Delta County, MI

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Gladstone, former commissioner still at odds

GLADSTONE — Despite an advertisement in the U.P. Action News, the City of Gladstone will not face off against former city commissioner Mike O’Connor in Delta County Circuit Court, according to City Manager Eric Buckman. The advertisement announcing a hearing — one of two targeting the city and its operations...
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MISH Waterfront Races begin next week

GLADSTONE, Mich. (WLUC) - A race taking runners along the Lake Michigan shoreline is coming to Delta County in 10 days. The MISH Waterfront marathon/half/10K begins on June 26 at the Terrace Bay Hotel. There are already more than 370 people registered – that’s over a 100 more people compared to the last race in 2019. Registration continues through the morning of the races.
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Herb and Donna Pomeroy celebrate 50th

ST. JACQUES — Herb and Donna (Jacques) Pomeroy of St. Jacques are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 19. Together since high school, these sweethearts were the Prom King and Queen of Big Bay de Noc High School in 1969 and graduated together in 1970. They were married in Garden, Mich. on June 19, 1971, with a loving gathering of family and friends.
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Boney Falls launch closed today

ESCANABA — Upper Peninsula Power Company’s boat launch facility at Dam No. 4 on the Boney Falls reservoir in Delta County will be temporarily closed to the public today. Access to the campground that is located near Dam No. 4 will remain open but will be delayed at times. Crews will be working in the area to assemble a construction barge and to stage materials necessary for improvements that will be made this summer.
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Virtual walk for Pregnancy Services in Delta County

ESCANABA — Pregnancy Services of Delta County kicked off its 7th Annual Walk for Life with 7 Days to Walk for Life, starting with an in person event Saturday at the Ludington Park Pavilion. The event featured an opening ceremony and two-mile walk. For those who missed the in-person event,...
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Number of COVID-19 cases stable in Delta County

ESCANABA — Local health officials Tuesday listed one new confirmed COVID-19 positive and one probable case in Menominee County. The Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties website Tuesday had no changes to its figures for Delta County. As of Tuesday, Delta County has had 3,349 confirmed positives, 718 probable...
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New virus cases slowing dramatically

ESCANABA — Local health officials Monday showed only one more confirmed COVID-19 positive in the area, in Delta County. The Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties website otherwise had no changes to its figures for the region since its last update Friday. As of Monday, Delta County has had...
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Delta County having “911″ call issues

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Delta County Central Dispatch is currently having problems with 911 calls and 906-786-5911 calls. Escanaba Department of Public Safety says there are time when only one end of the conversation can be heard. If you call 911 and give your location and nature of the emergency...
Escanaba, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Briefs

ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party will be holding a Meet and Greet Summer Fundraiser Saturday, June 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Escanaba Downtown Marketplace. There is a cost to attend the fundraiser and all proceeds will be directed to office space for the upcoming elections. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP online at deltademsmi.com.
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Air Force releases cause of fatal F-16 crash

ESCANABA — The pilot of a fighter plane that crashed in a remote part of northern Delta County in December 2020 was disoriented and distracted before the plane crashed, according to a report by safety inspectors. Capt. Durwood “Hawk” Jones, 37, of Albuquerque, N.M., a fighter pilot with the Wisconsin...
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Shelter plans rummage sale

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter will be holding a rummage sale from 5 to 8 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Miracle Life Building at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. All proceeds from this event go to helping the...
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Virus cases added in Menominee County, lost in Delta

Local health officials Friday reported two more confirmed COVID-19 positives in Menominee County. The Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties website Friday, however, also reduced Delta County’s confirmed cases count by one. As of Friday, Delta County has had 3,348 confirmed positives, 718 probable cases and 94 deaths, according...
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Gladstone Dairy Flo open for summer

GLADSTONE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Delta County business known for its ice cream is open for the summer. The Gladstone Dairy Flow opens each year from mid to late April until just after Labor Day. But the business is more than just ice cream. Burgers, fries and philly cheesesteaks are also on the menu.
Escanaba, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Mikey D’s Beer Cave edges out Railroaders

ESCANABA — It was a nail-biter in the end, but Escanaba-based Mikey D’s Beer Cave hung on for a 2-1 season-opening men’s baseball victory over the Channing Railroaders here Thursday night. Back-to-back doubles by Carson Shea (to rightfield) and Ben Snyder (left) gave the Delta County squad a two-run cushion...
Escanaba, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Bay de Noc Fellowship recognized as welcoming

ESCANABA — The Unitarian Universalist Bay de Noc Fellowship has received recognition as a welcoming congregation. Unitarian Universalism has made a commitment to opening its doors to people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. The Welcoming Congregation Program is a volunteer program for congregations that want to take intentional steps to be more welcoming and inclusive of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities (UUA.org).
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Column: Time to get outside and enjoy summer

ESCANABA — The first day of summer is officially Sunday June 20, but we already getting some warmer temps. For many of us the start of summer occurred on Memorial Day weekend with a family cookout, taking in a local sporting event or just going for a walk The calendar has already been packed with events. The Delta County Chamber started their right of summer with their annual golf outing the first week of June. It was a beautiful day for everyone with lots of fun, food refreshments and some pretty good golf. We moved quickly to the Krusin Klassics Fun Run and were able to see all of the vintage cars. It was also a nice weekend for our local economy. The events that come to Delta County really give our local businesses a lift. The new dollars that are spent by our visitors have a very positive impact.