Community

Library offers altered book art classes

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library will be offering two classes in its series of Altered Book Art classes, Birds on a Branch, Feb. 22 and Think Spring, March 22. Participants in the Birds on a Branch class will create a chickadee from book pages and the Think Spring class will feature ...

New group to support trail network

GLADSTONE — A new organization has formed in Delta County to help create and maintain a non-motorized, multi-use trail system in Delta County. The goal of the organization is to further utilize the region’s assets as well as expand recreational opportunities for all silent sport activities ...

Arduin honored at trapper workshop

HERMANSVILLE — Members of U.P. Trappers District 3 said former president Rick Arduin will be recognized for bringing the Trappers Workshop to reality back in 2005 when the event takes place in Hermansville Saturday. “Rick’s idea of putting on an event to get kids and newcomers ...

Bay to host SkillsUSA competition

ESCANABA — The best career and technical students from across the Upper Peninsula will compete in various skills categories on Friday, February 9, 2018, in the annual SkillsUSA competition hosted by Bay College. This year’s program will begin at 9:45 a.m. with registration in the student ...

Improving health topic of presentation

ESCANABA — Bay College, in conjunction with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, will be hosting a free community event entitled: “Road Map to Better Health: An Introduction to Integrative Medicine” on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Drs. Jessica Haloskie and Lisa Long, physicians ...

Bay Sages schedule Thursday meeting

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m. in the Joseph Heirman University Center. Bay College’s fifth president, Dr. Laura Coleman, will be the featured speaker, providing an update on Bay College. Guests are welcome to attend meetings ...

Esky library features games Saturday

ESCANABA — Children of all ages, parents, caregivers, siblings, and friends are all invited to the children’s room at the Escanaba Public Library on Saturday to join in the fun of playing board games, dice games or card games. The program takes place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and no ...

Big Brat Sale benefits Walk for Warmth

ESCANABA — The Community Action Agency Walk for Warmth Big Brat Sale is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until they’re all sold out) Wednesday, Feb. 21. The event raises funding and awareness for the Feb. 24 Walk for Warmth. The brat sale takes place in front of Ludington Post ...

National Winter Trails Day event Saturday

RAPID RIIVER — It’s time to get outside and enjoy some winter fun activity at the eighth annual National Winter Trails Day event at Rapid River National Ski Trail on Saturday from noon until 4 p.m. While many have been enjoying the balmy winter and minimal snowfalls, event planners are ...

VA to host veteran town hall Feb. 8

IRON MOUNTAIN — Veterans and their families are invited to a Veteran Town Hall in Iron Mountain at 5 p.m. CS on Thursday, Feb. 8. The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will host the town hall at American Legion Post 50, located at 916 River Ave., Iron Mountain. It is open to all Veterans, ...

Community Action seeks member

ESCANABA — The Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency Governing Board announced it is looking for a new board member from Schoolcraft County. The 18-member governing board is made up of residents from Menominee, Delta and Schoolcraft counties. To receive an application, phone ...

Snowshoe hike slated Feb. 3 in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — The annual Super Saturday Snowshoe and Winter Hike event at the Manistique Township Environmental Education Lab will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. The free event is geared toward people of all ages, and there will be snowshoes on hand to borrow, loaned by ...

Tickets still available for chamber’s Fire & Ice fundraiser

ESCANABA — Fire & Ice, Delta County Chamber of Commerce’s midwinter fundraiser gala is fast approaching and the finishing details are being completed. Held this year at Terrace Bay Hotel, Feb. 3, tickets are still available at $75 per person. Organizers have linked the midwinter ...

Courts

DISTRICT COURT IMPAIRED DRIVING Samantha Raya (Harris) Kang, 25, of 624 Ludington St., Apt. 205, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while impaired; 10 days jail, credit for 10 days served; six months probation; $1,175 fines and costs. Brandy Lynn Casteel, 23, of 2010 ...

Planner

Today A.A., open Delta Women’s Group, Central United Methodist Church, 6:15 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). 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., ...

House committee considers LaFave’s pneumatic air bow legislation

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave of Iron Mountain recently testified before the House Natural Resources Committee in support of his legislation allowing the use of pneumatic air bows for hunting in Michigan. Pneumatic air bows function similarly to crossbows in that arrows are loaded one at ...

District Court

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Ronald Joseph Sinnaeve, 45, of 5881 26th Lane, Gladstone, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; seven days jail, credit for one day served; 12 months probation; $1,325 fines and costs. IMPAIRED DRIVING Dennis Dale Buckland, 62, of ...

Free pain management workshop at MTEC

ESCANABA — A free chronic pain management workshop will be offered at the MTEC center. 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 one with pain to learn the skills ...

Business After Hours set for Jan. 31

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the North Woods Place Senior Living and Northwoods Rehabilitation, located at 501 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. North Woods will be showcasing one of its apartments, which will be open for viewing. The North ...

MSU Extension offers field crop webinar

ESCANABA — MSU Extension will offer a series of six online programs highlighting field crop production and pest management on Monday evenings from Feb. 19 through March 26. The live webinar presentations will run from 7 to 8 p.m. each Monday. Visit ...