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Extra snowmobile patrols this weekend

MARQUETTE — Many people are expected to spend time outdoors over the upcoming three-day Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Anticipating an influx of snowmobilers, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers - joined by local, state and federal officers - will be ...

St. Francis requesting public to limit visits

ESCANABA — To protect patients, family members and staff during this time of increased seasonal flu activity and other upper respiratory illnesses, OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group is asking the public to limit visits as a precautionary measure. “The number of ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court on unrelated charges. Thomas John Dupont, 46, of E4619 Highway M-35, Escanaba, pleaded no contest to one count of police officer - fleeing - third degree. He was sentenced to 10 months in jail and ...

Homeless shelter changes location

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by the Salvation Army, 3001 5th Ave. S., Escanaba, beginning Sunday evening, Jan. 19. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check the website www.HopeAtTheInn.org or call Lisa 420-1311. Donations may ...

Bay Sages next meeting is Feb. 6

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. at Bay de Noc Community College, Joseph Heirman University Center. Melissa Midaugh of the Victim’s Advocacy Group will be the featured speaker. There are a lot of crimes where there’s a victim ...

American Legion U.P. Mid Winter Tour set

IRON MOUNTAIN — The 2020 Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Posts Mid-Winter Conference is planned Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, at the Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post 50 in Iron Mountain. Attending the conference will be Michigan Department Commander Barry Wood, ...

More drug arrests made in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — A Manistique resident was arraigned on three drug related charges in Schoolcraft County District Court Wednesday. Samantha Jo Troxler, 27, of Manistique, was arraigned on the following counts: one counts of controlled substance - delivery on school or library property ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Manistique Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer, 7:30 p.m., 314 Main Street, Manistique. A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Bottom Line, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., Room 9. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 11 ...

Trout Unlimited chapter meets Friday

MARQUETTE — The Fred Wara Chapter of Trout Unlimited, in conjunction with the Northern Michigan University Fisheries & Wildlife Association, will host a “Fishing After Hours” Friday, Jan. 17. This meeting is a special viewing of the Patagonia movie “Artifishal”, a film about he ...

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Mansitique

MANISTIQUE — Two Manistique residents were arrested on drug charges during a traffic stop in Manistique Saturday. According to the Manistique Public Safety Department, officers and a K-9 unit arrested two Manistique residents for narcotics offenses during a traffic stop on North Cedar ...

Newberry man arrested on child porn charges

NEWBERRY — An investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police (MSP) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a Newberry man. Glenn Sutton, 46, was arrested Monday and arraigned on 35 charges Tuesday. The investigation stemmed from a National ...

Escanaba library hosts trivia event

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library invites the public to attend a trivia night on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the library. The theme for the event is All Things Disney. Registration is required. Teams of up to six people, ages 10 and up, may register by Jan. 24 by calling the ...

NAMI support groups set meetings

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. Support groups will gather Thursday, ...

UP Health System Home Care open house

ESCANABA — The community is invited to attend the grand opening – open house of UP Health System Home Care and Hospice new agency, location at 901 South Lincoln Road. The event is Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. UP Health System is an agency of ...

Local schools in High School Bowl

NMU photo The North Central Jets played the Manistique Emeralds in the first round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 230-210. North Central will advance to the second round when they play Munising in Game 28, scheduled to air on Saturday, Feb. 15. Representing North Central, seated ...

Upper Peninsula State Fair gets awards

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula State Fair won two communications awards at the 2020 Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibitions Annual Convention held Jan. 9 - 11 in Grand Rapids. The awards were for the fair’s website and the premium book that serves as the exhibitor’s guide to ...

St. Francis Hospital gives flu, cold advice

ESCANABA — Cold and flu season is underway, and with it an increased volume of patients in the emergency room at OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group. Though the hospital has not yet needed to implement visitor restrictions, hospital officials recommend the following to ...

Secretary of State offices closed for MLK holiday

LANSING — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson reminds residents that all Secretary of State offices and the Office of the Great Seal will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Most license plate types can be ordered or renewed online at ExpressSOS.com. ...

Planner

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, ...

Trevor Ohlsen to perform at Bay College

ESCANABA — Singer/songwriter Trevor Ohlsen, will perform at Bay College’s Besse Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. An Iron Mountain native, Ohlsen has found success in the music industry with his hit song “Michigan” along with “Speechless” and “All Over Again.” Ohlsen is ...