March 6, 2014 RSS feed / Community

News Briefs

Manistique Amity Group plans March meeting MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Amity Group will meet March 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church on Main St. in Manistique. More...

Recognize developmental disabilities during March

Raise awareness, get to know disabled

LANSING – Statewide, approximately 180,000 adults and children have a developmental disability. To encourage Michigan residents to understand developmental disabilities, Gov. More...

District Court

Tabitha Don Klagstad, , 39, Seventh St., Manistique,, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (2/14). Assessed $100. Beatrice Ellen Hursh-Smith, 48, charged with seatbelt violation (2/14). Assessed $65. Terry Jay Chase, 39, W. More...

Mercury collection program continues efforts

LANSING – EQ has partnered with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Mercury Collection Program. This is an on-going effort to collect and properly recycle mercury. More...

Seasonal weight restrictions return to protect local roads

Website offers drivers specific county data

LANSING – The County Road Association of Michigan announced the return of seasonal weight restrictions this week. By Michigan law seasonal weight restrictions are in effect March, April and May of each year. More...

Duck stamp contest underway

LANSING – Calling all young artists! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now accepting entries for the 2014 Michigan Junior Duck Stamp Contest, administered by the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge in Saginaw. More...

Report: Pictured Rocks park visitors spend $23.7M in area

MUNISING – A new National Park Service report shows that 593,587 visitors to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in 2012 spent $23.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 312 jobs in the local area. More...

News Briefs

‘Celebrate the U.P.’ set in Hancock in March HANCOCK – The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition will hold its sixth annual “Celebrate the U.P.” March 21-22. More...

Manistique Public Safety

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

Reform set to improve outcome for foster and adopted children

Funding model puts focus on performance

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Human Services recently announced a major reform initiative that will positively impact the lives of children in care and the funding of child welfare statewide. More...

FIRST Robotics comes to Esky

ESCANABA – The inaugural Upper Peninsula FIRST Robotics competition will be held at the Escanaba High School March 14 -15. The acronym FIRST is For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. More...

Poll

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