June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

DNR partners with Schoolcraft County to improve local Rainey Wildlife Area

MANISTIQUE – This spring and summer, Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife division staffers are improving the Rainey Memorial Wildlife Area in Schoolcraft County, with the help of county community corrections workers.  More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Seney National Wildlife Refuge will host its free 28th annual Children’s Fishing Day Saturday

SENEY – The U.S. More...

UP Trappers Convention boasts long list of presenters, takes place in Escanaba June 30, July 1

ESCANABA – Many famous trapping/outdoor experts will be on hand at the U.P. Trappers Annual Convention. More...

FISH REPORT

Well, we sure have had enough rain the last few days and I kind of figure we have about made up for the moisture we did not receive this past winter with the lack of snow we had. More...

Obituaries

Marilyn and Gerald DuFour

MANISTIQUE – A memorial service to celebrate the lives of Marilyn and Gerald DuFour will be held at St. More...

Collette L. Harbourne

GARDEN CORNERS, Mich. - Collette L. Harbourne, 77, of Garden Corners, Mich., died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at her home in Garden Township.  She was born Dec. More...

Susan M. Rich

MANISTIQUE – Susan Marie Rich, 74, of Manistique, Mich., died on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Christian Park Center in Escanaba, Mich.  She was born April 2, 1943, in Manistique, the daughter of Kenneth H. and Leslie F. More...

Community

School’s out

At left, the Big Bay de Noc graduating class of 2017 included, sitting left to right: Caitlyn Sefcik, valedictorian; Ariel Cousineau, secretary; Tyler Johnson, president; Nathan Chandler, vice president; Marissa Rochefort, treasurer; and Allison Robe More...

MANISTIQUE PUBLIC SAFETY

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  — — —  Tuesday, June 6, 2017  10:04 a.m., Lockout, E. More...

Meeting reveals staffing concern

Possible alternative school staff reduction proposed

MANISTIQUE – Members of the public spoke out Monday about the possible reduction of staff at the Jack Reque Alternative High School. More...

News Briefs

Feeding America will return to SMH June 28   MANISTIQUE – The Feeding America Mobile Food Truck will visit Manistique June 28, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. More...

News

CUPPAD offers grant funding for the arts

ESCANABA – The CUPPAD Regional Commission has announced the availability of grant funds for the fiscal year 2018 Art Mini-grant Program. More...

Mackinac Financial approves dividend disbursement

MANISTIQUE – Mackinac Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: MFNC), the bank holding company for mBank (the “Bank”), announced the approval of a cash dividend by its Board of Directors on June 20, 2017. More...

FUN(DS) DAY

The CBC Fund Drive came to a close in April, but the giving continued last week when the CBC chairs distributed checks to the pre-selected charities. The American Cancer Society, Bay Cliff Health Camp, and St. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  This is the last American Wind Symphony Orchestra voyage, marking 60 years of traveling the world’s waterways. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago June 22, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

Seul Choix lighthouse gets update

GULLIVER – For the second time in four years, the Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse is being painted. More...

Rubick-Aho

MANISTIQUE – Bonnie Elaine Rubick and Mitch Allen Aho together with their parents, Mark and Sally Rubick of Manistique, and Chuck and Kristie Aho of Palmer, Mich., are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

THE DINNER DIVA

It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh?  Today’s Focus is on Prosciutto  More...

Sports

Fore!

Area foursomes recently competed at Indian Lake Golf Club to raise funds for recreation projects in the city of Manistique. At the completion of 18 holes, the State Savings Bank team shot a 10 under par, 62, to win the event. More...

Indian Lake Golf to hold annual 4-Man Scramble

MANISTIQUE – June 24 and 25 will mark the 35th consecutive year of the Indian Lake Golf Club 4-Man scramble in Manistique.  This double shotgun start will attract 288 golfers from both Upper and Lower Michigan, Wisconsin, Canada and other More...

Still time to preregister for annual Paper Chase

MANISTIQUE – There are just a few weeks until this year’s Manistique Paper Chase annual 5K and 10K run/walk events.  The family-friendly event will again be held during the annual Folkfest weekend celebration July 8.  More...