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Marquette County burglary has Escanaba connection

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ESCANABA — A person of interest in a Marquette County burglary is being held in the Delta County Jail on stolen vehicle charges in Delta County, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department. Police are seeking the public’s help in the case. Escanaba Public Safety officers ...

Gazebo Concert Series begins tonight in Rock

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ROCK — The fourth annual Gazebo Concert Series is set in Rock, organizers announced. Scheduled for Wednesday evenings, the concerts will begin tonight and run through Aug. 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This year’s schedule features local bands as well as well-known regional bands. Food and ...

Pinecrest holds open house in Powers

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POWERS — Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers held an open house on Tuesday, July 3, to showcase the facility, as well as its smaller homes called “Greenhouses” and its Whispering Pines facilities. On display from each home were pictures of outings and activities residents ...

OSF HealthCare has mental health services tool

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ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare is rolling out SilverCloud Health, an online tool designed to provide patients with easy and immediate access to evidence-based, cognitive behavioral therapy programs. The application offers supportive content for a range of mental and behavioral health issues such ...

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Today A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., Hannahville A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 7:30 p.m., 12 by 12 Study, 1500 N. 19th St. Escanaba. A.A., closed, Big Book Study, Hiawatha Behavior Health, 7:30 p.m., 125 N. Lake St., Manistique A.A., St. John Neumann Church, 7 p.m. CDT, ...

Escanaba City Band performs tonight

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Band will perform at the Karas Band Shell tonight at 7:30 p.m. Rain day is Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The band will perform under the direction of Bruce Cassell. Selections for the evening will be: Burnished Brass, Second Suite for Military Band in F Major, Fanfare ...

Escanaba Senior Center has fans

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WELLS TOWNSHIP — Les and Diane Elder, of Wells Township, have put the practice of passing it on into high gear at the Community Action Agency Escanaba Senior Center. Les first caught wind of the senior center a couple years ago from neighbors and friends who chatted up the meals and the ...

Board makes November millage plans

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba School board discussed a definitive course of action for reinstating a sinking fund millage proposal during its Committee of the Whole meeting Monday. While the original sinking fund proposal failed when put to the voters in May, the board decided it would be best ...

Election workers needed in Gladstone

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GLADSTONE — With the state primary election drawing near, the city of Gladstone is looking for individuals to help with the election process — both in August and during the November General Election. At the regular city commission meeting Monday, the commission approved a list of past ...

Driver jailed after high speed chase on US-2

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MELLEN TOWNSHIP — A driver was arrested Monday after leading several police agencies on a high speed chase on U.S. 2 in Menominee County. At about 12:50 a.m., Delta County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to assist Menominee County Sheriff’s Department deputies, who were involved ...

Delta County Airport finishes runway work

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ESCANABA — The Delta County Airport will be reopening its crosswind runway after two months of construction today. The $2.6 million dollar project, completed ahead of schedule, included the re-pavement of the runway and associated parallel taxiway pavement, new Light Emitting Diode (LED) ...

Two victims in fatal auto accident identified

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Two people who were killed Saturday in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 in front of the BP gas station in Vulcan have been identified, said Michigan State Police at the Iron Mountain post. The victims were Carl P. McBroom, 34, of Waucedah, and Don LeBombard, 66, of ...

Large amount of meth, heroin seized during raid

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MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) conducted a joint investigation Monday that led to the execution of two search warrants in Marquette County and seizure of a large amount of drugs. The first search warrant occurred ...

Alger Delta Cooperative doubles its wind power

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GLADSTONE — When Alger Delta Cooperative consumers flip on a light switch or plug in a device, they now receive more than twice as much of their electricity from wind power. The additional renewable energy is generated at the new Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center located in Henry County, ...

Community Foundation helps U.P. flood area

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ESCANABA — The Community Foundation For Delta County has given a $2,500 grant to the Keweenaw Community Foundation to assist with the cleanup and repair of damage caused by a recent severe thunderstorm and the resulting flood devastation. According to Foundation Board Chair David Williams, ...

Book signing to feature several local authors

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ESCANABA — Saturday, July 21, will be the first Local Writer’s Book Signing at Canterbury Book Store. There are a growing number of local writers who now have several self-publishing vehicles available to them, and Canterbury Book Store has many of them available for sale. Canterbury ...

Sackerson Charitable Foundation gives funds

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ESCANABA — At a recent meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Edward J. Sackerson Charitable Foundation, the Trustees elected to award the sum of $101,093 to the following organizations: Holy Name School - $64,951.15 St Joseph/St. Patrick Church - $4,723.72 Elks Major Projects- ...

Classic car show scheduled July 25

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ESCANABA — North Woods Place Senior Living will be hosting a community Classic Car Show on its property located at 501 S. Lincoln Road on Wednesday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be free of charge for both the community and classic car owners. To register your car call Lisa ...

Open house for Stone Moss Project

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RAPID RIVER — The public and Hiawatha National Forest partners are invited to a public open house hosted by the Hiawatha National Forest on July 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. to discuss the Stone Moss Project located east and southeast of Rapid River. The project is proposed to address resource ...