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Community

Homeless shelter changes location

GLADSTONE — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by All Saints Church, 715 Wisconsin Ave., Gladstone, beginning this Sunday evening, Nov. 10. Male volunteers are still needed for the 3 a.m. to 8 a.m. shift. To volunteer, go to www.HopeAtTheInn.org or call Tricia 420-6017 ...

Community Grief Group to meet

ESCANABA — The Coimmunity Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows you the opportunity to be supported by others who understand. The next Community Grief Group meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 322 S. Lincoln ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED/INTOXICATED DRIVING Carrie Ann Johnson, 40, of 8899 Bay Shore Drive, Gladstone, pleaded guilty to operating - impaired; three days jail, three days suspended; 16 hours community service; 12 months probation; $1,350 fines and costs. Francisco Rodriguez Jr., 25, of ...

Sheriff warns about winter driving hazards

ESCANABA — Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald is warning local drivers of the dangers on the roadways. During the winter months ahead, residents can expect to face icy temperatures and slippery roadway surfaces. Drivers need to make sure their tires are up to the mark, especially in those ...

Strike for Hunger campaign successful

Courtesy photo The United Steel Workers Local 2-21 Escanaba Papermakers Women of Steel (WOS) ran a 2019 Strike for Hunger campaign. Through donations from the membership, monetary and food donations were given to Escanaba’s St. Vincent de Paul and Salvation Army food pantries in the amount ...

LaFave explains ‘no’ vote on reform plan

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave said he voted against an expungement reform plan in the Michigan House this week because the proposal excludes several types of people he believes deserve a second chance. LaFave, of Iron Mountain, said he was excited when he first learned the plan was being ...

Police

Pop machine damaged in Escanaba ESCANABA — A pop machine was damaged on Water Plant Road in Escanaba Sunday. Escanaba Public Safety officers were called to 17 Water Plant Road in Escanaba for a damaged pop machine near the marina at 3:28 p.m. Sunday. A damage estimate was not ...

Wells Lions Club makes donation

Courtesy photo The Wells Lions Club donated $1,000 to the Alpha Omega sober living house in Escanaba. Pictured, from left, are Wells Lions President Brett Way, Deacon Terry Saunders and Lions Treasurer Ernesto Gustafson.

Lions Clubs fight against prediabetes

MARQUETTE — November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and U.P. Lions Club members will be out in the community this month, helping people find out if they are at high risk for having diabetes or prediabetes. As estimated one out of three adults and 50 percent of seniors have prediabetes and 90 ...

Roundabout opening today at US-41/M-28

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP— The winter traffic configuration for the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) US-41/M-28 reconstruction and roundabouts project in Marquette Township is set to begin today. Drivers should remain alert and remember that both lanes of the new roundabouts at ...

YMCA Nerf Night is Saturday

ESCANABA — Northern Lights YMCA’s Nerf Night is Saturday Nov. 9, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the H.I.T Complex. Boys and girls ages 6 through 12 are welcome to come on out to the Turf Room for some foam dart fun. “The YMCA Nerf Night is a chance for the kids to get together to play fun ...

YMCA swim lessons start Nov. 18

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center has a new session of swimming lessons start Nov.18. Financial assistance is available. Fall youth swim lessons are for children 5 to 12 years of age. All lessons include personal safety and growth, stroke development, rescue, water games and ...

Medical equipment loan closet is closed

ESCANABA — The Delta County Medical Equipment Loan Closet at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Escanaba is closed. All the equipment that was in the loan closet, as people came to call it, has been donated to the Gladstone August Mattson American Legion Post 71 in Gladstone. Anyone who ...

Manistique MARSP meeting is Nov. 13

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Area Retired School Personnel will hold its next meeting on Nov. 13 at The “40” Bar and Grill 100 S. 2nd St., at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Judy Behrend from the Eva Burrell Animal Shelter. All retired school personnel from Schoolcraft and Eastern ...

Veteran’s Day set in Hermansville

HERMANSVILLE — Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Post 340 Veteran’s Day schedule for Monday, Nov. 11, has been announced. At 10:30 a.m. CST, veterans, American Legion, Ladies Auxiliary will meet at the American Legion Club Rooms. At 10:45 a.m. CST the march will begin to the ...

NAMI support group meets Nov. 11

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. A support group will gather Monday, ...

Voters say ‘no’ to Bay millage

ESCANABA — A Bay College operating millage proposal was denied by nearly three-quarters of Delta County voters in Tuesday’s election. A total of 1,874 voters (26.01 percent) supported the proposal. However, 5,332 voters (73.99 percent) were against it. The proposal asked voters whether ...

‘Elf The Musical’ tickets on sale

ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School Fine Arts Department will present “Elf The Musical” later this month. Performances of “Elf The Musical” have been set for Nov. 22, 23, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. A matinee will take place on Nov. 24 at 2 p.m., as well. Auditorium doors will open half an ...

Swim lessons start

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center has a new session of swimming lessons start Nov.18. Financial assistance is available. Fall youth swim lessons are for children 5 to 12 years of age. All lessons include personal safety and growth, stroke development, rescue, water games and ...

UPPCO offers energy bill help

MARQUETTE — As winter approaches, Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is highlighting resources that may be available to assist residents with their monthly energy bills. These resources include the Upper Peninsula’s 2-1-1 Call Center, UPPCO’s new Energy Assistance, Self-sufficiency ...