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Woman arraigned on felony charge

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman is facing a felony drug charge.

Angie Jean Gwaltney, 26, of 1174 Zhagag, was arraigned Nov. 21 in 93rd District Court on one count of controlled substance – deliver/manufacture (Schedule 1,2,3), a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $25,000.

She was scheduled to appear for a preliminary examination Dec. 6.

Manistique woman faces drug charge

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman is facing a felony drug charge.

Jacquelynn Monon Gregurash, 56, of 513 Michigan Ave., was arraigned Nov. 4 in 93rd District Court on one count of controlled substance – deliver/manufacture (narcotic or cocaine), less than 50 grams, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and/ or a fine of up to $25,000.

She is scheduled to appear for a preliminary examination Dec. 20 at 10 a.m.

MHS Glee Club will perform Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The MHS Glee Club will be presenting “At the Bandstand!” at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 9. The event will take place in the Manistique High School auditorium.

Sixty-six Manistique Area Schools Students in third through 12th grade swing to 50s and early 60s dance tunes such as: Shake a Tailfeather, Twist and Shout, and Splish Splash.

The group will then groove into the late 60s and then to the 70s disco world with familiar hits including: Shake Your Groove Thing, Boogie Shoes, and I’ve Got the Music In Me.

Admission to the event is $7 for adults, $5 for age 18 and under.

Manistique Amity group plans Dec. 13 meeting

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Amity Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 13 at the Presbyterian Church to hear Steven Bosen speak on personal safety and self-defense.

This will be the last meeting until March 14, 2018.

Details for the March meeting will be announced prior to that date.

If interested in the Amity Group, call 341-5081.

Eva Burrell Animal Shelter hosting bake sale

MANISTIQUE – The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter is hosting a bake sale Dec. 9 at Shopko Hometown.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Proceeds will be used tobenefit the shelter.

MSU Extension offers beginning farmer webinar

CHATHAM – People exploring new farm businesses will benefit from participating in the MSU Extension 2018 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. From January- April, MSU Extension will offer 15 on-line, evening programs that provide valuable start-up information on general and more specific farming topics, including:

• Jan 17, Seed starting and transplant production

• Jan 24, Reduced tillage vegetable growing

• Jan 31, Managing your farm woodlot

• Feb 7, Choosing apple varieties and rootstocks for your new orchard

• Feb 14, Organic matter basics

• Feb 21, Fertilizer basics

• Feb 28, Livestock basics

• March 7, Raising rabbits

• March 14, Food Safety Modernization Act: Am I covered?

• March 21, USDA and SARE programs for beginning farmers

• March 28, Pest management systems compared

• April 4, U-Pick farming

• April 11, Farm business basics No. 1: Simple essentials of farm accounting

• April 18, Farm business basics No. 2: Develop a balance sheet

• April 25, Farm business basics No. 3: Calculate farm profitability

A fee of $5 per webinar is required, or those interested may register for the entire series for $37.50. Webinar recordings will be provided to all registered participants.

Participate from the comfort and convenience of home or the office.

Registration, a brochure containing details on each individual program, and online or mailed payment options can be found at https://events.anr.msu.edu/BegFrmWeb2018/.

Participants may register for all or some of the courses at any time, even if the session has already taken place. In that case, participants will be provided a link to the recorded program.

Each webinar begins at 7 p.m. eastern time. A high-speed internet connection is required.

Participants will receive webinar connection information after registering.

Contact the Alger County MSU Extension office at (906) 387- 2530 or isleibj@anr.msu.edu for more information.

Caregiver Support to host meeting Dec. 13

MANISTIQUE – The Caregivers Support Group will meet in the conference room of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Dec. 13 at 3 p.m.

The group is open to anyone in the area who is involved with the care giving of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia

For more information, call 341- 1863.

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