August 25, 2016 RSS feed / 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...

Study: Michigan worst in US for bullying

LANSING – Homework isn’t the only thing some Michigan kids dread as they head back to school, as a new nationwide analysis ranks Michigan worst for bullying. More...

Follow the music

The BearWalkers Band, despite a hot and humid evening, played for an impressive crowd at a recent Music in Manistique presentation. The next show will take place Aug. 31 and feature Key Players. More...

Children’s coalition to host forum for main UP candidates

MARQUETTE – To prepare for the Nov. 8 election, voters are urged to attend the Upper Peninsula Children’s Coalition’s Candidate Forum Oct. 13. The forum will take place at 6:30 p.m. More...

US Army offers free college prep in new online program

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Students seeking help with preparing for college entrance exams or looking to improve math, English and science skills can do so for free with the March2Success.com online study program. 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...

Adopt-a-beach seeking cleanup volunteers for annual event

MARQUETTE – Volunteers are needed to join the annual September “Adopt-a-Beach” cleanup, part of the International Coastal Cleanup. Volunteers can join cleanups in their area that are open to the public, or lead an event. More...

Michigan residents encouraged to protect against lead exposure

LANSING – Michigan has begun to see an increase in the percent of children under age six with an elevated blood lead level during quarter two, April through June 2016. More...

MDHHS launches teen anti-drug campaign

LANSING – In an effort to raise awareness among teens, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recently launched a statewide media campaign to emphasize the health and personal consequences of drug use. More...