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Indian Education Spring Feast is April 23

Community

ESCANABA — Escanaba Schools Indian Education Spring Feast and Awards ceremony and hearing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 23, at the Upper Elementary School cafeteria. Everyone is welcome. Call 786-7462, ext. 2121 for more information.

NAMI meets third Thursday of month

Community

ESCANABA — During the month of May, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the rest of the country are bringing awareness to mental illness. The National Institute on Mental Health estimates that one out of five families in the U.S. will have a loved one with a mental illness. ...

Bay EMT/Paramedic Club helps ER patients

Community

ESCANABA — Bay College EMT/Paramedic Club is participating in a donation event to benefit patients of OSF St. Francis Hospital. While attending clinical time at the emergency department, a student interaction with an emergency room physician revealed a need. There are many times when ...

Planner

Community

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., cancelled, Delta Women’s Group, Central United Methodist Church, 6:15 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United ...

Surrendered dogs prepare for adoption

Local News

ESCANABA — Forty-four dogs that were surrendered to the Delta Animal Shelter in Escanaba in March are making progress socially and medically, according to shelter personnel. On Thursday, March 22 shelter employees, volunteers, and Gladstone Public Safety began the process of removing ...

Winter storm to hit area this weekend

Local News

ESCANABA — A snowstorm that will likely arrive in the area Sunday could result in more than 10 inches of snow falling locally. Keith White, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service (NWS)’s Marquette office, spoke about this storm and the impact it could have on the Upper ...

Senators seek to shut down oil pipelines

Local News

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's two senators called Friday for temporarily shutting down twin oil pipelines in a sensitive Great Lakes waterway that may have been damaged by a ship anchor strike, which also is suspected in the leak of coolant fluid from nearby electric cables. With an ...

Daily Planner

Community

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 ...

Scott Dianda talks issues, state senate run

Local News

ESCANABA — Michigan state Senate candidate Scott Dianda visited Escanaba Tuesday to discuss his campaign and his goals for the region. In his current position as a state representative, Dianda serves the 110th House District, which is comprised of Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw and ...

Lund to run for probate court judge

Local News

GLADSTONE — Attorney Perry R. Lund, from Gladstone, has declared his candidacy for the position of Delta County Probate Judge, which will become vacant when Judge Robert E. Goebel, Jr. retires from the judgeship at the end of the year after 39 years of service. Lund, 52, is a lifelong ...

Trump vows to back law to protect marijuana industry

Local News

DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump has promised to support legislation protecting the marijuana industry in states that have legalized the drug, a move that could lift a threat to the industry made by the U.S. attorney general just three months ago. Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of ...

For the record

Community

There was an error on page 1 of the TV Entertainment guide included in Friday’s edition of the Daily Press. Chris Janson will be performing at the Island Resort & Casino on April 20 and 21.

Community Grief Group meets Wednesday

Community

ESCANABA — As an extension of the Community Grief Group, OSF Hospice will host a monthly luncheon for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support on the third Wednesday of the month. The Monthly Grief Group Luncheon will be held April 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ...

Freedom From Smoking program offered

Community

ESCANABA — The American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking Program has helped thousands of people quit smoking . Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties is offering this FREE 7 week quit smoking class on Tuesdays, May 8 - June 19, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Public Health Department, ...

TEAM Wireless adds U.P. stores

Business News

ESCANABA — Locally owned Verizon authorized retailer, TEAM Wireless, will begin operating the Marquette and Iron Mountain Verizon locations effective May 1. “We’re honored to have the opportunity to serve the wireless needs of the great communities of Iron Mountain and Marquette” said ...

Sarah Wilson joins Premier Real Estate

Business News

ESCANABA — Realtor Sarah Wilson has joined Premier Real Estate, 118 N. 22nd St., Escanaba. Wilson her husband Taylor recently moved to Escanaba from southeastern Colorado. “While a job is what brought us here, we have quickly fallen in love with the people and landscape of the Upper ...

Meijer sets Marquette store opening

Business News

GRAND RAPIDS — Meijer confirmed May 24 is the opening date for a new 195,000-square-foot supercenter in Marquette, Regional Vice President Gerald Melville announced today. Melville said company leadership and local dignitaries will dedicate the store’s first day of business with a ...

Kathy Langin joins Nelson Paint Co.

Business News

KINGSFORD — Kathy Langin is joining Nelson Paint Co. of Kingsford as its business office technician, the company has announced. Langin, a Kingsford native, has an associate’s degree in accounting/computers from Bay College. Nelson Paint Co. offers paints and equipment for forestry, ...