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ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Rachel Paige Frazho, 27, of 209 S. 16th St., Escanaba, was bound over on controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (schedules 1, 2 and 3 except marijuana, ...

DATA open house marks anniversary

ESCANABA — August marked the 30th anniversary of Delta Area Transit Authority providing local public transportation to Delta County. To celebrate, the agency will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 12 to 4 p.m., followed by DATA’s monthly board meeting, which is open ...

Tai Chi for arthritis program offered

ESCANABA — Tai Chi is a 10-week series of slow, gentle, but effective, movements that can improve both physical and mental balance. Tai Chi has been proven to help strengthen muscles; reduce pain while improving flexibility and mobility. Jo Reyer, certified Tai Chi for arthritis instructor, ...

Grief group luncheon meeting Sept. 18

ESCANABA — As an extension of the Community Grief Group, OSF Hospice will host luncheons for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support. The next lunch is Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Drifters Family Restaurant, ?710 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. No ...

Police academy plans information meeting

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Regional Police Academy will host an information meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in room 132 of NMU’s Jacobetti Complex. To sign up for the meeting, call 227-1408. The meeting is specifically for those interested in attending the Regional ...

U.P Garden Tractor Pull results posted

GLADSTONE — Results from Flat Rock Memorial Scholarship Pull on Sept. 7 are: Altered Stock 1st Charlie Benoit 2nd Gerard Church 3rd Ben Anderson Pro Stock 1st Robert Locke 2nd Robert Locke 3rd Gerard Church Modified 1st Vic Dumas 2nd Mike Benoit Super ...

U.P Garden Tractor Pull final points

ESCANABA — U.P. Garden Tractor Pulls final points standing are: Altered Stock 1st- Gerard Church - 318 2nd - Roy Chenier - 305 3rd - Ben Anderson - 155 Pro Stock 1st - Robert Locke - 315 2nd - Gerard Church - 302 3rd - Terry Plouff - 265 Modified 1st - Vic Dumas - ...

Esky Friends of Library host open house

ESCANABA — The Friends of the Escanaba Public Library invite the public to an open house at the library on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is planned to coincide with National Library Card Sign Up Month and will showcase library resources and programs for students and ...

Schoolcraft County Health Fair Saturday

MANISTIQUE — The countdown is on for the 2019 Health Fair. The theme of this year’s health fair is “Uniting for Quality Health” with a vision to be interactive, family friendly and for people of all ages. The event is Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court on unrelated charges. Taylor Ann Shanahan, 23, of 1111 9th Ave. S., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count controlled substance - delivery/manufacture - meth. She was sentenced to a minimum of 30 ...

Amish traffic signs reported stolen

ESCANABA TOWNSHIP — Two Amish alert signs have been stolen off county roads in Delta County in recent weeks, according to authorities. Delta County Sheriff’s Department was notified on Monday after a sign was stolen over the weekend from County 416 J Road in Escanaba Township. Delta ...

First responders attend 9/11 ceremony

Courtesy photo Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald joined State Rep. Beau LaFave in Lansing for the annual 9/11 ceremony. House members invited first responders and military personnel from their communities to be their guests for the service. LaFave represents the residents of Dickinson, Menominee ...

Integrated approach helps forest survey

GLADSTONE — For the past 13 years, the Hiawatha National Forest has been focusing on their its survey program through an integrated funding approach. This has enabled the Forest to survey an additional 200 miles of line, establish more than 1000 corners and identify over 50 trespass and ...

Flags lowered in remembrance of 9/11

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff today to remember those who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001. “We will never forget the thousands of ...

Free diabetes workshop to be offered

ESCANABA — A free diabetes self-management workshop is looking to be offered at the MTEC Center. The Diabetes–PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health ...

Blood sugar screen scheduled at YMCA

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting a free blood sugar screen in Escanaba on Wednesday, Sept. 11, sponsored by OSF St Francis Hospital. The event will be held at Northern Lights YMCA fitness center office from 12 to 2 p.m. Registration is not required. To ...

US-8 bridge reopening is delayed

NORWAY — The reopening of the US-8 bridge over the Menominee River near Norway has been delayed until Oct. 4. The detour currently in place was set to be lifted Sept. 13, but the bridge is now expected to be reopened to traffic on Oct. 4, weather permitting. Northbound and southbound US-8 ...

DATA marks its 30th anniversary

ESCANABA — August marked the 30th anniversary of local public transportation provided by Delta Area Transit Authority. To celebrate, the agency will be having an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 12 to 4 p.m. followed by DATA’s monthly board meeting, which is open to the ...

NAMI Family-to-Family starts Sept. 17

MARQUETTE — Family members and friends of individuals with a mental illness may greatly 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 ...

Scholastic Book Fair in Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School and Public Library will host a Fall Scholastic Book Fair on Sept. 16-20. Fair hours are Monday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Family Event 4 to 7 p.m.); Tuesday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. The public is welcome to come in and browse ...