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News Briefs

Manistique man sentenced for illegal fishing device use   MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man has pleaded guilty to using an illegal device while fishing. The incident occurred April 8 on Indian Lake.  More...

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Outdoors

DNR: No license needed during free ORV weekend

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites residents and out-ofstate visitors to enjoy Free ORV Weekend Aug. 19-20. More...

FISH REPORT

Well, the weather we are having is way too early for it to have a touch of that fall feeling early in the morning. More...

Obituaries

John “Jack” Thousand

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – John “Jack” Thousand, 83, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at The Sanctuary at Bellbrook surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Linda Marie Salter

MATTAWAN, Mich. – Linda Marie Salter, 73, of Mattawan, Mich., formerly of Steuben, Mich., died at the home of her daughter on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.  More...

Lorraine M. Popour

MANISTIQUE – Lorraine M. Popour, 56, of Manistique, Mich., passed away Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at the U.P. Health System in Marquette, Mich., surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Jan. More...

Community

NEWS FROM MAS

Expand.As defined by dictionary.com, expand (verb) means: 1. to increase in extent, size, volume, scope; 2. to spread or stretch out, unfold; 3. to express in fuller form or greater detail; develop. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Ann Carol Christensen, 48, N. Mackinac Street, Manistique, pled nolo contendere in 93rd District Court to domestic violence (5/17). More...

Celebrating the big 5-0

The Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility recently celebrated its 50th anniversary recently with an outdoor event for residents, visitors, and staff. More...

Tourism group continues to make strides

STC works to assist community, has new home

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Tourism and Commerce group is making strides – both within its organization and the community. More...

Hops on the Harbor returns

Local festival offers plenty for beer lovers

MANISTIQUE – Ready to test some craft beer while enjoying food and music? Hops on the Harbor returns this weekend for current or would-be enthusiasts of the best beer Michigan has to offer.  More...

News

Feeding America Food Truck planning visit to Manistique

MANISTIQUE - The Schoolcraft County Feeding America Mobile Food Truck will visit Manistique Aug. 23 from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.  The location for pick up is Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, 7870W U.S. Highway 2 in Manistique. More...

Senator visits Schoolcraft County, tours UP Papers

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Sen. Gary Peters visited Schoolcraft and Alger counties last week to discuss his efforts to support Michigan’s manufacturing and agricultural industries and grow the state’s economy and create jobs.  More...

ALA launches new screening campaign

DETROIT – Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer of both women and men, and according to the American Lung Association, the new availability of lung cancer screening for those considered at high risk can save thousands of lives.  More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths.  More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago August 17, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

Keeping it fresh: Tips to help preserve from garden to table

You spent the summer weeding, watering and tending to your vegetable garden. Now all your effort has paid off with a bountiful harvest. Maximize the flavor and nutritional value of your homegrown vegetables with proper harvesting and storage.  More...

Manistique man ‘levels up’ in Air Force

MANISTIQUE – Air Force 2nd Lt. Trevor R. Birr has graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance Air Force Base, Okla.  More...

The Dinner Diva

In our pursuit for saving money, we find ourselves scouring the world and the web for ways to cut corners and expenses. And nowhere is that more apparent than in our weekly quest to feed the family. More...

Sports

Trained and ready to compete

MANISTIQUE – Previously we stated the volleyball team’s first workout after sitting around all summer took place at practice last week. That, in fact, was not the case for this year’s 2017 Emerald volleyball teams. More...

MAYS wraps up season

MANISTIQUE – It was a quick season for the Manistique Area Youth Soccer teams. MAYS President Sheila Clark recently recapped the standings for the various leagues:  More...

Annual Manistique Color Run Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The countdown to race day is on as organizers put the finishing touches on the Manistique Color Race – set for Aug. More...