Community

MDOT lifts traffic ­restrictions for holiday

LANSING — This Memorial Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is removing lane restrictions on nearly 70 percent of its road and bridge projects statewide to ease traffic delays for holiday travelers. AAA Michigan estimates more than 1.3 million people from Michigan ...

Daily Planner

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. (LAST ...

UPtoberfest funds support community

ESCANABA — Local home-brewing club Bay de Noc Brewers recently completed distribution of funds from last fallís UPtoberfest event, which drew more than 1,000 people to Escanabaís Ludington Park for an afternoon of beer and wine tasting and live music. Donations from the eventís proceeds ...

OSF Healthcare Foundation golf outing planned

ESCANABA — The 25th annual OSF HealthCare Foundation “Going for the Green” golf outing will be held Thursday, June 27, at Sweetgrass Golf Course. Money raised during the event will be used to provide needed services and equipment for patients at OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Cory Raymond Irving, 44, of 806 2nd Ave. S., Escanaba, was bound over on one count of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (schedules 1, 2 and 3 except ...

North Central gets health project grant

POWERS — North Central Elementary recently received a $5,000 U.P. Health Project Competitive Grant and $2,500 mini-grant from the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula for health and wellness support for students, staff and community. The “Fueling Our Jets for the Future” project ...

Secretary of State offices to close

LANSING — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson reminds residents that all Secretary of State offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Secretary of State Super Centers normally offer Saturday hours but also will be closed Saturday, May 25. Most license plate types ...

Students win construction competition

ESCANABA — On April 26, the NMU Jacobetti Center held the U.P. Construction Skills Challenge, which brings career and technical education students from throughout the U.P. together to test their skills against each other. The DSISD construction class a successful year. Each team builds a shed ...

Lunch on Ludington concerts start June 5

ESCANABA — A new weekly outdoor summer concert series will debut at the Escanaba Marketplace on Wednesday, June 5. The free concerts will be held Wednesdays from June through August from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to have lunch and hear the musicians. There will be ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT WILDLIFE CONSERVATION Dustin James Evitts, 33, of 5648 LL 1 Rd., Garden, pleaded guilty to two counts of wildlife conservation part — taking deer/bear/turkeys; five days jail, five days suspended; 12 months probation; $13,000 fines and costs; hunting privileges suspended ...

Bay offers basic life support training

ESCANABA — Bay College Training & Development will be offering Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers on Thursday, June 13, from 4 to 8 p.m. The course is designed to teach a wide variety of healthcare professionals how to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, ...

Bay Sages plan meeting on June 6

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, June 6, at 10 a.m. at the Joseph Heirman University Center, Room 952. The program for the month will feature Don Pyle, manager of the Delta County Landfill. He will give a background of the landfill, how it’s financed, ...

Gladstone Post to host Citizens Academy

GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Gladstone Post will hold a Citizens’ Academy from June 20 to Aug. 1. There will be no class on July 4. The six-week academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures ...

Memorial Day program in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County All-Vet Memorial Day Program will be held Monday. The schedule is: 10 a.m Assemble at Parking lot behind Ford Garage 10:30 a.m. Parade begins from Arbutus Ave. to Oak Street to Cedar Street to the MHS Gym 11 a.m. Program at MHS Auditorium Master of ...

Part of South 14th Street closed today

ESCANABA — Due to a sink hole that has formed over a sanitary sewer main, South 14th Street, from 16th Avenue South to Lake Shore Drive will be closed on Thursday, May 23. The street will be closed to all through traffic until the work is completed. No disruption to the sanitary sewer service ...

Rose receives Ganzert Memorial Fund

MARQUETTE — Todd Rose, a senior communication studies major at Northern Michigan University and Escanaba High School graduate, has been selected as the first recipient of the Dr. Charles F. Ganzert Memorial Fund. The new fund is awarded to a deserving NMU student in honor of Ganzert, who ...

DNR moves deer regulations session to Harris

HARRIS — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has moved the location of a public listening session on proposed deer regulation changes from Wetmore in Alger County to Harris in Menominee County. The location for the listening session is now at the Turtle Room at the Island Conference ...

Escanaba library remains closed this week

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library will remain closed the entire week of May 20-25 for flooring installation and upgrades to electrical systems. The library will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28. Book drops will be open during this time and no late fees will accrue on ...

Gladstone library closed Memorial Day

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School and Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Summer hours begin Monday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The library is closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Safe Routes to School training offered

ESCANABA — The Michigan Fitness Foundation is holding a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) regional training in Escanaba Thursday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Michigan Works Building, 2950 College Ave. Light meal will be provided. Each training will consist of hands-on sessions designed ...