March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Veterans no longer need to report income when renewing VA benefits

LANSING – Starting this month, most veterans enrolled in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health system will no longer need to report income information to renew their healthcare benefits. More...

MSP encourages residents to be ready for flooding

LANSING – As Michigan warms up after this winter’s record-breaking snow and cold, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division is encouraging Michiganders to prepare for flooding. More...

District Court

Dustin Allen Hogue, 36, County Rd. 405, Newberry, charged with no proof of insurance (3/14). Assessed $25. Caylie Jade Gray, 20, County Rd. 581, Ishpeming, charged with driving 65 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (3/14). Assessed $125. More...

News from MAS

Kiwanis of Manistique will be providing spring break activities at the Manistique Middle/ High School for students beginning April 1 through April 4. On Tuesday, April 1, there will be free swim from noon until 2 p.m. More...

AARP, MSU to offer ACA help

Last chance to sign up for coverage March 31

LANSING – The March 31 deadline for signing up for health care coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is fast approaching. Michigan residents can enroll through the federal marketplace at www.healthcare.gov. More...

MTA offering future leaders scholarships

LANSING – The Robert R. Robinson Scholarship, awarded annually by the Michigan Townships Association, is looking to offer financial assistance to students aspiring to leadership roles in their community. More...

FLASH offers tips to prevent frozen pipes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Frozen pipes are the second most common cause of home insurance claims in the U.S. according to III. More...

Soo Locks open despite harsh winter weather

DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the Soo Locks opened Tuesday, initiating the start of the 2014 Great Lakes shipping season. More...

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:05 a.m. Well being check, US Highway 2 5:30 p.m. More...

Ways to get your garden off to the right start

As winter slowly winds down, many gardeners cannot wait to soak up the springtime sun and get their hands dirty in the garden. Such excitement is not just good for gardeners, but can benefit the garden in the months to come as well. More...