August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Community

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Mackinac Bridge will have no toll increase

ST. IGNACE – The Mackinac Bridge Authority recently voted to keep 2014 toll rates at the 2012 level. The decision also rolls back commuter costs to 2012 rates. More...

MDOT seeking partnerships

LANSING – In seeking innovative ways to finance, build, operate and maintain public infrastructure, the Michigan Department of Transportation is reaching out to businesses and other entities for ideas and interest in forming public-private part More...

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CNA training to begin at Bay College M-TEC ESCANABA – M-TEC at Bay College is offering a 120-hour Nurse Aide training starting Aug. 5. More...

Police release July 4 figures

LANSING – Michigan law enforcement officers made 4,434 traffic stops and arrested 131 drunk drivers during the July Fourth “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown July 1-7. More...

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Forgotton Eagles plan Manistique ceremony MANISTIQUE – The Forgotten Eagles will be arriving in Manistique on Aug. 8 at approximately 6 p.m. as part of their annual ride through the U.P. to help the Veteran’s Trust Fund. More...

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Area unemployment sees slight increase in June

Half percent jump in county, less in others

MANISTIQUE – During the month of June, the unemployment rate in Schoolcraft County jumped from 12.6 percent in June to 13.1 percent. More...