Community

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 ...

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 ...

Krusin Klassics supports Bay students

ESCANABA — Each year, Krusin Klassics donates a $1,000 scholarship to Bay College to assist two students in the automotive program. The scholarship is funded from proceeds raised at the annual Fun Run Car Show, a large event that takes place each year in Escanaba. “Supporting education is ...

9/11 quilt project to be displayed at Bay

ESCANABA — A national rotating quilt exhibit — Sew We Never Forget: 9/11 Memorial Quilt Project — will be on display in Bay College’s Joseph Heirman University Center from 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, until 7 p.m. May 30. The exhibit features over 300 quilts. The history behind the ...

Forest and Wildlife Fund grants awarded

ESCANABA — Greg Sudderth, chair of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund Grants Committee, announced the recipients of its April grants round. Those receiving grants are: Clear Lake Education Center Stewards Group-Delta Sense of Place Series-UTOPIA Schoolship Programming; ...

Community grief group hosts luncheon

ESCANABA — As an extension of the community grief groups, OSF Hospice will host luncheons for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support. The next is Wednesday, May 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Drifters Family Restaurant, 710 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. No ...

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, ...

Strings on the Bay concert dates set

ESCANABA — Strings on the Bay, Bay de Noc Community College’s summer chamber music series, has announced its concert dates. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m at the Besse Center Theater at Bay College 2001 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. The series begins Tuesday, June 25, and will have additional ...

Letter Carrier Food Drive Saturday

ESCANABA — On Saturday, May 11, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities across America will deliver much more than mail when they walk and drive along their postal routes that day. Postal carriers will be participating in the 27th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive, the largest ...

Highland sponsors Honor Flight fundraiser

HYDE — The Highland Golf Course is hosting a four-person Scramble Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, to raise money for the UP Honor Flight. Event organizers encourage area golfers to come out to have some fun golfing and raise funds needed to provide future Honor Flight trips for our local ...

Volunteers sought for archaeological project

GLADSTONE — Hiawatha National Forest and the U.S. Forest Service Passport In Time Program (PIT) are currently seeking 12 volunteers to participate in an archaeological excavation at the historic Camp Au Train July 29 - Aug. 2. No special skills are required to volunteer, but volunteers under ...

Letter Carrier Food Drive is May 11

ESCANABA — On Saturday, May 11, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities across America will deliver much more than mail. Postal carriers will be participating in the 27th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable, non-glass container food ...