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Today 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., closed, St. Thomas School, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Delta County Historical Society Board, 7 p.m., Archives Building. Dual ...

Homeless shelter changes location

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GLADSTONE — Delta County’s rotating homeless shelter will be hosted by First Lutheran Church, 1212 Minneapolis Ave., Gladstone, beginning this Sunday evening, Feb. 9. To see where evening meals and trained volunteers are needed, check www.HopeAtTheInn.org or call Lisa 420-1311. The next ...

Outstanding alumni nominations sought

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ESCANABA — The Bay College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the Awards Dinner on April 28. This award was established in 1999 by the Alumni Association to recognize and honor an outstanding graduate of ...

U.P. doctor authors a second book

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MARQUETTE — Dr. Shahar Madjar, a urologist working in several hospitals in the U.P. has recently published his second book Take Love Twice Daily. The book is a collection of 25 essays and tales about the nature of love, as well as seven short love poems. It is divided into five sections. Each ...

Scheduling change for county parks

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ESCANABA — People planning to book campsites at Delta County parks for 2020 should be aware of a scheduling change, Delta Conservation District Executive Director Rory Mattson said. Normally, reservations for these campsites open on March 1. “We’re moving it to Friday the 28th (of ...

Bay de Noc Audubon Club to meet

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ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Audubon Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 961, Heirman Bldg, Bay College. This meeting is open to anyone interested in birding. There is no charge. How did we do on our Christmas Audubon Bird ...

Club teaches youth cybersecurity skills

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ESCANABA — Bailey Inman and Loic Fletcher are Escanaba middle school students, members of the DSISD Cyber Club and a cybersecurity team who placed second in the Michigan state round of the United States Air Force Association’s (AFA) Cyberpatriot XII competition. “On Dec. 7, the ...

GFWC supports personal econ class

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Courtesy photo Students from Mrs. Stammer's Personal Economics class accept a donation from Christina Anderson Kobasic, a member of GFWC Escanaba Woman's Club, for their classroom incentives. The students learn about opportunity personal finances and opportunity cost spending. GFWC Woman's ...

Trial set in Harris murder case

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MENOMINEE — A five-day jury trial in May was set in Menominee County Circuit Court Friday for a Bark River man charged with the murder of his adoptive father and home invasion. The trial was scheduled and other motions were heard during the arraignment and pre-trial hearings. Gary Paul ...

Hiawatha National Forest honored

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GLADSTONE — On Feb. 5, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service's Eastern Region hosted its annual Regional Forester Honor Awards "virtual" ceremony in Milwaukee, Wis. The Hiawatha National Forest Landscape Treatment Design Team was one of 11 teams recognized for ...

Record high water levels to continue

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DETROIT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District reported January 2020 water levels were higher on all lakes than they were in January 2019, and are expected to continue that trend into the spring and summer. According to Corps records, lakes Michigan and Huron both set new ...

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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 ...

Column: Economic Development Alliance has new director

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ESCANABA — I have always thought a sports analogy was on the money as I looked at many things in life, “If you are staying status quo, you’re moving backwards.” As an individual or as a business, you always have to learn to get better than you are today. How do you challenge yourself to ...

Healthy hearts are goal of local effort

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ESCANABA — February is American Heart Month, and today is National Wear Red Day. People in the area can wear red clothing Feb. 7 to help spread the word about heart disease. According to a press release issued by OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group, National Wear Red Day ...

Esky hopes to solve smell mystery

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ESCANABA — The city of Escanaba may be one step closer to identifying a mysterious and foul odor that has plagued parts of the city. During Thursday’s city council meeting, the council approved hiring Trimedia Environmental & Engineering Services of Marquette to investigate the source ...

Low-income apartment complex eyed in Escanaba

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Council voted to move forward with the process to authorize a payment in lieu of taxes agreement with a developer seeking to build a low-income apartment complex in the city despite lingering questions about the development’s marketability and site ...

Esky council reaffirms mayor’s appointment authority

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ESCANABA — The Escanaba City Council solidified the authority of the mayor to unilaterally decide on all board and committee appointments in the city Thursday, despite protests from one member who felt the process should be a joint effort of the council. Council Member Tyler DuBord raised ...

Esky DDA begins director search

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ESCANABA — After the resignation of Escanaba’s Downtown Development Authority Executive Director, the DDA board began the hiring process for filling the position Thursday. Ed Legault stepped down as DDA executive director when he was hired as the new Delta County Economic Development ...

GFWC contributes to MoBuddies

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Courtesy photo Members of the Escanaba High School MoBuddies accepted a contribution from GFWC Escanaba Womens Club for their MoBuddy mentoring program. GFWC Woman’s Club distributes funds raised at their annual Charity Ball, Party With a Purpose, all year long to benefit student ...