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Remembering Veterans

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Jordan Beck | Daily Press Members of the Amvets Post 123 Honor Guard honor veterans with a 21-gun salute during a Veterans Day military memorial service at the Gardens of Rest Cemetery Monday.

Esky city manager decides to stay

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ESCANABA — Members of the public and even some council members were surprised Monday when City Manager Patrick Jordan was presented with a new contract to stay on as the city’s manager. “If feels good to be coming back, and it was an absolutely grueling decision. I’m happy to be ...

Gladstone DDA legal after all, study finds

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) capture of assessed value of the properties within the DDA district have been determined to be legal. After thousands of dollars were spent on lawsuits and a settlement agreement with former City Commissioner Mike ...

Residents speak out against Soo Hill closure

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ESCANABA — Residents spoke against closing the Soo Hill Elementary School at Monday night’s Escanaba School Board Committee of the Whole meeting. Escanaba Superintendent Coby Fletcher listened to their comments during the citizens and delegations portion of the meeting. Sage Dubord, a ...

New council members in Escanaba

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ESCANABA — Escanaba officially has a new city council following a reorganizational meeting Monday. Joining the council were Tyler Dubord and Karen Moore, who were elected on Nov. 5 to fill the two seats formerly held by Ron Beauchamp and Mike Sattem. Following their oath of office, the new ...

Bay College ponders next steps after failed millage

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ESCANABA — Bay College employees heard an update on the college’s next steps after its operating millage proposal was denied by voters last week. President Laura Coleman spoke about the next step in the Besse Center Theater Monday afternoon. “We got dealt quite a blow last week, ...

Bay College audit brings good, bad news

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ESCANABA — The Bay College Board of Trustees received both good and bad news about the college’s finances during a special meeting Monday. The meeting began with a review of Bay’s audit report for its 2018-19 fiscal year, prepared by auditing firm Rehmann. Representatives of Rehmann ...

Strike for Hunger campaign donation

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Courtesy photo The United Steel Workers Local 2-21 Escanaba Papermakers Women of Steel (WOS) ran a 2019 Strike for Hunger campaign. Through donations from the membership, monetary and food donations were given to Gladstone’s St. Vincent de Paul food pantry in the amount of $3,432.77. The ...

Sheriff warns of winter driving hazards

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ESCANABA — Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald is warning local drivers of the dangers on the roadways. During the winter months ahead, residents can expect to face icy temperatures and slippery roadway surfaces. Drivers need to make sure their tires are up to the mark, especially in those ...

YMCA swim lessons create strong swimmers

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ESCANABA — With kids settled into school, it is never a bad time to get children involved in swim lessons. YMCA Swim Lessons increase the accessibility and enjoyment of swimming to all ages and skill levels. The latest evolution of Y swim lessons accommodates varying abilities to help ...

Courts

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ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Ronald Levi Sagataw, 40, of W328 Oak Road, Wilson, was bound over on one count of operating while intoxicated - third offense notice, a one to five-year felony ...

Library posts Thanksgiving holiday hours

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GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School and Public Library will be open Friday, Nov. 15, regular hours for the U.P. holiday. Thanksgiving holiday hours are: Wednesday, Nov. 27 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 28 - closed and Friday, Nov. 29 - closed. Regular hours will resume on Monday, Dec. 2.

Schedule for Friends of DATA meetings

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ESCANABA — Friends of DATA meeting for the next year have been scheduled. They are: Wednesday, Nov. 13th from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Escanaba Senior Center Wednesday, Dec. 11, 1 to 2 p.m. at Willow Creek II Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1 to 2 p.m. at Willow Creek I Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1 to 2 p.m. ...

PATH to Better Health Workshop set

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ESCANABA — A PTH to Better Health Workshop is being offered at UPCAP in Escanaba starting in November. Managing your health starts with taking care of yourself. A PATH workshop offers you a hands-on opportunity to discover solutions that work with your life and your health concerns. If a ...

Holiday Silent Auction planned Dec. 7

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GARDEN — The Village Artisans of Garden will host their annual Holiday Silent Auction on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Garden Gallery on State Street. Doors open at 2:45 p.m. and bidding runs from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Browse arts, crafts and various donated items as you enjoy holiday music, wine and ...

Purse taken from unlocked vehicle

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WELLS TOWNSHIP — A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked at the Terrace Bay Hotel Saturday night, according to the Delta County Sheriff’s Office. The victim said she had arrived at the Terrace at about 9:10 p.m. and realized her purse had been stolen at about 11:45 p.m. She ...

Soo Hill students honor veterans

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ESCANABA - Sixty Soo Hill Elementary students invited 73 veterans to a breakfast in their honor at the school Friday. Soo Hill Special Education teacher Kaisa Ives asked each student to hand-write an invitation to a veteran they knew, requesting their presence to join them at the Veteran ...

It takes many hands to make Thanksgiving dinner possible

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ESCANABA — Thanksgiving is less than three weeks away and the Community Thanksgiving Dinner Board, lead by “Head Turkey” Denny LaMarch, has already created the dinner menu. This year marks the 40th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. “Absolutely everyone in the community is ...

Much of US braces for record low cold

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CHICAGO (AP) — Air from Siberia — yes, Siberia — is heading toward a huge chunk of the United States and it could set record-low temperatures from Texas to New England. National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Donofrio said the weather service’s National Digital Forecast Database ...

Part of the community since 1971, Mr. Tire offers new services

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ESCANABA — Mr. Tire was established in 1971 in Escanaba, according to owner Toby Kuivinen. The business has locations in Escanaba, Iron Mountain, Marquette and Baraga. Although the business has been around for quite a few years, it continues to offer new services to its customers. People ...