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Manistique Township truck fire ends with no injuries   MANISTIQUE TOWNSHIP – A vehicle fire in Manistique Township ended with no injuries Saturday.  More...

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Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, this has to be one of those weeks when a person my age ought to put on his electric socks and his new electric jacket so at least he will feel nice and comfortable just in case he may decide to leave the house and venture outside. More...

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The Archives

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50 Years Ago February 8, 1968   More...

Obituaries

Lloyd K. Johnson

MANISTIQUE – Lloyd K. Johnson, 90, of 1060N McKilligan Subdivision, Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at his home in Hiawatha Township.  More...

James D. Duquette

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – James Duane Duquette, 83, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at his home in Sault Sainte Marie, Mich.  A celebration of life will be had at Hovie Funeral Home on Feb. 10. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. More...

Maurice J. O’Connor

MANIS- TIQUE – Maurice Jeremiah O’Connor, Jr., 79, of 320N County Road 441, Manistique, Mich., died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at Christian Park Center in Escanaba, Mich., after a long brave battle with diabetes and heart disease.  More...

Sports

Swim hosts Polar Plunge

MANISTIQUE – With only a JV meet in Marquette and the U.P. More...

Emerald girls drop games

MANISTIQUE – With several second and third looks, the Iron Mountaineers used their size advantage to control the board and defeat the Lady Emeralds in Manistique last Thursday night 63-29.  “There is one stat that pretty much sums up More...

Homecoming celebrated with a Black Bears victory

COOKS – Coming off an 88-39 loss to Munising, the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears celebrated homecoming with a 71-46 win over Hannahville Tuesday night.  A 17-point first quarter lead was all the Bears needed to hold off the Soaring Eagles. More...

District will seek millage

Conservation District needs funds for operations

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Conservation District will seek the public’s support this year to fund its operations. Language for a county-wide millage was recently approved by the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners.  More...

Zoning board approves language for medical marijuana facilities

Ordinance amendments now head to county board

MANISTIQUE – Amendments to the section of the Schoolcraft County Zoning Ordinance addressing marijuana facilities are headed to the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners for final approval. More...

News

Garden woman faces felonies in relation to Gladstone accident

GLADSTONE – Charges have been issued against a Garden woman in connection to a December traffic accident.  More...

Pharmacy drop-in

Congressman Jack Bergman recently stopped in for a visit at Putvin Healthmart. Mark Rohde, RPh and owner, was able to speak to him regarding legislative priorities and how they affect pharmacy and healthcare delivery in a rural area. More...

New research shows link between food assistance and improved health

LANSING – New research highlights the link between access to SNAP benefits and improved health and lower health-care costs.  More...

Lifestyles

Manistique Middle and High School releases honor roll

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle and High School recently released the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  More...

A reason to celebrate

The GFWC Manistique Women’s Club recently helped four residents of the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility to celebrate their January birthdays. Those celebrating were: Donald Carlson, Ken Kamenczak, Lois Nelson, and Donna Walker. More...

Dinner Diva

As the weekend is about to happen, I go off script if you will (skip my usual smoothie) and hop into a breakfast state of mind. More...

Community

Circuit Court

11th Judicial

Raymond Brice Massengill, 33, N. Fourth Street, Manistique, pled guilty in 11th Judicial Circuit Court to operate under the influence of liquor/per se third offence (4/17). More...

District Court

93rd District

Brian Dewey Salter, Jr., 25, N. First Street, Manistique, charged with no proof of insurance (1/18). Assessed $25.  Joshua Ryan St. More...

Police Log

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  — — —  Tuesday, Jan. More...