U.P. roadside parks set to close

MARQUETTE — All roadside parks operated by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the Upper Peninsula will be closed for the season on Tuesday, Oct. 26. MDOT maintains 32 roadside parks in the U.P. They close annually in late October and reopen in late April. In ...

New multi-use courts at Ludington Park

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Recreation Department has announced the opening of the Ludington Park multi-use courts. The courts can be utilized for tennis and pickleball play. “The recreation department is excited that the multi-use courts are open for play. The project took several years ...

Mid Pen Homecoming

Courtesy photo Seniors Riley Hansen and Kacie Derocher were recently crowned King and Queen at the Mid Peninsula Homecoming.

Dementia training series offered for caregivers

ESCANABA — Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP) is offering a three-part online Dementia training series, “Developing Dementia Dexterity,” for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia on Wednesdays, December 1, 8 and 15 at 11 a.m. EST. Each class ...

BR-H Homecoming

Courtesy photo Seniors Aspen Fredrick and Qwentin Johnsen were crowned Queen and King at the Bark River-Harris Homecoming recently.

Urgent need for O negative blood

ESCANABA — There is an urgent Need for O negative blood at OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group. Donors are welcome Thursday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The blood drive will take place at the Guardian Flight Hangar to support The Community Blood Center, the sole ...