Community

Escanaba to test sewer lines with smoke

ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba will begin smoke testing the sanitary sewer collection system on Ludington Street. Eighteen blocks of Ludington Street will be smoke tested from 19th Street to the Municipal Dock. Work is planned to begin today starting at 8 a.m. on the 1900 and 1800 blocks ...

American Legion Veterans Day dinner set

HERMANSVILLE — The Veteran’s Day Dinner will be held Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Legion Club in Hermansville. Social hour is from 5 to 6 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. All Legion members, Auxiliary members, VVA members, Sons of American Legion, and their spouses and guests are invited. You ...

Cemetery lot owner meeting scheduled

ESCANABA — The annual lot owner meeting of the Lakeview Cemetery Association will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 600 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. This meeting is very important to anyone who has burial rights or family members buried at Lakeview as it ...

Welcome to Medicare’ seminar offered in Esky

ESCANABA — UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is offering a free seminar to help people new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the UPCAP Conference Room, 2501 14th Ave. S., Escanaba. ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT RETAIL FRAUD Dylan Nicholas Lachapelle, 26, of 624 Ludington St. No. 401, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to retail fraud - third degree; nine days jail, must report for three consecutive weekends; $870 fines and costs. LICENSE VIOLATIONS Richard James Sullivan, 48, of 230 N. ...

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

Schoolcraft Veterans Day Program set

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County All - Vets Program will be held at Fredrickson Auditorium at the Manistique Middle and High School at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12. Master of ceremonies for the program will be Richard Ketcik.

Bay showing film ‘A Silent Voice’

ESCANABA — The Bay College Anime Club and the Diversity Committee will be showing the film “A Silent Voice” in the Besse Theater on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. It has a 93 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and received many favorable reviews by groups around the world. This is a film that ...

Free diabetes workshop to be offered

ESCANABA — A free diabetes self-management workshop is looking to be offered at the MTEC Center. The Diabetes–PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health ...

Planner

Today 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 School, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Dual Recovery, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. G.A., ...

Bonifas Holiday Art Fair Saturday in Escanaba

ESCANABA — The Bonifas Arts Center invites the public to attend its annual Holiday Art Fair and Downtown Art Walk on Saturday, Nov. 3. The event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be full of fun for the whole family, organizers said. Bring your children to the Bonifas to meet Santa and create ...

Local students compete in Cyber Challenge

ESCANABA — Governor Snyder created a High School Cyber Challenge in order to increase awareness and student knowledge in cyber security and the ever expanding career opportunities that surround the field, according to Josh Blumensaadt, PC tech instructor at the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate ...

Donations welcome for new rescue boat

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Public Safety Department recently received a new rescue boat. This vessel will be used to improve the department’s water rescue capabilities. According to Ken Golat, director of the Manistique Public Safety Department, the rescue boat is an important addition ...

Youth Advisory Committee awards grants

ESCANABA — The Youth Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation for Delta County today announced the recipients of their October 2018 grants round. Those receiving grants are: Bark River-Harris Schools – Trackletes (Update Display of Bark River Track Records); Delta Astronomical ...

Homeless shelter opens Sunday

ESCANABA — Hope at the Inn, Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter, opens for its sixth season at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2401 N. Lincoln Rd in Escanaba, beginning this Sunday evening, Nov. 4. HATI rotates weekly among 13 host churches for the winter months, November into April. ...

Bay student nurses set Gobble Wobble

ESCANABA — The Bay College Student Nurses Association Second Annual Gobble Wobble 5K run/walk will be Saturday, Nov. 10, on the Bay College Escanaba campus. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with the race beginning at 9 a.m. The registration tables will be set up at the front entrance ...

Community Foundation awards grants

ESCANABA — Community Foundation for Delta County has announced the recipients of the foundations last regular grant round of the year. Those receiving grants are: American Legion Post 438 (American Legion Baseball); Bark River-Harris Schools (Weaving History & Arts); Big Brothers Big ...

Forest and Wildlife Fund gives grants

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund (UPSF & W) Grants Committee announced the recipients of the funds fall grants round in 2018. Receiving grants are: American Bird Conservancy (Improving Forest Health for at-risk wildlife in the U.P.); Delta County Search ...

Blood drive scheduled in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — The UPHS-Marquette Regional Blood Center, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique from 1 to 5:15 p.m. For an appointment call Mindy Asp at 341-5777.

Bay College theater program revived

ESCANABA — The Bay College student Drama Club was rejuvenated this past winter semester with a focus on theatrical workshops, theater trips and a small production. The efforts were coordinated by Erica Mead, in conjunction with efforts led byre-energizes theater program community theater ...