Gladstone, MIEscanaba Daily Press

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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Gladstone, MIWLUC

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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Escanaba, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Holy Name Catholic School Class of 2021 celebrated

ESCANABA — Holy Name Catholic School celebrated the eighth grade Class of 2021 on Tuesday, June 1 with a special Mass at St. Joseph & St. Patrick’s Church, celebrated by Father Timothy Ferguson, concelebrated by Father Francis DeGroot and Father Rick Courier, and assisted by Deacon Bob Berbohm. Following Mass, a graduation ceremony was held in the Holy Name gymnasium.
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Escanaba, MIWLUC

Escanaba Public Safety’s new non-emergency number

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Escanaba Public Safety is announcing its new non-emergency phone number. This new number is for anyone looking to speak to an officer and it rings to someone at a desk, not central dispatch. After business hours the new number will automatically transfer to central dispatch. “If...
Escanaba, MIWLUC

Two new businesses offering supplies and care for your dogs

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Escanaba has a new pet supply store and coming next week, a new business with services like grooming and daycare. “We’ve got daycare, grooming, extended care and we will offer some training class, we will offer some training classes which will include basic pet handling and then some agility later on,” said Rebekah Anger, owner of K9 Cosmetology.
Escanaba, MIWLUC

TEAM Wireless to acquire retailer Cellular & More

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - TEAM Wireless, a Verizon Authorized Retailer, will be acquiring Cellular & More, another Verizon Authorized Retailer. The downstate company based in Canton, will become part of TEAM Wireless as of July 1. Currently, Cellular & More independently owns and operates retail locations throughout Southern Michigan. 15...

Start Garden graduates make their mark

Start Garden has made its presence felt in this region’s business community ever since it was founded nine years ago by Rick DeVos. Now, some of those Start Garden “graduates” are making their marks in West Michigan’s business community — and around the world. The entrepreneurial ecosystem has invested financial,...
Gladstone, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Moore is supervisor for Hiawatha National Forest

GLADSTONE — Eastern Regional Forester Gina Owens has announced the selection of Mary Moore as the forest supervisor for the Hiawatha National Forest in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. “We are extremely pleased to have Mary assume a leadership position in the Eastern Region,” Owens said. “She brings a wealth of experience,...
Escanaba, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Carrol A. Deleon

ESCANABA — Carrol A. Deleon, 81, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Christian Park Village. She was born in Detroit on January 5, 1940, the daughter of August and Elizabeth (Denz) Peters. Carrol was raised in Detroit and graduated from St. Kashimer High School. She spent 25 years in Southgate before moving to Melvindale for 15 years.

Garden tour detailed

The Little Garden Club of Leland is hosting a garden tour June 24. Gardens can be visited in any direction as there will be a map featuring the address, owner, and description in the ticket brochure. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased from Garden Club Members, local garden centers and shops, at each garden site, and at the Old […]
Escanaba, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Mary Lou Derusha

ESCANABA — Mary Lou Derusha, 85, of Escanaba, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021, at Bishop Noa Home. She was born in Escanaba on January 23, 1936, the daughter of Thomas and Bernadette (Chervette) Beauchamp. Mary Lou graduated from Escanaba High School. On, June 29, 1957, Mary Lou married...
Escanaba, MIWLUC

Escanaba Farmer’s Market now open

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Looking for fruits, veggies and other homemade products? The Escanaba Farmer’s Market is now open with all that and more. One vendor, Jessica Thorsen, sells chicken eggs, embroidered towels, honey and several goat milk products. “Getting to go out and talk to everybody about my goats...
Gladstone, MIWLUC

Chip sealing to begin in Gladstone Thursday

GLADSTONE, Mich. (WLUC) - The city of Gladstone will begin chip sealing some roads this week. The city has contracted Fahrner Asphalt Sealer, LLC, to begin chip sealing some streets Thursday, June 17 and Friday, June 25 for Phase 1. Phase 2, will be done on Monday, July 16 and...
Delta County, MIEscanaba Daily Press

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.
Escanaba, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Javurek, Cougars top spring Skyline honors

ESCANABA — Superior Central baseball tied with Norway to lead the way in the Skyline Central Conference standings. They were followed by Bark River-Harris and North Central. However, it was a Bronco who earned the coveted Player of the Year award — Nick Javurek. The remaining All-Conference selections were the...
East Jordan, MIEscanaba Daily Press

Braves blanked in final

EAST JORDAN — The Gladstone baseball team had scored 42 runs through its first three post-season games. The Braves saw their bats fall silent on Saturday, however, when Evart ace Danny Witbeck kept them off the scoreboard in what was a 2-0 loss in a Division 3 regional championship game held at East Jordan.
Delta County, MIMining Journal

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.
Escanaba, MIWLUC

Unicycling across the country for charity

ESCANABA, Mich. (WLUC) - Peter Frank, a 19-year-old from Escanaba, decided to learn to unicycle when he was 11 years old. “I just thought it was the most mesmerizing thing and I was so astonished as a young 11-year-old boy,” he said. But about six years ago, Frank was fighting...
Delta County, MIMining Journal

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,...