May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Brunke handed hefty sentence for drugs

Will serve up to 360 months in prison for years of bringing cocaine to area

MANISTIQUE – A legal saga stemming from a triple homicide and spanning two years has seemingly come to a close. More...

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Outdoors

One dead after Portage Township accident

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP – A Gould City woman is dead and a Newberry man critically injured after a motorcycle crash Tuesday.  More...

Wildlife Unlimited and Forest Service partner to provide wildlife internship

ESCANABA – Wildlife Unlimited of Delta County has partnered with the Hiawatha National Forest and the Hiawatha Interpretive Association to employ an intern for the summer. More...

News From MAS by Maryann Boody

At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, the Manistique High School Class of 2017 will hold their commencement ceremonies in the Richard A. Bonifas Gymnasium at Manistique High School. Seventy-five students will be participating in the program. More...

Obituaries

Edward D. Leonard

MANISTIQUE – Edward D. Leonard, Sr., 96, of 186 N. Cedar St., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017, at his home surrounded by family.  He was born Dec. More...

Inez W. Kralik

MANISTIQUE – Inez W. Kralik, 83, of Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the U.P. Health Systems in Marquette, Mich.  She was born Jan. 1, 1934, in Manistique, the daughter of Edward and Caroline (Burnis) Runyan. More...

Mary E. Johnson

MANISTIQUE – Mary E. More...

Community

Remembering WWI... in Schoolcraft County

Historical society Honors area soldiers   MANISTIQUE – The posters have been affixed to local storefronts for a few weeks and many have inquired about their significance.  More...

Local graduate makes Michigan Technological University dean’s list

HOUGHTON, MI (May 23, 2017) - Michigan Technological University, in Houghton, Michigan, has released the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester. More than 1,500 students made the list. More...

Council approves budget, rate increase

Water and sewer rates will rise in anticipation of infrastructure deadline

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique City Council has approved the majority of its budget for the fiscal year 2018 – including water and sewer rate increases to help cover necessary updates to the city’s infrastructure. More...

‘Block Party’ to celebrate new, existing businesses

MANISTIQUE – The businesses of Trader’s Point will host a Block Party May 27. The party, featuring new and established businesses, will take place from 4-7 p.m.  More...

MDOT to finish pavement repairs on M-94 this week

MANISTIQUE – The Michigan Department of Transportation will be completing pavement repair work on M-94, just east of Chippewa Avenue in Manistique today. More...

News

Environmental lab plans timber harvest

MANISTIQUE – Plans are underway to harvest timber at the Manistique Environmental Education Lab. More...

CAA plans food distributions throughout area

MANISTIQUE – The Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft Community Action Agency will hold Family Commodity Food Program distributions during the week of June 5.  More...

Local Kiwanis set date for discount card sales

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Kiwanis will be selling their Kiwanis Discount Cards May 30.  Sales are set to take place at Jack’s Fresh Market from 12-6 p.m.   More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago May 25, 1967   More...

Area sea lamprey control planned in May, June

SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to Dead horse Creek (Schoolcraft County) to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. More...

MDHHS: Stay safe in public pools this season

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging residents to maximize the health benefits of swimming with healthy and safe habits. More...

Lifestyles

Blue Mystique set for opening

MANISTIQUE – Summer in Manistique just got a little more exciting. Blue Mystique, a new outdoor sports rental retailer will open Memorial Day weekend.  More...

The Dinner Diva

Here’s today’s trick: If you have a recipe that calls for unsalted nuts, but all you have is salted nuts, simply drop the salted nuts in a pot of simmering water for about 2 minutes, drain and let dry on a jelly roll pan or cookie sheet i More...

Ryan ‘Officer of the Year’

APPLETON, Wis. – Appleton Police Department Sgt. Greg Ryan is known by his peers as a fellow officer who is always willing to help, never complains and always goes above and beyond what is needed.  More...

Sports

Yonker, LaLonde headed to UP Finals

RAPID RIVER – Head Coach John Gores will have two of his athletes representing Big Bay de Noc School at the Michigan High School Athletic Association Upper Peninsula Track Finals in Kingsford. More...

British Soccer camp offering free trial night

MANISTIQUE – Challenger’s British Soccer Camp, the most popular camp in the country, will be coming back to Manistique June 12-16. The innovative curriculum develops skills, speed and confidence in players of all ages and abilities.  More...

Freshmen strength moves forward to UP Track Finals

ST. IGNACE – It was a successful day on the track for a few young Manistique athletes at the Michigan High School Athletic Association regional meet in St. Ignace last Thursday. More...