February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Marshal: Clear all hydrant areas

LANSING – As snow continues to fall and pile up this winter, State Fire Marshal Richard Miller is urging all Michigan citizens to help keep fire hydrants and emergency exits clear of snow and ice for easier emergency access. More...

Winter thaw equals Mich. pothole season

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LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation has a claims process for motorists whose vehicles have been damaged by hitting a pothole on a state trunkline, but certain conditions apply. More...

Molecular diagnostics at NMU obtains $250K boost

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University’s clinical laboratory sciences programs will receive $250,000, disbursed over five years, from the Cliffs Natural Resources Foundation. More...

Bay seeks alumni nominations

ESCANABA – The Bay College Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award to be presented during the Awards Banquet on April 29. More...

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The followinginformation is from ManistiquePublic Safety dispatch logbooksrecorded at the time the callswere received. More...

UPEC distributes grants

Supports six school programs with $3K

MARQUETTE – The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition recently awarded nine environmental education grants totaling $3,600. More...

MESP offers kids a chance to appear in magazine, ads

LANSING – Does your kid have a bright personality – and future ahead? Why not put both in the spotlight? More...

News From MAS

Parents are reminded of the early dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences this today (Thursday). Emerald Elementary dismisses at 12:50 p.m. and the middle/high school at 1 p.m. Conferences run from 1:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. More...

MDARD supports county fairs through competitive grants

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams recently announced the projects awarded funds through the competitive grants for Michigan’s county fairs to make building and other capital More...

A skating good time

This year the Emerald Elementary Skate Club started up again and skated all of December through February. More...

News Briefs

DEQ to host public hearing on Eagle Mine MARQUETTE – The DEQ has scheduled a public hearing on the proposed groundwater discharge permit for the Eagle Mine in Marquette County. The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. More...

State police, MDOT: Stay safe on roads this season

Driving too fast for conditions risky move

LANSING – The Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation remind motorists to slow down and drive to road surface and weather conditions this winter. More...

Artist-in-residence program seeking applicants for 2014

Selected artists stay at Porcupine Mountains

ONTONAGON – Applications are currently being accepted for the Porcupine Mountains Artistin Residence Program for the 2014 spring, summer and fall and 2015 winter residencies. More...

News Briefs

Broadcast locations set for CBC fund drive More...

District Court

Amanda Lynn Pokela, 18, Smith Lake Rd., Manistique, charged with driving 65 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone and no proof of insurance (1/14). Assessed $125. More...

News Brief

Mining is the focus of NMU indigenous issues summit set for Friday

MARQUETTE – Great Lakes mining will be the focus of the fifth Indigenous Earth Issues Summit at Northern Michigan University on Feb. 21. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Whitman Hall Commons. More...

Now Showing: The Elite 8

Manistique High School was victorious over the Escanaba Eskimos 240-180 in recent High School Quiz Bowl action. More...

Poll

Do you think Schoolcraft County should model a zoning ordinance to encourage wind farm development in the area?