April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Manistique Merchants Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

The Manistique Merchants Association will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt for children this Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m., on the playgrounds at the Emerald Elementary School. More...

News

Manistique Area Schools

Plan now to attend the Open House from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Emerald is our Shining Star in the community since opening in November of 2007. More...

From the Braver Institute

“You know what you should write a column about?” The voice on the other end of the phone boomed. More...

Indian Lake Property Owners Association reinstates dues

The Indian Lake Property Owners Association is in the process of mailing out dues notices for 2012. More...

Lifestyles

Senior Class LIVE Again!

The 2012 senior class will present “Senior Class LIVE Again!” on Thursday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14. More...

Volunteers needed for Red Cross

The Superior Upper Peninsula Chapter of the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need by volunteering time. More...

Women’s club meets Tuesday

Senior Center Director, Connie Frenette, will discuss the value of the Manistique Senior Center to the community at the April meeting of the GFWC Manistique Women’s Club on Tuesday, April 10, starting at noon at the Comfort Inn. More...

Sports

CT Polar Bears claim National Championship

Former Manistique resident, Sarah Hughson, recently participated in the 16U 2012 USA Hockey Girls’ Tier II National Championships in Frisco, Texas. More...

Lady Emeralds

Taking advantage of an early spring, the Lady Emeralds fast-pitch softball team hit the ball diamond to work out a few winter kinks before heading to Marquette this weekend to participate in the annu More...

Triathlon, 5K and 10K races planned for July

Whether you are a veteran athlete or a first-time participant, there are a few events planned for July in Manistique that training schedules need to be started. More...

British Columbia company announces acquisition of Western Lime Facilities

Port Inland operation included in transaction

Graymont a leading producer of lime and limestone products in North America, has acquired Western Lime Corporation. Graymont President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Dodge made the announced on March 30. More...

Candidates seeking offices reminded of deadline dates

All five county board seats expire at year end; also up for election are clerk, treasurer, sheriff and prosecuting attorney

Petitions are available now for candidates seeking a seat on the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. The two-year terms of all five current board members expire at the end of this year. More...

Wall Street to Cedar Street

New York based firm invests in U.P. bank holding company

Mackinac Financial Corporation (MFNC), the holding corporation for mBank, recently announced it has entered into an agreement with Steinhardt Capital Investors LLP (SCI), to acquire up to 19.9 percent of Mackinac Financial Corporation common shares t More...

Tuttle shares family Easter tradition with knitters world-wide

She’s been making them for about 30 years now and if you ask her how many she’s constructed over that time period, she can only shrug her shoulders and raise her hands questionably. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, now we are into April so I guess we can officially say spring is here. If you are doing anything out in the woods you want to be extra careful seeing how dry it is. More...

DNR requesting input on brook trout limits

The Department of Natural Resources’ Fisheries Division is asking for public input on potential changes to brook trout daily possession limits for Upper Peninsula streams. More...

Annual “Feather and Fur” swaps begin

The Northern Poultry, Pigeon and Rabbit Club (NPPRC) is getting ready to launch a new season of “Feather and Fur” swaps. The first event for 2012 will be held Saturday, April 7, at Marinette Farm and Garden in Marinette, Wis. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy M. Lee

Dorothy M. Lee, 90, of Gulliver, Mich., died Sunday, April 1, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. Mich. She was born Feb. More...

Community

Senior Center

Hats off to each and every volunteer that came out to support CBC. It is absolutely unbelievable what a little town can do. More...

Retired School Personnel to meet

The Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel will meet Wednesday, April 11, at the Zion Lutheran Church on Oak Street. More...

Quick and Easy

RAINBOW RING EASTER BASKET CAKE

1 box Super moist white cake mix1 container whipped fluffy white frosting2 cups shredded coconutMulticolored candy sprinklesWater, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box More...