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Art of Sewing at Bonifas Arts Center

ESCANABA — Bring an old tradition into the modern age with the Art of Sewing - Alterations class at the Bonifas. On Thursdays starting Feb. 21, instructor and professional seamstress/tailor Lana Farley will be teaching students how to alter clothes to fit their bodies perfectly. Why pay ...

Red Cross blood drive in Escanaba

ESCANABA — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at the Delta Plaza Mall Tuesday, Feb. 5, from noon and 6 p.m., and Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments can be made by calling Community Action Agency RSVP at 786-7080, ext 112, or online at www.redcrossblood.org. ...

Highland plans football party Sunday

HYDE — The Highland Golf Course in Hyde will host a Superbowl party Sunday, Feb. 3, starting at 5 p.m. Those attending should bring a dish to pass. The public is welcome.

Bank employees help Camping for Cancer

Courtesy photo First Bank employees held their annual Holiday Auction, and a group presented their gift of over a $1,000 to “Camping for Cancer.” The employees of First Bank hold various activities within the organization throughout the year, including this annual event; as well as ...

Mine safety refresher training scheduled

ESCANABA — Bay College Training and Development will be hosting an eight-hour Annual MSHA Refresher course of Part 46 and 48 of the Mine Act, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The eight-hour MSHA program covers the annual training requirements for owners and operators under 30 CFR ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING James Patrick Geiger, 38, of 300 S. 12th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating while impaired; five days jail, credit for five days served; six months probation; $1,050 fines and costs. Rachel Ruth Thompson, 23, of 15 Alton Rd., Prospect Heights, Ill., ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 10 a.m.,Gladstone. A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. A.A., open, Delta Women’s Group, St. Stephen’s Church, 11 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., Hannahville A.A., closed, Delta ...

Bay seeks outstanding alumni nominations

ESCANABA — The Bay College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the Awards Dinner on April 23. This award was established in 1999 by the Alumni Association to recognize and honor an outstanding graduate of ...

LaFave introduces three new bills

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave this week introduced legislation to address a range of issues. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said House Bill 4092 will protect animals locked inside hot and freezing cold cars by granting criminal immunity to individuals who break a window to help a distressed ...

Socks collected for vets, troops

ESCANABA — Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, hosted its 3rd annual “Socks For Troops” company wide. Each store collected socks for active duty military or local veterans in our local communities. Shoe Sensation had military approved socks in store and ...

Bay offers clinical medical assistant program

ESCANABA — Registration is open for Bay College Training & Development’s Clinical Medical Assistant program that begins on Feb. 12. This non-credit workforce development program is designed to prepare students for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical ...

Mines may be used for energy storage

NEGAUNEE — Michigan Technological University and the city of Negaunee are collaborating on a pilot study to determine if abandoned mines can be profitably converted into utility-scale batteries, storing “green” energy for consumers on the electrical grid. Researchers hope the study, ...

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, 428-1184. G.A., ...

mBank donates to Honor Flight

Courtesy photo The Escanaba branch of mBank gave a $500 donation to Honor Flight recently. Shown are from left, Elle Dykowski, Amanda Fulsher, April Stropich, Scott Knauf of Honor Flight, and Nicole Weber.

Volunteer training set for Hope at the Inn

ESCANABA — A training for homeless shelter volunteers is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 4, starting at 7 p.m. - Bay College Heirman Center Room 961. Those who trained previously need not attend, but are encouraged to get a refresher session. Attendees will learn about the shelter concept and ...

Bay College hosts public lecture on autism

ESCANABA — The annual “Your Health Lecture Series,” sponsored by Bay College and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, continues Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. with a talk by Dr. Barbara Thompson on understanding social motivation in autism. The presentation is free and open ...

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 ...

AKtion Club supports arts center

Courtesy photo Ken Benson of the Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis presents a donation for the Bonifas Arts Center to Executive Director Sue Roll. Benson works with the AKtion Club, a Kiwanis sponsored service club for adults with disabilities. The Escanaba AKtion club meets twice a month and is ...

United Way program builds reading skills

ESCANABA — Three-year-old Dawson Gaus of Gladstone gets excited when it’s time to get the mail. That’s because, once a month, the postal carrier brings a brand new children’s book addressed to him. This month’s selection is “Excellent Ed,” a cute story about a dog figuring out ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Bon Stephen Lemerand, 33, of 605 S. 9th St., Escanaba, was bound over on the following three counts: controlled substance - possession of meth/ecstasy, a ...