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Chamber celebrates Delta County

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HARRIS — Delta County’s best were given a taste of German hospitality Thursday at the annual Delta County Chamber Dinner at the Island Resort and Casino. The Oktoberfest-themed event brought together distinguished community members, businesses and organizations for an evening of awards, ...

Players production begins tonight

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Jordan Beck | Daily Press Autumn Fournier, left, playing the role of “Kira,” and Jesse Traub, in the role of “Clyde,” participate in a dress rehearsal for the one-act play “I Don’t Mind That You’re Ugly” Thursday. Players de Noc will present a double feature including this ...

UPtoberfest efforts help community

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ESCANABA — Craft beer and wine festival UPtoberfest will return to Escanaba on Saturday, Oct. 13. Bay de Noc Brewers President Ben Harris spoke about the process of preparing for this year’s UPtoberfest, which is now sold out. Harris said his club’s efforts to get ready for UPtoberfest ...

Social Security checks will grow in 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2.8 percent boost in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. It’s the biggest increase most retired baby boomers have gotten. Following a stretch of low inflation, the cost-of-living ...

Gun owners donate to Honor Flight

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Courtesy photo Delta County Gun Owners Association members Jim Groos and Rolland Chabot present a check for $500 to Scott Knauf of UP Honor Flight. The Delta County Gun Owners Association thanks all veterans for their service. Contact UP Honor Flight at 906-280-2871 for information on ...

Courts

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ESCANABA — Individuals were recently entered pleas in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court. Dustyn Alexander Mcnellis pleaded guilty to a count of police officer - assaulting/resisting/obstructing on Oct. 8. In exchange, the prosecution will dismiss another count of police officer ...

Farmers market park ribbon cutting set

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ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba and the Escanaba Downtown Development Authority will be holding a ribbon cutting for the Farmers Market Park and Play Structure on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The park and play structure was made possible through grant funds ...

Ethnic Foodfest planned Sunday at church

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ESCANABA — St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish is holding its Seventh Annual Ethnic Foodfest on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the parish hall at 709 1st Ave. S. There is a fee to attend. Delicacies include the traditions of the Swedish, Polish, German, Irish, Welsh, ...

Second Churchill class is Tuesday

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ESCANABA — The second class of four on Winston Churchill will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday in room 525 at Bay de Noc Community College (by the student center, near the cafeteria). The first class was led by historian, lecturer and researcher Frank M. Lenz, PhD. The second class, ...

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Today A.A., Talking Circle, 10 a.m., Hannahville Behavioral Health, 723-2552 A.A., open, Rock Bible Chapel, 7:30 p.m., 4144 Maple Ridge 37th Rd., Rock A.A., closed, Township Hall, 7 p.m. CDT, Hwy 41, Carney. All addictions, closed meeting, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., ...

Students get lesson in fire safety

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ESCANABA — This week is Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, and efforts are underway to teach local youth about fire safety. Throughout the week, Escanaba Public Safety Officers Tabitha Marchese and Sam Pouliotbrought the Delta County Kids Fire Safety House and a fire engine to the students ...

Esky to combine ice skating rinks

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba Recreation Advisory Board approved consolidating the city’s ice skating rinks Tuesday. In the past, ice skating rinks have been located each winter at Royce Park on the city’s south side and Webster Elementary School on the city’s north side. Now, one ice rink ...

Congress OKs new Great Lakes Soo lock

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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Congress has taken a key step toward building a long-sought shipping lock on the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Superior. Funding authorization for the Soo Locks project was included in a water resources bill that cleared the Senate on Wednesday. It now goes ...

Two charged with false sexual assault report

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MACKINAC ISLAND — Two South African women have been charged with filing false police reports of sexual assault on Mackinac Island. On June 6, troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post (Mackinac Island Detail) received a report from two women that they were sexually assaulted ...

Postal Service proposes 5 cent stamp increase

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is seeking to increase the price of its first-class stamp by 5 cents to 55 cents to help stem its mounting red ink. If approved by regulators, the 10 percent increase to the cost of mailing a 1-ounce letter would be the biggest since 1991. The price ...

Suicide awareness film scheduled at Bay

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ESCANABA — On Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. Delta County Communities That Care (CTC) will present a special screening of the film Suicide The Ripple Effect at Bay College’s Besse Center Theater in Escanaba With strong endorsements from some of the world’s leading suicide prevention experts, this ...

Every 15 Minutes program at Carney-Nadeau

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CARNEY — On Wednesday, Oct. 3, and Thursday, Oct. 4, the Healthy Youth Coalition of Marinette & Menominee Counties along with Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties coordinated the “Every 15 Minutes” anti-drinking and driving program at Carney-Nadeau High School. HYC and Public ...

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Today A.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., ...

Courts

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DISTRICT COURT UNLAWFUL USE OF VEHICLE Curtis Rico Raine Jr., 22, of 405 S. 14th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to motor vehicle - unlawful use; 30 days jail, credit for two days served, 28 days suspended, 80 hours community service in lieu of jail; six months probation; $650 fines and ...

Toys for Tots Spaghetti Dinner planned

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ESCANABA — The Marine Corps League Auxiliary 5th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to benefit Toys for Tots will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Escanaba Elks Club from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinner tickets and bucket raffle tickets will be sold at the door. There will also be 50/50 and silent ...