May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County weighs funding options

Board presented with bond options, millage timetable

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss bond options to fund the construction of a new jail. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, if you have been out in the woods at all you still realize that it is super dry out there. The rain we have had has not been enough to matter a whole lot. More...

BLAST FROM THE PAST

From the May 19, 1983 edition.  More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Over 3,000 people attended the Unite to Face Addiction – Michigan statewide rally in Lansing on May 17.  Families Against Narcotics’ Hope Not Handcuffs program received special recognition and a tribute from Gov. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   May 23, 1968  More...

Lifestyles

MHS seniors take home awards, scholarships from Honor Night

MANISTIQUE – During Seniors Honor Night, held May 8, the following Manistique High School 2018 graduates were presented with awards and scholarships:  Bud J. More...

Dairy Kream named on top soft serve list

MANISTIQUE – The local Dairy Kream recently received some national attention – ranking number seven in the “Only in Your State” website’s “These Nine Ice Cream Parlors Have the Best Soft Serve in Michigan” ar More...

State begins search for official Christmas tree

LANSING – Michigan’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget has officially started the search for the tree that will adorn the Capitol for the 2018 holiday season.  More...

Sports

Several Emeralds qualify at Regionals

MANISTIQUE – Manistique hosted the Michigan High School Athletic Association Regionals for 44-2 last Friday, setting the stage for competition at Finals in Kingsford June 2. More...

Bears secure Finals advancement

MUNISING – Entering into the final stages of the track schedule, the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears competed at Regionals in Munising last Friday.  For the boys, Rapid River took first with 83. More...

Season winds down

Seniors hit the home field one last time

MANISTIQUE – Four seniors on the Lady Emerald fast pitch softball team took to the field for the last time Tuesday night in a double header against the visiting Bulldogs of Rudyard.  Up 4-0 going into the fifth inning, the Emeralds gave up More...

SMH working to establish substance abuse program

SATSP to increase access to many facets of treatment

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic is looking to address the growing number of patients dealing with substance use disorders, mental illness, and childhood trauma by implementing a Substance Abuse Treatment Services More...

Summer music series returns

‘Music in Manistique’ each Wednesday, starts June 13

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique High School’s YETI Key Club has announced the line-up for the 16th annual “Music in Manistique” summer concert series. The concerts will take place each Wednesday beginning June 13. More...

News Briefs

Feeding America Food Truck will visit area May 30   MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Feeding America Mobile Food Truck will arrive in Manistique May 30. The visit, made possible by a donation, will take place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  More...

News

Big Bay de Noc offers early/middle college

Students may partake as early as ninth grade

COOKS – Big Bay de Noc School has completed the application process with the Michigan Department of Education and has been approved as an early/middle college.  With Bay College as a partner, this early/middle college will give students an More...

A 'GRAND' ENTRANCE

From the May 30, 1968 edition, the Manistique High School’s “Grand March” for the Junior Prom was led by the class officers.   More...

Mackinac Financial Corporation completes First Federal of Northern Michigan acquisition

MANISTIQUE – The Directors of Mackinac Financial Corporation [Nasdaq: MFNC] (Mackinac), the holding company for mBank, announced the consummation of the allstock merger of First Federal of Northern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. More...

Obituaries

Marion Jacques

GARDEN – Marion “Sis” (Hermes) Jacques of 6481 Winter Ave., Garden, Mich., passed into eternal life at the Bishop Noa Home on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Marion was born to Joseph and Lillian (Beaudoin) Hermes on Feb. More...

Engelina Duquette

MANISTIQUE – It is with a sad heart that we share the news of the passing of our family’s beautiful matriarch, Bibi LaVigne Duquette. Bibi was an amazing woman, who was filled with much energy, joy and love for her family. More...

Pattsy M. Rodgers

GULLIVER – Pattsy M. More...

Community

Police Log

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, May 15, 2018  9:05 a.m., well being check, Pearl Street More...

MDHHS: Beware, tick season is here

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging Michigan residents to protect themselves from ticks as the warm weather approaches. More...

CAPS AND GRINS

Jack Reque Alternative High School seniors celebrated graduation last week. Above, the 2018 graduating class consisted of, back row, from left to right: Vanessa Barton, Madison Ozanich, and Karah Green. More...