March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Major upgrades planned for marina

project over four years in the making took another step forward this week, as the city of Manis- tique learned it is in line to receive funding to complete Phase II of the long-range city marina improve- ment project. More...

News

Manistique HOSA students compete at regional competition in Marquette

Advance to State competition in Traverse CityHow

students from Manis- tique High School’s health occu- pations class recently competed in Marquette at the Regional Health Occupations Students of America competition. More...

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In an evening exceeding their expectations, the Elks Chili Cook-off was deemed a success. The annual cook-off held on Saturday, March 3, was established to support the Elks National Foundation. More...

Gas prices hit projected range with peak still months awayStewart

Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have risen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.95 per gallon on Sunday, March 11. More...

Obituaries

Corey C. MallochCorey

C. Malloch, 34, of East Lansing, Mich., died unexpectedly on March 3, 2012, at his residence at Michigan State University, East Lansing. More...

Dr. Van Mueller, Ed.DDr.

Van D. Mueller of Andover, Minn., passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2012, surrounded by his family. More...

Catherine L. GrabowskiCatherine

L. Grabowski, 91, of 309N Sunset Beach Dr., Indian Lake, Manistique, Mich., died Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. She was born Feb. More...

Community

Senior Center

soup! Yum, yum. I encourage you to drop by the Cen- ter this coming Sunday, March 18, and have some soup. You will not only fill your tummy, you will be assisting the Eva Burrell Animal Shelter on one of their many fund- raisers. More...

Irish Cream Celebration Cake

box devil’s food cake mix1 box (4-serving size) chocolate instant puddingand pie More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Have fun being Irish! More...

Transfer to UPCAP has community corrections employees up in arms as April deadline approachesThe

April 1, the Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress (UPCAP) will take over the Central Upper Peninsula Com- munity Corrections services in Al- ger and Schoolcraft counties. More...

seeks funds to acquire property, plans restoration of car ferry docks

Manistique City Council Monday approved an application for a state Land Acquisition Grant to buy vacant property owned by Manistique Papers Inc. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

if you have not been outside to enjoy this week’s weather I have to wonder about you. Out in the sun it almost could convince a person we are really two months down the road. More...

DNR Law Enforcement Division celebrates 125 years

Ides of March is best known as the day that Julius Caesar was assassinated, but it’s a big day in Michigan conservation history, too. More...

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They say the early bird gets the worm; well in this case they get the fish. Hitting Indian Lake early Saturday morning Kevin Swanson and his wife Dawn returned home with the catch of the day. More...

Views

From the Braver Institute

A couple of week- ends ago I decided that I had had enough of the great indoors. Even in a mild winter cabin fever can set in. More...

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

50 Years Ago March 15, 1962 • A group of Upper Peninsula businessmen announced their plans for creat- ing an entirely new 51st state out of the U.P. The plans call for the 15 counties in the U.P. More...

Letters to the Editor

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Lifestyles

Aldrich and Urban plan spring weddingFirst

and Mrs. Richard Aldrich of Manistique are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rachel Erin Aldrich to Jon Robert Ur- ban, son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Urban of Manistique. More...

the fast laneOur

dial-up Internet provider tied the phone line up for over a de- cade. At least it seemed that long to anyone calling. But my biggest beef concerned the eons it took to download. For years we toyed with the idea of switching to high-speed. More...

Baptist Church announces free video marriage seminarLois

would you do to make your marriage better? Would you give it six hours … one evening and one morning? What if we could give our com- munity a great tool for helping people have a better marriage re- lationship? Would you support it? More...

Sports

25-point effort by the Emeralds Kyle Tiglas not enough to advance boys in districts

It was the end of the road for Ed Marietti and his Emeralds last Wednesday in Manistique. The Emeralds’ season again came to a familiar end with a 66-56 loss to the Rudyard Bulldogs in the Dis- trict 93 opener. More...

advance in hoop shoot competitionWith

bad weather canceling their first attempt at holding their free throw competitions scheduled for Saturday, March 3, the District 37 contest for the annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Champion- ship were finally held Saturday, March 10. More...