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Drama club to present ‘Willy Wonka’ comedy MANISTIQUE – Manistique High School’s Drama Club will be presenting “Willy Wonka, Jr.”, this weekend in the Frederickson Auditorium. More...

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Good neighbors

The local Disabled American Veterans organization, Chapter 26, recently donated $200 to the VFW Post 4420 building fund. The money will be used toward the purchase of a new cooler. More...

Escanaba man claims $500K lottery prize

LANSING – A 20-year-old Escanaba man, Tyler Larson, struck gold with the Michigan Lottery’s Black & Gold instant game, claiming a top prize of $500,000. More...

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From the Braver Institute

As I have grown older I have come to learn a few things about myself that I wasn’t completely aware of before. It may also be that I simply hadn’t given much thought to these things until now. More...

Lifestyles

Center to host concert

CURTIS – Internationally acclaimed musician Lauren Pelon will appear in a unique concert at the Erickson Center for the Arts on May 8 at 7 p.m. More...

UPVN seeking nominations

MARQUETTE – The UP Volunteer Network will soon hold its sixth annual UP Service Awards. Nominations will be accepted through June 1. More...

Cliff Miller and Kristi Arnold

TAWAS CITY, Mich. – Tom and Karen Arnold of Tawas City, Mich., are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter Kristi Arnold to Cliff Miller. More...

Sports

Emeralds able to start season, land in first

Players compete at home for first match

MANISTIQUE – “Finally.” That was the word from the Manistique Emeralds’ golf coach Deb Taylor when her team received the green light to hit the links at the Indian Lake Golf Course and Country Club for their first match of the More...

Throw for it

The weather finally cooperated for the Manistique Emerald track team as they played host to several Upper Peninsula Schools for their annual Kiwanis Invitational track meet held at the A.F. More...

“Rally for the Cure” golf scramble date set

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Golf and Country Club in Manistique will be hosting the 12th annual Susan G. Komen “Rally for the Cure” twowoman golf scramble on June 14. Registration is set for 8:30-9:30 a.m. More...

Values drop in county

New report shows hit from personal property tax loss

MANISTIQUE – New legislation phasing out the state’s personal property tax has negatively affected the county’s tax revenue. More...

Airport plans system update

MANISTIQUE – The county will be moving forward with renovations to the fuel system at the Schoolcraft County Airport, but planned improvements to the terminal building have been put on hold. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Wolf survey finds no major change in population

Despite new hunt, wolf numbers steady

LANSING – The results of Michigan’s 2014 wolf population survey indicate no significant change in the estimated number of wolves in the Upper Peninsula compared to the results of last year’s survey, Department of Natural Resources W More...

Fish Report

Well believe it or not they got a few smelt in the last week! Of course from what I have been told the best smelt fishing has been over east of Naubinway. There were some locals that went over there and got enough to pass a few around. More...

Minnow use regulations in place for both anglers and bait dealers

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers and retail minnow dealers of the baitfish regulations that need to be followed in Michigan. More...

Obituaries

Arthur F. Domke

OCEQUEOC TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Arthur F. Domke, 91, lifelong resident of Ocqueoc Township, died at home, unexpectedly, on Monday April 28, 2014. More...

Lawrence J. Heminger

GULLIVER – Lawrence J. Heminger, 84, of 2720W Jones Road, Gulliver, Mich., passed away peacefully at his home Friday morning, May 2, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. More...

Caroline L. Stoll

MANISTIQUE – Caroline L. Stoll, 89, of 527 Delta Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at her home in Manistique surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. More...

Community

‘Wild’ walks set for forest

Wildflower walks back on Miners Castle Road

MUNISING – “Celebrating Wildflowers Week” is May 18-24. More...

Button up

For the second year in a row, a Manistique Area Schools student has won the Forgotten Eagles button design competition. Fifth grade students from all over the state participate in the contest, and, this year, Lilly Stoll took home the honor. More...

USDA announces additional support for smaller farms

MSU to receive $1.4M to help state farmers

WASHINGTON, DC – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced additional support and resources for America’s small and midsized farmers and ranchers. More...