News

Drug, drunken driving case is bound over

Community

ESCANABA — An Escanaba woman who was found passed out in a running vehicle earlier this year, was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court on drug and drunken driving charges. Escanaba Public Safety arrested Chelsea Nicole Carlson, 29, of 411 S. 17th St., ...

Planner

Community

Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., closed, Manistique Harbor Church of God, 7:30 p.m., 813 Arbutus Ave., Manistique. A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Bottom Line, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., ...

For spring, window treatments with flair

Real Estate

By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press Even the simplest window treatments have an important role to play in the look of a room. “They really soften and furnish a space much more than most people imagine,” says interior designer Betsy Burnham of Los Angeles. Yet she often has to reassure ...

Is it art or is it decor?

Real Estate

By Katherine Roth Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The furniture, drapes, wall coverings, ceramics, textiles and other works by London-based artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz are as cross-disciplinary as they are distinct. They reflect and draw inspiration from the home, but are closer to ...

A little less drama: Kitchen backsplashes get sleeker

Real Estate

By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press The kitchen backsplash — that surface behind the stovetop or sink that protects the wall from damage during cooking and dishwashing — has long been used to add color and beauty to an otherwise utilitarian space. But dramatic, ornately patterned ...

‘Discover’ is theme of downtown art project

Local News

MANISTIQUE — A mural that will be painted on the Peoples Department Store building in downtown Manistique this July will be themed around the word “discover.” The mural’s theme was unveiled during a ceremony held outside the building Tuesday morning. This mural will be part of the ...

Voters defeat Esky school millage

Local News

ESCANABA — Voters in the Escanaba School District voted against a sinking fund millage proposal in Tuesday’s election. The millage was defeated by a margin of 396 votes with 912 voters saying “yes” to the proposal and 1,308 Delta County voters casting ballots against it. Voter turnout ...

Proposals voted down in Garden, Fairbanks

Local News

ESCANABA — Voters in the townships of Garden and Fairbanks denied a pair of proposals to adopt ordinances that would have created planning commissions for the townships in Tuesday’s special election. In Garden Township, 96 voters (40.85 percent) were in favor of approving the proposal for ...

Bay College plant sale runs through Friday

Local News

ESCANABA — Since 2001, Bay College has held plant sales at the end of the winter semesters. This will continue with the 2018 Greenhouse Native Plant and Garden Vegetable Sale, which will run now to Friday, May 11. Bay College Biology and Environmental Science Professor Brian Black said the ...

Escanaba school millage defeated

Local News

ESCANABA — Voters in the Escanaba Area Public School district voted against a sinking fund millage proposal during Tuesday’s election. A school sinking fund is supported by a millage on all real property and is considered as a “pay as you go” method for funding building maintenance ...

Watchorn named Outstanding Allied Health Division grad

Community

Bay College Announces outstanding graduate for Allied HESCANABA — Each year, Bay College selects an Outstanding Graduate from each of the six divisions at the college. The graduate is selected by their instructors for their academic excellence, leadership and community service. Hailey ...

Historical society meeting features lost schooner speaker

Community

ESCANABA — Dr. Richard Boyd of Delafield, Wis., will return to Escanaba as speaker at the Delta County Historical Society’s 70th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at Highland Golf Club. He will present “Remembering the Schooner ALVIN CLARK: A Project Before Its Time,” an account of ...

Defendants sentenced in court

Community

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Kenneth John Dacko, 48, of 331 N. 16th St., Apt. No. 1, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count of domestic violence, second offense, and was sentenced to seven months ...

Brat sale benefits Esky rec department

Community

ESCANABA — A hot dog and brat sale will take place at Elmer’s County Market in Escanaba from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 11, with proceeds going to the Escanaba Recreation Department. In addition to brats and hot dogs, there will also be chips and pop for sale.

Blood drive in Escanaba May 22 and 23

Community

ESCANABA — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the Delta Plaza Mall Tuesday, May 22, from noon to 6 p.m., and Wednesday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling Community Action Agency RSVP at 786-7080, ext 112, or online at www.redcrossblood.org. ...

Local contractors to appear at event

Community

ESCANABA — In an effort to support the local community, Menards has invited local contractors into the store to educate customers on how they can assist with home improvement ideas and projects. Independent contractors will be available at Menards on the following three dates: Tuesday, May ...

Title VI public hearing at Rapid River

Community

RAPID RIVER — Rapid River Public Schools Indian Education program will be having its annual Title VI public hearing on Monday May 14, at 6 p.m. in the high school library. The 2018-19 grant will be discussed. For more information, call Lollie at 474-3572.

Local brewers celebrate beer, history

Local News

ESCANABA — A weekend event put on by local homebrewing group Bay de Noc Brewers (BDNB) paid tribute to area history this year. According to Bay de Noc Brewers Vice President Josh Marenger, the group held its 11th annual Big Brew for National Homebrew Day event at Veterans Park ...

Two recall petitions to be circulated

Local News

ESCANABA — Out of four recall petition language submissions related to officials in Garden and Fairbanks townships, two will be able to go forward, the Delta County Election Commission determined during a clarity hearing at the Delta County Probate Courtroom Monday. “We are here to ...

Today’s vote on Esky millage, township issues

Local News

ESCANABA — Voters in Garden and Fairbanks townships and the entire Escanaba Area School District will weigh in on proposals today. Polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m. Residents who live in the Escanaba School District — which includes Escanaba, Ford ...