April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Community

UPSET will receive Byrne JAG funding

LANSING – Criminal justice agencies across the state of Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, will receive $1.2 million in federal grants to strengthen antidrug and crime fighting efforts in Michigan. More...

2 U.P. students finalists in BCBS video contest

DETROIT — Five Michigan students, including one from Curtis and Sault Ste. Marie, have been selected as finalists for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s “Make the Play for Healthy Habits” video contest. More...

At ‘Twilight’

Harry’s Hotter at Twilight, a crazed mash-up parody of the “Harry Potter” and “Twilight” series, was performed over the weekend by the Manistique High School 2013 senior class. More...

News Briefs

Catholic Women’s Conference set for April 27 More...

News from MAS

Music is in the air at Manistique Middle/High School as the High School Drama Club presents “Fiddler On The Roof, Jr.” beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. More...

District Court

Alan David Viau, 45, 24.75 Lane, Gladstone, charged with seatbelt violation (4/13). Assessed $65. Jeffrey Lynn VanBremen, Old M-94, Chatham, charged with speeding five miles per hour over limit (4/13). Assessed $100. More...

News Briefs

Foster grandparents set in-service meeting MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Foster Grandparents in-service meeting will be held April 29 at 11 a.m. at the Manistique Senior Center on Main St. More...

Adults with disabilities are asked to submit art

ArtPrize competition to award $500 prize

GRAND RAPIDS – Adult artists with disabilities have a chance to win $500, have their artwork displayed in the Grand Rapids Art Museum and entered in ArtPrize 2013 – thanks to the Legacy Trust Award Collection. More...

MAS calendar sees changes

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Area Schools’ year-end calendar has been changed, due to an unexpected number of weatherrelated closures, as well as poor attendance related to “Deer Day”. More...

Accident Report

Two Marinette, Wis. residents were transported to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital and treated for minor injuries on Friday after the van they were traveling in crossed the centerline and collided with a semi truck. More...

MAS honor roll listed

Emerald Elementary 3rd quarter honorees

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Emerald Elementary recently released the honor roll for the third marking period of the 2012-13 school year. The honor roll includes grades three through five. More...

New international trade bridge receives permit

Gov. expects bridge to Canada to create jobs

DETROIT – A key permit needed to proceed with the New International Trade Crossing, has been issued. 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, April 9, 2013 12:45 p.m. Well being check, Schoolcraft Avenue 5:43 p.m. More...

Legion praises cancellation of debated ‘drone’ medal

Would have gone to drone pilots, others

WASHINGTON – The proposed military decoration which honors drone pilots and cyberwarriors, the “Distinguished Warfare Medal”, has been cancelled and will be replaced by a distinguishing device that can be affixed to previously award More...

2 will compete in pageant

MARQUETTE – The Miss Upper Peninsula USA and Upper Peninsula Teen USA 2013 Pageants will be held on April 25, at the Forest Roberts Theatre in Marquette. Competing in the teen pageant will be local residents Emily Bauman and Nicole Gustafson. More...