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NAMI Michigan to host 5K kick-off rally

MARQUETTE — NAMI Michigan (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will host its NAMIWalks Northern Michigan Kick-Off Rally Tuesday, July 2, at Ore Dock Brewing Co. in Marquette from 5 to 7 p.m. The NAMIWalks Kick-Off Rally is free, family-friendly event for all members of the Upper Peninsula ...

Two fires reported in Escanaba

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Safety Department responded to a pair of fires recently. At 2 p.m. Friday, the department received a report of a lawnmower that had caught fire at Gardens of Rest Memorial Park in Wells. Escanaba Public Safety extinguished the fire without incident.. At 1:49 ...

Schoolcraft has Citizens Advisory Board

MANISTIQUE — At its June 13 meeting, the Schoolcraft County Board passed a resolution to establish a Citizen’s Advisory Board. “The Schoolcraft County Commissioners; recognize that Citizen Advisory Boards are an integral part of the governmental process. The volunteers who participate ...

Emotional eating seminar offered

ESCANABA — A free emotional eating seminar will be offered on Thursday, June 27, at 6 p.m. in room 2018 of the MTEC center off the Bay College campus. The seminar will touch upon some ways to get through this phase of life. Mary Malnor, a health coach, personal chef, essential oils and ...

NARFE Chapter 1900 June meeting set

MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation about the Life Tracker program at its next regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. Life Tracker provides radio-signal devices that can be used to locate people ...

Walk in the Park event is July 13

ESCANABA — The 15th Annual Walk in the Park for Brain Tumor Research will be held Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m., rain or shine, at Ludington Park in Escanaba. Deadline for early sign-up discounts and t-shirt orders is June 27. All proceeds benefit the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center ...

Krusin Klassics Fun Run prize winners named

ESCANABA — Raffle ticket prizes and winners at the Krusin Klassics Fun Run have been announced. They are: 1. 1985 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Rod - Tom Lark 2. $500 Cash by Riverside Auto - Robert Neuman 3. $500 Cash by Krusin Klassics - Frank Lotter 4. $500 Cash by Krusin Klassics - Allen ...

Highland gives $5,600 to Honor Flight

HYDE — The Highland Golf Club recently present the UP Honor Flight with a check for $5,600 for the next Honor Flight. The Highland hosted its first UP Honor Flight golf tournament on Saturday, June 8, which attracted 18 – four person teams. Organizers of the Highland’s UP Honor ...

St. Francis establishes tumor board

ESCANABA — Through a partnership with Green Bay Oncology, OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group has been providing complex cancer care in Delta County for 25 years and is pleased to announce the establishment of a tumor board. With nearly 200 patients being seen each month ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Ashley Nicole Hawkins, 33, 216 Norway St., Norway, was bound over on one count conspiracy to commit controlled substance - delivery/manufacture - meth, a ...

Fun Run winners finalized

ESCANABA — The names of the 2019 Krusin Klassics Fun Run raffle ticket prize winners have been finalized. The winners are: 1. 1985 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Rod - Tom Lark Delta County 2. $500 Cash by Riverside Auto - Robert Neuman 3. $500 Cash by Krusin Klassics - Frank Lotter 4. $500 ...

Connecting Tourism Communities Conference in Iron Mountain June 25

IRON MOUNTAIN — Downtown Iron Mountain and Bay College West are hosting the Connecting Tourism Communities Conference Tuesday, June 25. This is a free event, and participants are encouraged to register beforehand. Interactive “workshops on the go” sessions are being held in downtown Iron ...

Free native plant ­workshop for pollinators

MANISTIQUE — Schoolcraft Conservation District is providing a free workshop on pollinators Thursday, June 27. The workshop will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Manistique. The workshop will include presentations on pollinator basics, how to create natural habitat ...

Local radio hams to participate in drill

ESCANABA — Members of the Delta County Amateur Radio Society will be participating in a national emergency exercise called Field Day today. The purpose of the drill is to practice communicating by ham radio with little or no infrastructure. The group goes places where there are no buildings, ...

Taco Tuesday ends for summer season

GLADSTONE — Gladstone American Legion Post 71 has ended Taco Tuesdays for the season. The dinners will resume in September.

Children’s Fishing Day at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

SENEY — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites the public to participate in the 30th Annual Children's Fishing Day Saturday, June 22 at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. Youth 16 and under are encouraged to spend the day fishing ...

Rapid River Schools gets grants for health initiatives

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Health Committee has been involved in the UP Health Project at Rapid River Schools. This year with the “Hydration is the Key to a Healthy Me” grant, two water refill stations were purchased. One fountain will be on the elementary side of the building and the ...

K9 Delta to get donation of body armor

ESCANABA — Delta Force P.I.’s canine Delta will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Delta’s vest is sponsored by Sharon M. Peters of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI and will be embroidered with the ...

Daily 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, Rock Bible Chapel, 7:30 p.m., 4144 Maple Ridge 37th Rd., Rock A.A., closed, Township Hall, 7 p.m. CDT, Hwy 41, Carney. All addictions, closed ...

Lesel coming to U.P Trappers Convention July 26-27

ESCANABA — The U.P. Trapper’s Annual Convention/Outdoor Expo is once again coming to Escanaba. One of the all-star presenters will be Lesel Reuswaat. Lesel is a self-taught trapper from South Dakota who has captured 432 coyotes over 300 raccoons and good numbers of bobcats, badgers, fox, ...