April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

New from the Townships

Inwood Township The regular meeting of the Inwood Township Board was held on Wednesday, March, 21, 2012. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. by Supervisor P. Hardy. Board members present were P. Hardy, A. Williams, C. Watchorn, B. More...

Ashes spark grass fire in extremely dry conditions

Manistique Public Safety Officers and Manistique volunteer fire fighters were called to the scene of a grass fire at 1:57 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, at the Michael Jenerou residence on Shunk Road in Manistique Township. More...

From the Braver Institute

At risk of sounding like a broken record, I once again find myself thinking of camping, and the great outdoors. More...

Lifestyles

Erickson Center receives art grant

The Erickson Center for the Arts (ECA) has been awarded a Program for Operational and Projects Support grant for $6,000 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) to support their efforts to produce high quality arts pro More...

Training in Defibrillators

St. Francis de Sales Catholic School teachers recently received training on their new defibrillator. More...

Quilt display at Bonifas Center

You’re invited to enjoy companion exhibits Fabrications III: Art Quilts of the U.P. and Hooked on Wool: Alberta House Group of 7 Rug Hookers, on display through April 26 in the Powers Gallery of the Bonifas Arts Center. More...

Sports

The Bushido Karate Dojo

The Bushido Karate Dojo recently competed in the 2012 annual A.A.U. State of Michigan Karate Championship held in Kalamazoo, MI. More...

Softball team kicks off 2012 season with wins in Marquette

The Lady Emeralds kicked off the 2012 season with two wins and a loss at the annual Marquette Spring Swings fast-pitch softball tournament last weekend. More...

Basketball tournament deadline approaches

April 21 is the registration deadline for the annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament to be played at the Carney Nadeau High School Gym. More...

MMA hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt

It was one of the nicest days in history for the organizers of the Manistique Merchants Association Easter Egg hunt last Saturday. More...

Manistique City Council approves delinquent tax payment plan

Clears hurdle in paper mill bid process

With the future of Manistique Papers still uncertain, action by the Manistique City Council Monday helped clear a major hurdle. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, a little snow floating around in the air today and with the winds, it makes one want to stay inside where it is warm. More...

Year’s first Adopt-A-Highway litter pick up starts this Saturday

Michigan’s highway roadsides soon will get a spring cleaning. Almost 3,200 volunteer groups across the state will pick up litter along more than 7,200 miles of state highway from April 14 to 22. More...

Changes to fishing regulations and trout fishing opener is focus on “Ask the DNR”

“Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU TV Channel 13 in the Upper Peninsula Thursday, April 19, at 8 p.m. The show will focus on the trout fishing opener, changes to fishing regulations for 2012 and spring wildlife activity. More...

Obituaries

Patricia A. Harvey

Patricia A. Harvey, 82, of Fairport, Mich., died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. She was born Jan. More...

Robert F. Gilbertson

Robert “Bob” F. Gilbertson, 73, of N. 6th St., Manistique, Mich., died early Thursday evening, March 29, 2012, at Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. More...

Michael Hoholik

Michael F. Hoholik, 56, of 233 New Delta Ave., Manistique, Mich., died peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 5, 2012. He was born Nov. 12, 1955, in Manistique the son of Francis “Swede” and Gertrude (Smith) Hoholik. More...

Community

Senior Center

Wow! Can you imagine reaching 100 years old? Congratulations to Olga Anderson, as many don’t get the chance. More...

Quick and Easy

DIJON HAM AND PASTA SALAD More...

Photo

Dan Beaton, his 11-year-old son Dillon and 12-year-old son Declan, took off on a trip downstate last Monday that they hoped would go off without a hitch — or in this case a wrecker ride. More...

Poll

Do you think Schoolcraft County should model a zoning ordinance to encourage wind farm development in the area?