July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Area man charged in store break-in

Anonymous caller alerts police to alleged break in

MANISTIQUE – An 18-year-old Manistique man was officially charged Wednesday in connection with an alleged breaking and entering Monday at Ace Hardware store in Manistique. More...

Groh set to replace Pistulka at Big Bay

Part-time superintendent position filled Monday

COOKS – The Big Bay de Noc School district has a new superintendent. The district’s school board made their selection official during their July 8 regular board meeting. More...

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Happy to Health

On July 9, Carmeuse Lime and Stone – Port Inland Operation donated $10,000 toward the capital fund drive of the new Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. More...

Women’s club to host ‘fugitive’ fundraiser

Jail ’n Bail planned for Folkfest weekend

MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Manistique Women’s Club is conducting a “Jail ’n Bail” Saturday, in conjunction with Folkfest. Sheriff W. More...

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From the Braver Institute

Blueberry season this year (so I am told) is supposed to be a very good one. More...

Lifestyles

Missoula theatre group set to return July 22

Area children needed for auditions, tech

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Kiwanis Club will be hosting the Missoula Children’s Theatre on July 22. More...

The "Main Event" Round One

With coolers in hand, those who had placed orders started arriving promptly at 10 a.m. at the annex of the Zion Lutheran Church on July 5 to receive their live lobsters just flown in from Maine. More...

Pratt selected for AP exam scoring

NEW YORK – Manistique High School teacher G. Roger Pratt was recently selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in Biology. More...

Sports

Norovirus hits ‘Mudder’ competition in Mich.

LANSING – During the first week in July, the Michigan Department of Community Health was notified by the Lenawee County Health Department of a cluster of illnesses in individuals who participated or were spectators at the 2013 “Michigan T More...

It’s back...

It’s Paper Chase time! The annual 5K and 10K race/walk events are just two of the highly anticipated activities happening on Saturday morning this Folkfest weekend. More...

Ron Rubick Memorial Golf outing to take place Sunday

MANISTIQUE – The Ron Rubick Memorial Golf Outing, sponsored by the Manistique High School football program, will once again take place at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the Indian Lake Golf and Country Club. More...

MCF seeking financial help

Requests cash assistance in light of recent problem

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility is seeking the assistance of the county in light of recent cash flow problems. More...

Folkfest returns Friday

Event to include multiple activities over two days

MANISTIQUE – Folkfest is returning this weekend for its 24th year. The celebration will take place in downtown Manistique on Friday and Saturday. More...

Three injured in accident Sunday

Minnesota resident’s van strikes semi on U.S. 2

MANISTIQUE – Three Minnesota residents were injured when their minivan crashed into a semi just outside Manistique city limits Sunday. The driver of the semi was uninjured. More...

Outdoors

Hiawatha Forest lines up programs

Camp 7 programs set throughout summer

RAPID RIVER – The Hiawatha National Forest will be offering a variety of programs for the public at an area campground this summer. All of the programs are free of charge and will be held in the picnic area of the Camp 7 Lake Campground. More...

Outdoors Briefs

Sportfishing assoc. to hold meeting July 16 MANISTIQUE – The next meeting of the Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Association will take place at the pavilion near the Westside Boat Launch on July 16 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Fish Report

Well, at least we received a little rain this week, and we really needed it because it sure is dry out in the woods. My boy who was up here from the Madison area for a couple of days could not believe how dry it was up here. More...

Obituaries

Allen Jordan Miron

SHINGLETON – Allen Jordan Miron, 19, of M-28 Shingleton, Mich., died early Wednesday morning, July 3, 2013, following a single car accident on H-15 in Shingleton. More...

Marjorie E. Tatrow

GARDEN - Marjorie E. Tatrow, 83, of 15866 17th Road, Garden, Mich., died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital. She was born Aug. More...

Charlotte Dragos

MANISTIQUE – Charlotte Dragos, 87, of Manistique, Mich., died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Community

Man arrested after hostage situation in Flat Rock

Stand-off ends after almost nine hours

FLAT ROCK – A 62-yearold Flat Rock man is in custody Tuesday after police successfully ended a hostage situation that began Tuesday afternoon. More...

‘Flyball’ tournament to raise funds for Eva Burrell shelter

MANISTIQUE – Three teams from The United Flyball League International are planning a fundraiser tournament for both the Eva Burrell Animal Shelter and Delta Animal Shelter. More...

News Briefs

Hospital auxiliary will host luncheon meet MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold a brown bag luncheon, auction and short business meeting at noon on July 15 at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. More...

Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?