Community

Weight and speed restrictions to be lifted

ESCANABA — Annual springtime weight and speed restrictions will be lifted on all Delta County roads not designated as all season routes, beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.

Escanaba library closed for renovations

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 20, Tuesday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 22 for flooring installation and upgrades to electrical systems. The library will resume normal business hours on Thursday, May 23. Book drops will be open during this time and no late ...

NAMI support groups meet tonight

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. Support groups will gather Thursday, ...

Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale starts Friday

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter is having its annual Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale Friday, May 17, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Miracle of Life Building at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. All proceeds go to helping homeless ...

Roadwork set on M-35 near Cedar River

CEDAR RIVER — A resurfacing project on M-35 in the Cedar River area starts Monday, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. One alternating lane will be open via traffic regulators. Completion is expected on Tuesday, Aug. 13. MDOT is investing about $1.4 million to mill, ...

Police issue phone scam warning

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Safety Department is warning the public about a phone scam. It involves phone calls with an automated voice pretending to be from the Social Security Administration. Officers said the Social Security Administration will not call to discuss your Social Security ...

Meeting set on UPPCO plan Friday at Bay

ESCANABA — The Michigan Public Service Commission meeting on UPPCOs Integrated Resource Plan will be held Friday, May 17, from 4 to 5:45 p.m. at Bay College’s Heirman University Center in 952 Bays Conference Room.

St. Vincent de Paul receives gift cards

Deborah Prescott | Daily Press Meijer Store Director Jessica Daniels-Warner presents Escanaba St. Vincent de Paul Pantry Manager Barbara Van Ermen with a donation of $5,000 in gift cards at the Escanaba Meijer store. The gift cards will be used by the pantry staff to purchase items for those ...

St. Francis gets Award of Excellence

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group is announces it has received MPRO’s 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence for effective reporting and measurement. This year, more than 130 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, inpatient psychiatric ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Krystal Mary White, 33, of 210 S. 9th St., Escanaba, was bound over on one count of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture - meth, a 20-year felony with a ...

Boardwalk birding tour is May 18 in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — Over 100 species of birds migrate through or make their home near the Manistique Boardwalk every spring. On Saturday, May 18, Joe Block will be giving a presentation about migratory birds and leading a birding tour along the boardwalk. The event is free and begins at 9:30 ...

Elks, city band plan Flag Day ceremony

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Lodge 354, along with the Escanaba City Band, announced plans for its annual Flag Day Program at the Karas Memorial Band Shell Friday, June 14, in Ludington Park. The program begins at 7 p.m. with patriotic musical selections by the Escanaba City Band, directed ...

McBroom invites public input at hearing

LANSING — State Sen. Ed McBroom invites Upper Peninsula residents to participate in an upcoming hearing of the Senate Natural Resources Committee via remote teleconference on Wednesday, May 15, at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The committee will discuss Senate Bill 37, which would reverse a Natural ...

Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale is May 17-18

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter is having its annual Wags-A-Tail Rummage Sale Friday, May 17, 5 to 8 p.m.,Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, May 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Miracle of Life Building at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. All proceeds go to helping homeless ...

Menominee County Fair is July 18-21

STEPHENSON — The Menominee County Fair will be held at Shakey Lakes County Park in Stephenson July 18-21. New this year will be Under The Lights Professional Wrestling, along an entertainment stage featuring, Sore on Sunday, Neon Detour, Alexis Ray and Billy Shears Band. The fair will also ...

Friends of Library makes donation

Courtesy photo The Friends of the Gladstone Library donated $12,000 to the Gladstone School and Public Libraries at its annual Candlelight Dinner held April 27. The group thanks local businesses and citizens for their contributions, including time, money, books, and services. “It is this ...

Kids on Kampus returns to Bay College

ESCANABA — The Kids on Kampus summer youth programs will return to Bay College in Escanaba. A variety of course options will provide students with an opportunity to experience learning in a format different than a traditional classrooms. Kids entering fourth through seventh grade will ...

Uppertunities business conference coming

ESCANABA — Uppertunities, a business and tourism conference at the Island Resort and Casino Convention Center, is right around the corner. May 21 will be a day of informative sessions beginning with Gordon Food Service’s Customer Effectiveness Manager Ken Wasco. He will kick off the day ...

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. Delta County Historical Society Board, 7 p.m., Archives Building. Dual ...

Youth Advisory Committee awards grants

ESCANABA — The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of the Community Foundation for Delta County announced the recipients of its April 2019 grants round. The following organizations receiving grants are 906 Adventure Team- Delta County Program; Bark River Baseball Booster Club- Field and Equipment ...