May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunger, homeless event successful

An effort to raise awareness of the homelessness problem here in Schoolcraft County was a huge success. Just over $2,000 was raised during the “Donate Your Pastor” for an evening of homelessness fund-raiser held last Friday in Manistique. More...

News

Eighth annual “Walk a Mile In My Shoes” on May 9

Residents attend rally to promote mental health awareness and reduce stigma

Michigan’s 46 Community Mental Health agencies are hosting the eighth annual “Walk-a-Mile In My Shoes” rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday, May 9. More...

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Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Instiute

If my memory serves me correctly, I seem to recall that last week we were talking about how I saved the life of a famous rock and roll star. Let me see now...where were we...? More...

Lifestyles

Peter White Library is venue for native wildflower program

On Saturday, May 5, at Peter White Public Library, located at 217 N. Front Street in Marquette, a presentation on native wildflowers of the Upper Peninsula is planned. The program will start at 10:30 a.m. More...

Nominations sought for 4th annual U.P. Service Awards

In recognition of the tremendous contributions of volunteers across the Upper Peninsula, the U.P. Volunteer Network (UPVN) announces the launch of the fourth annual U.P. Service Awards. Nominations will be accepted through June 1. More...

Alzheimer’s walk planning committee meets today

Schoolcraft County Annual “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” planning committee is meeting Thursday (today), May 3, at 2 p.m. at mBank. More...

Community

A Look Back at the...

Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago March 8, 1962 More...

Senior Center

There is often confusion about Medicare, all of its parts and products. That is why, as I receive the information, I am going to try to pass it along. More...

Warm and dry winter leads to early crop of allergies

For Michigan residents who feel like they’ve had more allergies than usual since February, they may be right. This year was the fourth warmest winter on record for many parts of the U.S. More...

Hoholik accepts position as Pioneer-Tribune editor

Manistique Pioneer-Tribune publisher Lisa Demers is pleased to announce Ashley Hoholik has agreed to join the staff at the Pioneer-Tribune as news editor, effective May 7. More...

Halpin in charge of Michigan State Police operations

The Michigan State Police is pleased to announce the promotion of Detective First Lieutenant John Halpin to captain and commander of the department’s Eighth District. Halpin replaces Capt. Myles Mc- Cormack who has retired. More...

Outdoors

Local volunteers join women across U.S. to create affordable housing

Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s team up for National Women Build Week Local volunteers join women across the United States to create affordable housing More...

Local letter carriers will participate in annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive

Letter carriers at the Manistique Post Office will “Stamp Out Hunger” on Saturday, May 12, when the annual food drive celebrates its 20th year. More...

Public input wanted on potential changes to daily brook trout possession limits

The Department of Natural Resources’ Fisheries Division is asking for public input on potential changes to brook trout daily possession limits for Upper Peninsula streams. More...

Obituaries

Alyce M. Wolf

Alyce M. Wolf, 72, of 549N County Road 441, Manistique (Indian Lake), Mich., died Friday, April 27, 2012, at her home. She was born Oct. 23, 1939, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Joseph and Adelaide (Easton) Schulte and was a graduate of St. More...

Robert F. Gilbertson

Robert “Bob” F. Gilbertson, 73, of N. 6th St., Manistique, Mich., died early Thursday evening, March 29, 2012, at the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. Bob was born on Sept. More...

Darryl Bertrand

Darryl “Bert” Bertrand, 75, of 7376W Riverview Dr., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012, en route to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. Darryl courageously fought a five year battle with cancer and COPD. More...

Sports

Emeralds take match by one stroke

The Manistique Emerald boys and girls golf teams battled their way to victory in Manistique Monday. The boys edged out their guests by one stroke, winning the triangular match with a team score 178. More...

Co-ed volleyball tournament

A co-ed volleyball tournament will be held at Manistique High School on Saturday, May 19. The event is being held to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen 3-day for a Cure Breast Cancer Walk in July. More...

Lady Emeralds win two at home

Following a pair of losses to Negaunee on the road last week, the Lady Emeralds put together a pair of wins over Gwinn at home Tuesday. More...

Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?