August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

STC ‘Last Blast’ fundraiser set to take place Aug. 25   MANISTIQUE – It’s time to celebrate the end of summer with Schoolcraft Tourism and Commerce’s inaugural “Last Blast Fundraiser” Aug. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, with the U.P. Fair week being here it means that when the week of the fair is over summer is on the downhill slide for the most part. More...

DNR firefighters help fight wildfires across nation

LANSING – More than a dozen wildland firefighters from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources have been sent to California, Oregon, Washington and elsewhere to battle wildfires and to gain valuable firefighting experience.  More...

Views

Wading for a bite

From the Aug. 8, 1968 edition, a good collection of coho salmon anglers spread out beyond the mouth of the Thompson Creek Monday morning as the hopes for the start of the spawning run were high. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   August 15, 1968  More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:  We are writing to thank the community for its support of Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. More...

Lifestyles

65 years strong

The Manistique High School class of 1953 recently held its 65th class reunion. Participating were, front row, from left: Joanne Schnurer, Dorothy Johnson, Loretta Gould, Carol Anderson, Liz Macklem, Doreena Curtis, Jean Selling, and Helen McKenzie. More...

Gulliver Lake POA holds annual meeting

GULLIVER – The annual meeting of the Gulliver Lake Property Owners Association was held recently at the Doyle Township Hall. Twenty-nine members/guests participated in the potluck dinner and meeting.  More...

Dinner Diva

This is the perfect late summer meal! Cool, refreshing, packed full of flavors, and so, so, so dang easy to make! It’ll quickly become a summer staple in your weekly meal plan! More...

Need a ride to Escanaba? SCTA offering new route

Three trips offered daily to Escanaba with DATA help

MANISTIQUE – Looking for a ride to Escanaba? Look no further than the Schoolcraft County Transit Authority. A joint effort between SCTA and the Delta Area Transit Authority, along with support from the Sault Ste. More...

100 years in the making

Bowman Gas celebrating centennial year milestone

Editor’s note: The following is a submission from Gulliver Historical Society President Marilyn Fischer.  — — —  More...

News

Not just horsing around

The International Barrel Racing Association Horse Show took place as part of this year’s Schoolcraft County Fair. More...

H1N2 variant found at downstate fair

CDC offers fairgoers tips for swine exposure

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reporting that Influenza A (H1N2)v has been identified as the strain that sickened two attendees of the Fowlerville Family Fair following exposure to swine. More...

Bay Cliff campers receiving free dental care from U of M

ANN ARBOR – Every summer, campers at Bay Cliff Health Camp gather on the grounds in picturesque Big Bay in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, taking turns around the flagpole, exploring the water and nature – and climbing in the dental exam More...

Obituaries

George Babladelis

MANISTIQUE – George Babladelis, 85, of Manistique, Mich., died Aug. 13, 2018, at the U.P. Health System Hospital in Marquette, Mich.  More...

Rosalie A. Arnold

OWOSSO, Mich. -– Rosalie Ann Arnold, 87, of Owosso, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at her home.  More...

Sally A. Stumpf

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sally Ann Stumpf was called home Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at the age of 84, at Kobacker House after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  She was born July 9, 1934, in Manistique, Mich. More...

Community

Cooks Corn Roast returning Sunday

Event boasts family fun, raffle, music, and more

COOKS – Hungry for entertainment … and corn? Then head to the 46th annual Corn Roast and Raffle Sunday. More...

MAS News

Have you completed your homework?  Yes, parents, I’m talking to you! Your first homework assignment of the 2018-19 school year is due Aug. More...

Police Log

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, Aug. 7, 2018  10:57 a.m., blight, Arbutus Avenue.  More...

Sports

3 MAYS teams finish undefeated

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Area Youth Soccer wrapped up an impressive season last week with three teams going undefeated.  Claiming undefeated status were Manistique Oil 9U, Big Boy 12U, and State Savings Bank 15U. More...

Time to Bump, Set and Score

Yes, as hard as it is to believe, Emerald fall sports are here. The varsity girls’ volleyball team will open their 2018 season competing in the Munising Invitational Saturday. More...

Friends of Indian Lake winners announced

MANISTIQUE – On Aug. 11, the Friends of Indian Lake committee held their ninth annual fishing tournament on Indian Lake.  The fishing was slow, but the weather was ideal. More...