December 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

Cloverland sells ‘Lighthouse.net’

SAULT STE MARIE – In 1997, Cloverland Electric purchased Lighthouse Computers as a wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary.  The company provided dial-up internet service, computer sales, service and training.  More...

MLPP sees solution to child welfare problem

LANSING – As Michigan continues to slide toward the bottom of the nation when it comes to education and child poverty, a new report offers a blueprint for policymakers to begin to turn things around.  According to the 2017 Kids Count repor More...

On ‘Trak’ to help others

The Care Trak program, run by the Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department, recently received a generous $500 donation from the Manistique Elks Lodge No. 632. More...

US Forest Service seeks committee members

MILWAUKEE – The U.S. Forest Service is seeking volunteer committee members to advise the agency on recreation fee changes at national forest sites throughout the northeastern United States. More...

Minimum wage set to hit $9.25 in planned hike

LANSING – Effective Jan. 1, the minimum hourly wage will increase to $9.25 an hour. This is the final scheduled increase provided for in Public Act 138, the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act of 2014. More...

Senior Center

Whoa! December is here already. Our annual Christmas Party is fast approaching. We have set the date for Dec. 14. We are asking for a $10 donation per person.  More...

BIG decisions

The Community Kids Christmas Party took place Saturday at the Manistique Elks Lodge. The event welcomed a large crowd of area children and parents and boasted games, food, presents, as well as a visit from “Santa Claus”. More...

Feeding America Truck returns Dec. 13

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Feeding America Mobile Food Truck will visit Manistique Dec. 13 from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m., thanks to grant funding from Feeding America West Michigan. More...

MSP St. Ignace post welcomes 3 troopers

ST IGNACE – The Michigan State Police, St. Ignace Post has added three new troopers to the ranks.  Troopers Tyler Anderson, Samuel Eckola, and Anthony Wolfe graduated as members of the 133rd Trooper Recruit School on Nov. More...

‘Hop’ around parade

The GFWC Manistique Women’s Club participated in the Christmas Parade Nov. 24. Their theme depicted the “Rock n Roll Sock Hop” they are planning for Feb. 27 at the Elks Club at 7 p.m. More...