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Heritage to install 20 new turbines

Work will commence this month on expansion project

GARDEN – Heritage Sustainable Energy, a renewable energy provider, has announced plans to commence construction of the proposed Garden Wind Farm expansion in Fairbanks Township. More...

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From the Oct. 13, 1983 edition, the Naturals singing group for the school year 1983-84 has been selected. This year’s group includes, front row, left to right: Keith Polkinghorne, director; Sue Bignall, ninth grade. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  We need county and, for that matter, city representation that is open and honest.  Paul Walker was on the board of the Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce at the same time he was on the Manistique City Council.  More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   October 10, 1968  More...

Lifestyles

THE GIFT OF DARE

Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant and DARE officer Dianna Herlik, left, accepts a $345 check from Dan Barber, organizer of the Craft Show which takes place in conjunction with the Manistique Car Show each September. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Foster Grandparents to host in-service meeting Oct. 11 at senior center   MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Foster Grandparents in-service meeting will be held Oct. 19.  The meeting takes place at 11 a.m. More...

GFWC hosts September meeting

MANISTIQUE – GFWC Manistique Women’s Club recently held their September meeting at the Comfort Inn. Richard Parker, Manistique Middle and High School student and “My LEAD” participant, was the featured speaker.  More...

Sports

Emeralds win NMU Invitational Saturday

MARQUETTE – The Emeralds had a long, competitive road ahead of them when they stepped on the court Saturday in Marquette, participating in the Northern Michigan University Invitational. More...

Black Bears top Hannahville for win

HANNAHVILLE – The Big Bay de Noc Black Bears traveled to Hannahville last Thrusday to compete in both soccer and volleyball.  The Bears won the soccer game with a score of 9-1.  With little time to rest in between the matches, athlet More...

Bears finish season undefeated

COOKS – The junior high Bears at Big Bay de Noc set the bar last Friday night when they hosted Superior Central for their final game of the 2018 season.  Under the leadership of Coach Angie LaLonde, the girls won the contest 43-14 to end t More...

MAS garnering input for search

Stakeholder meeting, online survey will aid in superintendent pursuit

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools Board of Education is continuing its search for a new superintendent. A community stakeholder meeting was held recently to garner input for the superintendent search.  More...

MPSD announces promotions, additions

Department welcomes rescue craft, K-9 officer

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Public Safety Department has been a hub of activity lately – promoting two officers, welcoming a K-9 officer, and obtaining a new rescue boat.  More...

News Briefs

‘Table or Treat’ set to return to area Oct. 23   MANISTIQUE – It’s time once again to leave the jackets at home and enjoy some indoor trick-ortreating. The eighth annual “Table or Treat” is scheduled for Oct. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, with the fall monsoons upon us there is no doubt where we are as far as the weather goes. More...

NRC may raise brook trout possession limits in UP

LANSING – At this month’s meeting of the Natural Resources Commission in Lansing, Department of Natural Resources fish managers will recommend a small number of Upper Peninsula stream segments for inclusion under a 10-brook trout possessi More...

State residents asked to be ‘firewood aware’ outdoors

LANSING – October is Firewood Awareness Month, and Michigan is joining the U.S. Department of Agriculture and The Nature Conservancy to encourage smart firewood choices that protect forests and landscape trees.  More...

Obituaries

Jeri Lee Barber

MANISTIQUE – Jeri Lee Barber, 51, of Manistique, Mich., passed unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.  She was born Sept. More...

Marjory P. Chartier

COOKS – Marjory Pauline Chartier, 91 of Cooks, Mich., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, with her loving family by her side.  Pauline was born on Aug. 25, 1927, to Albert and Wave (Burnham) Kokesh. More...

Community

Pretty in paint

A couple of Westside Flannel Fest attendees ready to paint a pumpkin during Saturday’s event.   More...

Family + Fun

The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter recently held its annual Fall Family Fun Festival. The event took place at the Manistique VFW and included scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, a craft fair, and a bake sale. More...

October is Fire Prevention Month, marshal offers tips

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed October as Fire Prevention Month to emphasize this year’s theme: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware.  More...