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Bay Sages schedules April 4 meeting

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, April 4, at 10 a.m. at the Joseph Heirman University Center, Room 952. The program will feature Escanaba native Karen Lindquist and volunteer for the Delta County Historical Society. She will present an illustrated talk ...

Business After Hours planned today

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, March 27, from 5 to 7 p.m., sponsored by WJMN Local 3 and the Terrace Bay Hotel. It will be located in the ballroom at the Terrace Bay Hotel. Business after Hours is a social event held each month and provides an opportunity to make ...

Produce safety certification course set

STEPHENSON — Michigan State University Extension will host the Food and Drug Administration-defined Produce Safety Alliance Grower Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) certification course at various locations. Those interested in learning about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP’s), produce ...

Bay offers first aid, CPR/AED training

ESCANABA — Bay College Training and Development will be offering first aid, CPR/AED training on Wednesday, April 10, from 2 to 9 p.m. The course is suitable for daycare providers, coaches, production workers, church staff, the general public and other non-healthcare professionals. ...

UPCAP supports ‘dark store’ fight

Deborah Prescott | Daily Press President and CEO of UPCAP, Jonathan Mead, presents a check to Escanaba Mayor Marc Tall, Wednesday afternoon at city hall. UPCAP and the Upper Peninsula Association of County Commissioners gave $10,000 to the city for future legal costs in the city’s legal ...

Column: Drinking to good forest management

ESCANABA — Production of natural cork maintains an important forest system. Wine bottlers that use cork help protect this threatened forest. So, popping that cork can contribute to forest conservation. Natural cork comes from the bark of a particular species of oak (Quercus suber). The ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Travis Brent Howell, 27, of 1205 Montana Ave. 14, Gladstone, was bound over one the following two counts: domestic violence - third offense notice, a five-year ...

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, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Bay de Noc Choral Society Spring Concert

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Choral Society is presenting its annual Spring Concert on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 1:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Escanaba. The concert theme is “Sing for Peace” and the songs feature a peace theme. The main piece is a Lenten-peace cantata with familiar ...

TRIO Food Pantry Cook-off held

ESCANABA — TRIO Student Support Services on Bay College’s Escanaba campus held a Student Food Pantry Cook-off March 3 in the HUB Hospitality Room. Student participants were required to prepare dishes using at least one food item from the pantry, list all the ingredients in the dish, and ...

Teachers support many local charities

ESCANABA — For the fourth consecutive year, local teachers have volunteered as judges for the Bonifas Art Center’s Youth in Art exhibition. The teachers do this through their union local, Michigan Education Association Council 17B, which includes teachers from Delta, Menominee, Schoolcraft, ...

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., ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT AGGRAVATED ASSAULT Joshua James Johnson, 37, of 302 N. 14th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault; 60 days jail, credit for 50 days served; 12 months probation; $1,350 fines and costs. OPEN INTOXICANTS Damien Kenneth-James Seymour, 23, of W534 Sunrise Ln., ...

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 ...

Bill retaining judgeship signed by governor

LANSING — Legislation sponsored by Sen. Ed McBroom to save the 95-A District Court judgeship in Menominee County from elimination was signed into law on Thursday. Senate Bill 87, now Public Act 1 of 2019, reverses a 2012 law that eliminated the position, which was based on a State Court ...

LaFave sponsors plan to scrap state’s no-fault law

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave joined House colleagues in unveiling wide-ranging legislation repealing Michigan’s no-fault car insurance system. The eight-bill package eliminates the no-fault system and moves Michigan to a full tort system similar to other states such as ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court in unrelated charges. Milton J. Walker, 46, of 1620 Willow Creek Rd. Lot 2, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to controlled substance - possession (cocaine, heroin or another narcotic) less than 25 grams. He ...

Wild Ones host invasive species talk

ESCANABA — Wild Ones Central U.P. Chapter is hosting Elise Desjarlais, coordinator of the Lake to Lake Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area, for a presentation on invasive species in the Upper Peninsula. The organization’s work in limiting the impact of, and educating the public ...

Blood drive set in Manistique March 27

MANISTIQUE — The UPHS-Marquette Regional Blood Center, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, March 27, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique from 1 to 5:15 p.m. For an appointment call Mindy Asp at 341-5777.

CPR class offered in Gladstone April 13

GLADSTONE — Connie Nault, a CPR instructor, will be teaching CPR at Memorial Church, 1920 Lake Shore Drive in Gladstone at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 13. There is a fee to take part. Upon completion, participants will be certified. Call Nault at 280-7550 by April 8 if interested.