April 8, 2024

Kiwanis Home & Garden Show kicks off Spring at U.P. State Fairgrounds

Escanaba Kiwanis will be flipping pancakes this weekend at the annual Kiwanis Home & Garden Show and Pancake Days at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. Gordy Fitch says pancakes have long been the main attraction at the show. They are being served throughout the weekend. Mike Markwell says there are a lot of vendors signed up […]
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April 8, 2024

Judge Davis to ask audience to render verdict on retrial of 1859 homicide

Former Circuit Court Judge Stephen Davis wants your help in solving a murder. Those who attend the Delta County Historical Society’s presentation on Wednesday will be sworn in as jurors to help solve the mystery of a retrial that never occurred involving a homcide in 1859. His presentation titled “Death at the Castle on the […]
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March 18, 2024

Escanaba City Band enjoys 100 years of community performance

Members of the Escanaba City Band are getting ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary this year with special events, recognition and performances. The city band held its first organizational meeting on March 18, 1924, at the Escanaba City Hall. They have been playing ever since. Band Director Bruce Cassell, Business Manager Andrea Sullivan and Centennial […]
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March 4, 2024

Canull reflects on the music scene in Escanaba

Music is becoming a big part of the entertainment scene in Escanaba. Mike Canull of the Stonewall talks about how that has affected the community and some of the activities upcoming in the area. Includes a song from Stonewall and a parody written by Canull.
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February 27, 2024

Few Delta County residents voted early in Presidential primary

Very few people took advantage of early voting in Delta County. Voters could vote in person at the Wells Township Hall during nine days before the election. Delta County Clerk Nancy Przewrocki says the process went well but the result was costly for the county.
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February 27, 2024

'Lumberjacks in Love' takes to the Bonifas Arts Center stage

Players de Noc’s musical comedy “Lumberjacks in Love” opens Thursday at the Bonifas Arts Center Theater in Escanaba. The play includes four lumberjacks, a mail-order bride and a woman disguised as a man. Jim Soderberg plays Muscrat, one of the lumberjacks at a camp in Northern Wisconsin. He says the production is a lot of […]
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February 26, 2024

Yooper Squirrel Derby program to support youth shooting team, Delta Crushers

Colter Lubben talks about the 9th Annual Yooper Squirrel Derby that will be held in Nahma on March 16. It is a fun time small game hunting, with prizes and a program that supports the youth shooting sports team, Delta Crushers. Lubben has a passion for small game hunting and he is looking to expand […]
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February 21, 2024

Delta County begins expansion at Fuller Park

Delta County is going to proceed on development of a day use area at Fuller Park despite a procedural glitch that is delaying funding. The board Tuesday voted to refer the issue to its finance committee before considering the full package. Commissioner Bob Peterson says in the meantime, the board approved up to $15,000 to […]
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February 20, 2024

Bleacher renovations begin at Escanaba High School gym

Escanaba School Superintendent Coby Fletcher talks about the renovations of the bleachers at the Escanaba Jr. and Sr. High School gymnasium, the hiring of a new principal and presentations by Lemmer music students and Upper Elementary robotics program.
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February 20, 2024

Gladstone schools prepare for Gov. Whitmer's free preschool proposal

Jay Kulbertis, superintendent of the Gladstone and Rapid River schools, says they are being the discussion on how to handle a preschool program if required by the state. Gladstone School Board also approve a budget amendment as Kulbertis keeps on eye on how the state budget might be progressing.
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