Community

Forums scheduled on rail service

LANSING — Michigan state Sen. Ed McBroom and Wisconsin state Sen. Tom Tiffany announced they are hosting two public meetings in Michigan and Wisconsin on the state of rail service in the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin. The public forums will allow residents to voice their concerns ...

Wizard of Oz art deadline extended

ESCANABA — Coinciding with The Wizard of Oz musical, Bay College has issued a “call for art” for a special Wizard of Oz art exhibition to be displayed at Bay College’s Escanaba Campus from Sept. 25 until Nov. 12. The deadline for submissions has been extended to Aug. 16 at 12 ...

Railroad author to talk at Esky library

ESCANABA — Author James Lewnard will be at the Escanaba Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. for an author talk about his most recent book, Chicago & North Western Peninsula Division 1940-1996 Vol. 1. The Chicago & North Western’s Peninsula Division, or the ...

Heritage Day this weekend at Fayette

FAYETTE — In the 19th century, the historical town of Fayette was in its prime. To remember the town as it was, the park hosts a Heritage Day in celebration each year. This event has occurred for over a decade. This year’s event will be held on Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. ...

Bay announces its Rapid Enrollment Days

ESCANABA — Bay College is hosting Rapid Enrollment Days on Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 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 ...

Wildlife fund seeks grant applications

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund (UPSF & W), a fund of the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula, is accepting grant applications for the fall 2019 grants round. Eligible non-profit organizations and sub-divisions of government are eligible to ...

Information at Gladstone Farmers Market

GLADSTONE — A representative from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy will be at the Gladstone Farmers Market from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12. There will be information on: Radon testing information, recycling educational materials, proper medication disposal ...

Ribbon-cutting for multi-use complex

ESCANABA — The U.P. State Fair Authority will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly constructed multi-use complex on the U.P. State Fairgrounds on Monday, Local, state and federal representatives are scheduled to be on hand to offer remarks regarding the project and the significant ...

Bike trek to raise funds for Holy Name

ESCANABA — Dan “Butch” Paterick (known now as Joe Paterick), 1969 Holy Name High School graduate, has quite a lofty — and challenging — goal. His plan is to ride his bike from his home in Milwaukee to Holy Name Catholic School this summer to help raise funds for the new Holy Name ...

DTE Foundation awards grant to U.P. State Fair

ESCANABA — The DTE Foundation’s Community Giving Program awarded a $2,500 grant to the U.P. State Fair Authority/Delta County Chamber of Commerce to support the 2019 UP State Fair of Michigan, which takes place from Aug. 12 to 18. The Community Giving Program is designed to help bring ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Kayleen Mary Povolo, 50, of W5577 W. 3rd St., Hermansville, was bound over on one count operating while intoxicated - third offense notice - felony, a one to ...

Escanaba City Band concert tonight

ESCANABA — he Escanaba City Band will be having a concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Karas Bandshell in Ludington Park, under the direction of Bruce Cassell. In case of rain, it will be held at the Bonifas Art Center Theater on 1st Avenue South tonight. Selections for the evening will ...

Coleman to discuss millage request

ESCANABA — Bay College invites residents to learn more about the Bay College millage proposal with Bay President Dr. Laura Coleman on Friday, Aug. 9, in the Joseph Heirman University Center Conference Room 952 at Bay College. For additional information, contact the Bay College Advancement ...

Escanaba beach, wading pool closing

ESCANABA — The Webster Wading Pool and the Escanaba Municipal Beach will close for the season on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The lifeguard staff will be returning to college or be participating in high school sports. Therefore, there are no lifeguards available to staff the beach or pool.

U.P. Crop Production Field Days set

CHATHAM — The 2019 U.P. Crop Production Field Day schedule has ben announced. Two MDARD recertification credits have been requested for the corn, soybean, dry bean and potato field days (eight credits total). To RSVP for the events contact Monica Jean a minimum of five days before the field ...

Dog Park grand opening Tuesday

ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba will hold a grand opening for its newly completed dog park Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m. The dog park is located at the entrance of the Delta County Airport. Project organizers said special thanks goes out to CUPPAD and Prosperous Placemaking 2018 Grant, a ...

Power Plant Road closed Tuesday

ESCANABA — Power Plant Road will be closed due to work on the railroad crossing starting in the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 6, for approximately six hours. There will be no access to the North Shore Boat Launch. For any questions or concerns contact the City of Escanaba Department of Public ...

UP Blood Center in critical need of blood

MARQUETTE — The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O-pos, O-neg, and A-neg blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, and Sault Ste. Marie and supplies 13 U.P. hospitals. See the website ...

Logging: Getting the wood out

ESCANABA — Loggers and logging are essential to the success of our society and forest environments. Yet, like many occupations, most people are unaware of the scope of the job and the people who do the work. Modern logging requires an amazing mix of skills and involves a high degree of ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT ALLOWING UNLICENSED PERSON TO OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE Adam Paul Scheeringa, 43, of 8581 Tamarack, Nahma, pleaded guilty to motor vehicles - allowing unlicensed person to operate; $350 fines and costs. OPERATING WITH HIGH BAC Robert Donald Rape, 58, of 3920 Trombly 35th ...