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IRS impostor scam top hotline complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the top complaint to a U.S. Senate hotline for seniors: fraudsters posing as IRS agents, threatening arrests and demanding money. Treasury Department official Timothy Camus told the Senate Aging Committee that more than 10,000 people have reported falling prey to ...

Business After Hours is Wednesday

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at UP Health System Doctors Park. This month’s Business After Hours is sponsored by UP Health System Marquette and Community Foundation for Delta County. Business after Hours is a social event held each ...

Blood drives planned throughout area

ESCANABA — Blood drives are being planned throughout the Upper Peninsula. Local blood drives include: Tuesday February 28, 2017, Bay College-Joseph Heirman University Center (Escanaba) - The U.P. Regional Blood Center , a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at ...

Forest Service proposes Nahma multi-use trail

RAPID RIVER — The USDA Forest Service, Rapid River/Manistique Ranger District has proposed authorizing construction of the Nahma & Northern Grade Multi-Use Trail in Delta County. The trail would be approximately 15 miles east of Rapid River, south of US 2, extending Snowmobile Trail No. ...

Arts Center plans student talent show

ESCANABA — Area students in grades K-12 can become a part of this spring’s Youth in Art talent show by performing at a welcoming audition session March 4, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., at the Bonifas Arts Center (BAC). Any type of performing artist is encouraged to audition, including ...

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 ...

Bay College receives Cretens funds

Courtesy photo Vicky Giguere, vice chair of the Community Foundation For Delta County, presents Bay College President Dr. Laura Coleman a check for $66,364.74 from the Dr. Mary L. Cretens fund in the Community Foundation For Delta County. “Bay College is pleased the Dr. Cretens has been ...

ESCANABA — The Bay College/LSSU Regional Center Business Professionals of America (BPA) student club has had 10 student contestants place in the top three of their respective events at the BPA State Leadership Conference (SLC) hosted by Davenport University in Grand Rapids. Winners are: - ...

Defendants bound over for appearance in Delta County Circuit Court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Robert Jeffery Bastian, 44, of 1018 2nd Ave. S., No. 10, Escanaba, was bound over on one count of sex offender failure to conform with the registration act, a ...

Forest Service starts trails working group

GLADSTONE — The Forest Service wants your input. If you are a trail user/enthusiast who would like to help identify opportunities to improve connectivity, sustainability, and the user experience across the Hiawatha National Forest trails system, this is your chance. Hiawatha National Forest ...

Planner

Today A.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., Hannahville A.A., ...

Arts Center seeks photography contest entries

ESCANABA — Any Upper Peninsula resident inspired by the U.P. can submit photos to the Bonifas Arts Center (BAC) photography competition now through March 4 at noon. The winners’ photographs will be showcased at the BAC’s “The Inspiring U.P.” exhibit April 6 - May 4 with the photos ...

CAA Big Brat Sale set for Thursday

ESCANABA — The Community Action Agency Big Brat Sale is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. CAA Executive Assistant Cathy Pearson the sale often sells out before 1 p.m. The event raises funding and awareness for the Feb. 25 Walk for Warmth, which raises funds to help Delta County ...

mBank supports YMCA Campaign

Courtesy photo mBank supports the YMCA Annual Campaign focusing on the community to ensure the YMCA is available to everyone regardless of the ability to pay. “It is our pleasure to support a great cause that helps so many people in our community,” said April Stropich, assistant vice ...

Blood drive planned March 7 and 8

ESCANABA — The next American Red Cross Blood Drive in Delta County will be on the following days at the Delta Plaza Mall: Tuesday, March 7, between noon and 6 p.m., and Wednesday, March 8, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling Community Action RSVP at 786-7084 or ...

Kindergarten in Escanaba scheduled

ESCANABA — Registration for all children who plan to enter Kindergarten in the Escanaba Area Public Schools in the fall of 2017 will be held Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Thursday, Feb. 16, from 3 until 7 p.m. at the Escanaba Upper Elementary School Cafeteria, 1500 Ludington St., Escanaba. Parents ...

LaFave sets Saturday coffee hours

MENOMINEE — Upper Peninsula residents have a chance to meet state Rep. Beau LaFave on Saturday. LaFave is hosting local coffee hours at a pair of locations on Feb. 18: - 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central Time at Laurie’s Wildflower Cafe & Bagel Shoppe, 2210 10th St., Menominee. - 2 to ...

Boy ran away from home, not restaurant

GLADSTONE — A story in the Thursday, Feb. 9, edition of the Daily Press told the story a boy that was rescued by a Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer after the boy ran out on the ice of Lake Michigan near Gladstone. DNR officials stated the boy had run away from his ...

Police search for stolen vehicle

ESCANABA — A 2002 Ford truck was reported stolen from the 3500 block of Jingob Road Sunday, Escanaba Public Safety officers said. The theft was reported at 11:12 a.m. on Feb. 12. The owner said the truck parked in a driveway at 1:30 a.m. and he noticed it was gone at 10 a.m. The keys were not ...

Wednesday with Bernie features historical photos

ESCANABA — Rich Anzalone will present another Wednesday with Bernie on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Council Chambers of the Escanaba City Hall. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Anzalone describes the program, featuring photographs from the Delta County Historical Society’s Bernie Schultz ...