April 11, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Medicaid to provide autism coverage

LANSING – Michigan now provides coverage for applied behavior analysis services for young children with autism spectrum disorders through the Medicaid and MIChild Programs. More...

Two U.P. troopers honored

Governor’s luncheon awards MSP officers

LANSING – Michigan State Police motor carrier officers Erick Kestila, of the Gladstone Post, and Daniel Litzner, of the St. Ignace Post, were recently honored at the Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission annual awards luncheon. More...

Germfask Twp. receives grant

DEQ awards $845 to clean Manistique river

LANSING – The Department of Environmental Quality and the Great Lakes Commission recently announced more than $39,000 in grants to fund river, stream, and creek cleanup events around the state. More...

VanAire, Inc. reports more growth

GLADSTONE – Sales at Gladstone’s VanAire, Inc. were up 19.6 percent in 2012 from 2011, according to a recent news release from the company. This exceeded the company’s goal of $12 million in sales by 1.3 percent. More...

News Brief

VVA rep retires, vets receive new contact

IRON MOUNTAIN – Due to the loss of funding to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Michigan Council from the Michigan Department of Veterans Affairs, VVA Service Representative Vic Romback has retired. More...

Cruising For Funds

Schoolcraft County recently received a Region 8 Homeland Security grant, funding the purchase of this Crew Cab Polaris Ranger 500. The grant totaled approximately $15,000 and included money for the purchase of a trailer to haul the off-road vehicle. More...

Winter sports highlights on MHSAA.tv

Champion games are available on website

EAST LANSING – A variety of videos from recently-completed MHSAA Winter Tournaments are now available for on-demand viewing on the MHSAA.tv website. More...

News from MAS

It’s the senior class play this Saturday, April 13 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, April 14 (3 p.m.) in the auditorium! “Harry’s Hotter at Twilight” is the production presented by the class of 2013. More...

‘Hoppy’ readers

During March students at St. Francis de Sales school celebrated “Read Across America” month. The school started with a special reading of the story “Green Eggs and Ham” by the “Cat in the Hat”. More...

News Briefs

SMH Auxiliary dinner to take place on April 15 MANISTIQUE – The spring Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Auxiliary dinner will take place on April 15 at the Upper Crust Café at 6 p.m. More...

News Brief

Marquette NWS seeks U.P. weather spotters

MARQUETTE – As seen in recent years, America is becoming increasingly vulnerable to weather events. Significant weather threats exist even in Upper Michigan, from winter storms to wind storms, to severe thunderstorms. More...

HBA: Optimism in housing

New survey shows improvement in state

LANSING – A statewide survey shows a strong surge in optimism among homebuilders and remodelers, an indication of a stronger housing market in 2013. More...

FAA delays Sawyer tower closure

MARQUETTE – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration recently announced it will delay the closures of all 149 federal contract air traffic control towers until June 15. More...

USDA director to attend opening

Turner will visit new SMH facility April 12

EAST LANSING – The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Michigan, James J. Turner, will attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital at noon on April 12. More...

Emergency unemployment benefits to end this week

LANSING – The U.S. More...

Annual safety conference to feature info

Presentations and workshops available

ESCANABA – The 13th Annual Upper Michigan Safety Conference will be held on April 26, at Bay College in Escanaba. The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Gary Norland. More...

News Brief

MAS seniors ready for class play on April 13

MANISTIQUE – After weeks of rehearsals, the 2013 senior class will present “Harry’s Hotter at Twilight” on April 13. Curtain time is 7 p.m. in the Marvin Frederickson Auditorium. More...

New fishing licenses required in April

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that a new fishing license season began April 1. Anglers have a choice of a variety of licenses and prices are unchanged from 2012. More...

Poll

Do you agree with the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioner's decision not to support the DNR land acquisition in Hiawatha Township?