August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Walk for Prevention set for next weekend in marina   MANISTIQUE – It’s time once again to dust off those walking shoes – the third annual Schoolcraft County Walk for Prevention is set for Aug. 18. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, it is sure hard to believe we are into August already and there are those out there that received bear permits for this fall’s hunt that are already making plans. More...

DNR Weekly Fishing Report

August 2

Lac Vieux Desert  More...

Forestry meetings planned across Michigan

LANSING – Michigan’s four million acres of state forestland require a lot of careful planning to keep them healthy and thriving. More...

Obituaries

Reverend Charles W. Malloch

LAQUINTA, Calif. – Reverend Charles William (“Chuck”) Malloch passed away peacefully, in La Quinta, Calif., surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  More...

Community

Area Kiwanis looks to assist local teachers with ‘School Tools’ project

Residents asked to support with donations

MANISTIQUE – For the fourth consecutive year, the Manistique Area Kiwanis members are offering “School Tools”, a fall community project aimed at supplying enrichment materials to area teachers for special classroom projects. More...

District Court

93rd District Court

Kirk Donald Frownfelter, 65, Doe Lake Road, Munising, charged with driving 70 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone (7/18). Assessed $115.  Aaron Jesse Oberle, 38, Sherry Lynn Drive, Engadine, charged with cause/allow to operate over height (7/18). More...

MAS News

As the excitement of the new school year continues to grow over the next few weeks, students will be anxious to get into the schools, see their classrooms, and meet their teachers. To meet that need we have scheduled our school open houses for Aug. More...

Sports

Heat warning reminders with start of fall sports practices

EAST LANSING – As summer activities wind down with an eye toward the beginning of fall sports this month, the Michigan High School Athletic Association advises that student-athletes need to prepare for training in the hot weather that tradition More...

‘Coast Less Traveled’ raises funds for ACS during 3-day event

MANISTIQUE – The first running – more accurately the first running, cycling, and kayaking – of the “Race the Coast Less Traveled” three-day event took place the last weekend in July.  More...

Friends of Indian Lake Fishing Tournament set for Saturday

MANISTIQUE – Indian Lake State Park will hold its annual Friends of Indian Lake Fishing Tournament Aug. 11. The tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. with final judging at 5:30 p.m.  The awards presentation begins at 5:45 p.m.  More...

Millages pass in primary

Voters approve MCF, SCD requests, choose candidates for general election

MANISTIQUE – With a voter turnout of just over 28 percent, Schoolcraft County residents voted in various candidates and approved two millage requests in Tuesday’s Primary Election. More...

Hops on the Harbor planned

Annual craft beer festival to benefit local Elks Lodge

MANISTIQUE – The time is approaching to partake in a wide selection of craft beer and good company under the tents of Hops on the Harbor. The event, set for Aug. 18, is hosted annually by the Manistique Elks Lodge No. 632.  More...

News

UP health report covers status of all 15 counties

MANISTIQUE – Six Upper Peninsula health departments and 26 community partners recently announced the release of a first-ofits kind Community Health Needs Assessment covering all 15 U.P. counties. More...

Mackinac Financial Corporation reports second quarter 2018 results including acquisition activity and capital raise

MANISTIQUE – Mackinac Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: MFNC) (the “Corporation”), the bank holding company for mBank, today announced second quarter 2018 income of $396 thousand, or $.05 per share, compared to net income of $1.68 mill More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   August 8, 1968  More...

TIME TO DIG

From the August 15, 1968 edition, Mrs. Earl Prahl checks some of the pottery pieces uncovered in the archeological digging being done this summer at Seul Choix.   More...

Lifestyles

For the fallen

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall arrived last week, allowing residents and visitors to experience the powerful and emotion-evoking tribute without visiting the original in Washington, D.C. More...

Bay Film Series plans to show ‘Mr. Rogers’ film

ESCANABA – To start the school year, a special showing of the documentary, “Won’t You be my Neighbor” will be shown by the Bay Film Series.  More...

GLRC expanding services in Manistique office

MANISTIQUE – Great Lakes Recovery Centers, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has announced expansion in the Manistique area. More...