October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

District 5 commission candidate drops out

MANISTIQUE – The Democratic candidate for the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners’ District 5 seat has dropped out of the race. More...

Police seek information on local golf course damage

Inidan Lake club site of multiple incidents

MANISTIQUE – Investigation continues into extensive damage caused to the Indian Lake Golf and Country Club in Manistique. More...

News

News Briefs

Lake Effects gallery to close for the season MANISTIQUE – The Lake Effect Art Gallery, located at Traders Point, will be closing for the season on Oct. 31. This has been the art gallery’s third successful season. More...

Center posts findings of USFWS gray wolf report

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The International Wolf Center recently posted the findings and status of the gray wolf population in the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment (Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan) as reported by the U.S. More...

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

50 Years Ago October 22, 1964 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: More...

From the Braver Instiute

I don’t care and I don’t worry. Alright, that’s not completely true. I do care about many things but there is are an awful lot of things out there that people get themselves all worked up over that I don’t care one lick about. More...

Opinion

Examining the place of ‘rural’ in the digital age

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

Lifestyles

Tips for cleaning up all the ‘spooky’ Halloween stains

EAST LANSING – The candles in your pumpkins have all burned down, treats have been counted, classified and sampled, and you’re staring at tired green faces and purple hair. More...

Anniversaries

Full Story

Pulling up for first

In a recent GFWC District 5 meeting in Newberry, Brenda Fleck, president of the Manistique Women’s Club, was awarded a first place certificate in photography for her entry, “Goliath&rdquo More...

Sports

Ketcik receives Hall of Honor media award

LANSING – Each year, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan honors individuals who have helped the great game of basketball in Michigan. More...

Sports Brief

“Dig for a Cure” event to take place Oct. 30 MANISTIQUE – The Richard Bonifas Gymnasium will be dressed in pink Oct. More...

Patriots playoff hopes alive with big win over Emeralds

MANISTIQUE – Playing for nothing more than pride, the Manistique Emerald football team was shut out by the visiting Patriots from Westwood last Friday night. More...

Electric increase to hit area entities hard

Area employers prep for ‘devastating’ bills

MANISTIQUE – Just like residents, area businesses, schools, and entities are bracing for the financial impact of an unprecedented electric rate increase. The hike, set to land on Cloverland Electric Cooperative customer bills Dec. More...

Committee still seeking advice, input for shared superintendent

Groups asked what they expect of official

MANISTIQUE – The search into whether Manistique Area Schools will share a superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School District continues. A public workshop addressing the subject was held following the MAS Board of Education meeting Monday. More...

More HBH cuts to affect patients

Those without state aid placed on waiting list

MANISTIQUE – Facing years of a declining general fund and yet another significant cut from the state, Hiawatha Behavioral Health is being forced to suspend services to more than 60 of its patients. More...

Outdoors

Natural resources commission chair committed to outdoors

LANSING – Rowing against a stiff wind on a small Upper Peninsula pond, J.R. More...

Outdoors Briefs

Grand Rapids angler catches record Quillback LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources confirmed a new state record last month for quillback carpsucker. This is the fifth state-record fish caught in 2014. More...

Fish Report

Well, there is a good chance we are going to get a few days of nice sunny weather which we sure could use. In fact, for those that use solar power there is a real need for sunny weather to recharge their batteries. More...

Obituaries

Christopher A. Hook

FOWLERVILLE, Mich. - Christopher A. Hook, 52, of Fowlerville, Mich., died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Sept., 24, 2014, in Fowlerville. More...

Joyce O. Lesica

MANISTIQUE - Joyce O. (Eaton) Lesica, 90, of 526 Park Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. More...

Norma G. Stewart

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. - Norma Gail Stewart, 79, of 6220 32nd St. South, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids. More...

Community

Local health officials to prepare Ebola response

MANISTIQUE – As the Ebola death toll continues to rise overseas and cases hit home in the United States, the LMAS District Health Department and Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital are working together to ensure a prepared local response. More...

Area children invited to annual ‘Table or Treat’ event, set for Tuesday

MANISTIQUE – Zombies and monsters, delight! The fourth annual “Table or Treat” takes place Tuesday, Oct. 28, inside Emerald Elementary. Table or Treat is hosted each year by the Schoolcraft County Great Start Parent Coalition. More...

Stabenow, Levin call for delay of electric increase

Say rates will hurt UP families, businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. More...