March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Groups boost area via projects

Boy Scout, 4-H programs encourage participation

MANISTIQUE – The influence of two organizations – one only recently reestablished in the area – is lending some positivity locally. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

MHSAA Boys Basketball Finals set for this weekend

EAST LANSING – Statewide audiences can watch and listen to the semifinals and finals of the MHSAA boys’ basketball tournament, presented by Sparrow Health, radio stations, the internet, and cable television March 23-25.  More...

Presidential change

After almost 10 years at the helm of the Schoolcraft County Community Foundation, Dean Wood recently handed over the position of president to treasurer Laurie Jasmin. Wood will remain on the board and as a member of the grant committee. More...

Birthday celebrations

GFWC Manistique Women’s Club recently served cake and ice cream for the March birthdays at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facilty. More...

Obituaries

Lester L. Rogers

COOKS – Lester LaVern Rogers, 85, of 16960 29.5 Road, Cooks, Mich., passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  More...

Patricia A. Tatrow

ESCANABA, Mich. – Patricia A. “Pat” Tatrow, 81, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Wednesday morning, March 15, 2017.  More...

Homer “Dan” Joslin, III

MANISTIQUE – Homer “Dan” Joslin, III, 67, of Manistique, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the U.P. Health System in Marquette. Private services will be held by the family.   More...

Sports

Hidden Estates 10U CUP Champions

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Hockey program has achieved many goals through the years and the Hidden Estates squirt squad added an additional feat for the 2016-17 season. More...

Michigan High School Athletic Association assigns classes after official February count

MANISTIQUE – Each year, the Michigan High School Athletic Association requires schools to submit their high school enrollment numbers, based on the official February count day. More...

Pigs vs. Punks

The annual Manistique “Pigs vs. Punks” basketball game was held last Thursday at the Manistique High School gymnasium. The benefit event is held yearly to help finance the graduation night activities for the senior class.  More...

Chamber sale leads to filing of lawsuit

MANISTIQUE – A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Manistique and four members of the Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce after city officials chose to not respond to a request from mBank. More...

UPSET bust leads to 8 arrests

Manistique residents will face felony drug charges

MANISTIQUE – A drug bust by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team led to eight arrests in Manistique – two in February and six Tuesday. The majority of the suspects were arraigned in 93rd District Court Wednesday morning.  More...

News Brief

Additional charges added to case against Brunke MANISTIQUE – An area man currently serving time in prison for his role in a 2015 triple homicide has had additional charges added to a drug case pending against him. More...

News

Surprise! It’s reading time

To kick off March Reading Month, Elisha Dougherty’s first grade class at Emerald Elementary invited guest reader, Vicky Crystal, a reporter on a local morning news program. More...

CUPPAD seeking grant applications

ESCANABA – The Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Regional Commission, based in Escanaba, recently announced that the 2017 “Prosperous Places Mini Grant Program” is accepting applications from now until June 1.  More...

Read s’more, get a treat

Big Bay de Noc School children recently had “s’more” fun with reading. More...

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Letters to the Editor

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Lifestyles

GFWC honors past for Women’s History Month

MANISTIQUE – March is Women’s History Month and the Manistique chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs is celebrating its history.  More...

DINNER DIVA

Frugal is as frugal does – at least, that’s what my mama used to say. Actually, I think that was “stupid”, not frugal, and I think that was Forrest Gump’s mama, not mine. But I digress ... More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Resident earns degree from Simmons College   BOSTON, Mass. – Jessica Rochefort of Manistique recently earned a Master of Science degree in nursing from Simmons College.  More...