June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Nomination deadline for 2018 Folkfest Hero June 15   MANISTIQUE – Time is running out to submit nominations for Folkfest Hero 2018. The Folkfest Committee will accept submissions until 3 p.m. June 15.  More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

QUITE THE (FISH) STORY

While visiting from Florida recently, former Manistique resident Eric Siewert took the opportunity to do some fishing with his wife, Julie. More...

Prescribed burn conducted at Fayette Historic State Park

FAYETTE – For the first time, firefighters, led by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, conducted a prescribed burn at Fayette Historic State Park in Delta County to maintain openings for historical purposes.  The recent fire was More...

Fish Report

Well, I went out on a limb and took a chance and removed my window scrappers from my vehicles. Now living up here where we do, I put them where I could find them in a hurry just in case I should need them before fall gets here. More...

Obituaries

Jerry W. Dotson

MANISTIQUE – Jerry W. Dotson, 71, of 5922W Linden Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully on June 9, 2018, at his home in Manistique Township after a long and difficult battle with brain cancer. Jerry is now at peace.  More...

Joseph J. Homminga

GULLIVER – Joseph James Homminga of Gulliver, Mich., formerly of Cadillac and Traverse City, Mich., passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was 74.  Joseph was born Feb. More...

Margie B. McDonald

GARDEN – Former Garden, Mich. and Escanaba, Mich., area resident, Margie B. McDonald, 90, of Harbor Springs, Mich., passed away on June 12, 2018, at the Bay Bluffs Medical Care Facility in Harbor Springs.  She was born Feb. More...

Community

Children’s Fishing Day returns to Seney June 23

Event boasts fishing, activities, crafts, games

SENEY – The U.S. 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, June 5, 2018  10:11 a.m., larceny of gasoline, W. More...

Detecting a Donation

Representing both YETI and the Student Leadership Team at Manistique High School, Sydney Peterson, left, and Joslyn Muth recently presented Manistique Public Safety officers Craig Jankowski, left, and Kevin Smith with a $1,300 donation for the new K- More...

Fit For summer

The kindergarten through fifth grade classes, teachers, and staff at Emerald Elementary spent last Thursday at the Manistique Middle and High School sports stadium to take part in the annual “Field Day”. More...

Business window contest begins

Area businesses asked to participate, support mural

MANISTIQUE – All Manistique area businesses are invited to showcase creativity and personality by decorating storefront windows around the theme “discover”. More...

News

Mackinac Financial Corporation to acquire Lincoln Community Bank

MANISTIQUE, Mich. and MERRILL, Wis. More...

MCPP: Repeal of prevailing wage, new requirements benefit taxpayers

MIDLAND, Mich. More...

Provo re-elected to Cloverland board

DAFTER, Mich. – Cloverland Electric Cooperative recently announced the results of the director elections at its Annual Meeting of the Members June 7 at the Dafter Township Hall. More...

Views

Tricycle, tricycle

Flashback

From the June 18, 1998 edition, from left, Joshua Chrisman, Erika LaFoille, Matt Reno, and Nicole Lawrence peddle their way across the play area at the Manistique Head Start day care facility. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   June 20, 1968  More...

Lifestyles

St. Francis school names honor roll

MANISTIQUE – St. More...

Manistique High School band seniors receive honors, awards

MANISTIQUE – As with many school groups, seniors played a crucial role in the Manistique High School Band for the 2017-18 school year.  According to Band Director Jeremy Connin, senior leadership aided the band.  More...

A LITTLE (SENIOR) SILHOUETTE

Manistique High School band seniors were recently honored with a custom “senior silhouettes” crafted by Manistique Machine. From left to right are, front row: Emma Bryant, Madison Kraatz, Anna VanDyck, Ashley Lindstrom, and Tesa Powell. More...

Sports

Relay tradition continues for local family

MARQUETTE – For 40-plus years, the Big Bay Relay has been uniting community members, families, and friends. More...

Pre-register now for annual Paper Chase Race

MANISTIQUE – Organizers of this year’s Manistique Paper Chase are well on their way in finalizing the annual 5K and 10K run/walk events. More...

Online registration open for Cedar Street Slam

MANISTIQUE – It’s time to start selecting a three- or fourperson team and choosing a winning name. Returning to downtown Cedar Street for the summer of 2018 will be the Cedar Street Slam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. More...