March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Foolin’ around

For your annual amusement I present, in alphabetical order, a whole new batch of April Fools’ pranks, schemes, and assorted mischief. More...

Michigan beer distributors positively impact economy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new economic impact report shows Michigan beer distributors generate 4,763 direct jobs and $1.9 billion in total economic impact. More...

Taking credit: League offers new tax advice

LANSING – With “Tax Day”, April 15, fast approaching, a new guide released by the Michigan League for Public Policy urges low- and moderate-income Michigan households to file for all available credits this tax season. More...

For the fun of it

Above, some of the area youth participating in the 46th annual CBC drive are shown. More...

Health law rule to allow consumers to compare

WASHINGTON – A rule making the purchase of health coverage easier for consumers begins in 2014. More...

Academic club students honored during banquet

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools Academic Booster Club was formed in 1989 with the intent to stimulate and encourage academic improvement and excellence among all Manistique Area School students. More...

Bay and NMU to offer joint degree program

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University and Bay de Noc Community College of Escanaba have entered into a three-year articulation agreement that provides a direct path from an Associates in Art degree to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. More...

Report: State education suffering due to cuts

LANSING – Michigan has cut investment in its public universities by 32 percent since 2008, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. More...

Jam(mie) session

Elementary students at Emerald and St. Francis were recently treated to music programs by the Milwaukeebased folk duo, Fox and Branch. More...

News Brief

Highway restrictions on weight in effect LANSING – Weight restrictions are now being imposed on all state trunkline highways in the state of Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula. More...

News from MAS

Parents are reminded that there is No School this Friday, March 29. Spring Break runs from April 1 – 5. Students return to school on Monday, April 8. More...

Volunteer members needed for state foster care boards

LANSING – Volunteers are needed to serve on a multi county Foster Care Review Board. The Michigan Foster Care Review Board Program consists of 27 local boards throughout the state. More...

Poll

Do you think Schoolcraft County should model a zoning ordinance to encourage wind farm development in the area?