May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Emerald principal accepts teaching position

Mason moves to science, board will look to fill opening

MANISTIQUE – Emerald Elementary is losing its principal – to a teaching position at Manistique Middle and High School. The decision was made during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education.  More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

DNR releases study on hunting trends

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, in collaboration with DJ Case and Associates, recently released a report on a nearly yearlong study of Michigan deer hunters. More...

Fish funding

The Manistique Area Sport Fishing Club recently made a generous donation to the Indian Lake Sport and Recreation Association. More...

FISH REPORT

Well, there is no doubt if you have been anywhere in the deep back woods this week you have soon become well aware of the fact that the black flies are alive and well once again this year. More...

Obituaries

Christine E. Neadow

MANISTIQUE – Christine E. More...

Vivian Blanchard

GOULD CITY, Mich. – Vivian Blanchard, 95, of Gould City, Mich., passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  She was born Jan. More...

Martha A. Sheppard

MANISTIQUE – Martha A. Sheppard, 88, of 223 N. 4th St., Manistique, Mich., died Friday, May 12, 2017, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  She was born Oct. More...

Sports

Batters, up

Coming off a 4-1 win over the Negaunee Miners, Manistique Emeralds’ fastpitch softball team has dropped three in a row heading into the Mid Peninsula Conference tournament in Negaunee Saturday. More...

Emeralds head to regionals

MUNISING – The Emerald track teams wrapped up their regular season meets for the year under the lights at the Munising Lions Meet last Friday.  Both teams will now compete at regionals for time slots at U.P. Finals in Kingsford June 3. More...

Emeralds golf well at Mustang Invite

MUNISING – The Negaunee boys and Munising girls took the top spots at the Munising Invitational golf meet held Monday.  The Negaunee boys beat out runner-up Manistique by 29 strokes – 333 to 362. More...

County seeks Gulliver dam ownership

After securing deed, grant will be sought for approximately $71K repair

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County will become the owner of the Gulliver Lake Dam in order to pursue funding to fix the structure. The issue was discussed during a recent meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners.  More...

HBH begins work on road to accommodate public

Roadway off of Lake Street being repaved after long time deterioration

MANISTIQUE – Hiawatha Behavioral Health has taken on the expense of repairing a road located adjacent to its building. More...

News

Painting the town

Habitat for Humanity HiawathaLand participated in the 10th annual National Women Build Event Friday.  More...

Foundation awards $4K in grant awards

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation Board of Directors approved five grant awards totaling $4,091 in its spring grant round May 1.  More...

MLPP: Health bill would hit rural areas hard

LANSING – The U.S. House Republican health bill would be particularly harmful to Michigan’s rural communities, according to a new report released by the Washington, DC-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.  More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago May 18, 1967   More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor,  More...

Lifestyles

Let’s hear it for the club

GFWC Manistique Women’s Club was recently awarded “Club of the Year, Category III”, for the state of Michigan at the GFWC annual convention held in Gladstone at the Terrace Bay Hotel. More...

THE DINNER DIVA

I learned something new this weekend. Apparently calling out crappy food is now called “food shaming.”  Seriously?  Is everything a “shaming issue” now?  More...

ISD awards top students

MANISTIQUE – Daniel Phillips earned Career and Technical Education’s highest award, the Joseph Hampton Achievement Award, at the Intermediate School District’s awards program.  More...

Community

A piece of ca... pie

In addition to celebrating the recent National Hospital Week, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital employees used the opportunity to raise funds for the Feeding America food truck. More...

Shelter, mBank announce ‘Vets & Pets’ program

Program a ‘thank you’ to vets, benefit to pets

MANISTIQUE – The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter and mBank are pleased to announce a new program for Veterans called Vets & Pets. More...

NEWS FROM MAS

This Friday, May 19, nine students from the Jack Reque Alternative High School will graduate. The students and their families will begin the celebration at 12:30 p.m. More...