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Outdoors

Cub count 2016: Marquette man seeks information

MARQUETTE – If you have trail camera photos of female black bears with cubs from anywhere in Michigan during 2016 or happened to see a family of bears, you have valuable information that may be the key to getting a better handle on the number o More...

Free fishing weekend takes place this weekend

LANSING – Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Feb. 18, and Feb. 19, for the 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish for those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply  More...

FISH REPORT

Well, here we are into a week that seems to be heading for another real nice break from our normal winter weather for February. In some cases this week we even had the record for high temperature broken up here in the U.P. More...

Obituaries

Millicent Smith

MESA, Ariz. – Millicent “Milly” Smith, 93, passed away on Feb. 4, 2017.  Milly was born Sept. More...

Eugene Lynn Tait

JACKSON, Mich. – Eugene L. Tait, 67, died following a long illness on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Mich.  More...

Daniel Lee Horringa

MANISTIQUE – Daniel Lee Horringa, 68, of 534 Chippewa Ave., Manistique, Mich., died on Tuesday, Feb. More...

Community

NEWS FROM MAS

February is National Career and Technical Education Month. More...

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, Jan. 31, 2017  10:30 a.m. More...

Little library, big heart

Resident lends a hand by offering passersby books, meals

MANISTIQUE –There are times in life when a little boost is needed – whether it be in the form of a good book or a warm meal. More...

News Briefs

Residents encouraged to participate in Feb. 25 walk   MANISTIQUE – The “Walk for Warmth” fundraiser to help Schoolcraft County residents who face heating emergencies is scheduled Feb. 25. More...

News

St. Francis School holds student History Day, announces winners

MANISTIQUE – Recently third through eighth grade students at St. Francis de Sales participated in the school’s fourth Annual Michigan History Day competition. The theme for the event was “Taking a Stand in History”.  More...

SHF seeking event partner

MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation is seeking a non-profit with a health-centered mission to partner with for an upcoming event.  The Superior Health Foundation annual fundraising golf event will be held June 16 at the Marquette Go More...

Bay College engineering graduates can now option into LSSU degrees

ESCANABA – Students who earn an associate in pre-engineering from Bay College can now apply their earned credits into any of three baccalaureate engineering degrees offered through Lake Superior State University main campus. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  What the confirmation of Betsy DeVos means for education:  Today, educators and parents everywhere were exasperated at the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago February 16, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

A ‘class’y cause

The Garden American Legion recently showed their support for the Big Bay de Noc 2017 graduating class by donating the proceeds from their February monthly breakfast. More...

As heating bills pose problems, LIHEAP assists

The chill of winter can be offset with the pleasure of curling up inside a warm home. More...

Bay College releases list of fall graduates

ESCANABA – Bay de Noc Community College recently announced the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an associate degree or certificate during the fall semester.  Local students include:  Associate in Arts degree More...

Sports

In with the old

The 25th annual Relic Ride for Charity took place Saturday, boasting an enormous crowd of participants and spectators, pictured above. More...

Gonzalez takes crown at District competition

MUNISING – Not participating during his squad’s victory in the team districts, the Emeralds’ Tanner Gonzalez won the MHSAA Division 4 individual championship held in Munising last Saturday.  More...

Visitors spoil senior night

MANISTIQUE – Up by four points late, the varsity Lady Emeralds’ offense stalled, opening the door for Iron Mountain in a Senior Night outing in Manistique Monday.  More...