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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, When Charter cable upgraded its service last August, Manistique lost community cable TV channel 21, but was assured that channel 191 would replace it. It’s been nearly a year since the upgrade, and we still have no channel. More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

When summer peaked its head around the corner and it began to get hot and humid in Houston, Texas, where did we go to escape? Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Why? More...

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

50 Years Ago July 1, 1965 More...

Lifestyles

Middle/high school releases honor roll

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle and High School recently released the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year. More...

Lifestyles Brief

Erickson Center to host comedian David Dyer CURTIS – Nationally touring comedian David Dyer will be headlining a night of comedy at the Erickson Center for the Arts July 9. Opening for Dyer will be comedian Nardos Osterhart. More...

Five cool meals to prepare on hot summer days

No matter where you are in the United States right now – and even Canada – it is a hot summer. More...

Sports

Knuth receives All State Honorable Mention

MANISTIQUE – Manistique resident, Lindsay Knuth, a junior at Rapid River High School, has been selected to the Michigan High School Softball Coaches AssociationJ All State Team as an Honorable Mention. More...

Annual memorial golf outing seeking teams

MANISTIQUE – Organizers of the Ron Rubick Memorial Golf Outing and Fundraiser are busy putting the final touches on this year’s event, which is set to take place Sunday, July 12, at Indian Lake Golf Course. More...

Marquette UP All Star game wraps

MARQUETTE – The players and coaches of the UP Football All Stars put the finishing touches on a full week of activities by taking the field at the Superior Dome in front of 2,000 fans. More...

A Tale of Two Marshals

Independence day parade led by two vets

MANISTIQUE – This year’s Independence Day parade will be led by two parade marshals – both veterans of World War II. More...

City obtains $201K grant

Funds will be used to demolish structures

MANISTIQUE – Manistique residents will soon see tangible improvements in their neighborhoods with help from the Blight Elimination Program. More...

News

Students complete annual salmon release

Program exposes kids to ecosystem, lakes

MANISTIQUE – Before departing for the summer, fourth graders from Emerald Elementary released their classroom’s hand raised Chinook salmon on the shore of the Manistique River. More...

News Briefs

Homebuyer program set for pre-approvals MANISTIQUE – Tonya Ruotsala of USDA Rural Development will prequalify applicants for home mortgage or home repair loans July 23. More...

Correction

In “3 Manistique men facing felonies for break in”, which appeared in the June 25 edition of the Pioneer Tribune, the article cites incorrect information provided by the 93rd District Court. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Louise Varnum- Schwartzfisher

BEAVER ISLAND, Mich. – Barbara Louise Varnum-Schwartzfisher, 55, of Beaver Island, Mich., passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at her home on Beaver Island. More...

Margaret Ruth Waters

MANISTIQUE – Margaret Ruth Waters of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015, at her cottage at Indian Lake. She was born Sept. More...

Carlton E. Ramey, Jr.

ESCANABA, Mich. – Carlton E. “Carl” Ramey Jr., 46, 537 N. 20th St., Escanaba, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at UP Health System in Marquette, Mich. More...

Community

MDOT suspends construction for Fourth of July holiday

LANSING – To accommodate motorists traveling throughout Michigan over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation will remove traffic restrictions on 120 of 155 active projects statewide. More...

DNR mapping budworm damage

MARQUETTE – Michigan Department of Natural Resources forest health staff is in the process of mapping the extent of this year’s spruce budworm damage to balsam fir and white spruce in the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula. More...

FISH REPORT

Well, summer is in full swing, the weather is nice and the tourists are on the move. If traffic coming north is any indication of how the tourist season will go it should be a good one. More...

Poll

Do you agree with Friday's Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage?