June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Area sets Fourth events

MANISTIQUE – Independence Day is just around the corner, and area events are numerous. The following is a line up of events: MANISTIQUE July 3 6 p.m.: Kiddie Parade. Line-up at 5 p.m., with judging at 5:30 p.m. Games to follow. July 4 More...

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Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Indian Lake State Park sets week’s events MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake State Park schedule of events for June 25-July 2 includes: June 25 Batteries Not Included More...

Fish Report

Well, summer is officially here now but at times it sure does not feel like it. There are times with the dampness and wind it is flat chilly out. More...

Obituaries

Cheryl A. Stanlake

AUSTIN, Texas – Cheryl A. (Roemer) Stanlake, 58, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Manistique, Mich., passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, after a brief illness surrounded by her loved ones. More...

Marietta May Carlson

MANISTIQUE – Marietta May Carlson, 28, of Manistique, Mich., died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. More...

Lifestyles

CAA Childhood program announces new director

ESCANABA – Myra Heslip is now the director of the Community Action Agency Early Childhood Program. More...

Mingling with a star

Bruce Henry, formerly of Manistique, and his wife, Karen, recently attended a charity function in Ocala, Fla. where they met actor John Travolta. More...

Diet-friendly snack ideas and tips

If you’re traveling or vacationing, as many people are this time of year, there are easy ways to “stay on plan” without feeling deprived. More...

‘Indecent’ ordinance revisions approved

City leaves controversy in past with more modern interpretation

MANISTIQUE – The city’s controversial Public Peace and Good Order ordinance is now a thing of the past. An updated successor to the ordinance was approved during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique City Council. More...

Change in conference takes backseat, for now

Coaches express concerns about switching from ‘rivals’ in Mid-Pen

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area School District will not likely change its athletic conference – at least not any time in the near future. The discussion against the move took place during a recent meeting of the MAS Board of Education. More...

News Briefs

Former Manistique USPS worker faces felonies MARQUETTE – A Manistique woman and former United States Postal Service worker is facing felony charges in the US District Court Western District of Michigan. More...

News

Columbus replicas coming to Esky

ESCANABA – Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ Ships, the “Pinta” and the “Nina”, will arrive in Escanaba July 8. The ships will be docked at 17 Water Plant Road and opened from July 9, until their departure July 13. More...

Erickson Center contest underway

CURTIS – The annual photography contest sponsored by The Erickson Center for the Arts’ is underway. More...

LSSU Regional Outdoor Center opens to the public

Residents, students can rent outdoor gear

SAULT STE. MARIE – A new campus facility that is helping Lake Superior State University students enjoy the great outdoors is now open to the public. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Who is right and who is wrong about the wind farm in our area? We attended an emotional Garden Township meeting connected with a recent noise ordinance. More...

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

50 Years Ago June 24, 1965 More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

My dad used to say, “It’s a long drive, but when you get there, you’re home.” Though he is gone now, those words ring in my ears as I make yet another trek north to the place where grandpa, in 1939, purchased a tiny cottage on More...

Community

4-H to host summer camp at Clear Lake

SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY – The 2015 Marquette County 4-H Summer Camp will be held July 7-9 at Clear Lake Education Center, located in the Hiawatha National Forest. More...

Preferential treatment

Frankenmuth Insurance recently recognized Savings Insurance Agency, Inc., of Manistique, as a “Preferred Plus” Partner for 2015. More...

LARA: Report elder financial abuse

LANSING – The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Corporations, Securities, and Commercial Licensing Bureau urges citizens to value and protect Michigan’s seniors by reporting possible financial abuse. More...

Sports

Foursome claims third consecutive title

MANISTIQUE – The 33rd annual Bud Malloy 4-Man Scramble golf tournament was held over the weekend at Indian Lake Golf Club in Manistique. The popular venue hosted 288 golfers over the two-day event, representing several states and Canada. More...

Paper Chase celebrates 25 years

MANISTIQUE – Although Folkfest began in 1990, it wasn’t until 1991 that the Paper Chase kickedoff the annual event. Since then, the event has signaled the start of the iconic festival. More...

Meditating in the ‘art’

The Bushido Karate Dojo of Manistique took several students to Japan in May to experience first hand the culture and history of Japan and the roots of martial arts. More...

Poll

Do you agree with Friday's Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage?