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Courts

DISTRICT COURT FAILING TO STOP AT SCENE OF ACCIDENT David Allen White Jr., 40, of 11105 I Road, Cornell, pleaded guilty to failing to stop at scene of a personal injury accident; 93 days jail, credit for 66 days served; $750 fines and costs. ASSAULT David Allen White Jr., 40, of 11105 I ...

Schoolcraft Community Foundation awards grants

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation Board of Directors approved five mini grants totaling $5,808.37 in its spring grant round on May 6. Based on Youth Advisory Council recommendations, the board awarded two from the Kellogg Fund: $1,550 to the Schoolcraft County Fair ...

World’s largest swimming lesson set

ESCANABA — In 2015, an estimated 360,000 people died from drowning. Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury-related death, accounting for 7 percent of all injury-related deaths. This year the Northern Lights YMCA is continuing its partnership with The World’s Largest ...

Pain management workshop offered

ESCANABA — The Chronic Pain Self-Management program is a six-week program that teaches practical skills for living with (or caring for someone with) any type of health condition that causes chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia, back problems, arthritis, lupus. The program focuses on self-care, ...

Summer swim lessons at YMCA

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA Delta Center welcomes the summer with swim lessons starting June 17. Financial assistance is available. Spring youth swim lessons are for children 5 to 12 years of age. All lessons include personal safety and growth, stroke development, rescue, water ...

Delta Animal Shelter gets donation

Courtesy photo Bishop Noa Home residents and staff recently held a bake sale on May 17 and collected donations of needed supplies for the Delta Animal Shelter. Pictured are Bishop Noa Home residents Lorraine P. and Bev M. presenting check to the Delta Animal Shelter.

Exploring northern hardwood forests

ESCANABA — “Northern Hardwoods” are forests dominated by tree species such as sugar maple, red maple, basswood, hemlock, and yellow birch. This forest type is the most common in Michigan and, arguably, the most valuable in many ways. A major study has been undertaken to better understand ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court on unrelated charges. Shelah Joel Tauriainen, 33, Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility, Ypsilanti, Mich., pleaded guilty to jails — furnishing contraband to prisoners. She was sentenced to ...

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, ...

Brass band to perform at Karas bandshell

ESCANABA — Members of the Pangbourne and District Silver Brass Band will combine with members of the Mid-Michigan Brass Band from July 26 through Aug. 4 for its “Yooper Tour 2019.” The tour includes a stop in Escanaba July 30. The two bands started touring in 2014, before the Mid-Michigan ...

Dance It Up Dance Studio recital Sunday

GLADSTONE — The award-winning Dance It Up Dance Studio will be holding its annual recital Sunday, June 2, at the Gladstone High School auditorium. This year there will be two shows encompassing dancers from age 2 to 18. The first show will be at 2:30 p.m. and the second at 4:30 p.m. ...

Escanaba rec department gets grant

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Recreation Department accepted a grant award from the Hannahville Indian Community for supporting the Catherine Bonifas Civic Center After School Program, Catherine Bonifas Civic Center gym upgrades and the 2019 Rock the Dock community events. “Working with the ...

Bay Sages plan meeting on June 6

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, June 6, at 10 a.m. at the Joseph Heirman University Center, Room 952. The program for the month will feature Don Pyle, manager of the Delta County Landfill. He will give a background of the landfill, how it’s financed, ...

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 ...

Bishop Noa Home veterans honored

Courtesy photo On Armed Forces Day, members of the Gladstone American Legion Post 71, along with Gladstone Honor Guards, Sons of the American Legion Squad 71, Marine Corp League, Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops 471 hosted a presentation at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba in honor of their ...

Placemaking projects in Delta County

ESCANABA — Delta County will be able to complete three new placemaking projects, thanks to the Prosperous Places Placemaking Mini-grant Program from the Regional Prosperity Council, which is administered by Central U.P. Planning and Development (CUPPAD). Starting in 2016, the Prosperous ...

Strings on the Bay series begins June 25

ESCANABA — Strings on the Bay, an annual summer chamber music series at Bay de Noc Community College, begins 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the Besse Center Theater. This performance is the first of three concerts this summer and features local audience favorite performers. St. Joseph/St. ...

SHF adds physician to board of directors

MARQUETTE —The Superior Health Foundation welcomed Dr. Bryan Dixon to its board of directors at its May meeting. A native of Fairbanks, Alaska, Dr. Dixon is a partner at Advanced Center for Orthopedics and Plastic Surgery in Marquette. He received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy at ...

Chamber Golf Outing Set for June 6

ESCANABA — The Delta County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 26th Annual Chamber Golf Classic Thursday, June 6th at the Escanaba Country Club Golf Course. Presented by Engineered Machine Products, the golf outing kicks off the charity golf season. A full day of sporting fun and ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Andrew Carl Lafave, 31, of 818 Dakota Ave., Gladstone, was bound over on the following counts: controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (schedules 1, 2 and ...