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Labor Day traffic fatalities down slightly

LANSING — The Michigan State Police (MSP) announced that preliminary reports indicate 11 people lost their lives in 11 separate traffic crashes during the 2018 Labor Day holiday weekend. During the 2017 Labor Day holiday weekend, 10 traffic crashes resulted in 15 deaths. Restraint use was ...

Hydrant flushing planned in Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The city of Gladstone will be flushing fire hydrants this week, which can cause water in neighboring homes to be discolored. The flushing will take place between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. beginning Monday, Sept. 10, and continuing through Thursday, Sept. 13. The annual flushing of ...

Just Cruizin’ car club show today in Norway

NORWAY — The Just Cruizin’ car club will hold its annual car show on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, located on US 8 in Norway. Including classic cars, trucks and motorcycles, there will also be a display of vintage tractors. There is no admission for spectators, ...

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 ...

Community Foundation offers grants

ESCANABA — The Community Foundation for Delta County is now accepting grant applications for its October 2018 grants round. Eligible non-profit organizations and sub-divisions of government are eligible to submit applications to the community foundation for grants. Grant applications can be ...

Grief group to meet Tuesday, Sept. 11

ESCANABA — There will be a Community Grief Group meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church 322 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. (Enter through the preschool entrance to the lounge). “Important healing takes place when we experience and express grief with ...

Shopko supports local math teachers

Courtesy photo Rick Curtis, right, presents a $500 Shopko Foundation check to Mike Maki, math consultant at Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District. This year, math teachers from across Delta and Schoolcraft counties are participating in professional development activities that ...

Bay announces service dog conference

ESCANABA — The Bay College Diversity Committee and Yooper Service Dogs present the U.P. Service Dog Conference featuring speakers from Leader Dogs for the Blind, Paws with A Cause, SuperiorLand Pet Partners, The Superior Alliance for Independent Living (SAIL), and Yooper Service Dogs. This ...

VA to host uniforms to paper workshop

IRON MOUNTAIN —The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center’s Suicide Prevention Program announces a series of workshops on Sept. 11 and 12 featuring artist Drew Cameron, of Combat Paper, who will help participants convert donated military uniforms into handmade paper. Individual workshops will ...

Two College Nights planned at Bay College

ESCANABA — Bay College announces two College Night programs taking place. The first is Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Escanaba Bay College Campus in the Besse Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern. The second is Monday, Sept. 17, at the Iron Mountain Bay College West Campus from 6 to 7:30 p.m. ...

Planner

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., Talking Circle, 10 a.m., Hannahville Behavioral Health, 723-2552 A.A., open, Rock Bible Chapel, 7:30 p.m., 4144 Maple Ridge 37th Rd., Rock A.A., closed, Township Hall, 7 p.m. CDT, Hwy 41, Carney. All addictions, closed ...

Canning advice available at market

ESCANABA — Stephanie Ostrenga of MSU Extension will be at the farmers market in Escanaba Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. to test pressure canner lids and answer food preservation questions. The farmers market is held at Escanaba ‘s marketplace on Ludington Street. For more information ...

Food distribution planned Sept. 13

ESCANABA — Weyerhaeuser and Community Foundation for Delta County Board are collaborating on a Feeding America – West Michigan Food Bank commodity distribution. The food distribution will occur on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Ruth Butler Building at the U. P State Fairgrounds starting at 9 ...

Flags to be collected in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — Members of the community are invited to join the Schoolcraft All Vets in the recovery of America Flags currently marking the final resting place of deceased veterans in Schoolcraft County cemeteries. Those interested and capable, are requested to meet at the VFW Hall on Maple ...

City will maintain 3rd Ave. patches

ESCANABA — The City of Escanaba Water Department has replaced several water services on 3rd Avenue North. In preparation of new asphalt to be installed later this month, several gravel patches have been left in these areas. “Issues beyond the means of the city have delayed the asphalt ...

Portion of 3rd Avenue North to close

ESCANABA — The City of Escanaba will be replacing a water service line on 1100 Block of 3rd Avenue North on Thursday. As a result, the road will be closed to all through traffic until the work is completed, which is expected to be by the end of the day. This work is due to faulty water ...

Historical society closes for season

ESCANABA — The summer season has come to an end for the Sand Point Lighthouse and the Delta County Historical Museum. After Labor Day, these facilities are closed until next year’s Memorial Day — except for two days at Christmastime when we are open on Dec. 26 and Dec. 27. The Delta ...

Gun owners group planning picnic

ESCANABA — Delta County Gun Owners Association and Michigan Open Carry invites the public to its first ever joint picnic. The event will be held rain or shine at Escanaba’s Ludington Park by the gazebo on Saturday, Sept. 15, from noon to 4 p.m. There will be free food, nonalcoholic ...

Bay to host voter registration drive

ESCANABA — Bay College will conduct a Voter Registration Drive and Political Campaign Fair as part of its annual Constitution Day activities. Constitution Day is recognized nationally each year to signify the release of the draft of the U.S. Constitution from the Constitutional Convention in ...

State Police part of commercial vehicle program

LANSING — Michigan State Police (MSP) motor carrier officers will be conducting inspections at weigh station facilities and rest area locations throughout the state with a focus on braking components. This enforcement operation is part of the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) ...