July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

mBank makes merger

Acquires Peninsula Financial Coporation

MANISTIQUE – The Directors of Mackinac Financial Corporation [Nasdaq: MFNC] (Mackinac), the holding company for mBank, and the Directors of Peninsula Financial Corporation (Peninsula), the holding company for Peninsula Bank recently announced t More...

News

Rocking in the ‘free’ world

The Music in Manistique series has been rocking the Central Park bandshell all summer, and will continue until Aug. 20. Free concerts begin each Wednesday at 7 p.m. More...

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

50 Years Ago July 23, 1964 More...

Committed to the ‘4th’ degree

Thompson Township recently honored Manistique’s Fourth of July Committee for their commitment to bringing fun and patriotism to the people of Schoolcraft County. More...

Views

From the Braver Institute

“How come you’re not dating anyone?” More...

Daisies & Digs

On behalf of the U.P. Regional Blood Center I would like to thank Pearl Ross and Pat Kosiba for hosting a blood drive in the month of June. These two ladies do a fantastic job of coordinating successful blood drives. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor While making the return trip home to Lansing from a fun filled week, I had time to reflect on how fortunate I am to have been born and raised in my “real home” town of Manistique. More...

Lifestyles

‘Beauty Lou’ production set for August

Auditions, rehearsal begin next week

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Kiwanis, with support from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs/CUPPAD, along with the Missoula Children’s Theatre presents “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast”, an original cou More...

Baker and MacPhail

LANSING, Mich. – Dominique Baker and DJ MacPhail were united in marriage on June 6, 2014, at the MSU Alumni Chapel in Lansing, Mich. Deacon Jim Kasprzak officiated the ceremony. More...

Origami class scheduled by Lake Effect

MANISTIQUE – Lake Effect Arts of Manistique is offering an Origami class Sept. 24 from 6 – 8p.m. at Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer in Manistique. Cost for the class is $12 for Lake Effect members and $15 for nonmembers. More...

Sports

Build it and they will come ...back

The words above are from the movie “Field of Dreams”. On a recent Sunday afternoon, a group of guys got together on their own field of dreams and brought back some memories of a 42-yearold story. More...

Salmon, trout derby set for this weekend

MANISTIQUE – It’s derby time. Time to fish! The annual event, previously organized by the Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Association, will be handled by the Manistique Area Sport Fishing Club this year. More...

Tee-ing up for success

The foursome of Dale Immel, Bette Immel, Denise Nebel and Charlie Nebel were crowned winners of the 2014 Ron Rubick Memorial Golf Outing held at Indian Lake Golf and Country Club on July 13. More...

Breaking News - 3:16 PM

Suspect arrested for attempted murder in Manistique

Victim's throat was lacerated

MANISTIQUE – Investigation continues into an attempted murder that occurred Monday night in Manistique. The victim is being treated at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital for what police describe as a “severe” throat laceration. More...

City approves US 2 ‘road diet’

Stretch along Manistique will be 3 lanes

MANISTIQUE – The four and five lane stretch of U.S. Highway 2 running alongside Manistique has officially been placed on a “diet”. More...

Commission is apprehensive about program

‘Lifesaver’ could aid residents who become lost

MANISTIQUE – A program meant to track residents with certain conditions is being considered by the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

Fair begins Friday, new additions set

Event to offer rides, ‘old time’ activities

MANISTIQUE – Ready for some fun, games, rides, and plenty of activity? Look no further than the Schoolcraft County Fair, which kicks off Friday and continues into Saturday. More...

Outdoors

Partnerships key in success of upper Black River fishery

Brook trout depend on downstate council

LANSING – Although the late author and avid fly-fisherman Ernest Hemingway is well known for writing about the Upper Peninsula’s Two-Hearted River (which was actually the Fox River incognito), there are other trout streams in Michigan tha More...

Outdoors Briefs

Trappers convention starts today in Escanaba ESCANABA – The largest trapping and outdoor show ever to come to Escanaba or the Upper Peninsula begins on today and ends at noon July 27. More...

Fish Report

Well, we have finally had just about a whole week of summer weather even if it took until the second half of July to get here. More...

Obituaries

Robert Graves

MANISTIQUE – Robert Graves of Manistique, Mich., went home to be with his Creator Thursday, July 17, 2014, surrounded by his family. Robert (Bob) Graves was born Jan. 5, 1921, in the Hiawatha area between Manistique and Munising. More...

Howard Ansell

GARDEN – Howard “Mohawk” Ansell, 86, of Garden, Mich., passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, in Manistique. He was born Nov. 17, 1927, in Garden and attended school there. On Nov. 5, 1949, he married the former Joyce I. More...

Herbert L. Leonard

MANISTIQUE – Herbert L. Leonard, 86, of Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique where had resided for the past several years. He was born Feb. More...

Community

News Briefs

Suspect arrested in theft, destruction case MANISTIQUE – A suspect in accused of stealing vehicles and destroying property in the Michigan Department of Natural Resource’s Wyman Nursery in Manistique has been arrested. More...

DNR advises caution to prevent spread of oak wilt disease

LANSING – July 15 marked the end of the three-month window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. More...

Manistique plans to fly kites after recognition

MANISTIQUE – The city of Manistique was recently featured in an online article via the Huffington Post. More...

Poll

Do you agree with the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioner's decision not to support the DNR land acquisition in Hiawatha Township?