August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Car show makes return

Annual event will roll into town Sept. 3

MANISTIQUE – The engines are revving in the distance, and the Manistique Merchants Annual Car Show is ready to roll into town Sept. 3. The annual event boasts fun for the whole family in downtown Manistique. More...

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Outdoors

Bears nearly sweep Braves

The Big Bay de Noc Black Bears opened their 2016 volleyball season hosting the Gladstone Braves Tuesday night. In game one, the Bears won the first two sets 25-23 and 25-13, dropping the final set 12-15. More...

Marietti wins Indian Lake Men’s Golf Club Championship

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Men’s Golf Championship was held Aug. 20-21. What began as two days of less than desirable golf conditions ended with a firstever championship for one club member. More...

Promising season for cross country

MUNISING – Another fall sports season is upon us, and with that comes Manistique Emerald cross country. Head Coach Laurie Lindstrom and her squad took to the trails in the first scheduled competition Aug. 23 at the Munising Invitational. More...

Lifestyles

Ways to make financial literacy fun

What important lessons will you teach your child this summer? Riding a bike? Sharing with others? How about teaching them important financial skills. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Facility residents celebrate August birthdays MANISTIQUE – Yellow was the color of the day, with yellow flowers on the cakes, yellow balloons, and GFWC volunteers dressed in yellow during the August birthday celebration at the Schoolcraft Coun More...

Tips to make the perfectly balanced salad

I serve a large green salad with almost every meal, and this is the time of year I love most, thanks to all of the gorgeous fresh spring greens and vegetables. More...

Sports

Emeralds hit gridiron in 2016 season debut

MANISTIQUE – Following a variety of off season programs, Coach Dennis Beaman, now in his second year at the helm of the Manistique Emerald football program, is looking forward to seeing how his players will respond when they kick off the 2016 s More...

Hops & Maize

The weekend boasted two events – the first ever Hops on the Harbor Brew Festival and the 44th Annual Dalmatian Express Corn Roast and Raffle. Despite rain and storms Saturday, Hops on the Harbor, above left, drew in quite the crowd. More...

Council looks to fill vacancy

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique City Council is seeking a resident to fill a recently created vacancy. During the council’s Aug. More...

News Brief

Man involved in drowning incident passes away MANISTIQUE – A Shelby Township man who was rescued recently from Lake Michigan near the East Breakwater Lighthouse has passed away. More...

News

Teaching Family Homes hits the ropes

Teaching Family Homes recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate the opening of their high/low ropes courses. More...

Michigan residents warned that now is peak season for rabies

LANSING – The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development, Health and Human Services and Natural Resources urge Michiganders to adopt practices to protect their families, pets and livestock from rabies. More...

Daisies & Digs

To the person or persons who decided to defoliate the brush and small pine trees under the power lines along the sides of the roads; Here’s a big dig on you. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: This summer I have attended three new events in Manistique. Each one was different and each one was very successful. More...

Obituaries

Benjamin R. Multhaupt

MANISTIQUE – Lifetime Manistique, Mich., resident Benjamin R. Multhaupt, 96, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Shepherdstown, W.V. He was born Nov. More...

Eleanore Jean Schnurer

LAKE WALES, Fla., – Eleanor Jean Schnurer, 87 of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Friday, July 15, 2016, at Palm Garden Healthcare in Winter Haven, Fla. She was born March 14, 1929, in Cooks, Mich., to Arthur ad Edith (Erickson) Gray. More...

Alana Sample

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Alana Sample, 66, of Green Bay, Wis., passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. More...

Community

A plate of fun

Frances Jenerou and her children, Tanner and Syrea, took the Healthy Plate Challenge at a recent Manistique Farmers’ Market. More...

Photos

The Friends of Indian Lake Committee recently honored all veterans at Indian Lake State Park. The program consisted of a parade with colors through the park at 1 p.m., followed by a program at 1:30 p.m. Rapid River Legion Post No. More...

News From MAS

Among other changes at MAS this year will be some new faces on staff at Emerald Elementary and the middle/high school. More...