July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Voters ready to hit polls

Area to pick partisan candidates in election

MANISTIQUE – It’s once againelection time and this year’s areaballot is a full one. More...

News

Appraiser to lead event at library

Residents encouraged to bring in antiques

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique School and Public Library will present an antiques and collectibles appraisal event Aug. 7. The event features author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, Wis., and begins at 3 p.m. More...

SMH earns patient-centered designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan

Programs improving primary patient care

DETROIT – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has designated Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic a patientcentered medical homes for the 2014 program year – meaning they have particular qualities and processes that help impro More...

Cloverland Electric warns of area phone scam

DAFTER – Cloverland Electric warns members to be aware of a recent phone scam that names the utility. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, To Phil Main: What a great memory story! Kids finding something to do. Playing cost no money and everyone was welcome to play – there were no “play dates” and you could just show up – what a good childhood. More...

From the Braver Institute

This is Jim Rockford. At the tone leave your name and message, I’ll get back to you.” That was the voice of my answering machine. If you managed to glance at a television during the seventies you most likely are familiar with it. More...

Illegal immigration, how many will the boat hold?

Editor’s note: This submission represents the personal opinions of the author and should not be used to characterize the opinions of the Pioneer Tribune. — — — More...

Lifestyles

Local Thrivent group donates to help Habitat

MANISTIQUE – Five members of Zion Lutheran’s Thrivent Financial Committee recently accepted a challenge from Humanity HiawathaLand. The organization had been in need of lunches for 13 different visiting volunteer groups. More...

Weber and Desjarden

MANISTIQUE – William Weber and Billie Jo Goudreau of Manisitque, Mich., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Deonne Weber, to Dustin Lee DesJarden, son of Jay and Marci DesJarden of Cooks, Mich. More...

Neadow

MANISTIQUE – D.J. and Danielle Neadow of Manistique welcomed their first child on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Tatum Sandra Neadow was delivered at Marquette General Hospital, located in Marquette, Mich., weighing 10 pounds, 6.6 ounces. More...

Man to face charge for attempted murder

Arraignment held for Monday night incident

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man may face up to life in prison following an alleged attempt on a woman’s life Monday night. Formal charges were issued Wednesday in 93rd District Court. More...

News Briefs

Manistique Merchants to host sales Saturday MANISTIQUE – Get ready to hit the streets and support local businesses this weekend. More...

School rated for special ed, coaches named

Teachers use meeting to talk contract issues

MANISTIQUE – The district met many of its targets in a new “special education report card” distributed by the Michigan Department of Education. More...

Outdoors

Baby falcons fill nest at Houghton-Hancock bridge

LANSING – The trio of peregrine falcon chicks at the Houghton-Hancock Lift Bridge are starting to leave the nest. More...

Indian Lake Explorer Program

Aug.13 p.m. – Discovery Zone3 p.m. – Visit with the ParkExplorer Guide at the beach fora special peek into the wide wildoutdoors.Unnatural Trek7 p.m. – There’s more to theforest than the trees. Meet the More...

Fish Report

Well, it is hard to believe we are at the end of July already. I still am in the start-up phase of everything I hoped to get done this summer and it is almost coming on to fall. More...

Obituaries

Leon L. Hayes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Leon Laverne Hayes, 86, of Traverse City, Mich., passed away surrounded by family Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich. He was born on Sept. More...

Ardell G. Gardapee

MANISTIQUE – Ardell “Al” G. Gardapee, 83, of 5025W Gardapee Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his home in the loving care of his family. He was born Dec. More...

Justine N. Helmus

MANISTIQUE – Longtime Manistique, Mich., resident, Justine Nella Helmus, 75, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich. More...

Community

M-TEC to offer CPR refresher training for health professionals Aug. 13

ESCANABA – The M-TEC at Bay College will offer a three-hour CPR refresher training, American Heart Association, for area healthcare providers seeking to renew their CPR certification. More...

Royal court: New leaders selected to serve county

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County has a new group of royal leaders. Titles for Miss and Junior Miss Schoolcraft County, as well as Little Miss and Prince, were awarded during the Schoolcraft County fair Saturday. More...

Former Garden resident sentenced to prison term

GRAND RAPIDS – A former Garden resident was sentenced to five years in prison for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The sentencing was handed down during a hearing held July 25 in Grand Rapids. More...

Sports

Manistique Sport Fishing Club hosts successful derby

MANISTIQUE – Dodging rain and thunderstorms, 237 anglers left Port Manistique in search of a fish that would earn them the top prize of $3,000 last weekend. More...

Teams show energy on field

MANISTIQUE – With the season more than halfway over, Manistique Area Youth Soccer members are working hard and developing their skills. According to MAYS President Sheila Clark, the seven to nine year olds are especially talented. More...

One ‘colorful’ run

MANISTIQUE – The weather conditions weren’t what organizers were hoping for, but that didn’t seem to dampen the spirit of those who participated in the Manistique Color Run Saturday. More...

Poll

Do you agree with the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioner's decision not to support the DNR land acquisition in Hiawatha Township?