Community

Lions Club receives defibrillator

Courtesy photo The Wells Lions Club thanks the family of Ken and Pat Gartland for donating a defibrillator through the Community Foundation on May 6. Pictured, from left, are Lion Ken Gartland, Lion Jon Gartland, Lion Brett Way and from the Community Foundation Lion Bob VanDamme.

YMCA promotes safety in the water

ESCANABA — As swim season approaches, the Northern Lights YMCA encourages children and parents in Delta County to explore the many benefits of swimming, while also keeping safety top of mind. In the Y’s swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, enhance or learn new techniques, ...

Cancer Alliance aids area cancer patients

By Jordan Beck jbeck@dailypress.net ESCANABA — Since it was established, the Delta County Cancer Alliance (DCCA) has worked to provide the county’s cancer patients with the financial and emotional assistance they need. Cheri Severinsen, president of the DCCA’s board of directors, ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court in unrelated cases. Mark Alan Hart, 30, of 1253 Pebble Creek Circle, Gardendale, Ala., pleaded guilty to controlled substance - possession of meth/ecstasy - second or subsequent offense. He was ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, (step meeting) First Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., Manistique (rear entrance). A.A., closed, Group Study, Delta Drop-In, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Al-Anon, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Be aware of rabies in Michigan

Warmer weather creates additional opportunities for outdoor activities in Michigan and increases the chances of wildlife encounters. Michiganders are reminded to adopt practices that protect their families and animals from rabies. Rabies is a viral disease of mammals that is transmitted ...

VFW Post 2998 donates to Honor Flight

Dennis Grall photo Steve Kwarciany, right, presents a $500 check to Honor Flight director Scott Knauf prior to the organization's meet-and-greet at Quality Inn before Mission 16. The donation came from VFW Post 2998 of Escanaba.

Individuals sentenced in district court

DISTRICT COURT INTOXICATED DRIVING Gary Thomas Bordeau Jr., 47, of 1130 Sheridan Rd., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated; 10 days jail, credit for one day served, nine days suspended; 50 hours community service; license suspended 30 days and restricted 150 days; 12 ...

U.P.s Got Talent holding online auditions

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The “UP’s Got Talent” Committee will take online audition submissions at noon Monday through June 7, giving potential contestants throughout the Upper Peninsula a shot at the $1,500 grand prize and the opportunity to produce a show at Kewadin Casino’s Dream ...

Free chronic pain management workshop

ESCANABA — A free chronic pain management workshop will be offered on Thursday, May at the MTEC center, room 2018. The chronic pain management workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed to help people living with chronic pain or loved ones caring for ...

Daily Planner

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., ...

MDOT lifts traffic ­restrictions for holiday

LANSING — This Memorial Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is removing lane restrictions on nearly 70 percent of its road and bridge projects statewide to ease traffic delays for holiday travelers. AAA Michigan estimates more than 1.3 million people from Michigan ...

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 a.m. (LAST ...

UPtoberfest funds support community

ESCANABA — Local home-brewing club Bay de Noc Brewers recently completed distribution of funds from last fallís UPtoberfest event, which drew more than 1,000 people to Escanabaís Ludington Park for an afternoon of beer and wine tasting and live music. Donations from the eventís proceeds ...

OSF Healthcare Foundation golf outing planned

ESCANABA — The 25th annual OSF HealthCare Foundation “Going for the Green” golf outing will be held Thursday, June 27, at Sweetgrass Golf Course. Money raised during the event will be used to provide needed services and equipment for patients at OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court in unrelated cases. Cory Raymond Irving, 44, of 806 2nd Ave. S., Escanaba, was bound over on one count of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture (schedules 1, 2 and 3 except ...

North Central gets health project grant

POWERS — North Central Elementary recently received a $5,000 U.P. Health Project Competitive Grant and $2,500 mini-grant from the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula for health and wellness support for students, staff and community. The “Fueling Our Jets for the Future” project ...

Secretary of State offices to close

LANSING — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson reminds residents that all Secretary of State offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Secretary of State Super Centers normally offer Saturday hours but also will be closed Saturday, May 25. Most license plate types ...

Students win construction competition

ESCANABA — On April 26, the NMU Jacobetti Center held the U.P. Construction Skills Challenge, which brings career and technical education students from throughout the U.P. together to test their skills against each other. The DSISD construction class a successful year. Each team builds a shed ...

Lunch on Ludington concerts start June 5

ESCANABA — A new weekly outdoor summer concert series will debut at the Escanaba Marketplace on Wednesday, June 5. The free concerts will be held Wednesdays from June through August from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to have lunch and hear the musicians. There will be ...