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Outdoors

From the Forester

Michigan forests are growing older, with larger trees, and covering more acres. Inventory statistics reveal a dynamic and ever-changing resource.  More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago December 7, 1967   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  One of my elves working at my workshop created a wood-working masterpiece – a wood chess set, a wood board, and a wood table with two drawers. More...

Lifestyles

Packed with love

The Foster Grandparent Program and the Senior Companion Program packed 20 boxes for Operation Christmas Child this year.  More...

MARSP members to host Christmas gathering

MANISTIQUE – A Christmas gathering for MARSP members from Schoolcraft and Eastern Delta counties will take place at the Comfort Inn in Manistique Dec. 13. More...

Counseling center: 10 ways to beat the blues

LANSING – We see it on television, magazine ads and movies – a table covered with delicious food, a perfectly decorated house, and family and friends laughing together in the glow of a warm fire.  More...

Community

Selective Service seeks board members in Schoolcraft

MANISTIQUE – The Selective Service System wants to hear from men and women in Mecosta, Newaygo, Muskegon, Calhoun, Saint Joseph, Eaton, Ingham, Jackson, Livingston, Schoolcraft, and Shiawassee counties. More...

District Court

93rd District

Ezekiel Jeremiah Lee, 18, U.S. 2, Gulliver, charged with expired plate over three days and no proof of insurance (11/17). Assessed $310.  Peter Victor Thelander III, 69, County Road 453, Cooks, charged with no helmet on an ORV (11/17). More...

MAS News

Maryann Boddy

According to the website Attendance Matters (www.attendanceworks.org), across the country, more than 7 million students are missing so many days of school that they are academically at risk.  More...

State to ‘swap’ land locally

Landowners in Hiawatha Township built on state land

MANISTIQUE – A group of area landowners will likely be “swapping” acreage with the state in order to retain their structure after inadvertently building on state land. More...

News Briefs

Woman arraigned on felony charge   MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman is facing a felony drug charge.  More...

News

Cloverland sells ‘Lighthouse.net’

SAULT STE MARIE – In 1997, Cloverland Electric purchased Lighthouse Computers as a wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary.  The company provided dial-up internet service, computer sales, service and training.  More...

BIG decisions

The Community Kids Christmas Party took place Saturday at the Manistique Elks Lodge. The event welcomed a large crowd of area children and parents and boasted games, food, presents, as well as a visit from “Santa Claus”. More...

MLPP sees solution to child welfare problem

LANSING – As Michigan continues to slide toward the bottom of the nation when it comes to education and child poverty, a new report offers a blueprint for policymakers to begin to turn things around.  According to the 2017 Kids Count repor More...

Obituaries

Burton Carley

NAHMA JUNCTION, Mich. – Burton Carley, 58, of Nahma Junction, Mich., died suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.  He was born to Harold and Zephrine (Loritz) Carley on Nov. 7, 1959, in Manistique, Mich., the youngest of eight children.  More...

Herbert J. Russell

MANISTIQUE – Herbert J. Russell, 86, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at his home in Manistique surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Jan. More...

Karen L. Krueger-Pierce

TOMAHAWK, Wis. – Karen L. Krueger-Pierce passed on to the other side on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, after having cancer since 2011.  Life passes by fast and the older you get the faster it goes. More...

Sports

Hoenke and Burns take the lead

MANISTIQUE – It was an exciting night for the Manistique swim team Tuesday. More...

New coach new system for Bears

COOKS – Devin Lawrence’s debut at the helm of the Big Bay de Noc boy’s basketball team was overshadowed by Superior Central’s Joe Heinonen Monday night in Big Bay de Noc. More...

Johnson drops 27 in win over Emeralds

IRON MOUNTAIN – Opening the season on the road and playing in a different time zone proved to be more than the Manistique Emerald boys’ varsity basketball team could overcome Tuesday night. More...