January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Tahquamenon sled dog race boasts new venue

Duck Lake wildfire forces location switch

NEWBERRY – The Department of Natural Resources recently announced the Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race, held the last 13 years at Rainbow Lodge on the mouth of the Two-Hearted River, will be hosted this winter by Muskallonge Lake State Park fr More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are into a new year with no idea what will lay down the road before us. It used to be back in the good old days those of us that live up here in the U.P. did not see much change from year to year except the date on the calendar. More...

Tribe warns of scam

SAULT STE. MARIE – The recent authorization of the Cobell v. Salazar Settlement have created some scams in the area. More...

‘Fiscal cliff’ averted, oil prices see spike

NEW YORK (AP) – The price of oil jumped on Wednesday, as traders cheered a deal in Washington to avert the “fiscal cliff,” the series of tax increases and spending cuts that could have pushed the world’s biggest economy into r More...

Exposing children to a ‘wellness lifestyle’

This is a tough one because in order for kids to develop a wellness lifestyle, they must be exposed to the proper role models in their lives. More...

Circuit Court

Gregory Shawn Berry, 50, Curtis, pleaded guilty in 11th Judicial Circuit Court to malicious destruction of a building over $1,000 but less than $20,000 and malicious destruction of a building over $200 but less than $1,000 (11/12). More...

Snowmobile association touts work done in 2012

Grants, volunteers aid local groups’ efforts

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Snowmobile Association and Sportsmen’s Off-Road Vehicle Association of Schoolcraft County have spent time over the past year to more effectively manage the motorized trail systems in Schoolcraft County. More...

Snyder signs multitude of bills at 2012’s end

LANSING – Legislation requiring the consolidation of local substance abuse treatment agencies with their local mental health partners, synthesizing the management functions for all substance abuse services into common entities under Community M More...

Birth control options

MANISTIQUE – Birth control is a very personal decision between a person and their physician. There are many types available for both men and women, both surgical and not, some with hormones and others without. More...

Auto retailers expect higher sales in 2013

DETROIT (AP) – A healthier economy and more new model introductions should push U.S. More...

Manistique Public Safety

The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012  10:40 a.m. Larceny of gasoline, US Highway 2  11:12 a.m. More...

District Court

Nina Marie Purtee, 32, Harrision Street, Marquette, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55- mph zone (11/12). More...