April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Excessive alcohol now leading cause of death

Preventable deaths in Mich. from alcohol

LANSING – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report which included the results of a multi-state study on alcohol-attributed deaths and years of potential life lost. More...

CBC chairs dedicated to fund drive mission

Second set of joint chairs joins campaign

MANISTIQUE – It’s time for CBC 2014, and this year, the fund drive has lots of help. With two sets of joint chairs and one other chairperson, the organization is ready to conquer its $50,000 goal.  More...

News Briefs

Methodist women to hold April breakfast   MANISTIQUE – The United Methodist Women of Manistique First United Methodist Church, 190 N. Cedar St., will host the annual “Reflection Breakfast” April 12, at 9 a.m. More...

News from MAS

To celebrate “March is Reading Month,” the first grade students at Emerald participated in various reading activities throughout the month. More...

MDOT schedules annual meetings throughout UP

Schoolcraft County meet set in Escanaba

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation has scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss the department’s Five-Year Road and Bridge Program, the State Transportation Improvement Program, and the State Long Range Plan.  More...

A boost up

Twenty seniors from the 2014 graduating class were presented with plaques during the annual Academic Booster Club banquet. More...

AcAdemic club helps students for 25 yeArs

MANISTIQUE – For 25 years, the Manistique Area Schools Academic Booster Club has had one goal: to recognize and reward students for their achievements in the classroom.  Over the years, the club has seen many membership changes, ups and do 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 25, 2014  9:43 a.m. More...

District Court

Paul Michael Paprochi, 53, W. Depot Rd., Cooks, charged with no proof of insurance (3/14). Assessed $25.  Peter Eugene Pratt, 37, W. 12th St., Sault Ste. Marie, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (3/14). More...