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Man enters guilty plea in meth case

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ESCANABA — A downstate man arrested on a 10-year methamphetamine felony following a traffic stop in Escanaba last year pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in Delta County Circuit Court on Monday. Timothy Allen Lorenz, 45, Dearborn Heights, was arrested in connection with a Dec. 4, 2017 ...

Courts

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ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court. Jeffrey Robert Ashland, 47, of 6072 18.3 Road, Gladstone, was bound over on one count of conspiracy to commit delivery of a schedule 1, 2, or 3 drug (Buprenorphine) with Brenda ...

Road funding on Esky council agenda

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ESCANABA — An update on funding available to maintain roads in Escanaba will be presented during council’s regular meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at city hall. The information is being presented to council as it proposes to ask voters to consider a millage specifically for road maintenance ...

Homeless shelter changes locations

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ESCANABA — Christ the King Church, 1230 N. 18th St. in Escanaba, will be the next host site for Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter beginning Sunday evening, March 18. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Feet First Clinic scheduled Thursday

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ESCANABA — The YMCA will be hosting a Feet First Clinic on Thursday, March 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the MTEC center off the Bay College campus. Physical Therapists from UP Health Systems will assist with gait analysis, stride length and postural alignment. Certified Pedorthist David Brown ...

Plea sought in death of child

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ESCANABA — The attorney for the Gladstone mother charged with murder in the drowning death of her toddler last fall, plans to seek a plea agreement for his client, the lawyer stated in Delta County Circuit Court on Monday. Michaela Denise Maupin, 29, a single mother of three children, was ...

Early college gains ground in Escanaba

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba School Board heard an update on possibly starting an early college program during its regular meeting Monday. Superintendent Coby Fletcher said he and High School Principal Darci Griebel attended an informational conference in Flint about the reality of ...

Child abuse case heads to circuit court

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ESCANABA — A 22-year-old Escanaba man charged with first-degree child abuse following an investigation into suspicious injuries to his infant earlier this year, was bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court on Monday. Jerry Jay Munger III waived his right to a preliminary ...

Rex Tillerson out as Secretary of State

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ousted Rex Tillerson as secretary of state Tuesday, making a surprise Twitter announcement that he’s naming CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him. “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State,” Trump tweeted. ...

Gladstone ready to present city budget

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GLADSTONE — A public hearing on the proposed budget for Gladstone’s 2018-19 fiscal year has been officially set for the Gladstone City Commission’s next regular meeting. The meeting will also include a detailed look at the budget proposal. “We are (going to) have a presentation at the ...

Wallace man gets prison for sexual assault

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MENOMINEE — A Wallace man who admitted to sexually assaulting a former girlfriend at his home in 2016 was sentenced Friday to five to 15 years in prison. The judgment was handed down in Menominee County Circuit Court. Earlier this year, Kevin Michael Ihander, 44, pleaded guilty to one count ...

Knife club helps Tri-County Safe Harbor

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Courtesy photo Tri-County Safe Harbor recently received a donation from the Marble Plus Knife Club. Pictured are Dennis Moberg Sr. of the club and Lynn Erickson, executive director of Tri-County Safe Harbor, Inc. Tri-County Safe Harbor, Inc. is a domestic violence and sexual assault program ...

Bay hosts talk by local funeral director

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ESCANABA — Bay College’s Math Science Division will present a colloquium “A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director” with Jenna Leisner. The free presentation will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in room 125 of the Math Science Building. Leisner, a Gladstone native, is currently ...

Gardening conference deadline is April 5

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ESCANABA — April 5 is the registration deadline for the 20th Annual Bay de Noc Gardening Conference in Escanaba. The event will be held at Bay College on Saturday, April 21. This year the event features 20 different classes on a variety of yard and garden topics. Participants will be able ...

Program details history of paper mill

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ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society will offer the second program of the 2018 Winter Outreach Series on Wednesday, March 21. Dr. Charles Lindquist, president of the society, will describe the early history of the Escanaba Paper Company in an illustrated talk His history of the ...

City-wide rummage sale is June 8-9

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ESCANABA — Escanaba residents are invited and encouraged to participate in the annual Trash-to-Cash City-Wide Rummage Sale scheduled for Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event provides a venue for the recycling of reusable household items such as furniture, ...

Escanaba Trash-to-Treasure Day is June 10

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ESCANABA — Escanaba residents are invited and encouraged to participate in the Annual “Trash-to-Treasure Day” scheduled for Sunday, June 1, from 8 a.m. to noon The program provides a venue for the recycling of reusable household items such as furniture, lamps, electronics, and other ...

Planner

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Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, (step meeting) First Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., Manistique (rear entrance). A.A., closed, Group Study, Delta Drop-In, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Local teens get lesson in technology

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ESCANABA — Teens explored the basics of computer coding during a teen tech session at the Escanaba Public Library Tuesday. Jean Montgomery, who works for the technology and network administration at the Superiorland Library Cooperative in Marquette, headed the class hosted for local sixth ...

Man still in jail in break-in, larceny case

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ESCANABA — A 36-year-old Escanaba man remains lodged in Delta County Jail on several charges including breaking and entering, larceny in a building, and resisting police stemming from incidents investigated by three police agencies in the county. Former Gladstone resident David Emmanuel ...