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Historical Society to hold annual meeting

HYDE — Dr. Richard Boyd will return to Escanaba as speaker at the Delta County Historical Society’s 70th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at Highland Golf Club. He will present “Remembering the Schooner ALVIN CLARK: A Project Before Its Time,” an account of the successful recovery ...

Event to celebrate Lego Club’s 1st year

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library is having a Block Party to celebrate the Lego Club’s one year anniversary on June 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the Escanaba Public Library/City Council Chambers. For more information contact the Escanaba Public Library at (906) 789-7328 or visit the website ...

ISD’s top students receive awards, scholarships

ESCANABA — The Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District honored its Students of the Year at a recent awards program. Morgan Rajala earned Career and Technical Education’s highest award, the Joseph Hampton Achievement Award, at the Intermediate School District’s (I.S.D.) spring ...

Christian Park, Bay College collaborate

ESCANABA — In a collaborative effort, Christian Park and Bay College joined forces to provide Bay senior RN nursing students with education on evidence-based wound prevention, and care, as part of their Capstone Lab course at Bay College. Jesse Halase, RN, a Bay College graduate, and ...

Federal Reserve Bank official to visit

ESCANABA — Are you curious about interest rates, and the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy views? Do you have a hard question about the economy? Are you curious about what the Minneapolis Fed does within the Federal Reserve System? Do you care about income inequality, and what might be done ...

Children’s Choir of Chicago to perform

CHICAGO — Stephanie Gregoire is a 2008 graduate of EHS and works in Chicago for the Children’s Choir of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools as a music teacher. On Saturday, May 19, the Children’s Choir of Chicago will take part in a benefit concert at Memorial United Methodist Church of ...

Business After Hours scheduled on Wednesday

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, May 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ashley’s Furniture HomeStore, located at 2222 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. The event is co-hosted by the Radio Results Network, Freshwater Tavern and Ashley’s Furniture HomeStore Business after Hours ...

Freshwater Tavern supports YMCA Annual Campaign

Courtesy photo The Freshwater Tavern, its staff and patrons are supporting the YMCA Annual Campaign. On March 7, the Freshwater Tavern hosted a “give back” night where the proceeds of the evening in the amount of $750 were donated to the YMCA’s annual drive to ensure no one is left ...

American Legion helps Honor Flight

Courtesy photo Upper Peninsula Honor Flight President Scott Knauf, left, accepts a $1,000 donation from the Carney-Nadeau American Legion Post 487.

Ensign Fire Department receives donation

ENSIGN — Ensign Township Assistant Fire Chief, Craig Lancour recently accepted a $2,000 donation from Robert Hardwick of TransCanada Pipeline. The funds will be used to purchase four new air-packs and bottles for the Ensign Township Fire Department.

Bay receives Digital Colleges Survey Award

ESCANABA — The Center for Digital Education’s (CDE) Digital Community Colleges Survey Awards honor community colleges utilizing technology to engage students, collaborate with K-12 and other educational institutions, and improve learning. The CDE announced the winners of its 2017-18 Digital ...

Delta County Airport rehabilitates runway

ESCANABA — Delta County Airport began work to rehabilitate runway 18/36 and parallel taxiway on May 9. The project is scheduled to last through the summer and is anticipated to have no impact on commercial air service. The $2.5 million dollar joint-funded project will be between the Federal ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced on unrelated charges in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. George Alan Novak Jr., 49, of 867 Swede Road, Bark River, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, third offense. He was sentenced to 12 months ...

LaFave wants cracks down on school threats

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave has introduced a plan to cut down on threats against students and teachers in Michigan schools. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said the legislation is in response to the recent increase in threats against schools in the Upper Peninsula and throughout the ...

YMCA plans for summer activities

ESCANABA — Northern Lights YMCA, Delta Center is getting ready for an influx of programming and activities this summer. “It’s important that children both play and build relationships throughout the summer,” said Katey Huber, youth program coordinator. “From summer camp, to ...

Partial weight and speed restriction Lifted

ESCANABA — A partial springtime weight and speed restrictions will be lifted on all Delta County Roads south of U.S. Hwy 2, beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, May 14. Restrictions will remain in effect on all Delta County roads north of U.S. 2 until further notice.

Bob Romps to hold meet-and-greet event

ESCANABA — The campaign to elect Bob Romps for State Representative is hosting a meet-and-greet fundraiser at Ernie’s Irish Pub in Escanaba on Friday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. Romps, a Democrat from Delta County, is running to represent the people of the 108th district, which covers Delta, ...

Republican Party meets May 17 in Esky

ESCANABA — The Delta County Republican Party will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 17, at Ferdinand’s Restaurant. This is a noon/lunch meeting. The general public is welcome to join us in discussing political events. For additional information call (906) 280-1406.

Trooper Janisse joins Gladstone MSP Post

GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police (MSP) has announced the transfer of Trooper Patrick Janisse to the Gladstone Post. Trooper Janisse graduated as a member of the 127th Trooper Recruit School. Prior to his transfer to the Gladstone Post, he served as a trooper at the St. Ignace ...