July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Community

‘Kids Count’ reveals gains, losses for state’s children

LANSING – In the 25 years since the launch of the first “Kids Count Data Book”, fewer Michigan teens are having babies and fewer children and teens die each year. More...

Fayette to host Heritage Day

Event invites visitors to explore the past

FAYETTE – Take a step back in time at Fayette Historic State Park’s annual Heritage Day Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Northern Michigan shorted FEMA deep freeze funding

Areas did not meet federal threshold

LANSING – The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division was notified that northern Michigan communities affected by the deep freeze last winter did not meet the threshold for consideration of a presidential disa More...

MSUE: Growing season hits prime

EAST LANSING – Upper Peninsula farmers markets continue to offer fresh greens, radishes, green onions and snap peas. More...

Manistique Public Safety

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

M-TEC to offer CPR refresher training for health professionals Aug. 13

ESCANABA – The M-TEC at Bay College will offer a three-hour CPR refresher training, American Heart Association, for area healthcare providers seeking to renew their CPR certification. More...

Former Garden resident sentenced to prison term

GRAND RAPIDS – A former Garden resident was sentenced to five years in prison for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The sentencing was handed down during a hearing held July 25 in Grand Rapids. More...

Absentee ballots still available for election

LANSING – Residents can still cast absentee ballots in the primary election Aug 5. More...

Children’s theatre set for Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Kiwanis, with support from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs/CUPPAD, along with the Missoula Children’s Theatre presents “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast”, an original co More...

Special permits in forest updated

Hiawatha Forest has new permit deadlines

GLADSTONE – Individuals and organizations interested in proposing “Special Uses” on National Forest lands are being asked to take notice of the following updates to the Hiawatha National Forest’s Special Uses proposal process More...

MSP warns residents not to leave kids in cars

ST IGNACE – In 2013, nationwide, 44 children died from heatstroke after being accidently left in a parked vehicle, including three deaths in Michigan. More...

District Court

Shamra Leigh Burke, 45, County Rd. 440, Manistique, charged with expired license plate and no insurance (7/14). Assessed $310. Kurt Michael Brandly, 25, Bluff St., Marquette, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (7/14). More...