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Artists can enter Young Artists’ Market

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Superior Health Foundation seeks grant proposals

Community

MARQUETTE — The Superior Health Foundation (SHF) is now accepting grant proposals for projects positioned to make an impact on improving substance use prevention and treatment throughout the entire Upper Peninsula. “The Superior Health Foundation recognizes the myriad of issues ...

Courts

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DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING Diane Susan Trepanier, 68, of 5677 Portage Point 11.4 Ln, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating while impaired; six months probation; $850 fines and costs. Kyle Lee Eastman, 29, of 5272 N. Kurth 17.85 Dr., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating while ...

Planner

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Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. 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 ...

Gladstone scholarships available July 30

Community

GLADSTONE — Scholarship and Student Loans for Gladstone Area Schools can be picked up on July 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at the public library, located at 400 S. 10th St, Gladstone,.

Horsing around on the 4th

Local News

Jordan Beck | Daily Press Parade-goers watch as horses walk down the streets of Gladstone during the city’s Fourth of July Parade Wednesday. After the parade, festivities in Gladstone continued with food vendors, kids’ games, a dunk tank, music, the 2018 U.S. Log Rolling Open, and fireworks.

Walk in the Park marks 14th year

Local News

ESCANABA — The 14th Annual Walk in the Park for Brain Tumor Research will be held Saturday, July 21, at Ludington Park in Escanaba. Sign-up is available online and the deadline for early sign-up discounts and t-shirt orders is July 6 for online registration. The walk raises money for the ...

Rock the Dock starts Friday in Escanaba

Local News

ESCANABA — This weekend, residents will be able to celebrate the summer by attending Rock the Dock. This event will take place at Escanaba’s Municipal Dock Friday through Sunday. On Friday, the event will run from 5 to 10 p.m., with the band Say What performing from 5 to 9 p.m. The ...

Escanaba police make meth lab arrests

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ESCANABA — Three people were arrested after a meth lab was discovered by Escanaba Public Safety officers Tuesday. At about 8:42 p.m., officers were dispatched to the shoreline north of the coal docks after a report of a man and woman moving plastic bottles around near the shoreline. After ...

Take precautions during hot weather

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ESCANABA — Warm, sunny weather has arrived in the area, and Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald has provided some safety tips for people who are planning to spend time outside this summer. According to Oswald, it is important for people to stay hydrated during this time of year. “Drink a lot ...

Tax refunds to help pay for WWII memorial

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation allowing Michigan residents to designate part of their state income tax refund to help finance a proposed World War II memorial in a Detroit suburb. The Royal Oak memorial has been added to the list of organizations and efforts ...

Concert raises funds for Honor Flight

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BARK RIVER — Northern Sun Winery and patrons at its June 17 “Funday Sunday” Benefit Concert in Bark River raised $800 for Honor Flight programs for military veterans. “The community outpouring of support for Honor Flight was certainly evident in the concert turnout and gave our ...