September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Under the hood

The annual Manistique Merchant’s Car Show took place Saturday, bringing numerous residents and visitors downtown to view the classic offerings. The event kicked off Friday with a “Friday Night Cruise”, and officially began early More...

News

Funding improvements

mBank recently made a $50,000 donation to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital’s capital improvement fundraiser. More...

News Briefs

Foster grandparents plan in-service meet MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Foster Grandparents Policy Advisory Council and in-service meeting will be held Sept. 14 at 10:45 a.m. in the Manistique Senior Center. More...

Amity group plans fall start-up meeting

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Amity Group will have a fall start-up meeting on Sept. 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the Presbyterian Church. Meetings include a short business meeting, then an informative speaker. More...

Obituaries

Patrick A. Moberg

Patrick A. Moberg, 66, of 831N County Rd. 441, Manistique (Indian Lake), Mich., died unexpectedly on Aug. 30, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. More...

Olga J. Anderson

“In My house there are many mansions, I go to prepare a place for you so where I am there you may be also.” Olga Johanna Anderson went to be with the Lord on Aug. 31, 2012. She had joyously celebrated her 100th birthday on April 10, 2012. More...

Robert J. Mercier

Robert J. Mercier, 64, 225 Schoolcraft Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Sept. 4, 2012, at the home of his son Marvin, in Andover, Minn. Listed among survivors is his wife, Lang. Services are tentatively being planned for next week. More...

Community

Schoolcraft County GOP to hold picnic

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Republican Party will host a Patriot Day event, along with a grand opening picnic, at their new "Victory Center" on Sept. 11. More...

Sheriff's News and Notes - Free Access

Editor’s note: The Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department makes weekly submissions, reporting news and activities from the office. Activities are generally broken down into those occurring in the jail and those in individual townships. More...

Manistique Public Safety Police Log - Free Access

Aug. 27 - Sept. 3

Editor's note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks, recorded at the time the calls were received.Tuesday, Aug. 27, 201210:30 a.m. Hit and run property damage accident, Oak Street10:45 a.m. More...

Budget presented, public hearing set

Deficit filled, county awaits final numbers

MANISTIQUE – The county is putting the final touches on the 2012-13 fiscal year budget. A public hearing will be held on Sept. 13 before it will be adopted, according to county officials. More...

MSUE millage will appear on ballot

Officials will attempt to pass for 4th time

MANISTIQUE – Failure does not appear to be an option for the Schoolcraft County office of the Michigan State University Extension. More...

Plane crash injures pilot

Man flying DNR plane suffers burns Sunday

NEWBERRY – A Luce County plane crash resulted in one injury on Sunday, according to law enforcement officials. The plane, owned by the DNR, was being flown for aerial fire assistance and is being considered a total loss. More...

Issues over wages, grant to be tackled

County considers road patrol, part-time pay

MANISTIQUE – A potential grant and issues with parttime employees’ wages within the Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department were recently addressed by the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Plenty of small game, water fowl

LANSING – Small game hunting season began Sept. 1 and ends March 31. More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are now into September and with this month comes the start of the hunting seasons and the fall fishing seasons, with some of the best fishing. I have stated a number of times that fall is my favorite time of the year. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the City of Manistique for hosting the first Paul Bunyan Triathlon August 25th in Central Park. More...

From the Braver Institute

I used to own a Beach Boys album called “Endless Summer.” It was a greatest hits compilation of all of summer-centric songs of the Beach Boys, as if they wrote any songs that weren’t. More...

Lifestyles

Red Cross classes set

Health and wellness courses offered Sept.

ESCANABA – Each year, nearly five million people learn how to prepare themselves, their households and their businesses for emergencies. More...

MDARD offers repellent tips

LANSING –With the increase in confirmed West Nile Virus cases in Michigan this year, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has provided consumers with mosquito mitigation tips and reminds them to exercise care when applyi More...

Shopping smarts

The Shopko Foundation recently presented a check to the Manistique Area Schools Foundation. More...

Sports

Emeralds held back

ISHPEMING – The Ishpeming Hematites improved to 2-0 with their 45-14 Mid-Peninsula Conference victory over the Manistique Emeralds last Friday night in Ishpeming. More...

FIELD FIGHT Emeralds succeed against Newberry

The junior varsity gridsters lost their conference battle against Ishpeming at home Aug. 29, by a score of 38- 14. Above center, William Pomeroy (34) attempts to keep Alec Van Horn (75) at bay. More...

Nagy makes debut

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Emerald golf standout Mike Nagy will make his first appearance on the collegiate scene this weekend. More...