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Manistique man enters guilty plea in drug case, sentencing date set MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man has entered a guilty plea in a federal drug case against him. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, with the hunting seasons now in full swing I thought I would take this week to help you young guys better understand grandpa and the rest of the old guys out at camp. There is a reason we act like we do. More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago September 22, 1966 More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, As a recent patient of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, I want to share the positive experience I had. The orthopedic surgeon, Dr. John Galey and the emergency room doctor, Dr. David Scheonow and all the staff are top notch. More...

‘Ban the Box’ effort helping ex-offenders succeed

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

Community

Education lab open for Trails Week fun

MANISTIQUE – Take time to enjoy the Manistique Environmental Education Lab during the third annual Michigan Trails Wee, Sept. 17-24. The week was established in order to draw attention to the abundance of public trails throughout the state. More...

Prescribed fires planned by 8-Mile area

MANISTIQUE – The Forest Service is notifying local residents of possible prescribed fires opportunities in the near future. Current weather forecasts suggest suitable burning weather may occur over the next several months. More...

Deer/vehicle crash odds worsening in Mich.

LANSING – Michigan drivers are 14 percent more likely to collide with a deer than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. More...

Sports

Rushing Knights defeat Emeralds

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emeralds’ varsity football team fell to 0-4 following a 50-13 loss at the hands of the Norway Knights last Friday at home. More...

Emeralds are scoring to defeat childhood cancer

MANISTIQUE – In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Manistique Emeralds football team has proudly joined Touchdowns Against Cancer. More...

‘Sports Week’ agenda included stop in Manistique

MANISTIQUE – For former Manistique resident DJ Anderson, “Sports Week” began 23 years ago. In its infancy, Anderson and a buddy drove 21 hours to watch a Michigan game with a bag of Doritos and a six pack. More...

UPPCO sees rate increase approved

Customer bills will decrease slightly, refunds issued

MANISTIQUE – Upper Peninsula Power Company customers will now pay slightly less for their electric bills, but still more than they did before an UPPCO self-implemented rate increase this spring. More...

Staff questions increased use of private company for MAS

Recent set of hires sparks concern Monday

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools Board of Education has once again opted to utilize the services of a private staffing company, but not without questions from support staff. More...

News

A ‘Duesy’ of a show

If you’re a car enthusiast and just happened to be near the municipal boat launch area last week, you were one of the few that were able to see the mini car show that stopped for lunch. More...

Experts advise proper car seat use

LANSING – Car accidents are among the top causes of death among children in the United States, but experts say the risk can be reduced with proper use of restraints. More...

‘Vino at the Casino’ supports Esky Rotary

ESCANABA – Vino at the Casino wine tasting returns for its 14th year Nov. 5. An annual sellout, this year’s event will once again take place at the Island Resort and Casino. The event is scheduled to begin promptly at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Wanda G. Swanson

MANISTIQUE – Wanda G. Swanson, 79, of 1823W Beckman Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at her home in Hiawatha Township. More...

Warren G. MacGregor

GULLIVER – Lifelong Gulliver, Mich., resident, Warren G. Mac- Gregor, 96, passed away on Aug. 27, 2016, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Listed among survivors is his wife, Billie L. MacGregor. More...

Lifestyles

A birthday wish fulfilled

Kaylynn McDougle, of Manistique, recently decided to, in lieu of presents, celebrate her seventh birthday by collecting donations for a local food pantry. Kaylynn’s birthday was Sept. More...

CAA program has new director

ESCANABA – Naomi Fletcher has worked more than 30 years for nonprofit groups that help people better live their lives. Now, she is serving as director of the Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency Weatherization Program. More...

Seven dinner shortcuts that will save you time

Regardless of how you feel about cooking, nobody wants to be a slave to the kitchen. More...