May 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

At the market

Despite cool temperatures, plenty of residents and visitors stopped by the seasonal opening of the Manistique Farmers’ Market last Wednesday. The market will be held each Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. until Sept. 18. More...

HBH lead readies to retire

Hinkson reflects on service, budget woes

MANISTIQUE – A mainstay at Hiawatha Behavioral Health will be moving on at the end of May. After 26 and a half years, Lisa Hinkson, CEO, is retiring. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fishing for funds

Immersed in the planning stages for this year’s 30th annual Manistique Trout and Salmon Derby, the Manistique Area Sport Fishing Club received a welcomed donation from one of the derby sponsors. More...

Views

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Please join me in giving a “shout out” to all those involved in the response to a potential threat to our community May 7. More...

A Look Back at the... Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago May 27, 1965 More...

Negative interest rates a brilliant concept

Editor’s note: This submission represents the personal opinions of the author and should not be used to characterize the opinions of the Pioneer Tribune. — — — More...

Lifestyles

Thorell turns in tools after 31 years of teaching

MANISTIQUE – After 31 years of dedication to serving the youth of Delta and Schoolcraft Counties, local teacher Guy Thorell is retiring. He served as the construction trades instructor for the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Bishop Doerfler to ordain 3 priests, 2 deacons MARQUETTE – Bishop John F. Doerfler of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette will ordain three men to the Order of Priesthood and two to the Order of Deacon during a special liturgy May 29. More...

Births

Journey Jo Spettel MANISTIQUE – Christopher and Mandy Spettel of Manistique, proudly welcomed their third child, a baby girl, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Journey Jo Spettel was delivered at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich. More...

Sports

Consistent play leads to Conference Championship

NEGAUNEE – With the 2015 Mid-Peninsula Conference golf championship trophy securely on display in the halls of Manistique High School, the Emerald girls now have their sights set on the Division 2 UP Finals crown as they prepare to travel to We More...

Emeralds end regular season with pair of wins

MHSAA district set to begin

ISHPEMING – Coming off a pair of losses to Westwood, the Lady Emeralds fastpitch softball team finished the regular season strong, taking a pair of games off the Ishpeming Hematites. More...

Manistique residents continue Big Bay Road Relay tradition

MARQUETTE – Three teams from Manistique contributed to make up the 32 teams that participated in the 39th Annual Big Bay Relay. More...

Garden Peninsula Foundation makes progress in lawsuit

MANISTIQUE – The Garden Peninsula Foundation has had some success in their lawsuit against Heritage Sustainable Energy, LLC.According to a news release from the organization dated May 25, Judge R. More...

Garden Foundation makes progress in lawsuit

MANISTIQUE – The Garden Peninsula Foundation has had some success in their lawsuit against Heritage Sustainable Energy, LLC.According to a news release from the organization dated May 25, Judge R. More...

City to pursue blight grant

Funds could lead to demo of 16 structures

MANISTIQUE – The city has their sights set on eliminating area blight, and will now pursue a grant to do just that. More...

Hearing delayed for one suspect in murder case

Cordell will join co-defendants in Aug. preliminary

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man will have to wait at least nine more weeks for his preliminary hearing after his original hearing was delayed Wednesday in 93rd District Court. More...

News

In memory

In celebration of Memorial Day, area residents gathered for a program Monday in the Manistique High School gymnasium. More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

“Going With The Flow” is the theme of the new Pure Michigan radio ad promoting the Manistique area. This ad uses the familiar voice of Tim Allen and is being played on radio stations in cities downstate. More...

New Sault Tribe programs aims to improve health of UP residents

SAULT STE. MARIE – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is nationally renowned for abundant nature and fresh air. At the same time, the UP is also known for higher than average smoking rates and obesity. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Schulze

MANISTIQUE – Elizabeth “Bette” Schulze, 84, of 550 Gero Ave., Manistique, Michi., passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at her home in the loving care of her family. More...

Glada J. King

MANISTIQUE – Glada J. King, 92, of Steuben, Mich., died Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. More...

Nancy A. Erickson

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. – Nancy Ann Erickson, 81, of Longboat Key, Fla., passed away unexpectedly of a stroke on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. More...

Community

Michigan will seek better ways to help traumatized children

LANSING – All children should have the opportunity to grow up healthy, safe and ready to reach their full potential. Unfortunately, too many children in the United States have the innocence of childhood shattered by violence and trauma. More...

Library to offer free passes to state parks in Michigan

Event to kick off June 3 in Manistique library

MANISTIQUE – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Michigan Recreation and Park Association and The Library Network will kick off the third-annual Michigan Activity Pass program June 3, at 2 p.m. More...

Vacation Bible school scheduled

MANISTIQUE – The annual Vacation Bible School will take place from June 8-12 at Cedar Grove Mennonite Church. The school will take place from 1-3:40 p.m. each day. More...