News

Circuit Court

Community

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced on unrelated charges in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Marissa Mae Tallberg, 21, of 50 Tipperary Road, Gladstone, pleaded guilty to one count of probation violation with the underlying offense of controlled substance - ...

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 a.m. Yooper ...

Trio Dolce to give holiday concert at Bay

Community

ESCANABA — Bay College announces the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Series is returning on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Besse Center Theater with Trio Dolce. The audience members will experience the definition of ‘dolce’ first-hand. A musical term that means “sweetly”, dolce ...

Column: No place like home for the holidays

Business News

ESCANABA — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in our waterfront community with decorations going up. The holiday season is upon us and as you continue your holiday shopping, we ask consumers in our area not to forget about the local merchant who has supported the area all year ...

Access Psychological welcomes Manlick

Business News

ESCANABA — Access Psychological announces the addition of Dr. Christopher F. Manlick, Ph.D. to its professional staff. Dr. Manlick received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa. He has trained in a variety of settings including a university counseling center and the ...

Classic Auto Collision attends SEMA show

Business News

ESCANABA — Classic Auto Collision owner Scott Fritz and General Manager Scott Peterson attended the 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas recently. The SEMA show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world drawing in the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to ...

Local stores see Black Friday impact

Local News

ESCANABA — Today is Black Friday and the holiday shopping season is underway. Local retailers said this day has a sizable impact on business each year, and 2017 is no exception. One of Escanaba’s biggest stores is having their first-ever Black Friday today. Meijer Store Director Jeff ...

Stores hope deals, excitement draw shoppers

Local News

NEW YORK (AP) — Stores are hoping deals and excitement bring shoppers to stores and to their sites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. But Black Friday has morphed from a single day when people got up early to score doorbusters into a whole season of deals, so ...

Preparing the Community Thanksgiving feast

Local News

Haley Gustafson | Daily Press Volunteers prepare turkey for the Community Thanksgiving dinner at the Escanaba High School kitchen Wednesday morning. The dinner, which was served to hundreds of community members Thursday at the high school, featured turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, ...

Man pleads guilty to being an accessory

Local News

ESCANABA — One defendant who admitted to helping a co-defendant — who pleaded guilty to home invasion last month — will be sentenced for being an accessory after the fact to a felony. Brandon Joseph Townsend, 24, of Escanaba, pleaded guilty to the five-year accessory charge earlier ...

Assault case heads to circuit court a second time

Local News

ESCANABA — A 25-year-old Wilson man was recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court for the second time in connection with a 2016 incident in Escanaba involving the assault of a male victim. A year ago, Marco Antonio Arteaga III was bound over on one count of ...

Daily Press readers win Bingo Mania cash

Local News

ESCANABA — Bingo Mania winners for October are Alvin and Donna Colson of Wells with their single bingo. They received $50. Carol Sobieski, of Cooks, won $100 for her two or more bingos. Mark Mineau, of Gladstone, received $200 for his blackout bingo. Look in today’s Daily Press for ...

Hope for the Day is seeking volunteers

Community

ESCANABA — Hope for the Day, located at the Escanaba Salvation Army, offers support services to Hope at the Inn’s guests. Individuals from the overnight homeless shelter are provided transportation to Hope for the Day each morning to meet with the licensed social worker. Volunteers are ...

Grief support group meets Mondays

Community

GLADSTONE — A grief support group called “Grace Group” will run for four Monday evenings at 7 p.m. beginning Nov. 27 and running until Dec. 18 at Memorial United Methodist Church in Gladstone. All are welcome.

Escanaba Lions support diabetes program

Community

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Lions Club has provided a gift of $2,000 to the YMCA to support diabetes management and prevention programs in the Delta County area. “Funding will be used to continue the YMCA’s work to tackle our community’s need for Diabetes Prevention and Diabetes ...

Bay offers monthly nurse assistant training

Community

ESCANABA — Starting in January, Bay College Training and Development (M-TEC) will be offering nurse assistant training on a monthly basis. The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) training is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills, and processes that are necessary to become a ...

Larger houses on smaller lots lead to scaled-down plants

Real Estate

By Dean Fosdick Associated Press Urbanization is transforming landscape design in many places: Larger houses and smaller lots are driving the development of scaled-down plants. Plant breeders are introducing plants — everything from shrubs and trees to flowering perennials — that ...

US home sales increase in October

Real Estate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought more homes last month, as sales snapped back in hurricane-hit Texas and Florida. Yet the market is still suffering from a dwindling supply of available homes. Sales rose 2 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million, the ...

Versatility’s the key in the modern rec room

Real Estate

By Melissa Kossler Dutton Associated Press When asked to build a luxury home for a house tour this year, designer Kenyon Woods opted to include a rec room — but not the rec room of his childhood. Unlike old-time rec rooms with their wood paneling, ceiling tiles, box TVs and cast-off ...

Saving on utility costs for fall and winter seasons

Real Estate

By Sarah Skidmore Sell AP Business Writer There’s a chill in the air, but that’s no reason to feel the heat in your utility costs. Here are a few tips on how to keep your utility expenses under control during these winter and fall months: DO AN AUDIT: Consider having an energy audit ...