‘Keep the UP CWD Free’ panel discussion to air this weekend

MARQUETTE – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding the public that broadcasts of WNMU-TV13’s “Media Meet” discussion on keeping the Upper Peninsula free from chronic wasting disease will air this weekend. The program with DNR staff and host Bill Hart focuses on various efforts to educate the public on CWD and keeping it from reaching the U.P. The […]

Bears victorious in season opener

COOKS – With just two returning players from last year’s varsity squad, Coach Bob Pederson wasn’t sure what to expect from his young Bears team as they prepared to take on the Superior Central Cougars in their season opener last Monday night. After 32 minutes of play, their actions on the court left their coach feeling pretty good about his […]

District Court

Matthew John Benish, 18, Michigan Ave., Manistique, charged with careless driving (10/15). Assessed $175. Andrew James Johnson, 18, State Hwy. M-94, Manistique, charged with operating without a helmet (9/15). Assessed $100. Dennis William Leveille, Fifth Ave. South, Escanaba, charged with operating an ORV in a closed area (11/15). Assessed $120. Vitold Alan Skok, 55, County Rd. 442, Cooks, charged with […]

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received. — — — Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 11 a.m. Lockout, Cedar Street 12 p.m. Civil standby, Third Street 1:50 p.m. Dog bite, within city of Manistique 2:45 p.m. EMS/Ambulance 3:30 p.m. Message delivery, within city of Manistique 5:18 p.m. Life […]


Eva Burrell shelter to host bake sale Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter will host a Bake Sale Dec. 12. The event will take place inside the Shopko Hometown store in Manistique from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds from the bake sale will benefit the shelter.

Motorized trails association to host meeting

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Motorized Trails Association membership meeting will be held on Dec. 17. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. For more information, email scmtaup@gmail.com or call (906) 283-3153.

State offers resources to aging drivers

LANSING – If you are concerned about an aging loved one’s driving habits or what will happen when it’s time to give up the keys, finding help can be challenging. Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and a coalition of stakeholders are providing some much-needed answers through a new state resource for aging drivers, their families and the professionals that work […]

Lifestyles Brief

Zion Luthern to host Santa Lucia Festival

MANISTIQUE – Community members are invited to attend the Santa Lucia Festival at the Zion Lutheran Church in Manistique. The event takes place Dec. 12 at 7 pm. The Santa Lucia Festival is a tradition at the Zion Lutheran Church dating back to 1953 with Myrtle Estern as the very first Lucia. There have been many ‘Lucias’ from the community […]

The benefits of using bones in your kitchen

Animal bones, including beef knuckles, chicken carcasses and ham hocks, are absolutely worth saving and cooking with. If you’re sticking to a grocery budget, you’ll be glad to know these animal bits are good and cheap (sometimes free if you can sweet talk your butcher). Bones are full of minerals like calcium and phosphorous. And if the bones you’re cooking […]