May 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

CUP leases field

Organization receives go-ahead from county

MANISTIQUE – The county is entering into a lease agreement with the CUP baseball league. The organization will now lease the property known as Denton Nelson Field. More...

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Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

While performing a little bit of housekeeping, I had to move a few returnable bottles that had been collecting on a shelf near my kitchen door. More...

Obituaries

Shirley J. Gehrett

NEWBERRY – Shirley J. “Shirl” Gehrett, 63, born Aug. 31, 1949, left this earth for eternal life on Friday, April 26, 2013. More...

Anita J. Young

ESCANABA – Anita Young, 89, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away peacefully Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Bishop Noa Home, in Escanaba, Mich.,where she currently resided. More...

George J. Neville

GLENDALE, Ariz. More...

Community

Head Start Week planned for May

One day set aside for open applications

ESCANABA – The Menominee- Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency Early Childhood Program has designated the week of May 6 as local Head Start Week. Applications are being accepted for free preschool classes beginning in Fall 2013. More...

History conference set

HOUGHTON — The Historical Society of Michigan’s 64th Annual Upper Peninsula History Conference will be held June 28- 30, in Houghton. More...

News Brief

Regional blood drive scheduled for May 8 MANISTIQUE – A U.P. Regional Blood Drive will be held on May 8 from 1 to 5:15 p.m. at the Blanchard Center, 401 Deer St., in Manistique. To schedule an appointment, call 341-7578. More...

Pistulka stepping down

Big Bay de Noc superintendent to devote time to NMU position

COOKS – Big Bay de Noc Superintendent William Pistulka is resigning. The part-time superintendent made an unofficial announcement during a recent meeting of the Big Bay de Noc School Board. More...

Gun, knife show ready

Outdoor Expo set for Friday, Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Recreation Department is gearing up for the annual outdoor recreation this weekend. The 2013 Outdoor Expo and Gun and Knife Show will be held at Little Bear West Arena on Maple Street in Manistique. More...

On the job: New sheriff discusses duties

Norrington elected to sheriff in November

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County Sheriff W. John Norrington has been in office for nearly four months, but maintains he has a lot to learn. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Tips for preventing the spread of oak wilt this spring

LANSING – Springtime is the beginning of the yearly window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. More...

Outdoors Briefs

Residents can now ‘adopt’ a piece of Hiawatha More...

Fish Report

Well, the frogs are singing in full force and all the birds are setting up housekeeping so spring is in full swing. I have always been amazed at how nice it can be when you get away from the shoreline of Lake Michigan. More...

Lifestyles

Tea for ... 27

The GFWC Manistique Women’s Club recently held their annual Senior Girls Recognition Dinner to honor the Class of 2013. More...

Births

PODLESKI - Beth, Adam, Cole and Seth Podleski of Boulder, Colo., welcomed Laney Melissa Podleski into their family at 3:36 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Laney weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Alma College announces graduates from area ALMA – Nearly 300 Alma College Scots became alumni at commencement on April 20. More...

Sports

Emerald golfers finally hit course

In full swing, boys beat Munising

MANISTIQUE – The Emerald golf team finally got the opportunity to take advantage of an extended practice period. Opening the 2013 season at home Monday, the Emerald boys beat Munising 182 to 189. More...

Sports Briefs

Spring schedules remain on hiatus due to weather MANISTIQUE – Manistique Area Schools Athletic Director Rob Ryan earlier this week released more sports cancellations and postponements. More...

Boys control Kiwanis meet

Crowned champions of annual event

MANISTIQUE – The Seventh Annual Manistique Kiwanis Invitational crowned a new champion Friday. Behind a solid performance on the track and in the field, the Emeralds boys knocked off defending champion Marquette. More...

Poll

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