Publish Interview with Jim Dickerson of Florida Weekly

Earlier this year, Our-Hometown assisted Florida Weekly in creating a statewide COVID-19 Business Updates Directory, which was launched alongside a total re-design of their homepage and nine community-specific magazine websites. Given the timing — during the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak — it was critical that the project be completed in a timely fashion so that Florida Weekly could establish themselves as […]

Reward for Information

Reward for information leading to the discovery of Alice. Years ago, Alice went down a rabbit hole and various characters have been looking for her ever since. Seven little men have spent years upon years searching for Alice in all the little places. Daniel has searched the wilds and Jack has searched the seas.  

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Seney Refuge announces June programs cancelled

Children’s Fishing Day among activities

SENEY – The Seney National Wildlife Refuge recently anounced the following services and operations are suspended until further notice in order to comply with federal, state and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19): -Visitor center operations remain closed -All public events scheduled for the month of June are cancelled -Spotting scopes are not installed at […]

MDHHS extends additional food benefits through May

Familes will be able to access fund on card

LANSING – Approximately 350,000 Michigan families will continue to have access to additional food assistance benefits in the month of May in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday. The additional food assistance was initially approved for March and April – and now that is being extended for […]

SCCF awards mini-grants

MANISTIQUE – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Schoolcraft County Community Foundation was able to award spring mini-grants, scholarships and two special COVID-19 specific grants in May. Laurie Jasmin, board president, said it’s important for SCCF to support the community in these hard times. She noted that students, especially, are struggling to find money to attend college next fall, she noted. […]

News from MAS

Superintendent Howard Parmentier

I hope that this letter finds you and all your family members safe and healthy. As I have stated earlier, I could not be more impressed by the all the ways I have seen our staff, students, and community step up in these trying times. With these unprecedented times, graduation has been ever changing due to the restrictions. A couple […]

At home, with art.

Students of Emerald Elementary spent time recently picking up art supply bags at the school. A group of local art supporters came up with the idea, donated money, ordered supplies, and put together bags of new art materials for students to use to explore creatively at home while out of school. Included in the bag was also a list of […]

Food distributions set for sites around the county

MANISTIQUE – The Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft Community Action Agency will hold Family Commodity Food Program distributions during the week of June 1. Distribution sites include: Garden, June 3, at the Garden Community Center from 2-3 p.m.; Manistique, June 4, at the Manistique VFW Hall from 9:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.; and Germfask, June 4, at the Germfask Township Hall from […]

MTA now offering scholarship for student ‘leaders’

MARQUETTE – The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition is hosting a livestream May 30. The livestream begins at 7 p.m. and features Conan Smith, head of the Michigan Environmental Council. Smith will be discussing the work of a statewide outdoor recreation workgroup to develop recommendations for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and state agencies for a systematic, phased reopening of outdoor recreation activities […]

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