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Daisies & Digs

I would like to take a moment to thank two nice young men for helping me. I was stuck in my driveway on Jan. 27, 2016, when Drew Savage and Nick Gould took time to help me get out. Your kindness is greatly appreciated. Jack Creighton, Manistique More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, We have owned property on Michibay Drive for 35 years and a home for 18 years. When our father passed away, our mother could not afford the expenses, and we began to rent the home to pay the mortgage, taxes, insurance, and utilities. More...

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

50 Years Ago February 10, 1966 More...

Lifestyles

10 Valentine’s Day ideas that won’t break the bank

“Can’t Buy Me Love” was a great song by Lennon and McCartney and frankly, a pretty good philosophy for Valentine’s Day in general. There really are ways to enjoy a unique and memorable February 14 without overspending. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Money is fascinating to young children especially when they look closely at the pictures and symbols. They learn about national monuments in Washington D.C., national parks, states, founding fathers, and presidents. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Manistique competes in district spelling bee MANISTIQUE – The annual District Spelling Bee was recently in the Frederickson Auditorium at Manistique High School. Students from Emerald Elementary, St. More...

Local group explores interest in establishing children’s museum

Preliminary meetings have piqued residents’ curiosity

MANISTIQUE – A small, but ambitious group of residents is seeking input and public support in establishing a children’s museum in Manistique. The group is currently exploring the initial steps of the process. More...

Lawsuit against county tossed

Wind energy company said county restricted business

MANISTIQUE – A lawsuit against Schoolcraft County was recently dismissed without prejudice. The lawsuit alleged the county had adopted restrictive amendments to its past zoning ordinance. More...

News Briefs

Manistique man faces CSC charges, headed to circuit MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man will face two criminal sexual conduct charges in higher court after being bound over Monday. More...

News

AHA: As Valentine’s Day approaches, residents should focus on heart health

LANSING – Michiganders are reminded to keep hearts on their minds as February begins, and not just the Valentine kind. More...

A wintery day at the library

The Schoolcraft County Parent Coalition recently held a toddler/preschool story time in the Emerald Elementary library. During the events, participants listened to a story, enjoyed a snack, and created a special winter craft. More...

Obituaries

Ruth E. Lynts

MANISTIQUE – Ruth E. Lynts, 94, of Manistique, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Northern Comfort Home in Thompson, Township. More...

Virginia Snyder

RAPID RIVER, Mich. – Virginia “Ginny” Snyder, 72, of 10261 LL Road, Rapid River (Isabella), Mich., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Manistique, Mich., surrounded by her loving family. More...

Community

MDOT: Times have changed, but winter mission remains the same

LANSING – “All night long they battle through blinding snow,” the narrator exclaims. “These roads must be kept clear! They shall be kept open!” More...

Emerald Elementary announces honor roll for grades three-five

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Emerald Elementary recently released the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2015-16 school year. The honor roll includes grades three through five. More...

Snyder’s budget focuses on Flint, infrastructure

LANSING — Gov. More...

Sports

Four crowned Mid-Pen Champions

IRON MOUNTAIN – With the regular season all but a distant memory, Coach Gary Bowman and the Manistique Emerald wrestling team kicked off a month’s worth of tournament action competing for a Mid-Peninsula Conference title in Iron Mountain More...

Casey and Adams combine for 41 points

Senior duo secures Bears’ home win over Mustangs

COOKS – Looking to avenge an earlier loss to Munising, the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears struggled to put points on the board early while playing at home Monday night. More...

Swim for it

Emerald girls continue to excel

WESTWOOD – Trading first and second place finishes throughout the night, the Emerald boys’ swim team was unable to break away far enough to cover the six-point spread, dropping their meet against Westwood on the road 60-66. More...