June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MAS to finalize principal contracts

2 selected for Emerald, middle/high positions

MANISTIQUE – Two candidates have officially been offered the open principal positions at Manistique Area Schools. More...

Duck Lake wildfire contained

NEWBERRY – Roughly three weeks after it started with a lightning strike in the eastern Upper Peninsula’s Luce County, the Duck Lake Fire is now 100 percent contained, according to DNR officials. More...

News

Patient survey begins at SMH

MANISTIQUE – In its ongoing efforts to improve overall patient experiences, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital has begun an extensive patient expectation project through a new external patient satisfaction survey process. More...

Full Story

Seney plans ‘Children’s Fishing Day’

SENEY – The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites youth, ages 16 and under, to participate in the 23rd annual Children’s Fishing Day, June 23 at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. More...

Obituaries

Kil Sun Lesica

Mrs. Kil Sun “Hana” Lesica, 66, of Norton Shores, Mich., died peacefully Tuesday, June 5, 2012. More...

Donald S. Kujawa

Donald S. Kujawa, 80, of 101 South Lake St., Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at his home. He was born May 24, 1932, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Stephan and Kinga (Lulinski) Kujawa and graduated from high school in Chicago. More...

Kenneth E. Thorell

Kenneth E. Thorell, 82, of 696N State Highway M-94, Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, June 7 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. He was born Aug. 1, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Clarence E. and Ina R. (Fox) Thorell. More...

Community

Ssnior Center

Flowers, baskets and plenty of ‘thanks’

The flowers are watered, the lawn is mowed. The scrubs have all been redone. A great big thank you to Community Corrections, under the direction of Tony Grahovac, and Jackie Bruce and Gail Glendon from Project Petunia for all your hard work. More...

Songwriter’s weekend set at Erickson Center

CURTIS – The Erickson Center for the Arts presents their 5th Annual “Above the Bridge Songwriter’s Weekend” June 14- 17 at Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn and the Erickson Center in Curtis. More...

Quick and Easy

JUICY LUCY BURGER More...

Business plans are targeted by EDC

Competition offers prizes for local entrepreneurs

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Economic Development Corporation is inviting anyone with a business idea to join their Business Plan Competition, now taking place. More...

Windy City

GARDEN WIND FARM SEES PROGRESS, TURBINES ERECTED

GARDEN – Residents traveling West on U.S. 2 before June 24 will likely come across one of the estimated 130 semitrucks carrying parts to 13 Garden Wind Farm turbines. More...

Outdoors

‘Bear’ feeder

Tom and Jane Pryor, of Hillcrest Drive, discovered this unexpected visitor on June 5. The bear showed up in the couple’s backyard at around 7 p.m. More...

‘Passport Perks’ program list tops 1,000 businesses

LANSING – There are now more than 1,000 good reasons for Michigan residents to discover the advantages of the Department of Natural Resources’ Passport Perks program. More...

Fish Report

Well, we are getting into real Yooper summer weather where it can be 30 degrees colder along the lake than it is up north in the woods. It is that time of year when you can get a super tan sitting out on the water in an aluminum boat. More...

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Dear Editor;

This is the 20th year our committee has organized the local Independence Day celebration, which this year will include the annual Kiddie Parade on Friday night, July 6th, and the big parade and fireworks on Saturday, the 7th. More...

From the Braver Institute

A fire broke out at The Seney National Wildlife Refuge a few weeks ago (something that was quickly overshadowed by what became known as the Duck Lake Fire in Luce County), and with it came memories of my father. More...

Lifestyles

Advice for advice givers

Recently I overheard a woman griping about her mother-in-law. “She constantly gives me advice about everything,” the young lady fumed. More...

Krehbiel graduates Air Force Academy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Moses A. Krehbiel, son of Phil and Pam Krehbiel of Manistique, Mich. More...

Photo

Regional Support Command (South) commander, Col. More...

Sports

Tiglas to participate in U.P. All-Star game

MARQUETTE, MI – The U.P. Football AllStar Game has finalized the schedule and teams for the 2012 event. More...

Swingin’ away

Manistique Papers group continues golfing tradition

MANISTIQUE – Pulling together to keep a tradition alive, workers at Manistique Papers, along with a select few others, stepped outside the 7-3 daily grind to fulfill the annual tradition dating back to when: Ronald Regan was president; the pric More...

Paper Chase set to kick off Folkfest

MANISTIQUE – The annual Manistique Paper Chase will once again be a major part of Schoolcraft County’s Folkfest celebration. This year’s 24th annual Folkfest takes place on Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14. More...

Poll

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