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‘Table or Treat’ set to return to area Oct. 23

MANISTIQUE – It’s time once again to leave the jackets at home and enjoy some indoor trick-ortreating. The eighth annual “Table or Treat” is scheduled for Oct. 23.

The evening comfortable trickor treating will take place inside Emerald Elementary’s gymnasium.

The event is sponsored jointly by the Schoolcraft County Great Start Parent Coalition and the Schoolcraft County Communities That Care Coalition.

Activities will take place from 6-7 p.m. and is open to children up to 12 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information about the event, or for businesses or organizations looking to participate, contact Cheryl Demers at (906)286-9478 or Jen Levins at (906) 286-0159.

Pioneer Tribune sets election letter deadline

MANISTIQUE – A special deadline for election-related “Letters to the Editor” has been set by the Pioneer Tribune.

The final day for an original letter addressing any election-related matter or candidate is Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. These letters will appear in the Oct. 25 edition.

Rebuttal letters for any letter featured in the Oct. 25 edition will be accepted until Oct. 30 at 12 p.m. These letters will be featured in the Nov. 1 edition.

For more information on deadlines or Letters to the Editor submission guidelines, email editor@pioneertribune.com or call 341- 5200.

Election day is Nov. 6.

Area historical society plans to honor veterans

MANISTIQUE – In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day Nov. 11, the Schoolcraft County Historical Society will feature “A Salute to Veterans” at Manistique’s historic Water Tower.

The water tower will be open from Nov. 1-11 with new exhibits to honor all area veterans.

For more information regarding this event, contact the historical society at (906) 286-4114 or by email at schs1860@gmail.com.

‘Senior Writers’ have released tenth book

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Senior Writers have released their 10th book. “Just Yesterday, Volume X” is now available at the Manistique Senior Center.

This publication contains stories written by members of the group who meet monthly at the center. A grant from the Manistique Foundation has enabled the group to publish this edition and offer copies for sale locally for $10.

Just Yesterday volume IX and Volume X are also available on Amazon.

MDOT making repairs to US-2 stretch in Esky

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repairing several drainage structures near the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Escanaba starting Oct. 15. Work also includes asphalt resurfacing.

This is part of an $800,000 project to resurface 2.4 miles of U.S. Highway 2 from North 30th Street to Danforth Road. The project is covered by a two-year pavement warranty. Motorists should expect lane closures and traffic shifts. A 10- foot width restriction will also be in effect in the work zone.

This project will result in a smoother driving surface and increased safety and extend the lifespan of the roadway. Estimated completion is mid-November.

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