April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Manistique library seeking renewal millage

Millage would ensure library services continue, expand

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique School and Public Library will seek a renewal of its current millage in the upcoming May 5 election. The millage approved by voters in 2010 is set to expire at the end of this year. More...

News

Canine flu outbreak: Information to know

EAST LANSING – Fears of the flu for Fido are running high with many Michigan dog owners, thanks to a rare strain of canine influenza that has sickened an estimated 1,100 dogs in Illinois and Wisconsin. More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

Late last year a group of local residents met at Manistique City Hall to discuss our area’s development, marketing, and wellbeing. More...

Upper Peninsula veteran housing receives $34K boost from program

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow recently announced a $34,241 investment in the Upper Peninsula to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. The assistance is part of the U.S. More...

Obituaries

Jeanne B. Nelson

FORD RIVER, Mich. – Jeanne B. Nelson. 60, Ford River, Mich., passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at her home. She was born in Manistique, Mich., on Jan. 3, 1955, the daughter of Heman and Nancy (Clifton) Strasler. More...

Terry R. Tomiko

KISSAMMEE, Fla. – Terry R. Tomiko, 47, of Kissimmee, Fla., died unexpectedly on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Kissimmee. He was born Aug. More...

James P. Carney

MANISTIQUE – James P. Carney, 82, of Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. A memorial gathering will be held from noon to 2 p.m. More...

Community

Wildfire prevention week: Keep Michigan land safe

DNR offers tips for burning this season

LANSING – Most of Michigan’s wildfires occur in the spring – April, May and June. More...

MDCH: Spread the word about safe delivery

LANSING – As part of Child Abuse Prevention Month outreach efforts, Monday was Safe Delivery Day throughout the state. More...

A dream is a wish...

The Manistique High School Drama Club will present Rogers and Hamerstein’s “Cinderella” in the Frederickson Auditorium on April 24, 25 at 7 p.m. and April 26 at 3 p.m. Admission is adults $7 and students $5. More...

Bodies identified, case open

Death of three remains under investigation by state police

DOYLE TOWNSHIP – The names of three individuals found deceased within a burned vehicle have been released. The vehicle was discovered in a remote area of Doyle Township the evening of April 17. More...

Progress made on delisting river

Manistique River has been an ‘area of concern’ since 1980s

MANISTIQUE – More progress is being made to remove the Manistique River as an Environmental Protection Agency “Area of Concern”. An update on the process was provided during last week’s meeting of the Manistique City Council. More...

Time to ‘Dress It Up’?

City launches contest to better curb appeal

MANISTIQUE – A new incentive is awaiting residents who “dress up” their properties. More...

News Briefs

Michigan Works! will offer job fair Friday MANISTIQUE – The local branch of Michigan Works! will be hosting a job fair for those affected by the recent closure of FutureMark Manistique. The fair will take place April 24, from 10 a.m. More...

Outdoors

DNR fisheries experts offer anglers opening-day tips

LANSING – Fishing may be a 12-months-a-year sport in Michigan, but there’s little doubt that the last Saturday of April is one of the biggest days of the year for anglers. More...

Fish Report

Well, there is a touch of spring in the air but we still have that touch of cold damp weather so those evening walks are there for you to enjoy. More...

Views

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

50 Years Ago April 22, 1965 More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Libraries, not what they used to be, but so much more! More...

Pesticide use and depression in farmers

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

Nominations sought for award

MARQUETTE – Every day, volunteers across the Upper Peninsula give time and talent for the benefit of others. They mentor and tutor children, feed the hungry, assist the elderly, care for the environment and much more. More...

A great, great generation

This five generation photo was taken at St. Francis de Sales Church, in Manistique, Mich., for the baptism of Liam and Lucas Kulik Sunday, April 19, 2015. More...

Reasons why you do not need grains

Whole grains, organic grains, glutenfree grains ... there’s so much talk about grains these days and whether they’re good for you or not. More...

Sports

Raiders wrap up season

MANISTIQUE – Enthusiasm in volleyball is not only growing at the high school level, but the lower grade levels as well. More...

NFL schedules released, mark your calendars

NFC NORTH SCHEDULE More...

Changes ahead

Indian Lake Golf Club updates course for new season

MANISTIQUE – Indian Lake Golf Club will have a slightly different look for the upcoming 2015 golf season. More...