July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

City looks into possibility of going to 3 lanes

US 2 stretch could undergo MDOT ‘road diet’

MANISTIQUE – Those traveling through Manistique on U.S. Hwy 2 may find fewer lanes in the near future. More...

News

Co-parenting series set at tribal center

MANISTIQUE – Michigan State University Extension Nutrition and Health Educator Tracie Abram and Sault Tribe Binogii Placement Agency Parent Educator Stacy King will be teaming up to teach a coparenting educational series – “G’ More...

U.S. attorney’s office offers tips to keep kids safe from predators this summer

GRAND RAPIDS – Summer is here, and children around the country are spending more time online and unsupervised. The U.S. More...

Basic, intermediate excel classes planned

ESCANABA – M-TEC at Bay College is currently taking registrations for Basic and Intermediate Excel 2010 workshops. More...

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From the Braver Institute

To the new owners of the house I grew up in: First I would like to thank you for purchasing the house from my mother. This will allow her to relax a little more knowing that she no longer needs to maintain a house she is not living in. More...

Letters to the Editor

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Lifestyles

‘Restrung’ heroes

Manistique School and Public Library recently hosted “Fiddlers Restrung”, a 21-piece string ensemble consisting of students from Saline High School, all of whom share in producing a uniqu More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Former resident graduates residency program MARQUETTE – In ceremonies held recently, Mandeep Gill, MD, Timothy LaBonte, MD, Thomas Massie, MD, Ashwaty Menon, MD, Michelle Seguin, MD, and Tara Varoni, DO, graduated after completing three years More...

Arts center to host 3-D star class

MANISTIQUE – Lake Effect Arts of Manistique will offer a class in making paper, decorated 3-D stars Aug. 2. More...

County offers no support for DNR purchase

Hiawatha Township parcel sought by agency

MANISTIQUE – A possible land acquisition by the DNR has been met with resistance by the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

‘Coffee with a Cop’ to be held in Manistique

MANISTIQUE – Officers from Michigan State Police, other law enforcement agencies, and community members will meet on July 24 to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. More...

Park to be renamed for wreck

Carl D. Bradley sank off Manistique shore

MANISTIQUE – The public is invited to attend a dedication ceremony on July 20 at 3 p.m. to rename Manistique’s Lakeview Park the Carl D. Bradley Memorial Park. The park is located on Lake Michigan across from the Big Boy restaurant. More...

Outdoors

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Fish Report

Well, there are a few tourists around wondering where our summer weather went and some wondering if it is ever going to get here. I guess it is just going to be one of those summers. More...

Outdoors Briefs

DNR reminds boaters to clean all vessels LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers and boaters they should clean their boats, trailers and equipment before and after use to prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic inv More...

Obituaries

Marietta Binder Wilson

BAY CITY, Mich. – Marietta Binder Wilson, 75, died quietly surrounded by her sons in Bay City, Mich., on Dec. 7, 2013, of spinal cancer. More...

Community

Registration now open for meth and opioid summit in Marquette

WASHINGTON – The Upper Peninsula office of Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and several federal, state and local agencies are cosponsoring the “Meth and Opioid Drug Education Summit” Sept. More...

Art project grants available in area

Up to $1,500, $4,000 open for applicants

ESCANABA – Grant money is now available through the CUPPAD Regional Commission to assist in funding community art projects. More...

It’s Americana time

The Manistique Community Chorus recently presented “Americana” – a musical program directed by James Russey, with Ginger Stark as accompanist. Above, Russey signals to members of the chorus during the show. More...

Sports

The results are in: Paper Chase 2014

4 new age division records set in event

MANISTIQUE – It was another beautiful day on the shores of Lake Michigan for the 24th Manistique Paper Chase. The annual event kicks off the list of activities for Folkfest Saturday. More...

Sports Brief

CUP finishes fifth in downstate tournament ALPENA – The CUP Youth Baseball 10 and under All-Stars finished fifth in the Cal Ripken State Baseball Tournament over the weekend in Alpena, Mich. The six-team tournament consisted of pool play. More...

Batter(s) up

Members of the All Star junior team for the recently resurrected Manistique Little League team included, front row, from left: Chase Miotke, Kyler Hoholik, Colton Hoholik, Tony Demars, Tyler Sundling More...