February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Foundation receives boost from local trust

Roy and Vivian Nelson trust donates nearly $50K

MANISTIQUE – A donation in the amount of $49,999.98 from the Roy and Vivian Nelson Trust was recently received by the Schoolcraft County Community Foundation.  Roy G. Nelson was born Dec 5, 1920, in Manistique. The son of Arthur J. More...

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Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, for one, I am sure going to be ready when the warm spring time weather comes our way. Needless to say I am ready to trade in the below zero nights we have been having. More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago February 15, 1968   More...

Obituaries

David A. LaPratt

GULLIVER – David A. LaPratt, 71, of Gulliver, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.  He was born Aug. More...

Robert J. Fiegel

COOKS – Robert J. Fiegel, 66, of Cooks, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. More...

Anthony J. Schomin Jr.

ESCANABA – Anthony John Schomin Jr., of Escanaba, Mich., passed away Tuesday, Feb. More...

Sports

We are the champions

Emerald wrestling team takes home third district team title

MANISTIQUE – The Emerald wrestling team won its third district team title in a row last Thursday night.  It was a team effort. It was plucky. It was Herculean. It was poetry. It was Seabiscuit.  More...

Schroeder heads to regionals

MUNISING – The Michigan High School Athletic Association individual districts were held in Munising Saturday. Manistique freshman, James Schroeder, achieved a second-place finish in the 119 pound weight class. More...

Relic ride draws more than 400 sleds

Registrations, donations from event benefit 3 area charities

MANISTIQUE – Despite a delayed start due to the cold, 416 sleds crossed the starting line to kick off the 26th Annual Long Riders Relic Ride for charity Saturday at the Jack Pine Lodge.  More...

Drug bust ends with four residents facing felonies, one other charged

MANISTIQUE – Four Manistique residents are facing a slew of drug charges following a bust last week. One other resident, arrested in November, was also charged as part of the investigation.  More...

Snofest returning with three events

Public invited to Frosty 5K, Little Jiggers, free ice skate

MANISTIQUE – Looking for some winter fun? Look no further than the 2018 Manistique Snofest.  The event is scheduled to take place Feb. 24 in Manistique’s Central Park. More...

News Briefs

CBC Celebrity Bartending event set for February 16   MANISTIQUE – The annual Celebrity Bartending and CBC Auction is set for Feb. 25. More...

News

Mackinac financial corporation reports 2017 fourth quarter and annual results

MANISTIQUE – Mackinac Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: MFNC) (the “Corporation”), the bank holding company for mBank, today announced 2017 net income of $5.48 million, or $.87 per share, compared to net income $4.48 million, or $.72 p More...

Groups fight proposals to water down DEQ

LANSING – Some state lawmakers want to shift control of environmental rules from the Department of Environmental Quality to state appointed boards, a move environmentalists say would put the fox in charge of the henhouse.  More...

Bowled Over

The Manistique Emeralds played the Hancock Bulldogs in the third round of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 250-100. More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

Former MHS student makes LSSU dean’s list   SAULT STE. More...

HOSA students participate in conference

MANISTIQUE – DSISD Manistique Satellite Center’s HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Chapter had 29 students attend the 2018 Regional Leadership Conference at Bay College. HOSA’s Region 1 is considered the entire U.P. More...

UP artists will be represented in Art Prize

GRAND RAPIDS – Artists from the U.P. will again have their art displayed at the world’s largest arts competition – ArtPrize, set for Sept. 19 through Oct. 7 in Grand Rapids.  More...

Community

BIG competition

The Big Bay De Noc Black Bears played the Kingsford Flivvers in the second round of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 180-60. More...

MAS News

February is National Career and Technical Education Month. More...

Police Log

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  — — —  Tuesday, Feb. More...