Community

League of Women Voters hosts redistricting program

ESCANABA — The Delta County Chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV) will host a redistricting in Michigan presentation 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at Bay College Heirman University Center, Room 903. League members Molly Campbell and Mary Cary Crawford will be the evening’s ...

Church group helps Cancer Alliance

Jordan Beck | Daily Press From left, Immanuel Lutheran Church Women (ILCW) of Escanaba Treasurer Maria Caron, Delta County Cancer Alliance (DCCA) President Cheri Severinsen, and ILCW of Escanaba President Barbara Denny celebrate the ICLW of Escanaba’s recent donation to the DCCA. The group ...

Bay president gets board evaluation

ESCANABA — The Bay College Board of Trustees was very pleased with Bay College President Laura Coleman’s performance over the past year, according to a press release issued by the college Tuesday. A special board meeting focusing on Coleman’s annual performance review was held Tuesday ...

Updates on Escanaba DDA agenda

ESCANABA — Several updates are planned for the regular meeting of the Escanaba Downtown Development Authority (DDA) scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Thursday in council chambers at city hall. According to the board’s agenda, updates will be presented on the current year’s facade projects, ...

Rep. LaFave to host town hall meetings

ESCANABA — State Rep. Beau LaFave, of Iron Mountain, announced his plan to sponsor multiple town halls and office hours for March and April. “Having one of the largest districts in the state, I understand the difficulty of traveling to office hours,” Rep. LaFave said. “This is why I ...

Emergency drill today on Escanaba River

ESCANABA — Delta County Emergency Management and UPPCO will be conducting a joint exercise on the Escanaba River today. There is no emergency — those involved are exercising the joint effectiveness of the Delta County emergency plans in conjunction with UPPCO’s emergency plans.

Congressional art contest announced

TRAVERSE CITY — Congressman Jack Bergman announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, with a submission deadline set for May 1. The annual Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students currently living in the First District of Michigan. The winning submission will be ...

REST caregiver classes to be offered in Escanaba in April

ESCANABA — Respite Education and Support Tools (REST) is an originally designed educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. REST training is now available in the Escanaba area through ...

Thrivent helps UP Honor Flight

Courtesy photo Thrivent Financial represented here, from left, Stacie Pouliot, Alexandra Pahnke, Brian Pahnke, present member donations to Scott Knauf from the UP Honor Flight. UP Honor Flight is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring American service members by providing a visit to ...

Miranda to attend trapper convention

ESCANABA — The National Trappers Association’s Annual Convention/Outdoor Show will be held at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba July 26-28. Among the many famous trappers/outdoor experts attending will be Tom Miranda. Miranda’s love of the outdoors is evident through all of his ...

LaFave applauds internship legislation

LANSING — The House Workforce and Talent Development Committee unanimously approved legislation by state Rep. Beau LaFave, giving high school students the opportunity to earn course credit for completion of an internship or work study program. “Employers across the state need students ...

Planner

Today A.A., cancelled, 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 ...

District Court

DISTRICT COURT DRUNKEN DRIVING Shannon Marie Cain, 31, of 1419 Sheridan Road, Escanaba, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated; 90 days jail, credit for four days served; 12 months probation; $1,350 fines and costs. DRUG CHARGES Rodney Paul Mason, 21, of 1108 2nd ...

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 ...

YMCA Mother’s Day Run/Walk set

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA – Delta Center will be hosting the Mother’s Day Color Run 5K Run /Walk in Escanaba on Saturday May 12. The race will begin at 9 a.m. with the course starting and ending at the YMCA. There is a fee to participate. To be guaranteed a t-shirt, register on ...

City-wide rummage sale is June 8-9

ESCANABA — Escanaba residents are invited and encouraged to participate in the annual Trash-to-Cash City-Wide Rummage Sale scheduled for Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event provides a venue for the recycling of reusable household items such as furniture, ...

Program details history of paper mill

ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society will offer the second program of the 2018 Winter Outreach Series on Wednesday, March 21. Dr. Charles Lindquist, president of the society, will describe the early history of the Escanaba Paper Company in an illustrated talk. His history of the ...

Pregnancy Services funds

Courtesy photo Elmer’s County Market’s Community Care program has raised $200 in Elmer’s gift cards for Pregnancy Services of Delta County. Shown are Mike Dagenais of Elmer’s County Market and Audra Buchmiller of Pregnancy Services of Delta County. The Community Care Program allows ...

State Police to focus on impaired driving

LANSING — During the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day festivities, the Michigan State Police (MSP) is reminding motorists to make safe driving choices. This Saturday, troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the international traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E. ...

LaFave co-sponsors broadband legislation

LANSING — State Rep. Beau LaFave has co-sponsored introduced legislation exploring ways to expand broadband into areas of need. Within House Bill 5670, a seven-member board made up of governor-appointed individuals representing townships, counties and telecommunication providers, will ...