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Community

Hospital gets trauma designation

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group has been designated a Level Four Trauma Center by the state of Michigan. “OSF St. Francis Hospital has always worked to save the lives of critically injured patients and this designation is a confirmation to the emergency ...

Deer season drives economic gains

LANSING — Hunters across the state are taking part in Michigan’s firearm deer season, which started Nov. 15. Not only a time-honored tradition shared across many generations of Michiganders, this season also brings a significant boost in state revenue. Of all hunters in Michigan last year, ...

Snowbirds reminded to renew driver’s license and plates early

LANSING — Residents heading south for the winter are reminded to renew their driver’s licenses and license plates before leaving Michigan. People can renew plates for individually owned or leased cars, pickup trucks, vans and motorcycles up to six months before they expire. They can renew ...

Vintage Tin helps Honor Flight

Courtesy photo The Vintage Tin Car Club recently donated $500 to U.P. Honor Flight. Funds were raised through 50/50 drawings during each weekly ride. Shown are, from left, John Pinar, Leon Ham, Jack Hoult, Karl Bosk, Lloyd Pirlot and Scott Knauf.

Open houses focus on forest uses

GLADSTONE — Hiawatha National Forest will host two open houses to inform and assist the public regarding special use permits, which are required for a variety of activities the public may wish to conduct on national forest system lands. The open houses will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at ...

Planner

Monday A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). A.A., closed, St. Thomas School, 7:30 p.m., ...

Pre-Diabetic Screening Day Nov. 19

ESCANABA — Lions International and UP health System Home Care and Hospice will be partnering to provide the community with a Pre-Diabetic Screening Day. Escanaba Senior Center on Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Parish on Nov. 26, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and ...

Socks for Troops fundraiser returns

ESCANABA — Shoe Sensation is hosting its 4th annual “Socks For Troops” fundraiser company-wide. Last year, Shoe Sensation collected over 30,000 pairs of socks as a company. This year, each store will again be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans. Shoe Sensation will ...

Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving dinner

ESCANABA — Volunteers are needed to help prepare, serve and clean up this year’s Community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 28 at the Escanaba Senior High School Cafeteria. To donate or sign up to help with dinner, call the Community Foundation for Delta County at 786-6654.

Tickets on sale for ‘Elf The Musical’

ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School Fine Arts Department will present “Elf The Musical” later this month. Performances of “Elf The Musical” have been set for Nov. 22, 23, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. A matinee will take place on Nov. 24 at 2 p.m., as well. Auditorium doors will open half an ...

Bishop Noa Home makes ­donation to school food pantry

Courtesy photo The staff of Bishop Noa Home conducted a food drive for the Escanaba Junior/Senior High School Food Pantry and was able to donate six boxes of food. They also did a bake sale that raised $300 for the Food Pantry needs. Key Club members will do the shopping when the pantry runs ...

Whitmer lowers flags for identified soldier killed during WWII

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff throughout the state on Saturday, Nov. 16, to honor the service of Army Private Connie Cagle, which coincides with the day of his funeral. "With the identification and return of Private Connie ...

Compassionate Friends meeting change

ESCANABA — Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the November meeting of the Bay de Noc Chapter of the compassionate Friends will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the front Conference Room at Escanaba High School. Compassionate Friends is a nonprofit self-help ...

Christmas from the Past event Nov. 30

GULLIVER — Christmas from the Past will be held at the Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse Saturday, Nov. 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Santa arrives promptly at noon and leaves at 3 p.m. There will be gifts for children and tours of the lighthouse. The event will continue Sunday, Dec. 1, from 11 ...

Menominee County Chapter of MARSP

MENOMINEE — The Menominee County Chapter of Retired School Personnel (MARSP) will meet on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Little Nugget Clubhouse on East County Road 338 in Carbondale. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. Central time and the meal will be served at noon. Lunch will be a ham ...

Edward Jones office supports Toys for Tots

ESCANABA — Joe Powers, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the U.S. Marine Corps League Toys for Tots program by using his office as a drop-off location for this year’s toy drive. Local residents may help needy children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to ...

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 ...

Kiwanis support Braves Fan Club

Courtesy photo Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis President Alan Stotz presents a $500 check to Jill Thompson, Gladstone Braves Fan Club. The money will be used for the remodeling project at the Marble Athletic Field. The Braves Fan Club is funding the project that will increase the size of the ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED/INTOXICATED DRIVING Robert Allen Metter, 24, of 608 S. 4th Ave. 1/2, Wausau, Wis., pleaded guilty to operating - impaired; six months probation; alcohol highway safety education; $850 fines and costs. Scott Alan Mayrand, 61, of P.O. Box 104, Bark River, pleaded ...

Volunteers needed for holiday dinner

ESCANABA — Volunteers are needed to help prepare, serve and clean up this year’s Community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 28 at the Escanaba Senior High School Cafeteria. To donate or sign up to help with dinner, call the Community Foundation of Delta County at 786-6654.