May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Brunke arraignment rescheduled for June MANISTIQUE – The circuit court arraignment of a former Manistique area resident, who is currently serving time in prison, has been postponed. More...

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Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, welcome to the U.P.! On opening day of walleye season some fishermen had to clean snow out of their boat before they could go out and freeze. It was unreal when the fishermen woke up Sunday morning and found all the snow they did. More...

Views

A Look Back at the... Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago May 19, 1966 More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Stop the debates. Just build new bathrooms. This is a major issue for a minority of us, but it has gained international attention and continues to belabor headlines and the news. More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

I always felt like government wasn’t important and that my input didn’t matter. Then in January, I was asked to join the Schoolcraft County Economic Development Corporation as a student advisory member, and my thinking changed. More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

Garden Art Gallery to host May open house GARDEN – The Garden Art Gallery will once again open its doors to visitors with an open house from 5-8 p.m. May 26. More...

Five generations, two sides

Little Kyah Snyder recently had five generation pictures taken with both sides of the family. More...

The Dinner Diva

On those hot summer nights when you can’t stand the thought of turning on the oven or standing in front of a hot grill, it’s important to have a good arsenal of easy recipes so that you don’t resort to either starving or ordering ta More...

Sports

Emeralds improve to 16-6

Girls set siGhts on MPCs

IRON MOUNTAIN – Coming off decisive wins (21-2, 15-1) over Superior Central, the Lady Emerald fast pitch softball team returned home from a pair of road trips 4-0. In Iron Mountain, fast starts played a key role against the Mountaineers. More...

Emeralds struggle for points in track and field

MUNISING – It’s hard to say if maybe it was the date, being Friday the 13th, or just an off day for the Emeralds in Munising last week. Regardless, the Emerald boys’ and girls’ track teams struggled to gather points. More...

Ryan leads Emerald girls to win over Munising

MUNISING – A low card 48 by the Emeralds’ Rachel Ryan led to an Emerald win over the Mustangs Tuesday night in Munising. Behind Ryan, the girls’ golf team tallied a low score 239 to edge the Mustangs by 11 strokes. More...

Rental solution? Planning board adopts changes

Amendments would allow some short term rentals

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Planning Commission has taken a step forward in resolving the short term rental debate that has raged steadily since January. More...

New restaurant, RV park latest addition to Garden

Familiar faces ready to welcome customers

GARDEN – The Garden Peninsula is boasting a new attraction – a recreational vehicle park and campground that also happens to have an adjacent full service restaurant and bar. More...

News

Cleaning the open road

Manistique Area Schools teachers recently took part in the spring Adopt-A-Highway cleanup. Teachers pictured are, from left to right: Karen Sherbinow, Robin Mulligan, Jane Bolm, John Ziemba, Jackie Burns, and Jeremy Connin. More...

Bay revises hours

ESCANABA – As Bay College began the process of planning for the 2016-17 fiscal year, Bay College’s Board of Directors approved a compressed work schedule for the exempt and non-exempt (nonfaculty) employees. More...

A walk in the park

Emerald Elementary held its annual JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Walk Friday in Manistique’s Central Park. The students walked or ran laps around the park to show support for the cause. More...

Obituaries

William J. Ragsdale

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – William J. Ragsdale, 88, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away Monday, May 16, 2016. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cape Coral is entrusted with final care. More...

William Wayne Hoar

GULLVER, Mich. – Longtime Gulliver, Mich., resident, William Wayne Hoar, 77, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at his home in Lapeer, Mich. Bill is survived by his wife, Nona Hoar of Lapeer. More...

Richard P. Erickson

LONG BOAT KEY, Fla. – Richard P. Erickson, 83, died on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in Longboat Key, Fla. More...

Community

Local gallery gears up for new season

MANISTIQUE – The Lake Effect Art Gallery at Traders’ Point will open for its fifth season with an Open House May 27. The gallery will host the event from 5-8 p.m. More...

Something to celebrate

To celebrate the re-opening of Manistique’s iconic paper mill, an open house was held Saturday. The newly formed UP Paper team invited the community to tour the facility, enjoy entertainment, as well as beverages and food. More...

Bear killed determined to be one that mauled teen in 2013

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced that a black bear recently shot and killed in Haring Township, north of Cadillac in Wexford County, is the same bear that mauled a teenage girl, Abby Wetherell, in that s More...