Community

Part of Ludington Street closed Thursday

ESCANABA — Ludington Street from Lincoln Road to 22nd Street will be closed to all traffic on Thursday, Aug. 22 to install water service replacements. No disruption to potable water service to adjacent customers is expected. Expect some delays, and slow down or avoid this work zone. ...

Brevort bridge replacement on Sept. 3

BREVORT — Replacement of the Brevort River Bridge on U.S. 2 will begin Tuesday, Sept. 3, and is expected to be completed Wednesday, Nov. 13. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $2.3 million to replace the US-2 bridge over the Brevort River in Moran Township, ...

Choral society beginning rehearsals

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Choral Society is beginning its rehearsals for its annual Christmas concert to be held on Sunday, Dec. 1. Rehearsals are held at Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and they begin on Sept. 10. You may miss some rehearsals. The Society has ...

Bolton performs at ice cream social

BARK RIVER — Bark River Legion Auxiliary Post 438 welcomes Cathy Bolton for its annual Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bark River Sports Complex pavilion. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place indoors at the senior center located on the ...

YMCA to host free cholesterol screen

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting cholesterol screen in Escanaba on Wednesday, Aug. 21, sponsored by OSF St Francis Hospital. The event will be held at Northern Lights YMCA fitness center office from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free. Registration is helpful, ...

Free pain management workshop set

ESCANABA — A free chronic pain management workshop will be offered on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the MTEC center, room 2018. The chronic pain management workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people living with chronic pain or loved ones caring for ...

Community Resource Day is Aug. 24

ESCANABA — Mission of Hope will hold a Community Resource Day Saturday in Escanaba at the Ruth Butler Building at the U.P. State Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a free event for the community and there will be no charge for anything, according to Mission of Hope. Resources ...

NARFE Chapter plans August meeting

MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation about strokes at their next regular meeting at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28. Roxanne Filizetti, RN, CNRN, clinical director of Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice will ...

Event supports free book program

Courtesy photo Dave and Susie Anthony of Northern Sun Winery in Bark River recently presented United Way of Delta County executive director Julie Mallard (center) with $774 from their July Funday Sunday event, which featured wine tasting, a vineyard tour and a performance by musicians Genna ...

Bay Film Series announces fall schedule

ESCANABA — The Bay Film Series at Bay College has announced this year’s roster. On Thursday, Sept. 12, The Last Black Man in San Francisco will be shown. Actor Jimmie Fails plays a character named Jimmie Fails, whose dream is to reclaim the Victorian house that his grandfather built ...

YMCA to host free cholesterol screen

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting cholesterol screen in Escanaba on Wednesday, Aug. 21, sponsored by OSF St Francis Hospital. The event will be held at Northern Lights YMCA fitness center office from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free. Registration is helpful, ...

Bay offices closed Wednesday

ESCANABA — All Bay College offices in Escanaba and Iron Mountain will be closed Wednesday for employee training. The Bay College Bookstore will be open for business from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

State Police warn of phone scam

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Michigan State Police is warning U.P. residents about a phone scam that has hit the area. The caller claims to be from Consumers Energy and demands payment within one hour through a third-party payment processor. If the payment is not made, the caller claims the ...

Masonville park dedication Aug. 26

RAPID RIVER — The Masonville Township Board invites the residents to a dedication ceremony for the upgraded playground located at the main park by the pavilion. The board, with a grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and taxpayer dollars, was able to replace old, outdated ...

Portion of Sheridan Road closed today

ESCANABA — Sheridan Road from 10th Avenue North to 11th Avenue North will be closed to all traffic on Tuesday, Aug. 20 due to water service replacements. No disruption to potable water service to adjacent customers is expected. Motorists are advised to expect some delays and are asked to ...

Thunderwude to perform at Bridge Walk

CEDAR RIVER — Thunderwude will be coming to Cedar River BridgeWalk celebration on Labor Day to play the genres of bluegrass, acoustic, roots and Americana. Born out of a need for Bluegrass in the Chelsea, MI area, Thunderwüde became a band in the winter of 2014 and consists of Jason ...

Planner

Today 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., Escanaba. Dual Recovery, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Man gets prison term for attempted assault

ESCANABA — An Escanaba teen was sentenced to prison in Delta County Circuit Court recently for an attempted assault in February. Darrin William LeClaire, Jr., 18, of 1215 1st Ave. N., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to attempted assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder or by ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT VICIOUS DOG Jeremy Joseph Stemick, 41, of 6072 23.6 Lane, Gladstone, pleaded guilty to one count of vicious dog; 12 months probation; animal in question must be confined in a building or enclosure, or must be muzzled; $918.01 restitution; $450 fines and costs. IMPAIRED ...

YMCA renovation of Wells School underway

WELLS — The Northern Lights YMCA is busy renovating the former Wells School acquired from the Escanaba Area School District in June. The YMCA plans to turn the school into a modern childcare and youth development center. “It’s a part of our overall Capital Development Project,” ...