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‘Merry Christmas’ from Manistique students

December 30, 2013 Courtesy photos Students in grades 4-8 at the St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Manistique put on their annual Christmas program. more »»

The faces of Christmas

December 28, 2013 Holly Richer photos A live nativity scene was part of the Gladstone Old Fashion Christmas complete with a donkey and goats. more »»

Births

December 28, 2013 CARLSON — Chad and Catherine (Bedard) Carlson of Cornell welcomed a baby girl, Cailey Ann, on Dec. 9, at 8:47 a.m. Cailey weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. more »»

Holiday cheer for nursing home residents

December 27, 2013 Courtesy photos In a collaborative effort to bring cheer to the residents of some local nursing homes and assisted living facilities, OSF Hospice volunteers baked 43 dozen cookies and met to... more »»

Bonifas raffle winners named

December 27, 2013 ESCANABA — Winners in the Bonifas Fall Raffle were announced in early December at the Delta County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours, hosted by the Bonifas Arts Center and Players de Noc. more »»

RR honor students are getting involved

December 26, 2013 Courtesy photo Members of the Rapid River School’s National Honor Society recently completed a two-week can/box food drive for St. Vincent de Paul’s pantry. more »»

Heart of the North Lions share with local programs

December 26, 2013 Courtesy photos Delta-Menominee County Heart of the North Lions Club members recently conducted two fund-raisers to assist local charity programs. more »»

Reading Buddies plan Christmas surprise

December 24, 2013 Dorothy McKnight | Daily Press The first-grade students of Peggy Austin at the Cameron School, above left, surprised their Reading Buddies on Dec. more »»

Foster Grandparents pack Shoebox Gifts

December 24, 2013 Courtesy photo Volunteers with the Schoolcraft County Foster Grandparent Program are shown with the 13 shoe boxes they packed as part of the 2013 Operation Christmas Child campaign, an internationa... more »»

Remember When?

December 24, 2013 Gene Watson Gallery Shopping for Christmas dinner meat in the early 1900s at the Martin Wenig Meat Market, located at 717 Delta Ave. in Gladstone, was a cool proces. more »»

Santa & elves surprise Holy Name students

December 23, 2013 Dorothy McKnight | Daily Press Members of the Escanaba High School Key Club made the rounds of elementary schools around Escanaba last week and brought along Santa Claus and a number of Santa’s... more »»

Copper miners’ lives 100 years ago results in bitter labor strike and Christmas Eve tragedy

December 21, 2013 CALUMET — A hundred years ago marked a tumultuous time in Michigan’s Copper Country. more »»

Births

December 21, 2013 WALKER — Marc and Erika (Moody) Walker of Grand Rapids announce the birth of their daughter, born at 8:32 a.m. on Oct. 9. more »»

Christmas: The sights, sounds and secrets of the season can live on for decades

December 20, 2013 ESCANABA- The drafty air is electrifying! The suspense is almost overwhelming! Is it the twinkling lights and the blazing star on the Christmas tree that’s putting a charge in the air? Is it the... more »»

Helping hand for Tri County Safe Harbor

December 19, 2013 Courtesy photos Altrusa International of Escanaba made a donation of women’s and children clothing in recognition of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which is... more »»

Six students qualify for Elks M.V.S. Scholarships

December 19, 2013 ESCANABA — The local Escanaba Most Valuable Scholarship Judging Committee has announced the names of top applicants for the Elks Most Valuable Scholarship from the area schools. more »»

LaMarche named REPID Scholar

December 19, 2013 EAST?LANSING — Cassandra LaMarche, a 2013 Gladstone graduate and 2011-12 Rotary Exchange Student to France, was recently named a 2014 REPID Scholar at Michigan State University. more »»

Schools

December 19, 2013 Local students awarded FSU degrees BIG RAPIDS — Area residents are among the 766 students at Ferris State University to be awarded certificates and degrees during the most recent semeste. more »»

‘Aesop’s Fable-ous Christmas Tree’ on stage

December 18, 2013 Courtesy photos Members of the St. Francis de Sales Catholic School Drama Club in Manistique held their annual performance in early December. more »»

 
 

 

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