September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

HiawathaLand to host annual resource fair

Habitat branch steps in for coalition, plans event

MANISTIQUE – The Community Resource fair is just around the corner, and this year, the event has a new host – Habitat for Humanity HiawathaLand. More...

Upcoming Events

Sept. 24 – Band night at the Manistique Moose Lodge Sept. 27 – Lake Effect Arts Community Contra Dance Oct. 3 – Community Resource Fair Oct. 3 More...

News

UPS Foundation donates to UP Great Lakes Recovery Centers

MARQUETTE – The Great Lakes Recovery Centers recently received a $5,000 donation from the UPS Foundation (the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). More...

New report claims state among worst polluters

LANSING – When it comes to carbon pollution, Michigan’s power plants produce an entire nation’s share, according to a new report that compares the scope of the problem in the U.S. to a global scale. More...

PEP Community Playgroups gear up for new year of child interaction

MANISTIQUE – The community is invited to attend area PEP Community Playgroups. More...

Lifestyles

Orr and Case are wed

MANISTIQUE – Cory Case and Elizabeth Orr were married on Sept. 13, 2014. The couple exchanged vows during a ceremony held at the First Baptist Church in Manistique, with Pastor Paul Varoni of the Hiawatha Country Church presiding. More...

Deloria Road Rally ready for 24th year

MANISTIQUE – The annual Deloria Road Rally, which takes place the first Saturday of each October, is in its 24th year. The rally was created by Ann Deloria in 1990 after her and her husband, Butch, participated in a similar event in Wisconsin. More...

Local woman among ECA winners

CURTIS – Amateur photographers of all ages from throughout the state submitted photos to the sixth annual Photography Contest sponsored by Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis. More...

Sports

Balanced attack leads to win for the Knights

MANISTIQUE -– Without the services of their starting quarterback, the Emeralds stuck to the ground Friday. At the end of the day, Manistique rushed the ball 53 of their 55 offensive plays while hosting the Norway Knights. More...

Emeralds notch conference win on road in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE – Consistency by the Manistique Emerald Volleyball team paid dividends on the road in Negaunee Tuesday night. Manistique defeated Negaunee in three sets (25-20, 25-21 and 25-20) in the Mid-Peninsula Conference match-up. More...

Cross country up and running

MANISTIQUE – Although the team continues to get their name out with fundraising events such as the Monster Dash, Snowshoe Run and Color Run, numbers continue to be low for Emerald cross country. More...

Breaking News - 1:30 PM

Former Manistique pastor won't be charged

Prosecuting attorney says statute of limitations in play

MANISTIQUE - The Schoolcraft County prosecuting attorney has said that charges against a former Manistique pastor will not be pursued due to the statute of limitations. More...

Co-op plans public event

Cloverland program to give residents update

MANISTIQUE – Cloverland Electric Cooperative is hosting three upcoming community outreach programs, including one at the Comfort Inn in Manistique. The program is set for Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. More...

City plans to abandon well after testing

Contaminants could pose risk to public health

MANISTIQUE – The flowing well located inside the Carl D. Bradley Lakeview Memorial Park is being abandoned. More...

County adopts ordinance for garage sales

Hours of operation, signage limited in county

MANISTIQUE – After more than five months of discussion and changes, the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners has adopted a garage sale ordinance. More...

Views

From the Editor's Desk

It is every newspaper’s goal to engage readers and spark conversation, whether it be about articles, opinion pieces, or even letters to the editor. This week, I received a letter to the editor that sparked some conversation of my own. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I urge the Boards of Manistique and Big Bay de Noc School districts to actively pursue the option of a shared superintendent position. More...

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

50 Years Ago September 24, 1964 More...

Obituaries

Rev. Dr. Frank C. Williams

MANISTIQUE – Rev. Dr. Frank C. Williams, 87, of Indian Lake, Manistique, Mich., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at his cottage at Indian Lake in Manistique. More...

Gordon R. Wilkes

MANISTIQUE – Gordon R. Wilkes, 78, of Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Gordon F. Miron, Sr.

MANISITQUE – Gordon F. Miron, Sr., 74, of 7905W County Road 442, Manistique, Mich., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at his home in Thompson Township surrounded by his loving family. More...

Community

Diocese says abuse allegations against pastor are credible

MARQUETTE – Officials of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette have deemed credible allegations of sexual abuse of male minors against a former Manistique pastor. More...

Co-op to celebrate grand opening

MARQUETTE – The Marquette Food Co-op will host a grand opening Oct. 4, to celebrate the store’s expansion and move to Washington Street. More...

DNR announces naming contest for new trail across Michigan

LANSING – What’s in a name? More...