Community

YMCA to offer free medical workshops

ESCANABA — Do you suffer from chronic pain, diabetes, or from a chronic condition? The YMCA will be offering free workshops at the MTEC center located off Bay College campus. These workshops were designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people living with or loved ones caring ...

Rotary supports End the Silence Walk

Deborah Prescott | Daily Press Jeff Slagstad, Rotarian and past president of the Escanaba Rotary Club, hands Cindy Bintner, a founder of the Delta County Suicide Prevention Task Force, a $1,000 donation. The money will help fund programs the task force provides. Some programs are extra ...

Bay College launches new website

ESCANABA — Bay College launched its a new mobile-optimized website today: www.baycollege.edu. The newly designed college site is a complete redesign, now including mobile responsiveness for phones and tablets, long scroll pages for added content without additional clicks, social media ...

Bigfoot topic of Bay Sages meeting

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 10 a.m. at the Joseph Heirman University Center conference rooms. Refreshments are served. Whether you believe in the presence of a Bigfoot in our wooded and marshy land, or are a skeptic or disbeliever, you ...

Bonifas to host Friday Night Live event

ESCANABA — The Bonifas Arts Center will be offering live entertainment in the Bonifas studio on Friday, Sept. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. Formerly named Cabaret, the “Friday Night Live!” event will feature a new, exciting entertainment line-up with both new and favorite performers. The Bonifas ...

Back-to-School Celebration at Esky library

ESCANABA — The Friends of the Escanaba Public Library invite the public to an open house on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is planned to coincide with the National Library Card Sign-Up Month and will showcase library resources and programs for students and families. ...

ArtPrize 10-bound artwork by U.P. artists on display at Mission Point Resort

GRAND RAPIDS — Artists from the Upper Peninsula will have their art displayed at the world’s largest art competition — ArtPrize 10, which runs from Sept. 19 through Oct. 7 in Grand Rapids. A special preview exhibit and Meet the Artists Opening Reception event, organized by the Mackinac ...

Flags in Michigan lowered to honor John McCain

LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Wednesday, Aug. 29, through Sunday, Sept. 2, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, Aug. 25. The flags will be lowered ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUG CHARGES Lexey Jade Gustafson, 19, of N16035 Balsam Lane, Spalding, pleaded guilty to controlled substance — use; 67 days jail, credit for seven days served, 60 days suspended; 12 months probation; $1,150 fines and costs; license suspended 30 days and restricted 150 ...

YMCA Harvest Moon Run is Oct. 26

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting the Harvest Moon 5K Run / Walk on Friday, Oct. 26. The race will begin at 8 p.m. with the course starting and ending at the YMCA. There is a fee to participate. Participants will receive glow accessories, a long-sleeved ...

Grants available for school robotics

LANSING — More Michigan students will have an opportunity to gain the real-world experience in robotics through $3 million in state grants available for public schools and $300,000 for non-public schools, the Michigan Department of Education and the Talent and Economic Development Department ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Melissa Ann Miller, 48, of 14866 S. Rue des Roches Row, Barbeau, Mich., was bound over on the following counts: operating while intoxicated with third offense ...

Former Escanaba residents open ­cancer retreat facility for young adults

ESCANABA — Former Escanaba residents and brothers David, Scott, and Mike Victorson, are paving the way for young adult cancer survivors and their caregivers to use the U.P. as a place of wellness and healing after cancer treatment. Their nonprofit organization, True North Treks ...

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 ...

Rock Labor Day Celebration is Sept. 1

ROCK — The 75th annual Rock Lions Labor Day Celebration will take place on Saturday, Sept. 1 with the parade at 11 a.m.. Parade entries are wanted — there is no charge to enter. Cash prizes will be awarded in several categories with a $200 top prize. For parade information call or email ...

Fishing museum plans ice cream social

CEDAR RIVER — West Shore Fishing Museum will host its annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday, Sept. 2, from noon to 4 p.m. (Central Time). Visitors are invited to celebrate the end of summer at an old-fashioned community picnic on a bay shore property dating back to 1893. The event features a ...

Looking at wildlife by populations

ESCANABA — Populations of many wildlife species of concern have increased dramatically since the environmental legislation of the 1960s and 1970s. While success stories abound, there remain a significant number of species on the official endangered and threatened lists at both the state and ...

Secretary of State offices to close for Labor Day

LANSING — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. Secretary of State SUPER!Centers that normally offer Saturday hours will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 1. Customers can hop online at ExpressSOS.com, ...

McMillan woman killed in auto crash

NEWTON TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace and Sault Ste. Marie Posts investigated a fatal, two-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 at the intersection of M-33 near Curtis at 3:59 p.m. Wednesday. The crash involved a westbound SUV and a passenger vehicle that was turning east on ...

Group supports Cancer Alliance

Courtesy photo Our Community Fighting Cancer Secretary Cindy Liukkonen, along with Peggy Mortl, treasurer, and Dylan Bloniarz, vice president, presents a check for $11,000 to Cheri Severinsen, member of the Delta County Cancer Alliance. Our Community Fighting Cancer is a fund held by the ...