October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Fresh Marketing

The final Manistique Farmers’ Market of the year took place last Wednesday. The market has grown leaps and bounds since its inception and opened to an eager crowd, despite chilly weather. Above, a group peruses goods at one table. More...

News Briefs

Buck LeVasseur to leave ‘Discovering’ show MARQUETTE – Longtime host of the “Discovering” program, Buck LeVasseur, is officially passing the torch. More...

Halloween corner

Put pumpkins to good use in many different ways

A u - tumn istheseason when pumpkins are ripe for the picking, and thousands of people flock to local farms and roadside vendors to select perfect pumpkins. More...

Truckin’ along

Wendy Simons, of Front Line Services Inc., hands over the keys to a 2013 Rosenbauer Custom Pumper to Hiawatha Township Fire Chief Robert Tufnell, right, and Township Supervisor Gilbert Baker, middle. More...

DEQ plans to update ‘fracking’ regulations

Process extracts gas from layers of rock

LANSING – The DEQ has announced it is crafting new rules for hydraulic fracturing, a process commonly used to develop natural gas and oil wells. More...

STEP open to schools

MSP program teaches safety to kids and staff

LANSING – The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division is offering elementary schools across the state an opportunity to enroll fifth-graders in the “Student Tools for Emergency Planning” program. More...

MDOT offers fall bicycle tips

Weather, visibility pose risks to drivers

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to adapt to changing light patterns that accompany the end of daylight saving time, which occurs this year on Nov. 3. More...

NWS: Winter almost here

Center recommends preparing for season

MARQUETTE – The seasonal transition to winter is now in full swing. In an effort to raise awareness about the potential dangers of the upcoming winter season, Gov. Rick Snyde has declared Nov. More...

UPSET receives funding

LANSING – Criminal justice agencies across Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, recently received over $6 million in federal grants to strengthen anti-drug and crime fighting efforts in our state. More...

News Briefs

Women’s club plans Mich. beer tasting MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Fountain Committee is hosting a “Michigan Beer Tasting” at the 40 Bar and Grill on Nov. 10. More...

A closer look at Halloween celebrations around the world

Halloween dates back thousands of years to ancient Celts and Europeans. More...

New from MAS

The High School Quiz Bowl team had their first match on Oct. 30, against Gladstone. On the TV Team this year are: Coby Ryan (Captain), PJ Birr, Shelbey Saffer, and Logan Hayward. More...