June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Area man to serve jail time for CSC, other charges MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man will serve jail time after being convicted last week. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

FISH REPORT

Well, with the Fourth of July upon us, summer officially gets into full gear. Needless to say most people are ready for summer to be here. Hopefully the bugs will cooperate and we can enjoy summer even more. More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago June 30, 1966 More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I am writing on behalf of Heritage Garden Wind Farm I, LLC. Recently Kevon Martis, “senior policy fellow” of the Energy and Environment Legal Institute wrote a letter disputing the economic benefits of wind power. More...

Vantage Point

ISIS, Al Qaeda, beheadings, butchering of Christians and other religious minorities, the San Bernardino slaughter of innocent civilians, and turmoil throughout the world: This is what precipitated a 34-year-old woman who turned 35 during her Basic Tr More...

Community

Habitat offers ‘Brush with Kindness’ to area homeowners needing help

MANISTIQUE – Habitat for Humanity – Hiawatha Land is offering “A Brush with Kindness and Critical Home Repairs” in Manistique. More...

Let the healing begin

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Healing Garden Project was held recently at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. Above, Interim CEO Jeanne Goche, left, welcomes attendees to the ceremony. More...

USDA: New assistance available for utility customers to help lower bills

EAST LANSING – USDA Rural Development State Director James Turner recently announced a new program that will help rural residents conserve energy and save money on their utility bills. More...

Area Fourth of July festivities planned

Parade route revised for a second time

MANISTIQUE – Let the fireworks fly – it’s time for the area to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Below is a list of area events scheduled for the Fourth of July weekend. More...

Jobless rate hits new low in May

Year to date rate sees drop from April, shows progress

MANISTIQUE – Unemployment in Schoolcraft County edged down significantly in May – coming in at 7.9 percent. This was a 1.7 percent reduction from April’s rate of 9.6 percent. More...

News

Movin’ on up (to the next grade)

Before the end of the 2015-16 school year, “graduation” ceremonies were held at St. Francis de Sales School. More...

Going for the gold

Recently, athletes from Delta, Menominee, and Schoolcraft counties competed in the Michigan State Summer Games, held in Mount Pleasant on the campus of Central Michigan University. More...

Rocky Mountain spotted fever now in state

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed a case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in a child in Cass County. This is the first confirmed case of RMSF contracted in Michigan since 2009. More...

Obituaries

David F. Tyson

GARDEN, Mich. -–David F. Tyson, 72, of 15707 12.75 Lane, Garden, Mich., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 20, 2016, at this home in Garden Township. He was born Sept. More...

Lifestyles

Manistique middle and high school releases honor roll

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle and High School recently released the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Alternative High School lists honor roll MANISTIQUE – The Jack Reque Alternative High school has announced the honor roll for the fourth marking period of the 2015- 16 school year. More...

Hungry for a good time

Habitat for Humanity Hiawathaland held its 17th Annual Luncheon and Live Auction recently in the gymnasium of St. Francis de Sales Catholic School. More...

Sports

29 under par wins annual event

MANISTIQUE – The 34th annual Bud Malloy 4-Man Scramble golf tournament was held over the weekend at Indian Lake Golf Club in Manistique. The course hosted 280 golfers from around the Midwest for the two-day event. More...

Johnson will lead Bay College athletics

ESCANABA – Matt Johnson has been hired to serve as director of Athletics and head men’s basketball coach at Bay College. He began his duties on June 27. More...

All-Star Game wrap up

MARQUETTE – The players and coaches put the finishing touches on a full week of activities by taking the field at the Superior Dome in front of 2,000 fans. The atmosphere was electric and the fans were excited to see their local U.P. More...