April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Community

This week is severe weather week in Mich.

LANSING – It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week and the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division are encouraging Michigan residents to prepare before severe weather strikes this spring and summer. More...

Healthy Michigan plan reaches 85K enrollees

State-created plan to extend health coverage

LANSING – The Healthy Michigan Plan is now providing coverage to 85,761 Michigan residents since April 1. More...

Here’s to charity

Mackinaw Trail Winery recently held a pre-release party allowing participants to sample their latest vintage of wine before it was released to the public. More...

Study confirms air crews’ exposure to agent orange

WASHINGTON D.C. – The American Legion recently announced its support for extending Department of Veterans Affairs benefits eligibility to veterans who were exposed to aircraft that had previously sprayed Agent Orange over Vietnam. More...

Manistique Public Safety

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

News from MAS

Over spring break, five Manistique students traveled with teacher Shawna Anderson to Washington DC and New York City, made some amazing memories, and saw some amazing sites. More...

Film Series premieres Isle Royale movie

ESCANABA – The Bay Film Series, in association with the Math and Science Department’s STEM Colloquia Speakers Series, will be hosting the world premiere of a new UP film on April 17. More...

Purple up! for military families

LANSING – April is the Month of the Military Child, an annual awareness campaign that recognizes the sacrifices made by military families and their children. More...

Maple syrup flowing in Mich.

EAST LANSING – As you drive through rural Michigan you will see smoke rising from the sugar houses throughout our state. With the warmer temperatures finally here, Michigan’s maple syrup producers have started boiling sap. More...

Michigan has 21st highest local-state tax burden

WASHINGTON, DC – Michigan residents shoulder the 21st highest state-local tax burden in the country, according to the annual State-Local Tax Burdens report released by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. More...

News Brief

Application deadline nears for scholarship LANSING – Since 2000, the Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $350,000 in scholarships and educational awards to outstanding youth who have exhibited at the premier livesto More...

District Court

Toni Lynn Farley, 26, N. Houghton Ave., Manistique, charged with no operator’s license (3/14). Assessed $225. Bruce Alan Hamill, 51, M-117, Engadine, charged with CMVRegistration Plate expired (3/14). Assessed $300. More...

Personal property tax reform starts

Package of bills signed into law by Gov. Snyder

LANSING – The first of a series of bipartisan bills that will provide more stable local government revenue for essential services including police and fire protection as the obsolete, job-killing personal property tax is phased out was recently More...

Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?