October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Manistique man sentenced for methamphetamine lab   MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man facing charges related to a methamphetamine bust earlier this year has been sentenced.  More...

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Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, there is no way a Yooper can complain about the type weather we are having this week. It sure makes it nice when you can get out in the woods and walk around. More...

National forest makes bike trail improvements

GLADSTONE – Over the course of the past five months, Hiawatha National Forest has implemented significant improvements for mountain bike riders using Bruno’s Run Hiking/ Mountain Biking Trail and Valley Spur Mountain Bike Trail. More...

Eastern UP Advisory Committee plans meeting

SAULT STE MARIE – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council is scheduled to discuss cormorant status, hear a forestry presentation and talk about engaging Lake Superior State Un More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  This letter is in response to Paul Walker’s letter that appeared in the Oct. 12 issue of the Pioneer Tribune.  Sara Cambensy gave a presentation to a group in Manistique on Oct. 10 that I attended. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago October 19, 1967 More...

Study: What to know about concussions

DETROIT – Any blow to the head - whether on the football field, the playground, or even the kitchen floor - can cause a concussion, which is why doctors say everyone needs to take precautions and know the warning signs.  More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

“When Amelia Came to Michigan” Oct. 25   MANISTIQUE – Al and Dave Eicher from the Program Source will present “When Amelia Came to Michigan” at the Manistique School and Public Library Oct. 25. More...

GFWC holds annual meeting

MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Michigan Upper Peninsula District 5 recently held its annual meeting in Escanaba.  Members of the U.P. More...

Dinner Diva

Did you know you can make a simple sauce in the skillet? Honest, this is easy stuff. Just follow these easy steps...  More...

Sports

Emeralds take Senior Night victory

MANISTIQUE – It was a victorious senior night for the Emerald volleyball team Monday in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium against Newberry.  Finishing sets one and two with scores of 25-10 each, the Emeralds were hoping to easily finish the ni More...

Emeralds end season with trip up north

MANISTIQUE - Following a 44-8 loss to Westwood (7-1) last week, the battle weary 2017 Emerald football team will wrap up their season with a trip to the Copper Country to take on the Lake Linden-Hubble Lakes in a Saturday afternoon outing.  More...

Bears soccer season ends

The Black Bears finished their 2017 season taking third in the Northern Lights League Tournament on Beaver Island. They concluded their season at 7-4. Above, Marcos Hider connects with the ball during a recent home meet against Beaver Island. More...

Board focuses on new projects

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools Board of Education is planning ahead for needed updates within the district. The board discussed upcoming sinking fund projects during its regular meeting Monday.  More...

Conference change? AD discusses options

As Mid-Pen dwindles, districts look for alternative conferences

MANISTIQUE – Two years after a conference change was preemptively shut down after negative reception by the public, the topic of making a change for Emerald athletes was broached again Monday. More...

News

Resourceful

The Schoolcraft County Community Resource Fair took place recently, offering area residents the opportunity to obtain first-hand knowledge of services and assistance available locally. More...

An honor to join

The National Honor Society induction banquet and ceremony was held Oct. 4 at Manistique High School. More...

Schuette calls on agencies to halt fees

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently joined a bipartisan coalition of 36 state and the District of Columbia attorneys general to urge the consumer reporting agencies Experian and TransUnion to immediately stop charging fee More...

Obituaries

Mildred R. Bosanic

MANISTIQUE - Mildred R. Bosanic, 98, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  She was born Oct. More...

Jared D. Martin

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Jared Daniel Martin, 28, of Sheboygan, Wis., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, as a result of a motorcycle accident. Jared was born on Jan. 5, 1989, in Manistique, Mich., the son of Jay and Jan (Brawner) Martin. More...

Cody A. Musselman

GERMFASK - Cody A. Musselman, 24, of Germfask, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, as the result of a work related accident in Florida. More...

Community

MAS News

Why you matter. What a thought provoking statement. More...

A little ’Stique

Looking to learn more about growing up in Manistique? Attend the upcoming brown bag lunch hosted by the Schoolcraft County Historical Society. For details, see page A5.   More...

LMAS: Up your lead level knowledge

NEWBERRY – Nearly half a million children living in the United State have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More...