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TodayA.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba.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. ...

Conference tackles national opioid problem

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Law enforcement, health professionals and addiction specialists from around the country will convene in Minnesota next week to talk about ways to address the growing number of deaths from heroin, prescription painkillers and other opioids.The two-day conference, beginning ...

Share ideas on state forest planning

ESCANABA - If you live adjacent to, have a cottage or camp near, or simply like to spend time on the state-managed forest land in Alger, Delta and Schoolcraft counties, here's an opportunity to look over and comment on proposed 2018 forest plans for these areas.September open houseThe Michigan ...

Beach conference set for October

MARQUETTE - The Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP), in cooperation with the city of Marquette, is co-hosting the annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference Oct. 4 -7. This international event will bring together a wide variety of stakeholders including researchers, tourism officials, ...

Credit card skimmers still a problem

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - About 70 credit card skimmers have been found at Michigan gas stations since the first device was discovered more than a year ago.The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, which inspects pumps, said Thursday the skimmers can be installed in seconds and ...

Keep fire safety in mind during Labor Day

LANSING - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages everyone to be cautious if using a campfire this upcoming holiday weekend. Recently, many areas of the state have received precipitation, however, there are still some areas that are below average in rainfall for the season.This ...

Gladstone graduation party meeting set

GLADSTONE - There will be a Gladstone High School Class of 2017 all-night party organizational meeting Monday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. at Gladstone High School in room 181. All parents interested in planning the all-night party should try to attend. Officers for the project will be selected, and the ...

Daily Planner

TodayA.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 a.m.SundayA.A., open, Delta ...

Ice cream social set at museum

CEDAR RIVER - West Shore Fishing Museum will host its annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday, Sept. 4, from 12 to 4 p.m., CST. Visitors are invited to celebrate the end of summer at an old-fashioned community picnic on bay shore property that dates back to 1893.The event features a huge selection of ...

Students begin America & Me essay contest

LANSING - Michigan eighth graders have written an exceptional book, "My Personal Michigan Hero," a collection of essays about students' personal heroes, many of whom live right in their home communities. The essays provide insight into whom Michigan young people consider to be heroes of ...

Sea lamprey ­control planned

GLADSTONE - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada personnel will apply lampricides to the Days River in Delta County to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Applications will be conducted on or about Sept. 6-16 in accordance with State ...

Daily Planner

TodayA.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba.A.A., closed, Manistique Harbor Church of God, 7:30 p.m., 813 Arbutus Ave., Manistique.A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184.A.A., closed, Bottom Line, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., Room 9.Al-Anon, ...

Food safety training class offered in Powers

POWERS - MSU Extension will be offering a ServSafe class in Powers to educate food service managers about food safety practices. Training classes are taught by Michigan State University (MSU) Extension educators who are certified instructors and exam proctors through the National Restaurant ...

Nacho benefit for Hope at the Inn

ESCANABA - Homeless shelter coordinators and volunteers are organizing a fundraiser for Hope at the Inn on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 3001 5th Ave. S., Escanaba. For $5, Nacho Saturday attendees receive a nacho plate, soft drink, and dessert. Proceeds will go ...

Daily Planner

TodayA.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 10 a.m.,Gladstone, 428-1184.A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba.A.A., closed, Delta Women's Group, St. Stephen's Church, 11 a.m., Escanaba.A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., HannahvilleA.A., closed, Big Book Study, ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURTDRUNKEN DRIVINGJason Raymond Rajala, 36, of 5024 St. Nicholas Road, Rock, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, second offense; 66 days jail, credit for 10 days served, 240 hours community service in lieu of 30 days, 20 days suspended to end of 12-month ...

Civil Air Patrol conducts exercise

ESCANABA - The Michigan Wing of the Civil Air Patrol conducted a short notice search and rescue exercise over the weekend for its members. Four aircraft, and three ground teams were utilized in the search for the target aircraft and pilot.The exercise alert went out early Saturday morning for a ...

Holy Name to hold open house today

ESCANABA - Holy Name Catholic School invites all returning and new families to attend its open house on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The open house will begin at 5:30 p.m. for students entering preschool through eighth grade and their families. Students can bring in their backpacks and school supplies, ...

Bay announces Prather exhibit reception

ESCANABA - Bay College will hold a reception for the exhibition Ideas and Things, artwork by Russell Prather, on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 2 p.m. in the Besse Gallery.Prather has shown painting and sculpture at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Museum of Northwest Art, ...

New after school club at YMCA

ESCANABA - The Northern Lights YMCA is planning a New After School Activities Club. Youth participating in the club will receive help with homework, a nutritious snack, and can also burn off energy by taking part in active games and swim lessons which are included in the program.Financial ...