2012-07-26 / Sports

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Grand Marais garden tour set for July 28

GRAND MARAIS – The 2012 Grand Marais Garden Tour will be held July 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Grand Marais. This year’s theme is “ARTisan Gardens”, and 12 unique gardens will be featured on the tour.

Guests can visit a woodland garden, a square-foot garden, a beach garden, a small-space garden, plus other beautiful flower and vegetable gardens around Grand Marais. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on the day of the tour at the gazebo on the Greenspace.

Several free mini-workshops will take place throughout the day, including: “From Flea-Market Find to Garden Focal Point” and “Using Historic Plants in Your Garden”.

On Garden Tour Day, there will be a silent auction, as well as an arts and crafts fair at the Grand Marais Recreation Center.

The students of Burt Township School will be hosting a saladand sandwich luncheon at the Community Center. These additional events are open to the public.

Plants will be for sale in individual gardens.

For additional information, contact Melissa Carothers at (906) 658-3478.

Ryan attends MYLead event in East Lansing

EAST LANSING – Coby Ryan recently represented Manistique High School at the annual Michigan Youth Leadership Development event held at Michigan State University.

Incorporated in the state of Michigan as a nonprofit organization, the purpose of MYLead is to develop leadership potential in the youth of Michigan.

Nomination forms for the MYLead Conference are sent to nearly 475 high schools across the state.

MHS to hold volleyball tryouts for JV, varsity

MANISTIQUE – MHS JV and varsity volleyball team tryouts will be held on Aug. 8 and 9 at the high school gym.

All girls in grades 9-12 are invited to try out. Hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. both days.

Girls are encouraged to be prepared to play and bring playing clothes and water.

Severed fiber optic line cause of outage

MANISTIQUE – Area cellular and landline telephone services were disrupted for several hours Friday, due to a cut fiber optic line, according to a CenturyLink representative. Schoolcraft County residents were primarily affected during the outage.

Stephanie Meisse, with CenturyLink, explained that the cut line was the result of work being done in the area.

“A CenturyLink fiber line was cut in the Manistique area on Friday afternoon by a third party company that was doing work for the City of Manistique,” she said.

Service was restored by Friday evening.

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