office in the high school. Deadline for the scholarship applications is 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17. ...

CAA Month

Community Action marks 52 years

ESCANABA — The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency is celebrating Community Action Month, which recognizes the success of the national Community Action Network that fights poverty and provides important services across the United States. “Community Action Month in May is a ...

Gregory is YMCA youth programs coordinator

ESCANABA — The YMCA announces the hiring of Matt Gregory, of Indianapolis, Ind., as the new youth programs coordinator at the Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center. It has been seven years since Gregory has been in Escanaba, coaching youth sports and supervising summer Day Camp, for the YMCA of ...

Postal Service sets single-day food drive

ESCANABA — On Saturday, May 13, the National Association of Letter Carriers, United States Postal Service and other partners are asking communities to “Stamp Out Hunger.” This is the 25th anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger food drive, which has grown into a national effort that provides ...

Dog behavior problem class Tuesday

ESCANABA — A dog behavior problem class will be held at the Delta Animal Shelter on Tuesday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. Dogs are not invited, but attendees should bring a list of their dog’s problems. Led by a certified dog trainer, solutions will be discussed to our most common and ...

LaFave sponsors tele-town hall today

ESCANABA — State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, is sponsoring a tele-town hall for the residents of Delta, Dickinson, and Menominee counties. “Listening to people has been my priority since taking office,” Rep. LaFave said. “Even though nearly 450 miles separates my home from ...

Holy Name Cash Giveaway winners named

ESCANABA — Holy Name Catholic School recently announced the winners in the school’s Crusader Cash Giveaway. They are: $10,000 winner - Anne Carlson, $5,000 winner - James St. Peter, $2,500 winner - Todd and Kitty Gartland, $1,500 winner - Billy Nelson and $1,000 winner - Renee Richer. ...

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

Sessions planned for forest landowners

ESCANABA — Informational seminars for forest landowners and other interested community members will be hosted by Delta Conservation District Executive Director Rory Mattson at Bay College’s Joseph Heirman University Center this month. On Tuesday, a seminar on habitat management will be ...

Sea lamprey control coming to Ford River

FORD RIVER — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Ford River (Delta, Menominee, Marquette, and Dickinson counties) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Applications will be conducted on or about May 16-24, in accordance with State of ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING Ryan Keith LeClaire, 49, of 1020 N. 18th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while impaired and pleaded guilty to failure to report an accident; 10 days jail, credit for one day served; six months probation; $1,350 fines and ...

Planner

Today A.A., open Delta Women’s Group, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6 p.m., 500 Ogden Ave., Escanaba. A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). A.A., closed, St. Thomas ...