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City refinances debt, saves 1.5 million

Review of Community Correction program too late

Actions taken by the Manistique City Council Monday night will save the city an estimated $1.5 million. More...

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News from MAS

In anticipation of our Family Engineering Night on March 27, Mr. Lindstrom’s Fourth Grade class made mousetrap cars to understand how potential energy changes to energy of motion. More...

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From the Braver Institute

“It’s pronounced ‘aims’ said my good friend E.M. Dash, barging into my office. “What?” I said puzzled. “It looks like it should be ‘eems’, but it’s really ‘aims’.” More...

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Community

Art exhibit to open April 4th

On Wednesday, April 4, Bay College art studio students will present their original works in painting, ceramics, drawing, photography, and electric imagining for this semester’s Art Student Show in the Besse Center Gallery. More...

Spring break hours for library

The Manistique School and Public Library has announced its hours for the upcoming MAS spring break, which takes place next week, April 2 through April 9. Monday and Thursday, April 2 and April 5: 11:30 a.m. More...

Senior Center

Mark your calendars for the following up coming events. Thursday, March 29: Creative Writing Group - 4-5 p.m. Writing short stories and memories, which eventually go into a published book with instructor Betty LaPointe. More...

Sports

Marietti stepping down as varsity coach

After 13 seasons, Ed Marietti has announced that he is stepping down as the Manistique High School boys’ varsity basketball coach. Athletic Director Rob Ryan said he received Marietti’s letter of resignation Monday. More...

New fishing license season begins April 1

The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that a new license season begins Sunday, April 1. Anglers have a choice of a variety of licenses and prices are unchanged from 2011. More...

Pigs vs. Punks game set

The annual Pigs vs. Punks Basket-ball game is set to go at the middle/ high school gym on Wednesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. The hotly-contested event pits local law enforcement officers against Manistique High School students. More...

Pioneer-Tribune launches new site

Even though the Pioneer-Tribune is a weekly publication published on Wednesday for Thursday, there has been some discussion within the community as to the timeliness of our Wednesday newsstand arrival. The secret was quietly released at 12 a.m. More...

SMH Board of Trustees reviews financial results

The Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees accepted the hospital’s 2011 audited financials, which were presented at their regular meeting Monday night by the accounting firm Wipfli LLP of Green Bay, Wis. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, did we get our bubble burst or not with the weather and wind the last couple of days. Needless to say I had a feeling but I was really enjoying the weather of a week ago. But cheer up the nice weather is supposed to head back our way. More...

From the Forrester

Michigan harvests a lot of wood. We see the trucks moving every day. But, Michigan also grows a lot of wood. What is the balance? More...

Obituaries

Geraldine M. Hoholik

Geraldine M. Hoholik, 95, of 126 N. Fourth St., Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Alma M. Thibideau

Alma M. Thibideau, 83, of Germfask, Mich., died Monday, March 26, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. More...

Lifestyles

Frizzell & Friends project to benefit MADD

Joe and Tom Blanchard are no strangers to the area. They had purchased the former Lincoln School building in 2007 and donated the building one year later to Habitat for Humanity Hiawathaland. More...

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital announces ACR accreditation

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation on their new digital mammography unit as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). More...

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The township board regularly recognizes groups, individuals and businesses that make a difference in Schoolcraft County. Suggestions for future honors can be submitted to any township board member or mailed to P.O. Box 174, Manistique, MI 49854. More...