February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Area drug case now under US attorney

Local charge dropped to allow for federal prosecution

MANISTIQUE – The United States Attorney’s Office has taken the lead in a felony drug case against a Manistique area man. More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police, Manistique Lodge, I would like to thank all of the wonderful people who contributed to the success of the Christmas with a Cop program we held in December. More...

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

50 Years Ago February 3, 1966 More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

Part of living well in Hiawathaland includes having a healthy diet. Here’s advice from one of our local health educators on how we can improve life for our kids and ourselves: More...

Lifestyles

St. Francis announces honor roll

MANISTIQUE – St. Francis de Sales Catholic School has released the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2015-16 school year. Christian Witness Award recipients in kindergarten were Jackson Lee and Natalie Miotke. More...

The Dinner Diva

If you’re trying your best to lose weight and/ or improve your health, it can be challenging to stick with it (to say the least) if your family isn’t on board with the changes. More...

LaFoille

MANISTIQUE, Mich. – Dale and Deanna LaFoille of Manistique, announce the birth of their first child, a boy, Emmett Michael, on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. Emmett was delivered at 11:48 a.m. More...

Sports

Emerald wrestlers battle to second place finish at Duals, set to compete in MPC’s

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emerald wrestling team wrapped-up the regular season, hosting the Division 4 Super Duals at the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium last Saturday. More...

Plans in motion for annual Relic Ride

MANISTIQUE – The Long Riders 24th annual Charity Relic Ride is scheduled for Feb. 13. The event will start at Jack Pine Lodge, located on Highway M-94, 20 miles north of Manistique. Registrations will be accepted beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. More...

Competitive cheer hits roadblock in Munising

MUNISING – Following second place finishes in Division 4 at the Norway and Kingsford Invitationals, the varsity competitive cheer squad struggled on the road in Munising Saturday. More...

Rule stands, committee to form

Short term rentals ban continues, adjustments to rule may be in future

MANISTIQUE – A ban on short-term rentals will continue to be in effect after a new Schoolcraft County Ordinance was approved last week. More...

Jobless rate jumps again

Schoolcraft only UP county to see overall 2015 increase

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County’s unemployment rate continues to remain higher than normal. In December, the county’s rate jumped 1.1 percent from November’s rate of 8.6 percent. More...

News

Free nicotine replacement available through month

Eight-week program part of CDC campaign

LANSING – In conjunction with the fifth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Tips from Former Smokers campaign, throughout the month of February the Michigan Tobacco Quitline will offer eight weeks of free nicotine rep More...

News Briefs

MSU Extension to offer field crops webinar series February and March More...

Voters encouraged to register for primary

LANSING – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson reminds residents that they have until Feb. 8 to register to vote in the March 8 presidential primary election. More...

Obituaries

Nicholas J. Stoken

GARDEN, Mich. – Nicholas J. Stoken, 69, of 16026 Garden Ave. Garden, Mich., died on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique, Mich. He was born Oct. More...

Community

James L. Mosier

MANISTIQUE – James L. Mosier, 80, of 7090W County Road 448, Manistique, Mich., died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at his home in Manistique Township. More...

Joseph Hardy, Jr.

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Joseph Hardy, Jr., 77, Green Bay, Wis., passed away at home on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, with his family by his side. More...

Richard P. Erickson

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. – Richard P. Erickson, 83, died on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Longboat Key, Fla. More...