Apartment building fire causes minor damage

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ESCANABA — A south side apartment building sustained minor damage after a fire in its basement, Escanaba Public Safety officers said. Officers were called to 2711 5th Ave. S. about 3:58 p.m. Sunday after residents were alerted to the blaze by a smoke detector. Smoke was filling the ...

Social media linked to local vandalism a park

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STONINGTON — On Oct. 3, damage was reported at the Bay de Noc Township/Stonington Park bathrooms. Social media may be behind the incident, according to the Delta County Sheriff’s Office. This damage is consistent with social media challenges where public bathrooms are vandalized and the ...

Woman dies from Oct. 7 auto crash injuries

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MARINETTE — The victim of a traffic crash died of her injuries over the weekend, according to Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve. Saturday, the Marinette County medical examiner was notified Loretta M. Patz, 83, of Coleman, Wis. had died in a Madison, Wis. hospital as a result of injuries ...

Howl-o-Ween ‘Paw’ty planned for pets


ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter is having a Halloween party for dogs on Saturday, October 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a costume contest with prizes. The three categories will be Funniest, Most Creative and Best Couple Costume (owner and dog). There will be trick or treat ...

Critical need for blood in U.P.


ESCANABA — The UP Regional Blood Center is still experiencing a critical need for B Positive, O Positive, A Negative, O Negative, AB Negative and B Negative blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock and Escanaba and is the primary supplier of blood ...

Daily Planner


Today TOPS 1515, Bark River, Salem Lutheran Church, weigh-in 5:15p.m.-6:15 p.m. and meeting at at 6:30 p.m. Contact 466-2610 or 466-5581. First visit is free. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Delta Drop In Center every day at 10 a.m. and 7:30p.m. The center is located at 1500 N. 19th ...