August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County seeks program options

Community Corrections in jeopardy after funding cuts

MANISTIQUE – Operation of the area Community Corrections program could return to the county’s control. The possibility was discussed during a recent meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, is it just me or with this drastic weather change one wakes up and almost expects to see snowflakes in the air and it is way too early to even think about this. More...

Outdoors Brief

EUP Citizens’ council to hold meet tonight MACKINAC COUNTY – From a presentation on waterfowl, including daily goose bag limits, to updates on U.P. More...

Lifestyles

Getting the school year started right

The start of the new school year brings a big sigh of relief for many parents that another summer vacation period has been survived. More...

Baker College offers $3K truck driving scholarships

CADILLAC, Mich. – Baker College of Cadillac is offering scholarships to students who wish to enter its truck driving certificate program during the 2015-2016 academic year. Classes for 2015 fall quarter begin Sept. 28. More...

Looking for alkaline life savers? Start here

With your body in an acidic state, you may experience pain, weight gain and you may also be at risk of developing any number of diseases. More...

Sports

Ryan wins Indian Lake Golf Championship, racks up titles

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Men’s Golf Championship was held Aug. 22-23. After 36 holes of play, Rob Ryan and Jeff Inman were tied with nine holes left. Ryan emerged as club champion with a two-day total of 191. More...

Sports Briefs

Registration still open for Ryder Cup MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Golf Club is hosting the 16th annual Two-Person Ryder Cup Tournament this weekend – Aug 29 and 30. More...

Bump, pass, spike!

Emeralds roll out 2015 schedule

MUNISING – The 2015 volleyball season kicked off Saturday with the Lady Emeralds traveling to Munising to compete in the Munising Invitational. More...

Township struggles with blight, uncertainty over enforcement

Board hears from residents looking for blight solutions

MANISTIQUE – Blight has become a prominent issue throughout the state in recent years. Now, one Schoolcraft County township is facing not only blight, but the struggle to remedy it. More...

Council member charges dropped

Prosecutor cites additional evidence, misfiling in case

MANISTIQUE – All charges against a Manistique City Council member have been dropped, mere days before a trial was set to commence. More...

News Briefs

Food program distribution set to take place Sept. 1 MANISTIQUE – The Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft Community Action Agency will hold Family Commodity Food Program distributions during the week of Sept. 1. More...

News

Having a ‘yacht’ of fun

The Manistique Marina has been busy this summer season, welcoming watercraft of all shapes and sizes. Above, a visiting yacht is shown utilizing the broadside docking available in the marina. More...

NMU earns gold for veteran support

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University is the only school in the Upper Peninsula to achieve gold-level status from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for supporting the academic and transitional needs of student veterans. More...

New history magazine aims at children

LANSING – The Historical Society of Michigan recently announced the release of Michigan History for Kids magazine and its accompanying website, www.michigankids.org. More...

Views

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I want to share a heartwarming experience that happened to me on Sunday, Aug. 23. I was on my way to the Cooks Corn Roast. More...

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

50 Years Ago August 26, 1965 More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

Times change … When I read in this paper that Manistique was receiving a grant to demolish and remove several old structures as part of a blight program, I thought what a great idea. More...

Community

New UPHS hospital site receives zoning approval

MARQUETTE – UP Health System - Marquette has received recommended approval by the Marquette City Planning Commission for Planned Unit Development zoning at the 37-acre site designated for construction of its new hospital campus. More...

Friends of the Porkies gear up for annual music festival Aug. 28-30

ONTONOGAN – The 11th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival, presented by the Friends of the Porkies, will take place, rain or shine, Aug. More...

LED upgrades get noticed in MDOT St. Ignace project

ST. IGNACE – A project on the eastern end of the Upper Peninsula is shining a spotlight on cost-saving innovations for Michigan highways. More...