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Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Nicklas Blake Wyckoff, 18, of 549 26th St., Gladstone, was bound over on the following two counts: police officer - assaulting/resisting/obstructing, a ...

Kitch-iti-kipi raft to close for repairs

Courtesy photo A child looks over the edge of the raft at Palms Book State Park. The self-guided observation raft overlooking Kitch-iti-kipi at the park will be unavailable Tuesday, July 16 due to repairs. The park will remain open, but the raft will not be operational. Palms Book State Park ...

YMCA offers water safety lessons

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA offers water safety incorporated into all of its youth swimming programs. Safety lessons are designed to engage and educate participants about the importance of water safety skills. According to a 2017 national research study conducted by the USA Swimming ...

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 ...

Webster Wading Pool will be closed

ESCANABA — The Webster Wading Pool will be closed effective today until further notice due to maintenance issues. city officials announced Thursday afternoon. The public will be notified when the pool reopens.

Groh joins North Central as consultant

POWERS — The North Central Area School District recently retained the services of Kenneth Groh for the 2019 - 2020 year. Groh is a former superintendent of schools at North Central Area Schools. He will be consulting with the district on a part-time basis. He will be assisting Jennifer ...

Pete and Paul perform for Lunchtime LIVE!

ESCANABA — Pete and Paul Strom will be the featured performers during Bay College’s Lunchtime LIVE! music series on Thursday, July 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food will be available onsite from local food trucks. The Strom brothers have spent their lives writing and performing their own ...

Road closure on 5th Avenue South

ESCANABA — The 2100 block of 5th Ave South will be closed to all traffic beginning Monday July 15. This work is due to a water service replacements, curb, and side walk restoration being conducted prior to the scheduled re-surfacing of this road way. This work is expected to take one to ...

St Anne’s 47th annual picnic Sunday

ESCANABA — St. Anne’s Church, 817 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba, will be holding its 47th annual picnic on Sunday, July 14, from noon until 5 p.m. There will be food, games, handcrafts, music and refreshments.

U.P. Garden Tractor Pullers results

U.P. Garden Tractor Pullers results from July 5: FLAT ROCK — The results from the July 5t U.P Tractor Pullers held in Flat Rock are; Altered Stock 1st - Gerard Church 2nd - Dean Benoit 3rd - Roy Chenier Pro Stock 1st - Robert Locke 2nd - Joe Andre 3rd - Terry ...

Care Free Dental Clinic gives dental supplies

ESCANABA –The Care Free Dental Clinic of Delta County has donated over $1,000 worth of toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss to the St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVdP). In all, 1,872 toothbrushes, along with hundreds of tubes of toothpaste and hundreds of containers of dental floss were ...

Bay seeks art for Wizard of Oz exhibition

ESCANABA — Markings its 80th anniversary in 2019, “The Wizard of Oz” is widely considered to be one of the best films in cinematic history, an iconic fixture of American pop culture, and celebrated for its affirming message that home is truly where the heart is. Bay College will honor ...

Sea lamprey control planned in local river

ESCANABA — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Sturgeon River (Alger and Delta counties) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Applications will be conducted on or about July 23 in accordance with state permits. Applications will be ...

YMCA swimming lessons starting

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center is starting a new session of swimming lessons starting the week of July 22. Financial assistance is available. Summer youth swim lessons are for children 5 to 12 years of age. All lessons include personal safety and growth, stroke ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Kathleen Lynn Oconnell, 31, of 1116 Shea Ave., Green Bay, Wis., was bound over on the following counts: one count of controlled substance - possession of ...

Conservation corps building trail

MANISTIQUE - Members of the Great Lakes Conservation Corps (GLCC) are building a new trail at the Manistique Township Environmental Education Lab (EE Lab) this week. Funding for their work is being provided by a grant received by the Superior Watershed Partnership. GLCC crews in the U.P. ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Shannon Marie Lippold, 41, of 517 N. 20th St., Escanaba, was bound over on one count of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (schedules 1, 2 and 3 ...

Escanaba City Band performs tonight

ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Band will hold a concert at the Karas Band Shell Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. The rain day for the concert will be Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Bruce Cassell, the selections for the evening will be: “The Gallant Seventh March,” ...

Blood center in need of all blood types

MARQUETTE — The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for all blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, and Sault Ste. Marie and supplies 12 UP hospitals. Go to www.mgh.org/blood for center details. Currently, ...

Lane closure on South Lincoln Road

ESCANABA — Northbound traffic will be reduced to a single lane of traffic on the 200 block of M-35 / South Lincoln Road on Thursday until the work is completed. This work is due to a faulty water service. No disruption to the potable water service to adjacent costumers is expected. ...