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Signage warns of E. Coli tests

NEWBERRY – The LMAS District Health Department is notifying residents of informative signs now appearing on area beaches. The department has been collecting weekly water samples to check the level of E. More...

News

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50 Years Ago July 25, 1963 More...

News Briefs

SMH Auxiliary to host annual flower show MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its 58th annual Flower Show and Tea on Aug. 5. The event will take place at the First Baptist Church, 319 Walnut Street in Manistique. More...

Audit shows hike in drunk, drug crashes

LANSING – The 2012 Michigan Drunk Driving Audit shows increases in alcohol- and drug-related crashes, fatalities and injuries. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I just wanted to thank Mike from the DNR who helped my son and I relocate an orphaned fawn. I want to make it very clear to everyone that baby fawns are very cute but should not be taken from the wild! More...

Bring Paul Back

The Manistique Moose Lodge recently held a fundraiser to benefit the Paul Bunyan project, an attempt to reconstruct a replica of the Paul Bunyan billboard constructed in 1960. More...

From the Braver Institute

Play through the pain. That’s what they say. I’m not sure if I would agree with that if the pain is say, from a broken leg or a slipped disc. More...

Community

Explorer program

July 25 Christmas Cookies 2 p.m. – Holiday fun is found in sweet sugar cookies. Meet with the Park Explorer at the Beach Shelter to decorate a special cookie. Christmas Crafty Camping More...

MDCH: Tips to stay safe in the heat this summer

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Community Health urges residents to protect themselves against extreme heat with a few simple health precautions. Tips to Avoid Heat Illness: More...

Blown over

At left, a pontoon owned by Bob and Karen Poser is shown overturned in Indian Lake following high winds last Thursday. The pontoon had been on a boat lift and was salvaged from the water with the help of a winch and four Indian Lake residents. More...

Sports

Ready, set FISH!

MANISTIQUE – Ready, set … fish! The 28th annual Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Association Trout and Salmon Derby will take place July 27 and 28 in Manistique. More...

Gus Macker mania

Gus Macker returned to the streets of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., over the July 20-21 weekend after a 20 year hiatus. Seven teams from Manistique participated in the 3-on-3 basketball tournament. More...

Soccer program challenged due to weather

MANISTIQUE – Plagued by adverse weather conditions, the second week of soccer season saw a majority of the teams only playing half their games. Grover’s Real Estate was able to complete their match against Foxy’s Den. More...

SMH seeking to improve cash position

Cuts planned, board forms ad-hoc committee

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is exploring options to bolster and prevent further loss to its cash reserves. More...

Final USDA work done

City makes payments for infrastructure

MANISTIQUE – The approximately $8 million infrastructure project is now officially complete as city council voted Monday to “close out” the job and make final payments to vendors. More...

Police report spill

Mercury discovered behind business

MANISTIQUE – Police continue to investigate a mercury spill in downtown Manistique. The spill was identified Monday evening and confirmed at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday. More...

Outdoors

DNR releases bays de Noc study

Hatchery vs nature highlighted in report

GLADSTONE – The Department of Natural Resources recently announced the results of a long-term study to determine the contributions of hatchery-reared walleyes in the Upper Peninsula’s bays de Noc and what those results mean for fisheries More...

News Briefs

Applications on sale for antlerless deer More...

Protect pets in warm temps

State vet offers tips to keep animals cool

LANSING – With summer temperatures already breaking well-over 85 degrees, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s State Veterinarian Dr. More...

Obituaries

Julius A. McGahan

CURTIS - Julius A. “Pete” McGahan, 74, of Whispering Pine Road, Curtis, Mich., passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. He was born Jan. More...

Loyal P. Archey

NAHMA - Loyal P. Archey, 75, of 8225 River GG St., Nahma, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday afternoon, June 29, 2013, at his home. More...

Mary A. Lester

GULLIVER - Mary Lester, 55, of 850N County Road 432, Gulliver, Mich., died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. More...

Lifestyles

ACS: Steering clear of UV rays this summer

Tips on how to prevent dangerous radiation

MARQUETTE – As temperatures climb this summer, it is common for people to be concerned about the dangers of heat exhaustion and dehydration, but another killer lurks in the sun’s rays in the form of ultraviolet radiation. More...

Births

WARNER – Kenny and Cathy Warner of Mount Pleasant, Mich., announce the arrival of Clayton John Warner, born June 12, 2013 at 7:27 p.m. at McLaren-Central Michigan Hospital in Mount Pleasant. Clay was 7 lbs, 8 oz. and 20 1/2 inches long. More...

Living on Forest Lane

Our early years saw us living down south on a street called Forest Lane. Rather ironic, given that it was devoid of trees. My better half has since made up for lost time in that department. Soon after moving home, he morphed into Danny Appleseed. More...