May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Budget woes, legal battle

2013 finances, lawsuit loom over county

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County budget will have to be trimmed even more in 2013, this according to county commissioners. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, we are into the season where the days warm up a little and most of us that enjoy a little gardening are getting an itch to get started. But when you stop and remember it is only the first part of May there are things you can do to get started. More...

DNR asks landowners to help end nuisance bear complaints

LANSING – Each spring as hibernating bears leave their winter dens and resume daily activity, wildlife officials in northern Michigan receive many calls about bears hanging around and even destroying man-made food sources such as birdfeeders, t More...

Turkey patches on sale

LANSING – With spring turkey season open in Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that commemorative patches are available from the Michigan Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. More...

Lifestyles

‘A Night on the Town’: MHS prom 2012

2012 prom was like no other for Manistique High School students Mark Loretti, left, and Hannah Vallier. More...

Bay participates in ‘Win-Win’ grant

ESCANABA - Bay College is one of nine colleges in Michigan participating in Project Win-Win, a grant funded initiative to help students obtain Associate Degrees. More...

Performing open-box surgery

When it comes to mailing packages, there’s a right way and a wrong way -- and I routinely choose the left. For starters, it takes forever to find the proper sized box. Every one I round up proves half an inch short. More...

Sports

Emeralds struggle as a team away and on home greens, individuals fare well

MANISTIQUE - Manistique Emeralds Mike Nagy won the Kiwanis Invitational golf match in Negaunee Tuesday. The Emerald senior finished the 18-hole event with a low card 74. More...

Adverse weather doesn’t stop track competition

MANISTIQUE -What started out as slight drizzle gradually turned into an all out soaker at A.F. Hall Stadium on Tuesday as the Emeralds played host to Newberry and Bay de Noc. More...

Lady Emeralds win two on the road against Gwinn

GWINN - Getting heathier as the weeks go on, the Lady Emeralds won the double header against the Gwinn Modeltowners on Tuesday. More...

Vandalism hits home

Graffiti is shown painted on the front of the East Breakwater Lighthouse Sunday morning. More...

Expo to kick off Friday

Gun and knife show returns for weekend

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Recreation Department is preparing for its annual outdoor recreation expo this weekend. The 2012 Outdoor Expo and Gun and Knife Show will be held at Little Bear West Arena on Maple Street in Manistique. More...

Manistique Papers officially changes hands

President of Futuremark details purchase

MANISTIQUE – The conversion to recycled paper has proved to be a real rollercoaster ride for the area’s oldest manufacture, Manistique Papers. More...

Views

Letter to Editor

Dear Editor: On Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital received its first invoice from The Schoolcraft County Building department. The invoice was for the permit fees for the construction of the replacement hospital. More...

Letter to Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Manistique City Police Department, Tribal Police, two ambulance crews, the Michigan State Police, and the doctors and nurses in the emergency room for their quick response in our time of need. More...

Letter to Editor

Dear Editor, In reference to the recent “Stop Work” order on the new SMH Replacement Facility: More...

Obituaries

Constance D. Wood

Constance D. Wood, 83, of 205 North First St., Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. She was born Oct. More...

Community

Senior Center

I recently received a request to try to fill a bus for the Sylvia Browne 50th Anniversary Tour show, which is scheduled for May 20, at Kewadin Casino in the Sault. More...

SMH seeks community input via focus groups

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is asking for community input. More...

ORANGE DREAM DESSERT SQUARES

1 roll refrigerated sugar cookies2 tbsps grated orange peel (from 2 large oranges)2 pkgs cream cheese, softened1/4 cup sugar1/2 cup sweet orange marmalade More...

Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?