April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Equipment is Coming

Equipment is coming in and crews from Hebert Construction of Iron River, Mich. More...

News

Sault Tribe Committee releases official list

The Sault Tribe Election Committee has released the official list of candidates in the 2012 elections for tribal Chairman and Board of Directors. More...

District Court

William Michael Parrish, 43, Faketty Road, Manistique, charged with having no helmet (4/12). Assessed $95. More...

Michigan to join states taxing the working poor further into poverty for year 2012

Michigan is poised to join the small list of states that levy an income tax on working families living in poverty in 2012 thanks to tax policy changes made last year, according to an annual report on state income tax trends. More...

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EDITORIAL

Momentous events bring a community together. Good or bad, joyous or tragic, they are the ties that bind, that make all of us one. More...

Letters to the Editors

Dear Parents, More...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, More...

Lifestyles

Social Security contributions for young workers

If you’re a young worker, retirement probably seems like a lifetime away. In fact, you may wonder if your contributions to Social Security, deducted from your paycheck, actually cover you for anything right now. The answer is yes, they do. More...

Diocese of Marquette receives $45,000 grant

The Diocese of Marquette is one of 84 home mission dioceses in the U.S. and its dependencies that are receiving a 2012 grant from the Subcommittee on Catholic Home Missions. The $45,000 grant includes $33,870 for The U.P. More...

Hold the phone

I saw a kid yakking on his cell phone the other day -- while skateboarding. This struck me as an unhealthy blend of activities. What a contrast to Yours Truly, who tries not to engage in either, let alone both simultaneously. More...

Sports

.22 Pistol League Championship results

The Manistique Rifle and Pistol Club held its annual .22 Pistol League Championship held in March. The league championship was won by the team of Ted Hentschell, Josh Hentschell, Frank Hentschell and Bill Hentschell. More...

Emerald boys take first in Iron Mountain..... girls capture second

Taking first place in the first event of the day set the tone for a dominating win for the Manistique Emerald boys’ track and field team in Iron Mountain Tuesday. More...

Nagy and LaFave combine to capture Gladstone Invitational- Nagy medals in Norway, young Emerald team finishes in striking distance

The Emeralds’ Mike Nagy and Nick LaFave combined for a lowcard 71 to capture the Gladstone Invitation two-man Best Ball Scramble Monday. The Emerald duo edged the field by two strokes. More...

Big Bay de Noc and MHS sign cooperative agreement

Big Bay athletes join forces on gridiron this fall

A brief conversation on the feasibility of an eight-man football program could lead to a return to the gridiron for students at the Big Bay de Noc School. More...

“Give My Regards to Broadway” live on stage at Manistique High School

It’s 1939, and producer/director Dick Foster is one week shy of opening his new World War I-era musical in his off-Broadway theater. Unfortunately, he is also 100 grand shy of the financing his new show needs. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, at least the days have warmed up where you can enjoy the outdoors. The night time weather will have to warm up before the real nice daytime weather will be here to stay. More...

Natural Resource Commission sets the regulations, quotas for elk and bear

Meeting set

Michigan hunters will have more elk licenses available but fewer bear licenses, as the Natural Resources Commission set regulations for the upcoming seasons at its April 5 meeting in Lansing. More...

Central UP Cooperative members to hold presentation on invasive plants

A presentation on non-native invasive plants (NNIP) is planned for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, at the Women’s Federation Clubhouse, located at 104 W. Ridge Street in Marquette. More...

Obituaries

Joseph J. Rivard

Joseph Jules Rivard, 58, of Neosho, Wis., rejoined the Lord on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, where he will experience everlasting life free from sin. Joe was a long-time (active) resident of Manistique, Mich., before he moved to Wisconsin around 1990. More...

Geraldine McKenzie

Geraldine “Geri” McKenzie, 68, of Yuma, Colo., passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Pathways Hospice in Loveland, Colo. More...

Community

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Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago April 26, 1962 More...

Senior Center

We all know how the price of gas has climbed, along with groceries, etc. Due to this and having a little extra left over monies, the Senior Center Board has agreed to do a “one time” Free Food Distribution today April 26. More...

100th birthday celebration

Former Manistique resident Alice Modders will celebrate 100 years of life and memories on May 15. In observance of her milestone, a celebration with family and friends will be held on May 15, from 2-6 p.m. More...