August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Community

State to join drug fight

LANSING – The National Governor’s Association has selected Michigan to participate in a program focused on reducing prescription drug abuse throughout the United States. More...

MDCH: Residents should take steps to fight whooping cough

Vaccinations deemed key in halting disease

LANSING, Mich. More...

Finn Fun Day planned for Aug. 23 in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE – The League of Finnish American Societies’ U.P. Chapter, a Finlandia Foundation affiliate, will sponsor its fifth Finn Fun Day on Aug. 23, at the Negaunee Township Hall. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. More...

DNR encourages public input on state forest habitat, ecology

Residents can submit comments until Aug. 22

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources is seeking to update its network of high conservation value areas, areas of state-managed lands that, among other values, contain rare or sensitive natural communities that add to the robustness and More...

Sea lamprey control planned in Schoolcraft

LANSING – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Days River and offshore (Schoolcraft County) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Applications will be conducted on or about Aug. More...

Manistique Public Safety

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

Free ‘Meteor and S’mores’ Perseid shower events set at state parks

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents to grab their blankets and head to participating Michigan state parks Aug. More...

Sons of Union Veterans plans bi-monthly meet

MARQUETTE – The Albert and James Lyon Camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its bi-monthly meeting on Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. in the basement board room of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. More...

Up in Flames

Above, area firefighters partake in a Michigan Propane Gas Association training session in Manistique recently. For more information, see page A1. More...

MSU to aid biofuel switchgrass

EAST LANSING – Michigan State University plant biologist C. Robin Buell has been awarded $1 million from a joint U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. More...

Organic certification cost share now available

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development recently announced that certification cost share assistance will be available to eligible Michigan organic producers and handlers for the period of Oct. More...

State driver’s education receives praise from NHTSA assessment

Administration makes recommendations

LANSING – Michigan’s driver education program received high praise from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationsponsored panel of national experts, Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson recently announced. More...

First early teal hunting season in nearly 50 years set in Sept.

LANSING – Waterfowl hunters have an exciting new hunting opportunity to look forward to, as Sept. 1-7 will mark Michigan’s first early teal hunting season in nearly 50 years. More...

District Court

Edward Martin Sears, 27, Cornell Rd., Germfask, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone and no proof of insurance (6/14). Assessed $125. William David Rauff, Jr., 22, M-77, Germfask, charged with untagged traps (6/14). Assessed $210. More...