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Governor Whitmer signs bills into law

LANSING — Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bills 4228, 4577, 4965, 4966, 4971, 5134, 5488, 5502 and 5503, as well as Senate Bills 171, 473, 475, 595 and 799 into law today. House Bill 4228 amends the Michigan Memorial Highway Act to designate the portion of Highway US-41 in Menominee ...

Bay partners with JCI for improvements

ESCANABA — Bay College is partnering with Johnson Controls (JCI) to advance critical college infrastructure. The plan totals $2.8 million and includes two recently completed roofs, along with boilers, air handlers, parking lot lighting and several efficiency measures. The plan is streamlined ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court on unrelated charges. Shannon Marie Lippold, 42, of 1323 Stephenson Ave., Lower, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to a count of controlled substance — delivery/manufacture (Schedules 1, 2 and 3 except ...

U.P. is in critical need for blood donations

ESCANABA — The U.P. Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for all blood types. The U.P. Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 U.P. hospitals. Visit the center’s Facebook page at ...

Second chance church rummage sale set

BARK RIVER —Due to a rainy first-time around, the Bark River United Methodist Church is holding a brief sale Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located two miles south of the caution light, across from the off road race campgrounds. Please wear a mask. Kitchen items, ...

Wildlife Unlimited 2020 banquet cancelled

ESCANABA — Wildlife Unlimited of Delta County has canceled its annual banquet due to growing concerns about COVID-19. “We’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person component of the Wildlife Unlimited 2020 Banquet. This was a tough call to make. The WU Annual Banquet is an ...