July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Little fish big win

The Minnow race winner for FolkFest was Dylan Coffman. Sharing in the proceeds from the races that week were the Kiwanis, Historical Society and the Fountain Committee. The minnow races have become a popular activity during local events. More...

Snyder signs bill to extend job training

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation to extend a program that allows community colleges to partner with employers to establish and fund jobs training programs. More...

Haindl Farm to host local pasture walk

MANISTIQUE – The public is invited to an informal, outdoor forage educational event on Aug. 12 from 4-7 p.m. sponsored by Michigan State University Extension and the Hiawthaland Farm Bureau. More...

Senators announce $1 million to help students graduate from college

WASHINGTON D.C. More...

MANISTIQUE PUBLIC SAFETY

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received. — — — Tuesday, July 21, 2015 8:25 a.m. Citizen assist, US Highway 2 More...

Regional coordinators better connect vets with local benefits

UP veterans have easier benefit access

LANSING – Veterans in the Upper Peninsula will have easier access to emergency assistance, federal benefits claims and other state and local services, thanks to a new program designed to assist those who have served in the Armed Forces. More...

Upper Hand adds new ale

ESCANABA – Upper Hand Brewery recently announced the upcoming release of 906 Ale (9.06 percent ABV). More...

Law requires density notification

LANSING – Earlier this summer, the Michigan Breast Density Notification Law went into effect as a result of Public Act 517 of 2014. More...

MDCH releases annual statewide cancer report

LANSING – Michigan residents can help protect themselves and their families against cancer by taking preventative measures and getting screened early. More...

HEROES

The Manistique School and Public Library recently wrapped up its Summer Reading Program, “Every Story Has A Hero”. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Richard Lee Gould, 55, County Rd. 440, Manistique, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (7/15). Assessed $100. Adam Jin Rocker, 22, County Rd. 436, McMillan, charged with open intoxicants in a motor vehicle (7/15). Assessed $225. More...