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Community

Community Foundation awards grant

ESCANABA — The City of Escanaba Recreation Department, along with the Catherine Bonifas Civic Center accepted a grant award from the Community Foundation for Delta County for its After School Program. “The program has been in existence for four years and continues to grow. The community ...

Column: Wood chip heat worth considering

ESCANABA — As older boilers reach replacement age, it’s well worth considering systems that burn renewable and cost-competitive wood chips. Michigan is well-poised to expand this very environmentally-friendly heating fuel. If you ask most heating and cooling contractors about new or ...

Master Gardener program training registration open

MARQUETTE — Do you enjoy being outdoors and working in the soil? Would you like the opportunity to learn more about growing plants? Are you excited about the chance to share your time and talents with others and spend time with people who share your interests? If so, you might want to ...

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 ...

Toys for Tots receives donation

Courtesy photo Richard Hurd, representing Pointman Ministry, presents a $1,000. check to William A LaMarch for the local Toys for Tots program.

Bay Film Series announces film change

ESCANABA — The Bay Film Series will show the film The Farewell on Dec. 5, replacing the originally-scheduled This is Not Berlin. The Farewell, based upon director Lulu Wang’s family experiences, tells the story of a Chinese-American family who plans a fake wedding in China. Matriarch Nai ...

New assistant manager at airport

ESCANABA — Delta County Airport has found a new assistant airport manager. Delta County native Stephanie Porath has accepted the position, Airport Manager Andrea Nummilien announced in an email sent to local media outlets Thursday. Porath was born and raised in Flat Rock, and currently ...

Homeless shelter changes location

ESCANABA — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by Immanuel Lutheran Church, 600 S. Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, beginning Sunday evening, Nov. 24. Bethany Lutheran Church is assisting. Thanks to great volunteers, only three 3 a.m. shifts are still open. Volunteers are ...

NAMI education meeting Nov. 25

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. An informal presentation on “QPR ...

Planner

Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., Talking Circle, 10 a.m., Hannahville Behavioral Health, 723-2552 A.A., open, Friday Night Fireside, Winter - Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer, 314 Main St. Summer - Traveling Potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. ...

Elks distribute dictionaries at schools

ESCANABA - Elementary students in the Escanaba schools have benefited from a program conducted by the Escanaba Elks Lodge. A total of 528 dictionaries were presented to students through third grade at Escanaba and Holy Name schools. It is the 11th year of the program’s existence and ...

Sounds of Holiday Strings Concert scheduled

ESCANABA — Bay College will once again be filled with holiday cheer when the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Chamber Strings ensemble take the Besse Theater stage on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7:00 PM. The Marquette Symphony Orchestra Strings is a conductor-less group of 12 – 20 string players ...

Planner

Today 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, 7:30 p.m., Room 9. Al-Anon, open, Delta Alano Club, 11 ...

Bay College holiday closure dates

ESCANABA — Bay College will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will not meet on Wednesday, Nov. 27, but the campuses will be open. Bay College will resume normal operational hours on Monday, Dec. 2.

Elf The Musical performances start Friday

ESCANABA — The Escanaba High School Fine Arts Department will present “Elf The Musical” later this month. Performances of “Elf The Musical” have been set for Nov. 22, 23, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. A matinee will take place on Nov. 24 at 2 p.m., as well. Auditorium doors will open half an ...

Diabetic foot medicine seminar offered

ESCANABA — Free diabetic foot medicine seminar will be offered on Wednesday Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. in room 2031 of the MTEC center, located in the front entrance. Dr. Conway McLean will be holding an open educational event on preventing the foot problems of diabetes. This will include a ...

Community memorial service scheduled

ESCANABA — The holidays can be a difficult time for people who have lost a loved one. OSF Hospice will host a community-wide memorial service to celebrate the lives of those who have passed away. If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, please join us. The Community Memorial ...

Right to Life meeting planned

ESCANABA — Right to Life of Delta County will meet Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in room 961 of the Joseph Heirman University center at Bay College. The winners of the October Respect Life poster contest for grade school students will be presented their awards before the 7 p.m. meeting. ...

NAMI support group meets Nov. 21

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. A support group will gather Thursday, ...

Hospital gets trauma designation

ESCANABA — OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group has been designated a Level Four Trauma Center by the state of Michigan. “OSF St. Francis Hospital has always worked to save the lives of critically injured patients and this designation is a confirmation to the emergency ...