Community

Big Brat Sale coming Wednesday

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. The event raises funding and awareness for the Feb. 24 Walk for Warmth, which raises funds to help Delta County residents who need help paying ...

Linquist to speak at Bay Sages meeting

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay Sages will be held on Thursday, March 1, at 10 a.m. at the Joseph Heirman University Center conference rooms. Refreshments are served. The guest speaker will be Charles Lindquist, president of the Delta County Historical Society. His presentation ...

Project to benefit veterans featured

GLADSTONE — Jason Brunette will speaking about Project Red, White, and Blue, a program that benefits local veterans today, at 6:30 p.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 1920 Lake Shore Drive in Gladstone. The event is open to the public. A free soup supper is offered at 6 p.m. ...

Bay de Noc Gobblers Banquet is Feb. 24

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Gobblers Banquet will be held at the Ruth Butler Building at the U.P. State Fairgrounds on Feb. 24 starting at 4 p.m. There are tickets available. Contact Fred at (906) 241-8745 or Ken at (906) 553-2268.

‘Dog Troubles’ class canceled tonight

ESCANABA — ESCANABA — ‘Dog Troubles’ class is not going to be held tonight. It is regularly scheduled at the Delta Animal Shelter on the third Tuesday of each month, and will be held again on Tuesday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Vehicle damaged by fire in Escanaba

Jordan Beck | Daily Press Escanaba Public Safety firefighters quickly extinguish a fire on a vehicle parked on the 400 block of North Lincoln Road shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday. Upon arrival, flames were coming from the engine area which sustained major damage. The cause of the fire is ...

Bay students to compete at BPA event

ESCANABA — Seven students from Bay College and the LSSU Regional Center earned the right to compete in Dallas, Texas at the National Leadership Conference for Business Professionals of America (BPA). They did it by placing in the top three in their respective events at the BPA State ...

Defendants sentenced in court

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently sentenced in unrelated cases in Delta County Circuit Court in Escanaba. Tracy James Kohnert, 45, of 6015 Rivers 22nd Road, Gladstone, pleaded guilty to a probation violation with the underlying offense of conspiracy to commit embezzlement ...

Historical society series continues

ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society presents its Winter Outreach Series “Another Wednesday with Bernie” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at Escanaba City Hall. The photographs of former Daily Press photographer Bernie Schultz will be shown by Rich ...

Business After Hours Wednesday, Feb. 28

ESCANABA — Business After Hours will be held Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the UP Health System – Doctors Park, located at 710 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. The event is co-hosted by the Community Foundation for Delta County and UP Health System. Business after Hours is a social ...

AARP offers tax assistance at library

ESCANABA — AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, and is celebrating its 50th year. The program offers free tax preparation help to anyone, especially those who are 50 or older and are of low- to middle-income. Membership in AARP is not ...

Bay College hosts acoustic duo D & Chi

ESCANABA The Bay College Campus Activities Board welcomes acoustic due D & Chi! They will perform on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a show time at 7 p.m. D & Chi got their start on the streets of the bishop-arts district in Dallas, Texas. The duo focuses on lyrical ...

Secretary of State office to close Feb. 19

LANSING — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that all offices will be closed in observance of Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 19. Customers can hop online at ExpressSOS.com to renew their license plate tabs and driver’s licenses, change their address or get a replacement ...

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 ...

Yoga classes offered at Bonifas Arts Center

ESCANABA — If you are looking for new ways to keep fit in 2018, the Bonifas may have just the class for you: yoga. Instructor Heather Bruss said people who are interested in yoga can come to a class and get a feel for the practice of Ashtanga yoga. Bruss has been practicing yoga for 20 ...

Gladstone gets Dr. Cretens funds

Courtesy photo The city of Gladstone was awarded a check for $164,401.15 Monday from the Community Foundation For Delta County for the Dr. Mary Cretens Trust Fund. The fund, left to the city by the late doctor, supports parks and recreation, Fernwood Cemetery, and the annual Gladstone Fourth ...

Computer coding for teens at Esky library

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Public Library is celebrating “Teen Tech Week,” March 4 - 11 with a special workshop on computer coding for students in grades sixth through eighth. “Coding with Arduino” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. The class will feature hands-on ...

What makes good woodland habitat?

ESCANABA — Habitat is a warm, fuzzy idea. However, specific management practices have important aspects that are not necessarily so. What makes good woodland habitat? One of the more common objectives heard from forest-owners is better “wildlife habitat.” Doubtless a worthy goal, but ...

Rock customers asked to let water run

ROCK — The Rock Water System is requesting all customers to let their water run to prevent freezing pipes. Customers are advised to let water run in a stream the size of a pencil non-stop until further notice. “The best approach would be to run a hose to the outside of your home and not ...

U.P. Toastmasters advance in contest

MARQUETTE — Bay De Noc Toastmasters member Will Vertz took first place at the Area N3 International Speech Contest in Marquette on Feb. 10. Second place went to Jan Wisniewski (pronounced John) of Superiorland Toastmasters. The two contestants will represent the Upper Peninsula as they ...