October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Transit airs worries about drivers, reduced contract

Fee doubled for those who don’t seek permit

MANISTIQUE –Schoolcraft County Public Transit is facing numerous hurdles as they cope with a lack of available employees and a “significant” loss in funding. More...

News

Prepped and ready

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital recently offered a special in-service for all staff regarding the ebola and enterovirus diseases. SMH’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. More...

Manistique Amity Group plans meeting, Lake Effect Arts presentation

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Amity Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 12, at the Presbyterian Church on Main Street. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Another election at hand. New people seeking election to government positions that don’t have any idea of what the job description is. More...

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

50 Years Ago October 29, 1964 • A heavy voter turnout of more than 4,200 in Schoolcraft County was predicted for next Tuesday by County Clerk Ferdinand Lesica. More...

From the Braver Institute

“And a senior admission for you too?” were the words that came from the mouth of the attendant at the front desk of the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn after she sold an admission ticket to Ma Braver. More...

Lifestyles

Restaurant continues vet ‘thank you’, adds element

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Latterman named as fellow to NIH program

BETHESDA, MD. – Marissa K. (McDonough) Latterman, MPH, has been named as one of four fellows to the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program based at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md, starting in January. More...

Arnold and Miller wed

EAST TAWAS, Mich. – Thomas and Karen Arnold of East Tawas, Mich., are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kristi to Cliff C. Miller on June 28. The groom is the son of Cliff and Rhonda Miller, also of East Tawas. More...

Sports

Emeralds look to districts with end of regular season

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emerald volleyball team ended conference play with a big win over the Norway Knights last Thursday. With the win, the Emeralds post a 7-5 Mid-Peninsula Conference record as they head into districts Tuesday. More...

Season ends with senior night loss

MANISTIQUE – Marred with injuries the Manistique Emerald football team gutted out a seasonending loss to the visiting Bulldogs from Rudyard (4-5), in a contest that said goodbye to its seniors Friday. More...

Upper Peninsula playoff pairs set

EAST LANSING – Sixteen teams from across the Upper Peninsula will start their quest for a trip to Detroit to take part in the Michigan High School Athletic Association football finals at Ford Field. District action gets underway Friday, Oct. More...

Wages spark debate

Uncertainty surrounding decisions made by county commissioners

MANISTIQUE – The salary schedule of Schoolcraft County has recently become a point of contention – primarily with employees of the 11th Circuit Court. More...

Polls are open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. November 4

City of Manistique VotersPrecinct 1: Manistique City HallPrecinct 2: Youth Community Center Building Precinct 3: Youth Community Center Building More...

2014 Schoolcraft County Election Guide

S TATEGovernor and LieutenantGovernorRepublican – Rick Snyder/BrianNelson CalleyDemocratic – Mark Schauer/LisaBrown More...

City adds zoning penalty

Fee doubled for those who don’t seek permit

MANISTIQUE – Residents beginning construction without the proper permit will now be subject to a doubled fee. The addition to the city’s zoning ordinance was made during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique City Council. More...

Outdoors

Forest welcomes hunters, offers tips

GLADSTONE – As Michigan’s 2014 Firearm Deer Season draws near once again, the Hiawatha National Forest would like to offer several reminders to help hunters have a safe, enjoyable hunt on national forest lands. More...

DNR reviewing Graymont public land application

Public asked to provide input for request

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has received a revised land transaction application from Graymont, Inc., proposing development of a limestone mine and limestone processing facility in northern Mackinac County near the tow More...

Fish Report

Well, if you were not ready for a real weather change you had to skip Monday of this week with lighting, thunder, hail rain and the high winds we had. Now in some areas they are calling for a rain-snow mix for the end of the week. More...

Obituaries

Christine M. Behrend

MANISTIQUE – Christine M. Behrend, 88, of Manistique, Mich., died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Woodland Assisted Living in Manistique surrounded by her family, under the care of North Woods Home Care and Hospice. More...

Martha Snyder

MANISTIQUE – Martha “Marty” Snyder (Tracy), 75, of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at her home. More...

Roy M. Kolinske

COOKS – Roy “Bud” Martin Kolinske, 89, of Cooks, Mich., passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 25, 2014, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. More...

Community

Delta airport requests travelers arrive early

ESCANABA – Delta County Airport is asking passengers to arrive 60 to 90 minutes prior to departure, due to the increasing volume of travel coming through the airport. More...

Racing to the rink

The organizers of the 24th annual Deloria Road Rally recently presented a $500 check to the Manistique Hockey Association. From left to right: David Maddox, Eric Oas, Phil Berger and James Gaffney. More...

Resolutions call for UP electric rate fix

Area lawmakers rally behind UP, seek help

LANSING – State lawmakers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are banding together to fight a proposal that would put local utility customers on the hook for almost all of an estimated $100 million additional annual cost to keep the Presque Isl More...

Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?