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Community Grief Group to meet

Community

ESCANABA — Important healing takes place when we experience and express grief with people who understand the process and are able to provide caring support. The Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows you the opportunity to be supported by others who ...

Cases sent to circuit court

Community

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Travis Brent Howell, 26, of 310 N. 19th St., Escanaba, was bound over on two counts of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (Schedules 1, 2, and 3, ...

Ticks, mosquitoes out in full force

Local News

ESCANABA — In addition to being well-known summertime nuisances, mosquitoes and ticks can spread a variety of vector-borne diseases. Local forest officials shared information on this year’s tick and mosquito season in the area, along with tips on how people can effectively deal with these ...

Charges filed in Escanaba meth lab case

Local News

ESCANABA — Three people arrested after Escanaba Public Safety officers discovered a meth lab earlier this week were arraigned in Delta County District Court Thursday. At about 8:42 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to the shoreline north of the coal docks after a report of a man and ...

Psychologist’s license suspended over sexual misconduct

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IRON RIVER — A limited licensed psychologist from Iron River has had his license suspended following allegations of sexual and professional misconduct. Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office, on behalf of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), filed an administrative ...

Roadwork in Gladstone planned for Monday

Local News

GLADSTONE — A chipseal project in the City of Gladstone is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 9. The following streets are included in this project: 12th Street from Minneapolis Drive to Railway, Wisconsin Avenue from 11th Street to Michigan Avenue, Dakota Avenue from 11th Street to 18th ...

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 ...

Golf scramble Monday in Escanaba

Community

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Country Club Primetimers will have their once a month scramble and lunch on Monday, July 9. Call 786-1701 or sign up at the bar. Tee off is at 10 a.m.

Reward offered in post office burglary

Community

ARNOLD — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward for information on a burglary which took place earlier this month. Between 5 p.m. on July 1 and 7:30 a.m. on July 2, the U.S. Postal Service Contract Postal Unit located inside Lapalme Country Corner was burglarized. The U.S. ...

Sailboat rides offered at yacht club

Community

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Yacht Club will be providing sailboat rides to the public on Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Escanaba Marina. The event is free of charge and family friendly. Lunch will be offered for sale and includes hot dogs, chips and pop. A limited number ...

Artists can enter Young Artists’ Market

Community

ESCANABA — The registration deadline of Saturday, July 21 is quickly approaching to register for the Young Artists’ Market. Young Artists’ Market is an opportunity for students to display and sell their original works during the summer’s Waterfront Art Festival at Ludington Park. All ...

Local student honored at SkillsUSA event

Community

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A local career and technical student won one of the nation’s highest awards at the 2018 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Louisville, Ky., on June 27-28. Ian M Fisher of Gladstone, a student at Bay De Noc Community College, was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in ...

Week 4 of Y’s summer day camps begins Monday

Community

ESCANABA — Northern Lights YMCA has kicked off the summer with three weeks of summer day camp. Week 4 of camp begins on Monday, July 9. “We have a fun line-up for the remainder of the summer” said Katey Huber, youth program coordinator, “We will come back to camp with a week of ‘Fun ...

Column: Important parts of the community

Business News

ESCANABA — When I was given this opportunity to write about my experiences of being a student intern at the Delta County Commerce Center and working for the Delta County EDA, I did not know where to start. There are so many things to talk about, I could tell stories about all of the amazing ...

Rockin’ the Bay returns to Gladstone

Local News

GLADSTONE — Rockin’ The Bay Music Festival will take place this Friday and Saturday in Van Cleve Park near the Gladstone Yacht Club. Gladstone Yacht Club member and Rockin’ The Bay committee member Matt Johnson said this event has had a presence in the area for over a ...

Parole given in 1995 murder case

Local News

ESCANABA — After more than 22 years in prison, Hans Christian Nelson, who was convicted of murdering his uncle Todd Newman in 1995, has been paroled following a written decision issued by 47th Circuit Court Judge John Economopoulous to deny an appeal from Newman’s family. Two days after a ...

Esky council war of words continues

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ESCANABA — Before getting into the heart of Thursday night’s meeting, the Escanaba City Council once again discussed comments by both Mayor Pro Tem Ron Beauchamp in May and a rebuttal from Council Member Peggy Schumann read at the last council meeting on June 21. Both sets of comments ...

Public hearing set on downtown bicycle use

Local News

ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Council voted Thursday night to set a public hearing on proposed amendments to the city ordinance regulating the use of bicycles on sidewalks for the next regular city council meeting on July 19. The amendments would prohibit the riding of bicycles on sidewalks ...

Escanaba shipping company faces another lawsuit

Local News

LANSING (AP) — A Canadian energy company is the latest to sue the Escanaba shipping company whose tugboat anchor allegedly dented an aging oil and gas pipeline in Michigan earlier this year. Enbridge Energy’s lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for Michigan’s Western District ...