Community

Gladstone Fuzzbuster game is Sunday

GLADSTONE — The annual Fuzzbuster basketball game, Gladstone Senior students vs local law enforcement, will be held Sunday, March 18, at Gladstone High School. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the game starting at 6 p.m. There will be a ring toss game, jail and bail and free throw contest for ...

Schoolcraft Foundation to award funds

MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation will be awarding mini-grants at its May meeting. Deadline for applying for a mini-grant is March 31. Application forms are available at the Pioneer Tribune, on the foundation’s Facebook page, by e-mailing ...

Esky Pops plans spring performance

ESCANABA — The Esky Pops are back for their spring semester. The Esky Pops is a volunteer singing and instrumental group that performs all contemporary music in Escanaba. The group is always looking for new members ages 16 and up to join the fun. There are no auditions needed to join the ...

Artists eligible for Barb Symon Scholarship

ESCANABA — Area artists over 18 years old who are looking to further their education in arts or crafts are welcome to apply to the Bonifas Arts Center for funding via the Barb Symon Scholarship. Applications for the $200 award will be accepted from April 2 through May 22 and the recipient ...

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 ...

Volunteers sought for city cleanup

ESCANABA — The annual Esky Clean Up will be held Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to noon — rain or shine Participants will gather at the downtown Marketplace,1501 Ludington St. The goal of the Esky Clean Up is to make Escanaba a better place by cleaning it up. This is done by sweeping, ...

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Schoolcraft County

MANISTIQUE — A routine traffic stop in Schoolcraft County lead to the arrest of two Minnesota women on drug-related charges, according to the Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department. Kayleigh Ann Buchholz, 31, of Richmond, Minn., was charged with possession of methamphetamine, a 10-year ...

Courts

ESCANABA — The following individuals were recently bound over from Delta County District Court to circuit court. Jeffrey Robert Ashland, 47, of 6072 18.3 Road, Gladstone, was bound over on one count of conspiracy to commit delivery of a schedule 1, 2, or 3 drug (Buprenorphine) with Brenda ...

Road funding on Esky council agenda

ESCANABA — An update on funding available to maintain roads in Escanaba will be presented during council’s regular meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at city hall. The information is being presented to council as it proposes to ask voters to consider a millage specifically for road maintenance ...

Homeless shelter changes locations

ESCANABA — Christ the King Church, 1230 N. 18th St. in Escanaba, will be the next host site for Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter beginning Sunday evening, March 18. Volunteers are still needed for a number of shifts. To see where trained volunteers are needed, check ...

Feet First Clinic scheduled Thursday

ESCANABA — The YMCA will be hosting a Feet First Clinic on Thursday, March 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the MTEC center off the Bay College campus. Physical Therapists from UP Health Systems will assist with gait analysis, stride length and postural alignment. Certified Pedorthist David Brown ...

Knife club helps Tri-County Safe Harbor

Courtesy photo Tri-County Safe Harbor recently received a donation from the Marble Plus Knife Club. Pictured are Dennis Moberg Sr. of the club and Lynn Erickson, executive director of Tri-County Safe Harbor, Inc. Tri-County Safe Harbor, Inc. is a domestic violence and sexual assault program ...

Bay hosts talk by local funeral director

ESCANABA — Bay College’s Math Science Division will present a colloquium “A Day in the Life of a Funeral Director” with Jenna Leisner. The free presentation will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in room 125 of the Math Science Building. Leisner, a Gladstone native, is currently ...

Gardening conference deadline is April 5

ESCANABA — April 5 is the registration deadline for the 20th Annual Bay de Noc Gardening Conference in Escanaba. The event will be held at Bay College on Saturday, April 21. This year the event features 20 different classes on a variety of yard and garden topics. Participants will be able ...

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 ...

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, ...

Escanaba Trash-to-Treasure Day is June 10

ESCANABA — Escanaba residents are invited and encouraged to participate in the Annual “Trash-to-Treasure Day” scheduled for Sunday, June 1, from 8 a.m. to noon The program provides a venue for the recycling of reusable household items such as furniture, lamps, electronics, and other ...

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, open, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, ...

Esky competes in High School Bowl

NMU photo The Escanaba Eskymos played the Calumet Copper Kings in the third round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 360-50. Representing Escanaba, seated, from left, are players Edward Lantagne, team captain Kasey Nelson, Rushil Kasetty and Luke LaFave. Standing are alternates ...

Reporting exotic pests helps fight them

ESCANABA — Reporting exotic species observations is a good practice, even though many of us are reluctant to do so. Increased knowledge, for the both the reporter and the recipient, may be the greatest benefit. The impacts of invasive exotic pests are increasing. These species include ...