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NAMI Family-to-Family” starts Feb. 2

MARQUETTE — Family members and friends of individuals with a mental illness may benefit from a 12-week “Family to Family” education course to be offered by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness Alger/Marquette). The 12-week series of classes is free and confidential. Classes will be ...

Scholarship established at Bay College

Courtesy photo The Man Cave funded a student scholarship recently to assist a Delta County resident attending Bay College. Shown are Kim Carne, vice president of advancement / foundation at Bay College, left, and Tonia Curry, owner of the Man Cave. The recipient of the scholarship for ...

Club announces free Beekeeping 101 event

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Beekeeping Club will hold its third annual Beekeeping 101 event on Jan. 25. There are many reasons that people choose to become a beekeeper and this event is designed to assist on the path to doing just that, organizers said. Individuals who would like to make a ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Terrance Roy-Jon Saunders, 37, of 324 N. 12th St., Escanaba, was bound over on two counts of police officer - assaulting/resisting/obstructing, a two-year ...

Planner

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. 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 ...

Students paint pallets to support Bark River-Harris art program

BARK RIVER — Terra Stenberg, visual art and photography/graphic design teacher at Bark River-Harris, is wrapping up her second year of organizing a pallet fundraiser to purchase art supplies for her art department. “Last year, around fall, I was trying to think of a meaningful ...

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 ...

Circuit court sentencings

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court on unrelated charges. Melissa Christine Biermaker, 35, of 11987 T Road, Rapid River, pleaded guilty to one count of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (schedules four). She was sentenced to ...

Homeless shelter changes location Sunday

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by Central United Methodist Church, 322 S. Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, beginning Sunday evening, Jan. 12. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check www.HopeAtTheInn.org or call Lisa 420-1311. The next ...

Bay College alumni nominations for award

ESCANABA — The Bay College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the awards dinner on April 28. This award was established in 1999 by the alumni association to recognize and honor an outstanding graduate of ...

Fundraiser benefits Wheelin’ Sportsmen

Courtesy photo Al Danz, left, of the Bowl-A-Rama and Ken Buchholtz, right, of Wheelin’ Sportsmen are shown during a fundraiser for the organization. Wheelin’ Sportsmen thanked Kelly and Al Danz of the Bowl-A-Rama and all donors and volunteers that helped put on a fundraiser in memory of ...

Residents warned of telephone utility scams

MARQUETTE — Scams where callers pretend to be from a utility company are back, according to Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO). The company issued a warning to consumers about callers who say they are with the company and demand immediate payment, often in the form of gift cards or ...

Chronic pain management workshop set

ESCANABA — A free chronic pain management workshop will be offered on Thursday, Jan. 16, through Thursday, Feb. 20, at the MTEC center, room 2018. The chronic pain management workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people living with chronic ...

Bay College offers free movie screening

ESCANABA — Bay College Campus Activities Board along with Bay College Library are presenting a free screening of Avengers: Endgame (PG-13, 2019) on Thursday, Jan. 16. Doors to the Besse Theater will open at 5:30 p.m. with a showtime of 6 p.m. The event is open to the public. All films shown ...

Bay gives awards for ‘All Things Oz’

ESCANABA — Bay College has given awards to artists who submitted artwork for its Wizard of Oz Art exhibition. Dan Hess and Lou Wolf Vallace received prizes. Bay issued a “Call for Art” for the exhibition to be displayed at Bay College’s Besse Gallery from Sept. 25 until Nov. 12. The ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., closed, Manistique Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer, 7:30 p.m., 314 Main Street, Manistique. A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, Bottom Line, Central United Methodist Church, ...

Bishop Noa Home makes donations

ESCANABA — In the spirit of giving this Christmas season, The Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens donated food and $500 each to the St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVdP) and The Salvation Army. The food was donated by Bishop Noa Home staff, residents and families. Accepting the $500 and food ...

Stuck semi blocks Gladstone highway

GLADSTONE — A stretch of M-35 between the U.S. 2 & 41 and 29th Street in Gladstone was closed for a half hour Tuesday, after a semi hauling a yacht got stuck. Gladstone Public Safety Department officers were called to M-35 near the overpass by Krist Oil for a semi blocking the highway ...

Bay announces Rapid Enrollment Days

ESCANABA — Bay College is hosting Rapid Enrollment Days today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both the Iron Mountain and Escanaba campuses. New, returning, and transfer students are invited to campus to get assistance with every step in the college process. This can include applying to the ...

Rapid Readers schedule meeting Jan. 9

RAPID RIVER — Rapid Readers will meet on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m. at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River. “The Wedding Date” by Jasmine Guillory will be the first novel of the new year. Maxwell King’s “The Good Neighbor” is the title chosen for Thursday, Feb. 13. New members are ...