January 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Father-Daughter dinner and dance set to return MANISTIQUE – Area fathers and daughters are once again invited to attend the 12th annual Father-Daughter Dinner Dance, set for Feb. 11. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

AN HONORABLE HUNT

Manistique resident Dave Gould, center, recently participated in the Billy Ray Parnell Memorial Hunt at Two Hats Ranch near Big Rapids, Mich. Gould, a U.S. More...

FISH REPORT

Well, as I look out my window today (Tuesday) once again that old bear that is curled up under a stump somewhere sleeping through all this may just have something going on the positive side.  More...

Obituaries

Robert Parrish

MANISTIQUE – Robert “Boobie” Parrish, 71, of 1466S Little Harbor Road, Manistique (Thompson Township), Mich., died on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  He was born Jan. More...

E.L. “Larry” Flodin

FARMINGTON, Minn. – E.L. “Larry” Flodin, 80, of Farmington, Minn., passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.  Larry was formerly of Manistique, Mich., and St. More...

Beverly Ann (Reid) McCann

INTERLOCHEN, Mich. – Beverly Ann (Reid) Mc- Cann, of Interlochen, Mich., passed away gently on Wednesday, Dec. More...

Community

MSU Extension will offer webinar for beginning gardeners

EAST LANSING – Do you enjoy eating fresh vegetables? Would you like to learn the basic steps in starting and maintaining a vegetable garden? More...

Speed limits to rise after Snyder signs legislation

LANSING – Speed limits on certain Michigan roadways may increase after studies are conducted to ensure safety under legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.  More...

NEWS FROM MAS

Free college education!  That’s right … Manistique Area Schools, along with Bay College, is offering students a free college education. Too good to be true?  More...

Recreation department takes on Folkfest, seeks volunteers

New organizer looks to better event using community input

MANISTIQUE – The annual Folkfest celebration will likely look and feel a little different this year, as committees work behind the scenes and under the purview of the Manistique Recreation Department. More...

Public safety seeking grant for new vehicle

Patrol vehicle would replace dilapidated model

MANISTIQUE –The Manistique Public Safety Department is seeking a grant to assist in the purchase of a new patrol vehicle. The grant was discussed in a public hearing held during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique City Council.  More...

News

CUPPAD offers 2016 reflection, update of activities, offerings

ESCANABA – With a staff of six professional planners, GIS technicians, and economic developers, the CUPPAD Regional Commission has often operated “behind the scenes” serving the Central U.P. More...

Snyder opens Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund for Marquette County

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday opened the Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund to provide financial assistance to Marquette County after severe flooding caused significant and widespread damages on Oct. More...

MSU Extension offers field crop webinar

EAST LANSING – There is a convenient new way to access the latest in field crops information from Michigan State University Extension. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Crass commercial Christmas is behind us and we all look forward to a new political regime. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...  50 Years Ago January 12, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

Bring in the birds for winter entertainment

Brighten your winter days by inviting birds into your landscape. Their beauty and motion help enliven the garden and lighten your spirit. More...

THE DINNER DIVA

I recently wrote blog posts teaching how to braise and how to sear. More...

Health and wealth? Make money working out

The end of the year is a perennial period of self-reflection, and I enjoy partaking in setting a few New Year’s resolutions. More...

Sports

Emerald success in the pool

NEGAUNEE – The Manistique swim team competed against the Ishpeming/Negaunee combined team for the second time in a week.  The girls were eager to swim after losing by one point last week. More...

Quick start lifts Bears to win over Emeralds

COOKS – In an annual Saturday kick off to the New Year, the Lady Bears defeated the Manistique Emeralds on their home court.  Up 14-7 early, the Lady Bears got six points from Holli Stapleton and a triple from Ariel Cousineau in the second More...

Derby organization changes hands

MANISTIQUE – The annual Indian Lake Ice Fishing Derby has been scheduled to take place Jan. More...