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Seven arraigned on drug charges after bust

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ESCANABA — Seven people who were arrested early Saturday morning in Escanaba after local police and sheriff deputies executed narcotics search warrants were arraigned in Delta County District Court Monday. Five of the defendants are from Escanaba, and two are from the Ishpeming area. At ...

Credit union flag donation

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Courtesy photo Jim and Alice Hansen accept a donation from U.P. State Credit Union for the purchase of flags to enhance the Escanaba Municipal Marina entrance. All signs for this display were weather coated by Richards Printing. Pictured, from left, are: Jim Hansen, CEO of U.P. State Credit ...

Bay offers CPR, first aid training

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ESCANABA — Bay College Training & Development (MTEC) will be offering CPR and first aid training on Wednesday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This course is designed for those who want to learn the skills, but are not required to obtain certification in CPR for employment. Participants ...

Senior Health and Wellness Fair coming

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ESCANABA — The community is invited to attend this year’s Senior Health and Wellness Fair at North Woods Place Senior Living on Thursday, June 28. The Wellness Fair will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by a keynote presentation from 2 to 3 p.m. with Dr. James Surrell, M.D. Dr. Surrell ...

Courts

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DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING George Arthur Micheau, 41, of 223 Ludington St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, second offense; 60 days jail, credit for three days served; 12 months probation; $1,250 fines and costs. Tina Marie Mills, 38, of 5711 D ...

Krusin Klassics names raffle winners

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ESCANABA — Krusin Klassics has announced raffle ticket prizes and winners. They are: 1.1968 Ford Mustang GT – Emmet Tyner of Wetmore, Mich. 2.Turbo Liner/Riverside – Andrew Peterson 3.$500 cash/Krusin Klassics – Jordan Takalo 4.$500 cash/Krusin Klassics – Tom ...

Veteran service officer posts hours

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ESCANABA — Disabled American Veterans Department Service Officer Matthew M. Witte has posted his office hours. He will be at the Escanaba Vet Center, 3500 Ludington St. Suite 110, located across the street from OSF Hospital, on Mondays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. He will be ...

Gladstone Post to host citizens’ academy

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GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police Gladstone Post announces a Citizens’ Academy, which will start June 21 and end July 26. The six-week academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures troopers follow, ...

Planner

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Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 10 a.m.,Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., open, Delta Women’s Group, St. Stephen’s Church, 11 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., Hannahville A.A., closed, ...

Museum open for season

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Jordan Beck | Daily Press Dean Peterson, a volunteer with the Delta County Historical Society, takes down the American flag outside the Dr. John Beaumier Museum and Archives building just after the museum’s closing time Monday. This museum is open for the season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day.

County master plan may be revamped

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ESCANABA — The Delta County Planning Commission heard from Delta County Administrator Philip Strom and CUPPAD Executive Director Dotty LaJoye about the possibility of updating the county’s master plan during its regular meeting Monday. While he was getting ready to enter his current ...

Back Forty Mine gets final permit

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STEPHENSON — Aquila Resources, the company behind a planned mineral mine in Menominee County, announced Monday it has received the fourth and final permit necessary for the mine to be constructed and begin operations. Once completed, Back Forty Mine will be used to mine zinc, gold, copper, ...

Healer touched many lives in 37 years of medicine

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ESCANABA — A long-time family physician assistant at UP Health Systems Doctors Park in Escanaba is retiring after 37 years. Pat Parker started her career in June of 1981. Parker, originally from Flint, Mich., studied medicine at the University of Detroit Mercy, which at the time was called ...

Chamber Golf Classic planned Thursday

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ESCANABA — The Delta County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 25th Annual Chamber Golf Classic Thursday, June 7, at the Gladstone Golf Course. Presented by Engineered Machined Products, the golf outing kicks off the charity golf season. A full day of sporting fun and socialization begins ...

Conservative group to meet in Delta County

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HANCOCK — A new organization for conservative thinkers in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has been created under the auspices of the Michigan Conservative Union (MCU) and Mi-CPAC. The UP-Conservative Political Action Committee is an initiative founded by Mary Sears of Hancock, who is also ...

Radio control float fly scheduled July 22

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ESCANABA — A radio control float fly will be held Sunday, July 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ludington Park. Radio control seaplanes and helicopters will be displayed and flown throughout the day. Bay Area R/C flying sight will be at Ludington Park between the boat docks and the ...

WU giving away bluebird boxes Friday

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ESCANABA — Wildlife Unlimited will be giving away over 100 bluebird boxes at the DNR Pocket Park, located at the U.P. State Fairgrounds, on Friday, June 8, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Families will be able to get one free box to erect in their yard, but can get two boxes if they have more than ...

Business After Hours slated June 13

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ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, June 13, from 5 to 7 p.m, co-sponsored by OSF Health Care St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group and Valley Med Flight. The event will be held at the helicopter hanger near the Emergency Department. Please note the change of date for the ...

Lane closures at M-35 Cedar River Bridge

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CEDAR RIVER — Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures under flag control this week at the M-35 bridge over the Cedar River in Menominee County. The brief closures will take place from today through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The contractor for the Michigan Department of ...

Foster Grandparent Program brat sale set

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ESCANABA — The Foster Grandparent Program will be selling brats and hot dogs in front of Elmer’s County Market on Friday, June 15, as a fundraiser for the program. Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with special and exceptional needs. The program ...