May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

District accepts project bids

Lintels, lockers will be replaced over summer

MANISTIQUE – The district is moving forward with two projects for the Manistique Middle and High School. Bids for the work, to be completed this summer, were approved by the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education Monday. More...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Memorial Day, what does it mean to you? Is it more than just a holiday weekend, or just a time to go camping or having a barbecue? More...

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

50 Years Ago May 20, 1965 More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

“Home”. That one short word can hold so much meaning. Having a sense of place, a place to call home, is very important to many species. More...

Obituaries

Donald C. McNeil

MANISTIQUE – Donald C. McNeil, 88, of Manistique and Gould City, Mich., died on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Marquette, Mich. Listed among survivors is his wife, Frances G. McNeil of Manistique. More...

Amy J. Schwartz-Sanders

BRIMLEY, Mich. - Amy J. Schwartz-Sanders, 52, of Brimley, Mich., died unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Randolph in 2011. Listed among survivors is her mother, Charlotte A. More...

Community

ISD awards top students of the year

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique senior took home a top honor during the recent Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District’s awards program. More...

District Court

Stephen Andrew Derocher, 61, 12th Rd., Bark River, charged with brake violations (5/15). Assessed $300. Davis Francis Bonifas, 39, County Rd. 440, Manistique, pled guilty in 93rd District Court to expired license (3/15). More...

News from MAS

OPIE (Outstanding Person In Education) awards were presented during a dinner at The Terrace Bay Inn in Escanaba on May 14. Representing the Manistique Support Staff was this year’s recipient, Robbie Boyd. More...

Heritage sues Garden Township

Ordinances spark lawsuit from downstate wind company

MANISTIQUE – Four months after a Gardenrelated lawsuit was brought against Heritage Sustainable Energy, LLC, the company has filed a lawsuit of its own against Garden Township. More...

City to take on health contest

‘Let’s Get Moving’ will focus on residents

MANISTIQUE – The Partnerships to Improve Community Health Grant project is sponsoring the 6th annual Let’s Get Moving Community Challenge June 6 through Aug. 1. More...

News Briefs

All-Vets program and parade set for May 25 MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County All-Vets is hosting a Memorial Day parade and program May 25. More...

News

A league of their own

The Fairport Women’s Baseball Team from the 1940s is pictured above. In the back row, from left to right: unidentified, Maude Peterson, Evelyn Shawl Casey, Beulah Robarge,Audrey Shawl, and Elaine Hennessey Peterson. More...

Fayette Historic State Park now open

FAYETTE – Fayette Historic State Park kicks off its summer season with new stories of sports at the townsite and recently completed restoration work on the historic Shelton House hotel. More...

Engraving into spring

A new batch of engraved bricks was recently delivered to the Living Waters Fountain in Triangle Park. The fountain also recently had a “check-up” and proved to weather its first winter well. More...

Lifestyles

Garden-based author releases newest novel

‘Saving Mossy Point’ now available to buy

GARDEN – In Donna Winters’ new novel “Saving Mossy Point – In the Fifty-First State of Superior”, Betty Hanson digs in her heels and takes on the government to save Mossy Point State Park and inspires a whole community w More...

Elks scholars to visit Hiawathaland

MANISTIQUE – The Elks National Foundation recently announced the location of its inaugural Elks Scholar Service Trip – a new initiative to help Elks scholars give back while connecting with each other and the Elks. More...

Photo

A new veterans’ memorial was recently erected and dedicated at Woodland Cemetery in Curtis. The memorial lists the names of veterans from that area. More...

Sports

Track preps for UP finals

ISHPEMING – The Emeralds had a great day competing at the Michigan High School Athletic Association regionals in Ishpeming May 14. More...

Three Emeralds medal in match

MANISTIQUE – With the season winding down, the Emeralds sent a full squad to compete Monday at the Indian Lake Golf Course. More...

Producing results, Emeralds compete for MPC Title

NEGAUNEE – The Lady Emerald fast pitch softball team continues to make a name for themselves. Under the direction of Coach Jessica Nord, the program, which once struggled to produce results, is now competing for titles. More...