August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Community

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U.P. Book Tour event to stop at public library MANISTIQUE – Manistique School and Public Library is hosting a U.P. Book Tour event on Aug. 14. The event will take place from 1-3 p.m. in the library. More...

State Park schedule

August 8 Sun Fun 2 p.m. – Enjoy a beachy afternoon of art in the park with special nature stories and your creations. Crafty Camping More...

Music festival set for Porcupine Wilderness

ONTONAGON – The Ninth Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival will take place Aug. 23-25 at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park Winter Recreation Area (Ski Hill/Chalet). More...

Manistique Public Safetly

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received. Tuesday, July 30, 2013 9 a.m. NSF Check report, River Street 10 a.m. More...

Airport receives funding

WASHINGTON – A $902,500 federal grant will fund runway, taxiway and apron improvements at Delta County Airport near Escanaba. Announcement of the funding was made recently by Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow. More...

U.P. State Fair returns Monday

Various events set for weeklong celebration

ESCANABA – The Upper Peninsula State Fair is returning Aug. 12 – 18. The event boasts events throughout its weeklong stay in the area. On opening night, Monday, gates will open at 5 p.m. More...

Heritage Day at Fayette planned for Saturday

19th century games, activities for visitors

FAYETTE – Music, crafts, horse-drawn carriage rides, games and sporting activities popular during the 19th century will be featured at Fayette Historic State Park’s annual Heritage Day event on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

mBank reports strong second quarter results

MANISTIQUE – Mackinac Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: MFNC), the bank holding company for mBank, recently announced second quarter 2013 income of $1.197 million or $.22 per share compared to net income available to common shareholders of $4.142 More...

Monday music taking place in Escanaba

ESCANABA – Free Monday night concerts will be held at the bandshell in Ludington Park through Aug. 19. Presented by the Bonifas Arts Center, the “Hot Nights Cool Music” series includes: Aug. 12 – Country Wheels; Aug. More...

District Court

Robert James Passage, 57, Turtle Drive, Brimley, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (8/13). Assessed $100. More...

Poll

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