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Multiple arrests for drugs in area

Five arrested last week, three more on Wednesday

MANISTIQUE – Four of five suspects allegedly involved in a drug trafficking bust last week have been arraigned. Three more suspects arrested Wednesday are awaiting arraignment.  More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, it is way too early for there to be any signs of the trees starting to turn a few colors already. But if you look in some areas where the trees always seem to turn first, you can already tell they have started to turn. More...

DNR seeks input on Fayette plan

FAYETTE – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on the development of a new general management plan to guide the future of Fayette Historic State Park. More...

FROM THE FORESTER

Forest ownership lends eligibility to a number of assistance programs, which can sometimes be a bit bewildering. Mining forestry program benefits begins with better understanding the goals of ownership.  More...

Obituaries

Sam M. Johnson

THOMPSON – Sam M. Johnson, 85, of Thompson, Mich., passed away on Aug. 18, 2017, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, MICH., where he has resided for the past few weeks. He was surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Rondal Lee Duncil

GULLIVER – Rondal Lee Duncil, 84, of Gulliver, Mic., died Thursday, Aug. More...

Maria de Jesus Estrada Swanson

MANISTIQUE – Maria de Jesus Estrada Swanson, 98, of 662N County Road 440 in Manistique, Mich., passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba, Mich. More...

Community

Shopko Foundation offers ‘Tools for Teachers’ contest to area educators

GREEN BAY – The Shopko Foundation is supporting local teachers in its communities with its first-ever Tools for Teachers contest. Now through Sept. More...

News From MAS

Get your Green On! Friday is Green and White day in the Emerald City. The 2017 Emerald varsity football team will be opening their season Friday night at home against Newberry. There will be a parade through town at 5:30 p.m. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Adam Michael Larson, 23, 14.75 Lane, Escanaba, charged with driving 40 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone (8/17). Assessed $115.  Darcy Renee Morrow, 44, S. Fifth Street, Manistique, charged with failure to yield the right of way (8/17). More...

Paying it forward

Thanks to the generous support of community organizations, businesses, and individuals, the Care Trak Program has earned enough to become operational in the area. More...

‘Dress It Up’ contest returns

Residents, businesses can win cash prizes

MANISTIQUE – It’s time again for Dress It Up Manistique. The annual contest recognizes residences or businesses for curb appeal.  The contest began in 2014, with Mayor Jan Jeffcott at the helm. More...

News

Brewing up a good time

The second annual Hops on the Harbor Brewfest took place Saturday, boasting bigger attendance, nicer weather, and plenty of fun for everyone. More...

News Briefs

Blue Mystique to hold St. Francis fundraiser   MANISTIQUE – Blue Mystique will hold a Kayak-4-Kids fundraiser Aug. 27.  Fifty percent of the proceeds from all rentals between 5-8 p.m. that day will be donated to St. More...

USFS: Watch out for Wild Parsnip

GLADSTONE – Wild Parsnip, also known as Pastinaca sativa, is an herbaceous perennial with yellow-flowered umbels atop 3- to 5-foot tall stems.  More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  You should be extremely proud of the new Manistique Lakeshore Campground. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago August 24, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

Seven receive NMU degrees

MARQUETTE – Seven students from the local area received their degrees or certificates from Northern Michigan University in May.  Brianna Johnson of Cooks received a bachelor’s degree in social work.  Flor Brewster of Manistique More...

Representing Schoolcraft Veterans

Schoolcraft County Veterans’ Service Office Penny Carlson, left, met up with Congressman Jack Bergman at the U.P. State Fair last week. More...

SCMCF residents celebrate August birthdays

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility residents recently celebrated August birthdays. Those celebrating birthdays included: Shirley Melms, Marcella Quick, Charlene Groll, Ilene Schultz, Vonceil Richardson, and Nora Boren.  More...

Sports

Meet your 2017 Emeralds

With a new first game lineup the Emeralds, under the leadership of Head Coach Todd Kangas and Assistant Coach Ed Marietti, will kick off their 2017 schedule Aug. 25, hosting the Newberry Indians. More...

Kaiser wins Indian Lake Golf Club Championship

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Men’s Golf Championship was held Aug. More...

Emeralds start out 2017 season strong

MANISTIQUE – The varsity volleyball team opened up their 2017 season on the road, participating in the Munising Invitational.  The Emeralds started out their season strong, finishing in first place in their pool with a 7-1 record. More...