December 14, 2017 RSS feed / News

Little drummer ... kids

The Emerald Elementary kindergarten and first grade classes recently performed in their annual Christmas program. The performance included plenty of “snowy” songs, snowman skits, and improvised “drumming”. More...

Bowling for medals

These teams represented Manistique Area Schools at the Upper Peninsula Jr. High Quiz Bowl Finals held in Bark River Dec. 2. The meet hosted 24 teams from across the U.P. in a round robin competition of play. More...

Holiday hazards: Some toys pose risks

LANSING – Now that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, anyone buying presents for kids is urged to do some homework before purchasing toys, particularly those with technology components.  More...

Food co-op implements ‘liveable wage’ model

MARQUETTE – The Marquette Food Co-op recently announced that a Livable Wage has been implemented for all employees, bumping up the entry level wage to $11.56 per hour.  More...

Kids Count report offers solutions

LANSING – The well-being of Michigan’s kids has continued to decline and lag behind other states in recent years, hurting Michigan’s ability to be a competitive state and attract and retain talent, families and businesses. More...