March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Community

News Briefs

Bay College board seeks qualified applicants   More...

Pajamas for a cause

Above, Emerald Elementary fifth grade teacher Deanna Barton is shown presenting a check to Don Tyrrell of the Community Action Agency. More...

Clearing meters in winter

DAFTER – Cloverland Electric Cooperative is reminding the public to avoid piling snow against meters, pad mount transformers and beneath power lines. More...

Care know-how

Manistique residents had the opportunity to learn more about chiropractic care, massage therapy and acupuncture during a recent event held at the Manistique Public Library. More...

News from MAS

It’s great being an Emerald! Congratulations to Emerald athletes for their recent showings at state level competition: the Emerald Competitive Cheer Team and Mathew and Cole Gonzalez. Great job – we are proud of you! More...

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received. Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 4:58 a.m. Suspicious situation, More...

Snofest set to kick off

Frosty 5K, derby to take place Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The annual Little Jiggers Kids Fishing Derby and Frosty 5K, part of the city’s “SnoFest” will take place this weekend. The events had been postponed last month due to excess snowfall.  More...

Report: Fewer kids locked up

Michigan rate drops, but remains too high

LANSING – Although the youth incarceration rate in Michigan dropped below the national average between 1997 and 2010, the state still locks up too many nonviolent teens, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.  More...

Just for the "Well" of it

Healthy benefits of tea

First of all, let’s clear up some confusion. Not all “tea” is true tea. There are many varieties of “tea” in grocery and specialty stores, but they differ in many ways you may not be aware of. More...

Developmental disability awareness encouraged

LANSING – Statewide, approximately 178,000 adults and children have a developmental disability. To encourage more Michigan residents to understand developmental disabilities, Gov. More...

Distract Court

Lacey June Agawa, 32, Arbutus Avenue, charged with snow ordinance violation (11/12). Assessed $70.  Robert Lee Burton, 17, State Highway M77, Germfask, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone (2/13). More...

NMU announces fall dean’s list

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University has announced the students who made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester. A total of 24 students from the local area were included on the list.  More...