April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Lifestyles

Social Security contributions for young workers

If you’re a young worker, retirement probably seems like a lifetime away. In fact, you may wonder if your contributions to Social Security, deducted from your paycheck, actually cover you for anything right now. The answer is yes, they do. More...

SMCF celebrates eight April Birthdays with Easter parade

Residents and staff at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility celebrated eight April birthdays along with an Easter parade on Wednesday, April 18. More...

Michigan Retired School Personal

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer George Montgomery attended the April meeting of the Michigan Retired School Personnel and updated the members on the status of the new hospital. More...

Diocese of Marquette receives $45,000 grant

The Diocese of Marquette is one of 84 home mission dioceses in the U.S. and its dependencies that are receiving a 2012 grant from the Subcommittee on Catholic Home Missions. The $45,000 grant includes $33,870 for The U.P. More...

Hold the phone

I saw a kid yakking on his cell phone the other day -- while skateboarding. This struck me as an unhealthy blend of activities. What a contrast to Yours Truly, who tries not to engage in either, let alone both simultaneously. More...

Radio trivia winners will receive a raffle ticket prize

Local residents now have a chance to win a raffle ticket for the Schoolcraft County Fair’s Polaris Sportsman4x4ATVRafflebylistening to WTIQ in the morning. More...

Wedding date announced

Mr. and Mrs. Ron Major have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jessie Williams, to DJ Zellar, son of Bill and Karla Zellar of Germfask, Mich. More...