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Outdoors

Changing weather conditions prompt DNR ice safety reminder

MARQUETTE – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers, snowmobilers and other outdoor enthusiasts to exercise caution on the ice, especially as temperatures fluctuate across the state.  More...

Date set for Midwinter Trappers Workshop, adults and children invited

HERMANSVILLE – Officials of the U.P. Trappers Association, District 3 will host the 13th annual Midwinter Trappers Workshop Feb. 3. More...

Fish Report

Well, we had our first real snow fall down here in the Lake Michigan Riviera area of the U.P. this week. It was a heavy fluffy snow but the interesting thing was the wind that was blowing during this storm came from the wrong direction. More...

Lifestyles

Women’s club announces short story winners

MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Manistique Women’s Club has completed its annual Short Story Contest. Stories were submitted by sixth-grade students and evaluated by the club’s Short Story Committee.  More...

PreventT2 aiming to help local residents prevent type 2 diabetes

MANISTIQUE – One in three American adults has prediabetes. More...

Dinner Diva

At my house, we have a very open door policy--we constantly have people in our home for dinners, brunches and more, all the time.  Seriously – all the time.  And when friends or family are in town? More...

Sports

State Savings midgets take second

ST. IGNACE – Over the weekend, the State Savings Bank midget hockey team participated in the Battle at the Bridge, an annual tournament held inside the Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace.  More...

Annual Indian Lake Ice Fishing Derby set

MANISTIQUE – The annual Indian Lake Ice Fishing Derby has been scheduled for Jan. More...

Fast start leads to Mustang victory

MUNISING – After coming up short by 30 points in their season opener, Coach David Winkel got three solid quarters from his Emerald girls’ varsity basketball squad Tuesday night, but couldn’t find an answer to the Mustangs’ Kia More...

Walk for Warmth returns to area

Annual fundraiser assists residents with heating costs

MANISTIQUE – Menominee, Delta and Schoolcraft county residents having trouble paying their home-heating bills will get a big boost during the Community Action Agency Walk for Warmth. More...

First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. to merge with Mackinac Financial Corporation

MANISTIQUE and ALPENA, Mich. – The Directors of Mackinac Financial Corporation [Nasdaq: MFNC] (Mackinac), the holding company for mBank, and the Directors of First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. More...

News

MAS Board of Education members recognized

MANISTIQUE – The members of the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education were recently recognized as part of School Board Appreciation Month.  Current members include Rae Birr, Jill Connin, Stacy Cunningham, Tori Irving, Alan Kilar, Kris More...

Treasury: New law won’t affect 2017 taxes

LANSING – With the passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Michigan Department of Treasury reminds taxpayers the 2017 tax year will not be affected when tax season begins later this month.  More...

New year gym membership? Shop smart

LANSING – After a rise in consumer complaints against health clubs and fitness centers in 2017, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is reminding Michigan consumers looking to join a gym this New Year to shop smart. More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago January 18, 1968   More...

Obituaries

Joyce M. Swanson

FLUSHING, Mich. – Flushing and Fayette, Mich., resident, Joyce M. Swanson, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. More...

Nancy L. Wrosch

MANISTIQUE – Nancy Lou Wrosch, 76, passed away Monday evening, Jan. More...

Patricia A. Johnson

NEWBERRY, Mich. – Patricia Anne Johnson, 79, of Newberry, Mich., died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving husband and children.  More...

Community

mBank announces promotions made at executive level

MANISTIQUE – mBank is pleased to announce the promotions of Senior Vice President Clay Peterson and Senior Vice President Joanna Slaght to Executive Vice Presidents.  More...

Historical society will present discussion of prohibition in UP

MANISTIQUE – Russell M. Magnaghi, retired NMU professor and award-winning historian, will be the guest author at a brown bag lunch sponsored by the Schoolcraft County Historical Society. The event will take place at 11 a.m. Jan. More...

District Court

93rd District Court

Samantha Alexandria Morgan, 24, N. Maple Street, Manistique, charged with expired plate (12/17). Assessed $135.  David Scott Hartman, 39, County Road 442, Manistique, charged with violation of the seatbelt law (12/17). More...