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Cell phone cause of auto accident

WELLS TOWNSHIP — A Gladstone teen was cited for careless driving after admitting to being on his phone before striking several mailboxes and sideswiping a power pole on 18th Road near 17.75 Lane in Wells Township Sunday. Delta County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called to a personal ...

Bay College kicks-off music festival on Oct. 3

ESCANABA — The Fifth Annual Beethoven and Banjos music festival kicks-off at Bay College’s Besse Theater on Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Since its inception, the festival has drawn together folk and classical music and musicians from around the country and world. Brother and sister Evan and ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT LICENSE VIOLATIONS Spencer Todd Burns, 30, of 229 Lake St., Manistique, pleaded guilty to driving on a suspended license; $500 fines and costs. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Jared Albert Kujala, 20, of 506 N. 17th St., Gladstone, pleaded guilty to domestic violence; four days jail, ...

Forest management: Expanding the gaps

ESCANABA — High quality sites usually have many management options for forestowners. For northern hardwoods, one such choice is an “expanding gap” harvest and reproduction system. Northern hardwoods is the most common forest type in Michigan. A forest type is an association of a ...

Escanaba powderpuff game Wednesday

ESCANABA — The annual Powderpuff game — Escanaba senior girls vs junior girls — will be on Wednesday, Sept 18, at 6 p.m. at Ludington Park (near tennis courts). All proceeds will benefit the Escanaba Senior All Night Party.

Hope at the Inn volunteer training set

ESCANABA — Hope at the Inn, Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter, is gearing up for its seventh season, which will begin on Nov. 3. Training for new volunteers and refresher training for returning volunteers is offered on Sunday, Sept. 22, at noon at Covenant Church in Gladstone and ...

Menominee Democrats plan fundraiser

WALLACE — The Menominee Country Democratic Party will hold a fundraising dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the Little Nugget Food and Spirit, W5593 County Road 388, in Wallace. Former Congressman Bart Stupak will be the keynote speaker. In addition to a full buffet dinner, there will ...

Menominee Democrats meet Oct. 1

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Menominee County Democratic Party will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the County Annex Building located at S904 US Hwy 41 in Stephenson. In addition to updates and reports from the officers, there will be a round table discussion about health care in the ...

Bay offers noise exposure training

ESCANABA — Bay College Training and Development (M-TEC) will be offering the upcoming MIOSHA training, Part 380 - Occupational Noise Exposure, on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offered in partnership with the MIOSHA Consultation Education and Training Division, this course is a ...

Northern Vegans’ Carnival Saturday

MARQUETTE — Join Northern Vegans for Free The Animals Spectacular Vegan Carnival in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette between 3 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Admission is free. The carnival will feature wholesome entertainment for everyone, with singers, ...

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. Dual Recovery, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Sundstrom-Young gets TORCH award

ESCANABA — Sue Sundstrom-Young is Bay College’s quarterly September - November 2019 TORCH Award winner. She is a full-time faculty member at Bay College, where she teaches criminal justice courses. The TORCH award nomination was written by a group of students as noted in the ...

Raffle ticket winners announced

ESCANABA — Delta County Suicide Prevention Task Force “End the Silence Walk” raffle tickets winners for Sept. 7 are: $500 - Patti Bouchard, $250 - Laura Young, $100 - Bob Gravelle, $75 - Cherie Miller, $50 - Dave Hurthibise, $50 - Shanna Hammond, $50 - Asa Watson, $25 - Chris Anderson, ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court in unrelated cases. Janet Ellen Kipina, 50, of 200 Marble St., Broomfield Colo., pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated - third. She was sentenced to 10 months in jail and credited for 71 days ...

Cases sent to circuit court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Dustin Shawn Spencer, 26, of 757 E. Empire St., Ishpeming, was bound over on two counts of police officer - assaulting/resisting/obstructing, each a two-year ...

Michigan Tech, Forest Service use drone to research Hiawatha shoreline

GLADSTONE — Nestled among three of the Great Lakes, Hiawatha National Forest contains 180 miles of coastline. Nearly all of Hiawatha’s Great Lakes shoreline is in pristine condition and is considered an important resource to protect. An ongoing partnership with Michigan Technological ...

McBroom sponsors legislation for Jacobetti home

LANSING — A resolution sponsored by state Sen. Ed McBroom is calling on the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to approve a variance, or exemption, for the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. “The Jacobetti home provides excellent medical, nursing and domiciliary care ...

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 ...

Clothesline Project returns to Bay in October

ESCANABA — Bay College’s Diversity Committee is once again partnering with The Caring House in Iron Mountain and Tri-County Safe Harbor in Escanaba to bring The Clothesline Project to both Bay College campuses. The Clothesline Project honors women who have survived or been the victims of ...

Bay College Film Series hosts fundraiser

ESCANABA — Do you miss going to the drive-in? Do you dream of watching a movie under a moonlit night sky? On Thursday, Sept. 19, Bay College’s Bay Film Series will be hosting an outdoor showing of the cult classic Moonrise Kingdom at the Northern Sun Winery in Bark River. “Bring your ...