Community

Gladstone students take legislative seats

GLADSTONE — Students from Gladstone High School will leave their classrooms and travel to the State Capitol building in Lansing to act as legislators at the YMCA Michigan Youth in Government (MYIG) conference March 11-14. More than 600 students from 35 high schools will debate issues and ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced on unrelated charges in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Jeremy Lorin Blowers, 38, of 325 N. 14th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance — maintaining a drug vehicle. He was sentenced to 12 ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Praisleis Angelique Derhammer, 40, of Sheboygan, Wis., was bound over on the following four counts: three counts of controlled substance - possession of ...

YMCA summer camps get boost

Courtesy photo In the summer of 2016, 25 percent of YMCA campers received financial assistance making day camp available to approximately 25-30 kids each week. Thanks to a gift of $750 provided by Don’s HVAC, campers will join friends and classmates in sports, games, swimming, nature, ...

Teen gets Saved by the Belt Award

BARK RIVER — Mason Korhonen, of Bark River, is alive today because he buckled up. On Jan. 8, Korhonen lost control of his vehicle on a snow- and ice-covered road. He struck five trees and overturned his vehicle but was able to walk a quarter mile to call for help. Without the use of his ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Praisleis Angelique Derhammer, 40, of Sheboygan, Wis., was bound over on the following four counts: three counts of controlled substance - possession of ...

Homeless shelter location rotates

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by Our Saviour Lutheran Church at 2401 N. Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, beginning Sunday evening, March 5. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Fun night of bowling supports charity

ESCANABA — A fun night of bowling from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, at the Bowl-A-Rama will help raise funds to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The money raised will go to help fund research efforts to find a cure for childhood cancers and other diseases, as well as ...

Marquette orchestra returns to Bay

ESCANABA — The Marquette Symphony Orchestra Series is returning to Bay College on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Besse Center Theater with Exploration of Early Jazz with the MSO Dixieland All-Stars. 2017 marks 100 years of recorded jazz (beginning with the classic recordings made by ...

Esky competes in High School Bowl

NMU photo The Escanaba Eskymos played the Chassell Panthers in the third round of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 200-180. Representing Escanaba, seated from left, are players Kasey Nelson, team captain Josh Cooper, Nick Dufour and Rushil Kasetty. Standing are alternates ...

Bay engineering grads can option into LSSU

ESCANABA — Students who earn an associate in pre-engineering from Bay College can now apply their earned credits into any of three baccalaureate engineering degrees offered through Lake Superior State University main campus. Officials from both schools recently formalized a transfer agreement ...

Planner

Today 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., Hannahville A.A., closed, Big Book Study, Hiawatha Behavior Health, 7:30 p.m., 125 N. Lake St., Manistique A.A., closed, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m., ...

Man bound over on weapons charge

ESCANABA — An 18-year-old Escanaba man who was arrested on felony weapons charges and felony drug charges was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court. Caleb James Bourdeau, of 1600 S. 30th St., No. 146, Escanaba, was arrested by Escanaba Public Safety on Dec. ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court in unrelated charges. Noah James Olson, 25, of 328 N. 15th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to stealing/retaining a financial transaction device without consent, and pleaded guilty to larceny less than ...

Bay seeks commencement speaker

ESCANABA — Bay College announces a contest to discover the commencement speaker for this year’s graduation ceremony. Students are asked to write a speech to deliver at Bay College’s 2017 graduation commencement on May 6. All speeches should be between five and six minutes long when read ...

LaFave sets coffee hour in Escanaba

ESCANABA — State Rep. Beau LaFave invites Upper Peninsula residents to visit with him Saturday, March 4, in Escanaba. LaFave is hosting a local coffee hour from 3 to 4 p.m. at Drifter’s Restaurant, 701 N. Lincoln Road. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, represents Delta, Dickinson and Menominee ...

Lakestate council helps Walk for Warmth

ESCANABA — Brooke Buckley, representing Lakestate Industries Advisory Council, recently presented $100 to the Delta County Walk for Warmth, represented by Community Action Agency Executive Director Julie Moberg, center. Donated funds included money raised by employees during a change drive. ...

Pulmonary Support Group sets meeting

IRON MOUNTAIN — A Pulmonary Support Group has been established for anyone with a chronic lung disease, on oxygen therapy, waiting for or has received a lung transplant, and their care givers. The next meeting is planned for March 9 in the Cardiac Rehab Gym located on the main level of ...

Special Olympics makeup game Monday

ESCANABA — Due to the cancellation of the Special Olympics event this past weekend, there will be a “make-up” basketball game at the Escanaba High School gymnasium on Monday, March 6 at 6 p.m. featuring local special Olympians and EHS varsity basketball players. Free will donations will ...

Bay Student Voice winners selected

ESCANABA — Students at Bay College recently competed in a voiceover acting competition at the Besse Theater. Bay Student Voice winners were Riley Vogel and Jon Perrault. The contest consisted of two rounds of competition including a private audition with the judges and an open audition in ...