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Feeding America will distribute food July 26   MANISTIQUE – The Feeding America Mobile Food Truck will again visit Manistique July 26. The truck will be available from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.  More...

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Outdoors

Evink and Shively receive DNR Livesaving Awards

LANSING – Two Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers were recognized last Thursday for saving the lives of accident victims in the Upper Peninsula and Oceana County earlier this year.  More...

FISH REPORT

Well, I guess someone besides me is wondering where summer went or if it going to make it, seeing we have passed the middle of July. More...

Labatt USA supports DNR via Great State of Mine campaign

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that Labatt USA is pitching in to support Michigan state parks and waterways. More...

Obituaries

Earl W. Ring

MANISTIQUE – Earl W. Ring, 90, of Gulliver, passed on to hunt the largest buck in the sky on Monday, July 17, 2017, with his family by his side. He was a resident of the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  More...

Community

Just floating around

The Gulliver Lake Property Owners Association held its annual boat parade July 2. Residents decorated a variety of watercraft and, despite choppy waters, motored around the lake for the enjoyment of those watching from shore. More...

Research points to high ragweed, ozone days as triggering allergies

LANSING – If you’re sneezing and coughing your way through summer, you’re not alone. More...

Schuette: Consumers reminded to use best practices with bankrupt retailers

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently called attention to best practices to be used by Michigan consumers, in this case brides-to-be, when protecting themselves from bankrupt retailers.  More...

Sports

MAYS League new season underway

MANISTIQUE – According to organizers, things have been busy this week with the start of the Manistique Area Youth Soccer season.  With six local teams playing in four different areas, MAYS League President Sheila Clark said coordination ca More...

Registration deadline nears for ‘Slam’ event

MANISTIQUE – The final registration deadline for the Cedar Street Slam 3-on-3 basketball tournament is just days away. Teams considering playing in the event need to have registrations submitted by July 25.  More...

MHSAA sets participation records in three sports

Overall participation above enrollment dip

EAST LANSING – Enrollment in Michigan High School Athletic Association member high schools continued a trend of slight declines in 2016-17, but participation in sports held firm as records were set in three of the 28 sports for which postseason More...

Missing woman found safe, man will face charges at federal level

MANISTIQUE – An area woman who had been missing since July 9 was found safe four days later. More...

Boddy to take on principal position

Superintendent will also serve as Emerald principal

MANISTIQUE – Emerald Elementary has found a new principal – and it’s a familiar face to the district. The change was discussed during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education.  More...

News

PETS ON PARADE

The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter held its annual Pet Parade recently. Residents showed off their own pets and shelter volunteers brought along some excited fur friends available at the shelter. More...

MCPP: State addresses underfunding while also protecting earned benefits

MIDLAND – Michigan Gov. More...

Bring on the beauty

The Manistique Rotary and the Manistique Women’s Club teamed up to beautify the municipal lot (also known as the former Jack’s grocery store parking lot) and the U.S. Post Office with trees and plants. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  I find it quite amazing to hear after such a short period of time that many Republicans elected and supporters want the Russia issue stopped. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago July 20, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

THE DINNER DIVA

I am not a fan of stuffing children with sugar; therefore, my kids rarely got to indulge in those traditional freezer pops many of us grew up with. More...

Candidate holds ‘home town tour’

MANISTIQUE – Former Manistique resident and candidate for Congress, Dwight (D.J.) Brady, toured the UP Paper facility and Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital recently.  Brady said his goal was to see what role the federal government could play i More...

SENIOR CENTER NEWS

Tonight’s the night, monthly Pot Luck Night. Tonight we have two guests, Don Carlson will entertain us with his music, starting at 4 p.m. Don is a first timer, so let’s welcome and encourage him to come back.  More...