December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Community

MDOT: Give snowplows room this winter season

New ‘Room to Groom’ campaign beginning

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation and the County Road Association of Michigan recently announced the start of an annual education campaign urging motorists to remember good driving habits in winter weather conditions: “S More...

Lost hunter found safe

Downstate man loses way, returned to cabin

MANISTIQUE – A lost hunter was successfully recovered Sunday, following a brief search by local law enforcement. More...

News Briefs

Merchants announce weekly ‘cash’ winners MANISTIQUE – This week’s winners in the Manistique Merchants Association Christmas Cash drawing are: $50 Vicki Johnson (Hoholik Ace Hardware), Belinda Clark (6032 Cutting Crew). $25 More...

News from MAS

Shiver me timbers! Prepare for a mighty adventure as Emerald Elementary’s youngest Explorers hit the auditorium stage at 6:30 p.m. on tonight (Dec. 13). More...

Tips to lend a hand

Red Cross offering chances to volunteer

ESSEXVILLE, Mich. – The American Cancer Society is making it easier to volunteer this holiday season. A website, cancer.org/Involved, lists the programs available in each area. Below are a few potential volunteer opportunities: More...

Downstate man takes home ‘Monopoly’ prize

$1M grand prize won by Harrison resident

HARRISON, Mich. – A Harrison man recently took home $1 million from the 20th Monopoly at McDonald’s. More...

Area man declared competent for trial

Kouw will face three charges; two felonies

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man who sought a possible insanity plea in October has been found competent to stand trial. The decision was made during a competency hearing last week. More...

Furry findings

The third graders at St. Francis de Sales School were treated to two special guests on Dec. More...

Bay offers DSLR course

Participants will learn basics of photography

ESCANABA – A Basic Digital Photography class for owners of DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) is being offered through the M-TEC at Bay College. 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...

District Court

Laurel Lee Jasmin, 51, Stanley Road, Manistique, charged with violation of basic speed law (12/12). Assessed $115. Amber Louise Olsen, 31, U.S. Highway 2, Manistique, charged with expired vehicle registration (12/12). Assessed $135. More...