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Sportscast Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020

In High School Girls Basketball last night, Escanaba lost to undefeated Menominee 79-52.  Taylor Ray led the Eskymos with 20 points.  Escanaba is now 7-5 on the season and will host Bark River Harris Friday night.  

 

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Sportscast, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

In High School Girls Basketball last night, Nicole Kamin scored a game high 25 points to lead the Escanaba Eskymos past the Kingsford Flivvers 56-46.  Elsewhere, North Central knocked off Norway 58-42, Gwinn nipped Bark River Harris 46-45, Big Bay De Noc beat Maplewood Baptist 46-29 and Menominee stayed undefeated with a 59-44 victory over West Iron County.  

 

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Newsmakers

Problems with wind and solar energy generation in the U.P. was brought up before the U.P. Energy Task Force yesterday during public comment. Escanaba Township resident Kim Wyckoff told the group that property owners feel like that had no input into a proposed solar project in Delta County. Joe Kaplan of Escanaba opposed wind turbines on the Garden Peninsula. He is also concerned about the impact that large scale solar projects could have on migratory birds. And Randall Scott of Bark River talked about the difficulty of deciding these issues.

 


 


United Way of Delta County Director Julie Mallard talks about the fundraising campaign. The United Way is also involved in the Delta County Communities That Care. Coordinator Michelle Chailler says a few years ago, they found that kids were dealing with depression, thinking that drugs wouldn't harm them and a low commitment to school. Chailler says they then turned to the community to see what was available to help.

 

 


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