January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Kiwanis gears up for annual dance

Father-daugher event takes place Feb. 7

MANISTIQUE – Area fathers and daughters are once again invited to attend the tenth annual Father-Daughter Dinner Dance, set for Feb. 7. The event, hosted by the Manistique Area Kiwanis Club, will take place at the First Baptist Church. More...

News Briefs

Area woman killed in accident Saturday MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman was killed in a one vehicle personal injury accident Saturday. More...

News

‘Bombs’ away

Above, the Veteran’s Day Program at the Miami VA Hospital in Miami, Fla., featured 150 candy parachutes made by members of the Zion Lutheran Church in Manistique. More...

MSUE suggests early financial warning system

Schools could avoid hitting financial crisis

EAST LANSING – A new paper from Michigan State University Extension outlines what a proactive, evidence-based financial health indicator system would look like and how it could prevent many school districts from reaching the crisis point. More...

AARP launches fraud watch network to stop identity theft

Michigan ranks fourth in identity theft cases

LANSING – To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people to take adva More...

Lifestyles

Four ‘knighty’ donations

Manistique Knights of Columbus announced results from their 2014 mentally impaired youth (Tootsie Roll) Drive. Of the $2,310.12 collected, 20 percent was given to the State Special Olympics, and the remainder was distributed locally. More...

Peterson signs on with mBank in Delta County

MANISTIQUE – mBank has announced the recent hire of Clay Peterson as Senior Vice President – Delta County Regional Executive, located in Escanaba. More...

BIRTHS

DENVER, Colo. – Joshua and Elisha McGuire, of Denver, Colo., proudly welcomed their second child, a baby boy, on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Hudson Elliot McGuire was delivered at Littleton Adventist Hospital in Littleton, Colo. More...

Sports

Posting points and staying competitive

MANISTIQUE – Two points were all that separated the Emerald girls’ swim team from second and third place at home last Wednesday. Even though the Emeralds earned points in every event, Rudyard and Sault Ste. More...

Mountaineers sweep Emeralds on the road

IRON MOUNTAIN – Iron Mountain’s Jake Thomann scored six of the Mountaineers 12 first quarter points to put Iron Mountain up 12-6 at the end of period. More...

Jets continue to fly high

COOKS – Averaging 77 points per game, stopping the North Central Jets has proven to be a challenge for their competition again this season. More...

City council backs Rexton Project

Graymont presents, wins member support

MANISTIQUE – Graymont, Inc. has received the city of Manistique’s support for its “Rexton Project”. More...

More charges brought forth in attempted murder case

Two CSC charges added, count one amended

MANISTIQUE – Additional charges have been added to the attempted murder case of a Manistique man. The charges, along with an amendment to the original charge, were approved during a hearing in 93rd District Court Wednesday. More...

Manistique man will serve up to 25 years for crimes

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man will serve a minimum of 10 years in prison after his sentencing in 11th Judicial Circuit Court last week. More...

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Keystone Pipeline equals American risk

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Obituaries

Sandra M. Miller

GARDEN, Mich. – Sandra M. Miller, 72, of Garden, Mich., died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at the Northern Comfort Home in Manistique. She was born Feb. 17, 1942, in Escanaba, Mich., the daughter of the late John and Ethel (Clifton) Bartus. More...

Leigh M. Neddow

MANISTIQUE – Leigh M. Neddow, 51, of Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Manistique Township. She was born March 4, 1963, in Manistique, the daughter of Bruce and Dixie (Garvin) Neddow and attended Manistique Area Schools. More...

Florence M. Richards

MANISTIQUE – Florence M. Richards, 98, of Manistique, Mich., died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique where she had resided for the past few years. More...

Community

State confirms first measles case of 2015

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Community Health has confirmed Michigan’s first measles case of 2015. Michigan is now one of seven states reporting the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More...

Man given reduced sentence after bias

MANISTIQUE – A reduced sentence was granted to a Manistique man who had been subject to “discrimination” via sentencing guidelines. More...

Area prepares for free throw contest

MANISTIQUE – The annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship will take place Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis de Sales School gym. The event is open to boys and girls ages 9-14. Entry forms are available at the school offices of St. More...