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Foundation will award ten $2K scholarships MANISTIQUE – Manistique Area Schools Scholarship Foundation will be awarding 10 scholarships worth $2,000 each at the annual Honors Night on May 7. More...

Daisies & Digs

A great big “thank you” to the Manistique Moose Lodge for the fantastic Easter party this past Saturday. It was a fun-filled day of games and food. Everyone went home with a bag filled, and I mean filled, with goodies. More...

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

50 Years Ago April 16, 1964 More...

Obituaries

Nelly A. Carey

MANISTIQUE – Nelly Ann Carey, 73, of 507 Alger Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away Wednesday morning, April 9, 2014, at her home. She was born April 8, 1941, in Lewis County, Ky., the daughter of Christy I. and Eliza Ann (Clark) Skidmore. More...

Dorothy M. Adkins

MANISTIQUE – Dorothy M. Adkins, 73, of 7630W Houghton Road, Manistique, Mich., died unexpectedly on April 14, 2014, at her home in Hiawatha Township. She was born Jan. 25, 1941, in Newberry, Mich., the daughter of Donald and Beatrice More...

Community

Lotto boosts school fund

LANSING – The state School Aid Fund got a $250,000 boost recently when no one came forward to claim a Mega Millions prize before the winning ticket expired. More...

Showing a bit of class ... of 1928

In honor of his father, Matthew Weber, Jim Weber recently decided to donate a picture of the Manistique graduating class of 1928, of which he was a part. More...

CRAM: Why this pothole season is so much worse

LANSING – Although motorists are already frustrated with pothole season, the County Road Association of Michigan warns the worst is probably yet to come. More...

Citizens discuss Cooks project

Wind ordinance causing division among neighbors

MANISTIQUE – It was a decidedly split full house at Tuesday’s meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners, with opponents and proponents of wind power development sitting on opposite sides of the room. More...

Water, sewer on rise again

City raises rates to fund new infrastructure project

MANISTIQUE – Water and sewer rates are on the rise again as the city moves forward with another infrastructure project that will span down M-94 from Chippewa Avenue to US-2. More...

Outdoors

Registration open for DNR’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman

LANSING – Women seeking to improve their outdoor skills can now register for the 17th annual Becoming an Outdoors- Woman summer program, held the weekend of May 30 to June 1 at Bay Cliff Health Camp, in Big Bay, located approximately 30 miles n More...

Fish Report

Well, I have to admit it seems spring has sprung and the snow has left a whole lot faster than I figured it would with the winter we had. More...

Outdoors Briefs

‘Ask the DNR’ set to air tonight at 8 p.m. MARQUETTE – “Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU-TV Channel 13 on April 17, at 8 p.m. More...

Views

From the Braver Institute

“But I Want To Know What Food One Was!” Nelson the Viking yelled as he ripped the door off of the hinges to my office. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the wind ordinance in Schoolcraft County. I have not signed a lease with Heratige, but I have heard that 28 landowners already have. More...

Lifestyles

Understanding hospice care and what medicare coverage means

If someone in your family needs hospice care, this column explains what it is and what Medicare covers. What is hospice care? More...

Takala - Michalak

GULLIVER – John and Karen Wendt and Carol and Dave Edgar of Newberry, Mich., announce the engagement of their daughter, Francescia Renee Michalak, to Christopher Joseph Takala, son of Joe and Heather Takala of Gulliver. More...

As far as I’m concerned, basic kitchen skills are every bit as important to teach our children as are basic hygiene skills. More...

Sports

Spike for CBC

Several CBC fundraising events have taken place on over the past few weeks and, on Sunday, the annual volleyball tournament was held in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at the Manistique High School. More...

Sports Briefs

Final registration date set for Little League MANISTIQUE – Final registration for Manistique Little League Baseball and Softball is scheduled for April 22. More...

Big Bay relay, a family tradition

BIG BAY – The Noquemanon Trail Network will be celebrating the 38th annual Big Bay Relay with a kick off event at the Kaufman Sports Complex on May 17. More...

Poll

Do you think Schoolcraft County should model a zoning ordinance to encourage wind farm development in the area?