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Man gets jail for selling ‘gummy candy’ LSD

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ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was recently sentenced to nine months in jail for selling narcotics in Escanaba, according to police and court records. Samuel Robert Good, 24, of 1810 1st Ave. S., Escanaba, was arrested last December on three counts of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture ...

Man gets prison term for assault, intimidation

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ESCANABA — An Escanaba man who assaulted a woman and then later intimidated the victim, was recently sentenced to up to five years in prison. Blair Lawrence Pryal, 35, of 610 N. 18th St., Escanaba, was arrested last year for assault by strangulation, a 10-year felony, in connection with an ...

CU Scholarship Winners

Credit union awards scholarships

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Courtesy photo Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union is pleased to award three $500 scholarships to current and future college students Tyler Labadie, Emily Johnson, and Erin Quinn. Above, Wayne Johnson, president, and Sarah Slagstad, senior vice president, stand with scholarship recipients, ...

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Volunteers work a the OSF St. Francis Hospital Serenity Garden.

Serenity garden spring planting complete

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ESCANABA — Volunteers from Compassionate Friends, OSF St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary, Master Gardeners Association, and OSF St. Francis Women in Philanthropy gathered Friday morning to take part in the Sixth Annual Serenity Garden Spring Planting. “The Serenity Garden is more than just a ...

United Way to host children’s book swap

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ESCANABA — The United Way of Delta County is hosting a free Children’s Book Swap on Wednesday, June 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Delta Plaza in Escanaba. The event is the local project for the United Way’s worldwide Day of Action. Families are invited to bring children’s books (in good ...

Planner

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Today 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., rear entrance, Escanaba. N.A., Delta Drop-In Center, 8 p.m., 1500 N. 19th ...

Boat rides offered by Esky yacht club

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ESCANABA — Free boat rides will be provided by members of the Escanaba Yacht Club on July 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Cindy Anthony at 280-4644 to register for one of three time slots that are available, 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Children ages five and up are welcome. Children are ...

Class looks at common dog problems

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ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter will be holding a free class on dog troubles, given by a certified dog trainer, on Tuesday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m. Common dog and puppy problems will be discussed, along with ideas on how to solve them. No dogs allowed, just dog problems.

Preschool Art Exhibit now at city hall

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ESCANABA — There will be a Preschool Art Exhibit in the lobby of the Escanaba City Hall from Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit displays the artwork of children from preschools and daycare centers in the area and is presented in conjunction with the ...

LaFave backs Essential Air Services

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LANSING — The Michigan House of Representatives has adopted a resolution introduced by state Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain that would urge the president and Congress to continue fully funding the Essential Air Services program. The Essential Air Services program provides smaller ...

Recreation board seeks pathway grant

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ESCANABA — A variety of on-going projects were discussed at the Escanaba Recreation Advisory Board meeting held at the civic center on Wednesday. Recreation Director Kim Peterson said the group continues to seek grants to fund a non-motorized pathway on the north side of the ...

YMCA exercise programs underway

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ESCANABA — A four-week session of group exercise programming began at the Northern Lights YMCA Delta program center on Monday, June 12. Available classes include: YDANCE, YFIT, boot camp, YRIDE, flex & balance, sit and get fit, water aerobics, 5:45 a.m. boot camp and yoga classes. Classes ...

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Escanaba’s new electrical substation, pictured above this spring, is scheduled to go on line soon. The substation is one of three substations the city has to distribute power to customers in Escanaba and Ford River

New substation faces issues, delays

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ESCANABA — Escanaba’s new North Side Substation — recently constructed behind the city’s public works complex — has some kinks to work out before it can be put into service, council and Electrical Advisory Committee (EAC) members were informed Wednesday. “Everything went good with ...

Relay for Life returns to Escanaba Friday

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ESCANABA — Relay for Life of Delta County returns this Friday beginning at 4 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. The event will continue into Saturday until 10 a.m. According to Cindy Groleau, one of the organizers of the event, Relay for Life helps raise funds and ...

Flag Day ceremony to be held tonight

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Lodge 354 annual Flag Day program was postponed because of rain Wednesday. It will be held tonight at the Karas Memorial Band Shell in Ludington Park. The program begins at 7 p.m., with patriotic musical selections by the Escanaba City Band, directed by Bruce ...

Man sentenced on cocaine charges

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ESCANABA — A Wilson man who was arrested on several drug charges following a traffic stop in Perkins last year was sentenced to nine months in jail Monday in Delta County Circuit Court. Rodney Lee Frye, 23, and a female were arrested by the Delta County Sheriff’s Department following a ...

Traffic stop leads to meth arrests

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GLADSTONE — A vehicle stop lead to the arrest of two ­people on meth charges ­Wednesday night in Gladstone, according to Gladstone Public Safety officers. It also lead to the discovery of a meth manufacturing site. The incident occurred on the 1200 block of South Lake Shore Drive at 8:17 ...

Congress heads back to work after shooting

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The business of the House was resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, critically wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and hitting aides and Capitol police. The assailant, ...

Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows. Just one in five support his decision to oust James Comey from the ...