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Today A.A., open, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., 1500 N. 19th St., Escanaba. 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., ...

DNR ready for snowmobiling weekend in U.P.

MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are preparing for another full weekend of snowmobiling in the Upper Peninsula and remind everyone to "Ride Right." The International 500 (I-500) Snowmobile Race in Sault Ste. Marie — an annual event that brings ...

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 ...

Gladstone competes in High School Bowl

Courtesy photo The Gladstone Braves played the L’Anse Purple Hornets in the first round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 220-50. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for WNMU-TV’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 42 years on the ...

State Police warn of phone scam

ST. IGNACE —Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) St. Ignace Post are warning the public of a phone scam that is taking place in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. A resident of Mackinac County was contacted, by phone, by a man identifying himself as a government law enforcement official ...

Hiawatha Forest events deadline approaching

GLADSTONE — Hiawatha National Forest Supervisor Cid Morgan requests that individuals and organizations interested in proposing “Special Uses” on National Forest lands take notice of the following updates to the Hiawatha National Forest’s Special Uses proposal process deadlines. Special ...

Courts

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Derec Allen Nelson, 20, of 2521 Lake Shore Drive, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to one count domestic violence - second offense notice and one count malicious destruction of personal property less than $200; 63 days jail, credit for 63 days served; 12 months probation; ...

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 ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Max Michael Boursaw, 58, of 9127 County 513 T Road, Gladstone, was bound over on one count of sex offenders - failure to verify - third notice, a 10-year ...

Senior all night parties get donations

Courtesy photo The Wells Lions Club donated $250 to both the Escanaba and Gladstone senior all-night party. Shown, from left, are Lions President Brett Way, Lions member Jamie McDonough, Escanaba senior Brett McDonough, Gladstone seniors Heidi Mitchell, Rhys Wastell, Tessa Harvey, Lindsey ...

Registration now open fo Frosty 1K or 5K Character Walk/Run

MANISTIQUE — Registration is now open for the Frosty 1K or 5K Character Walk/Run set for Feb. 22. The race is part of the Manistique Recreation Department’s 12th Annual SnoFest celebration in Manistique’s Central Park. While traditionally a 5K walk/ run, this year the Frosty event has ...

LaFave backs bill focusing on disabled veterans

LANSING — The House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee unanimously approved a plan giving 100-percent disabled military veterans greater access to Michigan’s state parks and license plate options. Currently, 100-percent disabled veterans are only able to receive a ...

St. Vincent seeks donations, volunteers

ESCANABA The Escanaba St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Store has expanded and is seeking volunteers and donations. The store is currently in need of gently used clothing, furniture and miscellaneous items. Note all winter inventory as of Jan. 22 has gone to the thrift store. Donations that do not ...

Local State Police troopers honored

LANSING — Two troopers of the Michigan State Police, Gladstone Post were honored for their dedication and service in Lansing Thursday. D/Sgt. Jean Belanger and Trooper Shawn Anger were recognized at the Michigan State Police Headquarters in Lansing. The two active personnel assigned to ...

Socks 4 Troops campaign donation

Courtesy photo Shoe Sensation’s Socks 4 Troops campaign collected 550 pairs this year, beating last year’s total of 436. Shown at the presentation are Jeff Ware, Days River Lions Club, let and Marge Derkos, Shoe Sensation store manager.

EMS conference coming to Escanaba

ESCANABA — The 3rd annual Bay College EMS Conference will take place March 19 - 21. The conference will allow emergency medical service professionals the opportunity to listen to keynote presentations, network with others in the profession, as well as choose from various sessions to earn CEUs ...

Grant will improve County Road 531

ESCANABA — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is awarding a state Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) Category F grant of $116,612 to the Delta County Road Commission (DCRC) to improve County Road (CR) 531. “Fixing Michigan’s roads will help us keep families ...

Super Snowshoe event returns Feb. 1

MANISTIQUE — The annual Super Saturday Snowshoe event at the Manistique Township Environmental Education Lab will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. The free event is geared toward people of all ages, and there will be snowshoes on hand to borrow,loaned by the Manistique Area ...

Bay College hosts SkillsUSA competition

ESCANABA — Bay College, in partnership with regional high schools and Career and Technical Education Centers, and the national SkillsUSA organization, will host the annual SkillsUSA Competition on Friday, Feb. 7. Career and technical students from across the Upper Peninsula will ...

Homeless shelter to change location

GLADSTONE — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter is being hosted by Memorial United Methodist Church, 1920 Lake Shore Dr., Gladstone from Jan. 25 – Feb. 2. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check www.HopeAtTheInn.org or call Lisa 420-1311. Donations may be ...