April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Community

State announces wild-foraged mushroom harvesting certification program dates

LANSING – Wild mushrooms, like morels and chanterelles, help define the forests of Michigan and provide potential income streams for foragers, farmers, restaurateurs and food entrepreneurs. More...

International bridge raises toll, introduces new app for phones

SAULT STE. MARIE – International Bridge customers paying with Canadian currency will see the toll rate increased, while US rates remain unchanged. 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, March. 24, 2015 7:25 a.m. Citizen assist, Cedar Street More...

News From MAS

High school students in Mrs. Nixon’s health class recently created 60 second public service announcements about the effects of excessive violent media on health using the iMovie app on the school’s iPads. More...

Soo Locks open on time despite bitterly cold winter

Marks the start of the 2015 shipping season

DETROIT – The Soo Locks opened on-time March 25, initiating the start of the 2015 Great Lakes shipping season. The Edwin H. More...

Snyder: Healthy Michigan Plan enrolls more than 600K residents

First year of program proves successful

LANSING – The Healthy Michigan Plan is now providing health care coverage for more than 600,000 enrollees in the year following its launch, helping hard-working Michiganders get the care they need, Gov. Rick Snyder said. More...

ALA: Marketplace plans lack quit smoking coverage

ACA requires such coverage by states

DETROIT – The majority of state health insurance marketplace plans are not providing the coverage they should be for smoking cessation. The plans in Michigan are no exception. More...

From Mee(mic) to you

A Meemic Foundation Grant check for $486.28 is presented to Gary Lindstrom (center) and Mary Hook (right) of Manistique Area Schools by Meemic representative Lew Behning. The money will be used to purchase books to enhance the k-6 science program. More...

District Court

Brian Scott Todish, 42, U.S. Hwy 41, Marquette, charged with violation of the basic speed law – too fast (2/15). Assessed $115. Eric Lee Mohler, 20, Upper Pine Creek Rd., Norway, charged with seatbelt violation – driver (2/15). More...