Community

Annual Career Day at Bay is Thursday

ESCANABA — Bay College will host the 30th Annual Career Day at Bay (formerly named Occupational Open House) on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Escanaba campus. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to visit the campus and explore ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Leah Lorraine Wilder, 27, of 1909 8th Ave. S., Escanaba, was bound over on the following counts: attempted to disarm a firearm from a police officer, a ...

Heart of the North Lions Club to meet

BARK RIVER — The Heart of the North Lions Club will hold its monthly e-board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 6:45 p.m. at the Bark River Township Senior Center. The general club monthly meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 2, at 6:45 p.m. at the Bark River Township Senior Center. The Heart of ...

Marine Corps League plans fundraiser

ESCANABA — Marine Corps League Auxiliary is having a spaghetti fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Escanaba Elks Club. There is a fee to attend the fundraiser. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Dinner tickets and bucket raffle tickets sold at the door. There will ...

Fall Family Festival is Sunday

ESCANABA — A neighborhood Fall Family Festival will be held on Sunday, Oct. 29, from noon to 2 p.m. A hay ride “trolley” will be available for travel between the five congregations that are participating. Enjoy trunk or treating, carnival games, cotton candy, hot chocolate, chili, along ...

Elks Auxiliary plans dinner meeting

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Auxiliary will hold its monthly dinner/meeting on Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Elks Lodge. Social time will be at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and the meeting to follow. Reservations must be made by calling Shirley Gollach at 789-9306 by noon on Monday Oct. 30. ...

Halloween carnival planned Saturday

GLADSTONE — A Halloween carnival will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church, 1920 Lake Shore Drive, Gladstone. Trunk or treating will be from 1 to 2 p.m. only. The carnival is free gift to the community and will feature games, face-painting, hot dogs, ...

Bay College Board Scholarship

Courtesy photo Bay College President Dr. Laura Coleman presents a scholarship certificate to Tyler Labadie. Labadie was a recipient of the Bay College Board Scholarship for Academic Year 2017-2018. The Bay College Board Scholarship is awarded each year to 10 high achieving high school ...

Technology improves heating with wood

ESCANABA — Forests have huge potential to help supply Michigan with heat and, perhaps, power. However, providing heating and cooling is the low-hanging fruit. A wide range of appliance help serve this purpose. Heating with wood is an ancient practice. However, advanced, modern heating ...

Vehicle vandalized in Escanaba

ESCANABA — A vehicle parked on the 300 block of North 10th Street was vandalized overnight Saturday, according to Escanaba Public Safety. The vehicle’s windshield was smashed and a driver-side door was scratched. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $500.

Speaker at Compassionate Friends

ESCANABA — The regular monthly meeting of the Compassionate Friends will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Escanaba High School conference room. Rebecca Tervo will be telling her story of her son Trevor’s suicide in January 2012 and her life since then. Tervo was inspired to ...

Marine Corps League fundraiser

ESCANABA — Marine Corps League Auxiliary is having a spaghetti fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Escanaba Elks Club. There is a fee to attend the fundraiser. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Dinner tickets and bucket raffle tickets sold at the door. There will ...

Budget delays impact heating assistance

ESCANABA — Federal budget delays are impacting local residents when it comes to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, according to Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency Executive Director Julie Moberg. LIHEAP assists income-eligible residents who are having difficulty ...

McBroom, Kivela honored by nursing group

LANSING — The Michigan Nurses Association, the largest labor and professional organization representing registered nurses in Michigan, has recognized former state Rep. Ed McBroom and the late state Rep. John Kivela among leaders earning the association’s highest honor for elected officials. ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Ward Harvey Gasman, 46, of 3613 K Road, Bark River, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; 90 days jail, credit for one day served; 12 months probation; $1,125 fines and costs. IMPAIRED DRIVING Bryan Adam Dupey, 30, of 525 S. 14th ...

Howl-O-Ween dog walk is Sunday

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter will be hosting their 2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween dog walk and costume contest on Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. All proceeds raised during the event will go to the Delta Animal Shelter. Registration will start at 2:30 ...

Haunted lab is Thursday at M-TECH

ESCANABA — Bay College’s EMT/Paramedic Club will present a haunted lab Halloween attraction in the M-TECH building of Bay College, 2000 N. 30th St. The haunted lab will be open Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. This is a free event open the public being put on by the club. There will ...

Esky photos topic of Bay Sages meeting

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 10 a.m., at the Joseph Heirman University Center at Bay College. The program is entitled People, Places and Oddities and will be presented by Rich Anzalone of Escanaba. Bernie Schultz was a very talented ...

Grant writing workshop in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — Schoolcraft Tourism & Commerce, in partnership with CUPPAD, is sponsoring a grant writing workshop to be held in Manistique on Friday, Oct. 27, at Habitat for Humanity’s conference room at the Blanchard Center from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. There is a ...

Training set for Hope at the Inn

ESCANABA — The first monthly training for homeless shelter volunteers is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 24, starting at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 819 1st Ave, S., Escanaba. Those who trained previously need not attend, but are welcome. Attendees will learn about the shelter concept ...