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Extra patrols set to deter impaired driving

LANSING — Law enforcement officers from approximately 100 police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police will make impaired driving a priority in Michigan during the enforcement crackdown which runs Oct. 18 through Nov. 4. Officers will be on the lookout for impaired ...

Manistique Public Safety adds rescue boat

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Public Safety Department has added a rescue boat to its equipment inventory to enhance water rescue capabilities on Manistique’s beaches and the Manistique River. The rescue craft is a Zodiac ZMSR 380, specially designed for water rescue, frequently deployed in ...

VA Medical Center to host open house, tours

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting a VA open house and tours on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. The open house is open to all veterans, their families, and the general public. The medical center is located at 325 East H. St. in Iron ...

Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., closed, Manistique Harbor Church of God, 7:30 p.m., 813 Arbutus Ave., 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., ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in Delta County Circuit Court. William Robert Haack, 35, of 204 S. 16th St., Escanaba, pleaded guilty to two habitual offender - second offense notices with underlying offenses of controlled substance - delivery/manufacture ...

Bay offers nurse assistant training

ESCANABA — Bay College Training and Development (M-TEC) will be offering a nurse assistant training course starting on Nov. 5. The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) training is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills, and processes that are necessary to become a certified nurse ...

Event to recycle electronic items

ESCANABA — Goodwill Industries and Comprenew, in conjunction with Superior Watershed and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, are offering an electronics recycling event at Bay College on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, which is free of charge, provides the ...

YMCA fitness programs now underway

ESCANABA — A five-week session of group exercise programming has begun for the Northern Lights YMCA Delta program center. The private fitness studio is located on Bay College campus at the MTEC center, room 2017. Available classes include: First Step to Fitness-geared for beginners new to ...

Fall Wine and Beer Tasting Saturday

ESCANABA — The Highland Golf Club Third Annual Fall Wine and Beer Tasting Event is Saturday, Oct. 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Highland. Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the event, or in advance from Highland Club members or by calling 906-280-5810. Participants will have ...

LWV website has election information

ESCANABA — The League of Women Voters of Delta County would like to direct voters to a free, non-partisan, voter education resource, VOTE411.org. It was created to provide a personalized voting guide that includes up-to-date information the voter needs to cast his/her ballot, including ...

Planner

Today A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., Hannahville A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In Center, 7:30 p.m., 12 by 12 Study, 1500 N. 19th St. Escanaba. A.A., closed, Big Book Study, Hiawatha Behavior Health, 7:30 p.m., 125 N. Lake St., Manistique A.A., St. John Neumann Church, 7 p.m. CDT, ...

Business After Hours is Oct. 24

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is sponsored this month by Hilltop RV Superstore and Stewart Manufacturing, LLC. Business after Hours is a social event held each month and provides an opportunity to make valuable business contacts, ...

Laser tag returns to Bay College

ESCANABA — Laser tag is returning to Bay College Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, in room 952 of the Joseph Heirman University Center. Tickets are on sale now at the Bay College Box Office. With 20 people being able to play at once, each ticket is good for one hour time block, with an ...

Part of Lake Shore Drive closed Thursday

ESCANABA — The 1900 block of Lake Shore Drive will be closed to all traffic on Thursday, Oct. 18. It is expected to re-open by end of business on the same day. The closure is due to a new water service and sanitary sewer lateral being installed. This work should not affect the water ...

Voter forum planned on Oct. 24

ESCANABA — The League of Women Voters of Delta County, in conjunction with the American Association of University Women and the Delta County Chamber of Commerce, announces a candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m,. at the Escanaba City Hall. The forum will feature candidates for the ...

Suicide awareness film comes to Bay

ESCANABA — mDelta County Communities That Care (CTC) will present a special screening of Suicide The Ripple Effect Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. at Bay College’s Besse Center Theater in Escanaba. With strong endorsements from some of the world’s leading suicide prevention experts, ...

Manistique Public Safety promotions set

MANISTIQUE — The Manistique Public Safety Department announces the promotions Public Safety Officers Kevin Smith and Mark Russell have been promoted to sergeant. Sgt. Kevin Smith is a 18-year veteran of the department, beginning his tour of duty with Manistique Public Safety on Aug. 21, 2000. ...

Friends of Libraries Week coming

ESCANABA — The Friends of the Escanaba Public Library invite everyone to come “Check us out” October 21 – 27 is the 13th Annual National Friends of Libraries Week. This week celebrates the Friends and what they do for the library. If you like what you see at the library, consider ...

Rock area posts trick-or-treat times

ROCK — Trick or Treat for the Rock area is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The Rock Senior Center will also be open from 4:30 to 6 p.m. to welcome trick or treaters.

Tickets on sale for shelter ‘Fur’raiser

HARRIS — Tickets are on sale now for the Delta Animal Shelter 7th Annual “Fur”raiser on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Island REsort & Casino. Pre-tailgate is 4 to 5 p.m. with the main event starting at 5 p.m. Dinner, games, raffles, prizes are part o the evening. Tickets can be purchased ...