Candidates square off at forum tonight

ESCANABA – A public forum will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Escanaba City Hall featuring candidates who are facing contested races in the Aug. 5 primary election.

Candidates invited to participate in the forum include those running for Delta County District Court judge, District 1 Delta County commissioner, and the 38th District Senate seat.

The forum is sponsored by the Delta County League of Women Voters, the American Association of University Women, and the Delta County Chamber of Commerce.

Audience members will be allowed to submit questions for the candidates. Questions can also be submitted online at

For more information about the forum, contact Ann Bissell at 786-3058.