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Mackinac Financial Corporation to acquire Niagra Bancorporation

MANISTIQUE – The Directors of Mackinac Financial Corporation [Nasdaq: MFNC] (Mackinac), the holding company for mBank, and the Directors of Niagara Bancorporation (Niagara), the holding company for First National Bank of Niagara announced this More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Feathered visitor? DNR offers advice

LANSING – Michigan residents may get a surprise this spring in their garden, flower box or even in the landscaping by their office building. Bird nests can be found in some unusual locations. More...

Quite the catch

Kyler Hoholik, 15, took home the first place loot in the recent Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Association’s second annual Indian Lake Walleye Derby. Hoholik landed first place with six fish weighing in at more than 16 pounds. More...

UP Trappers Association to hold Expo in July

Outdoors Brief

ESCANABA – The U.P. Trappers association will hold its 2016 Convention/Outdoor Expo July 15- 16 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. Hours of operation have been adjusted this year: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Michael Faketty

COOKS, Mich. – Michael Faketty, 90, of 10925W County Rd. 442, Cooks, Mich., died peacefully Saturday, May 21, 2016, at his home while surrounded by his loving wife, daughters and granddaughter. More...

W. Clarice Becks

MANISTIQUE – W. Clarice Becks, 88, of Manistique, Mich., died Monday, May 23, 2016, at her son’s home in Gladstone, Mich. She was born Sept. More...

Gerald Kenneth Richel

GARDEN, Mich. – Gerald Kenneth Richel, 87, of Garden, Mich., passed away on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Winthrop Harbor, Ill., with his loving family by his side. More...

Community

Coast Guard releases 2015 boating statistics

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2015 Recreational Boating Statistics report, revealing that boating fatalities nationwide that year totaled 626, the third-lowest number of yearly boating fatalities on record. More...

ISD awards area students

ESCANABA – Emily Sedenquist earned career and technical education’s highest award, the Joseph Hampton Achievement Award, at the Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District’s awards program recently. More...

Top Ten of 2016

MASON MATCHINSKI Mason is the son of John and Kelly Matchinski. The four-year honor student participated in basketball and Y.E.T.I. More...

To the market

The first Manistique Farmers’ Market of the season was held last Wednesday. The market opened to plenty of eager customers who lined up to purchase area goods. The markets run each Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. More...

Council approves 2017 budget

City expenses, revenue to be similar to current year

MANISTIQUE – The city’s revenue and expenses are expected to remain the same in the 2017 fiscal year. Members of Manistique City Council adopted most of the 2017 budget during Monday night’s meeting. More...

News Briefs

All-Vets to host Memorial Day Program Monday MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County All-Vets organization will hold a Memorial Day recognition program Monday. More...

News

Paper display

During the second semester of each school year, Robin Mulligan’s art class at Manistique High School takes on a three-dimensional team art project. More...

Snyder declares energy emergency for holiday

Intention to conserve fuel for Memorial Day

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. More...

Bidding adieu to school

The 2016 graduating class of the Jack Reque Alternative High School celebrated their commencement with a ceremony held May 20 at the Hiawatha Community Center. More...

Views

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

50 Years Ago May 26, 1966 More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

You don’t have to talk with Ann MacGregor very long to learn about her passion for Habitat for Humanity and its work in our area and around the world. More...

Lifestyles

Local GFWC awarded at state convention

MIDLAND, Mich. – Six delegates from the Manistique General Federation of Women’s Clubs Michigan attended the recent GFWC 121st State Convention. Throughout the ceremony, the local club received numerous awards. More...

Lifestyles Brief

Vacation Bible School planned at Cedar Grove MANISTIQUE – The annual Vacation Bible School at Cedar Grove Mennonite Church will take place June 6-10. More...

Reid-Goudreau

MANISTIQUE – Danielle Marie Reid and Cole Michael- Gordon Goudreau, together with their parents, the late Raymond Reid, Jr. More...

Sports

Girls repeat as champions

Emeralds claim Mid-Pen Conference golf title

MANISTIQUE – Reaching the top of their game just in time, the Manistique Emerald girls’ golf team successfully defended their Mid-Peninsula Conference title. More...

2016 Mid-Peninsula Conference Girls’ Softball All Conference Team Selections

TEAM OF THE YEAR: Manistique COACH OF THE YEAR: Jessica Nord, Manistique PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Bobbie Hulce, Norway PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Breiann Richey, Manistique More...

Knights defeat Emeralds for MPC title

MANISTIQUE – It’s often said in the world of sports that is it difficult to beat the same team three times in a row. Such was the case for the Lady Emerald fast pitch softball team Saturday. More...