January 9, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Radon action month underway

Free testing kits at local health dept.

LANSING – January 2014 is Radon Action Month in Michigan. Declared by Gov. More...

Swan crossing?

Area resident Brenda Fleck recently snapped this shot of a swan traveling with team of ducks near a “duck crossing” sign. More...

Online farming programs open

LANSING – A growing number of new farms are appearing across the state of Michigan. Many people starting these farm businesses, or considering it, are new to farming. More...

Low income tax help to be offered by AARP

Free service available beginning February

LANSING – This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. More...

A musical reunion

While home over the holiday season, past band students and MHS graduates met with former instructer George McClinchy. More...

Cold temperatures bring carbon monoxide danger

Odorless, tasteless gas poses deadly risk

LANSING – As temperatures continue to hover around 0 degrees with wind chills at 25 below or colder, citizens are encouraged to be aware of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide poisoning when using alternative heating sources to warm the More...

News Briefs

Caregiver support group to meet Jan. 21 MANISTIQUE – The monthly Caregiver Support Group will meet Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. in the activities room of the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. More...

Operation Action U.P. to celebrate 50 years

MARQUETTE – Operation Action U.P. is celebrating its 50th Anniversary at its Annual Meeting on Jan. 21. The event is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on the campus of Northern Michigan University at the Don H. Bottum University Center. More...

Girl Scout cookies return in January

MANISTIQUE – America’s favorite cookies will become available once again starting Jan. 10 throughout northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. More...

Bay to display movie poster collection

ESCANABA – Bay College will display one of the largest signed movie poster collections in the Midwest starting Jan. 21 at the Besse Center. More...

American Legion plans U.P. tour

LANSING – American Legion officials will visit 18 Upper Peninsula posts, units and squadrons beginning with Pickford Post 323 on Jan. 12. More...