May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Blaze damages structure

Firefighters successfully contain apartment fire

MANISTIQUE – An upstairs apartment received heavy fire damage Friday, according to a press release from Manistique Public Safety. No injuries were reported, but a vacant, second downstairs apartment also received heavy water and smoke damage. More...

Blown away

One tree lining Lake Street fell atop a vehicle in front of the house of Reverend David Hueter Tuesday. The tree also pulled a powerline from the residence of John Berger on its way down. More...

News

Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

“You’ll never guess what I saw,” I said as I barged into the office of my research assistant, Felicity Zolar, who looked up from her desk with the look of anyone who is asked a stupid question like that. More...

Obituaries

Carl V. Anderson

C. Vern Anderson, 90, of 125 North Houghton Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Feb. More...

Ruth G. Robere

Ruth G. “Peanuts” Robere, 79, of 550 Garden Ave., Manistique, Mich., died unexpectedly on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. She was born Sept. More...

Donald B. Miller

Donald B. Miller, 77, of 9111 00.25 Rd., (Garden Corners) Cooks, Mich., died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba, Mich. More...

Community

A Look Back at the...

Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago March 8, 1962 More...

Taking off

Jim Creighton and Chuck Renze, of Chuck Renze Ford, recently turned over the keys to a 2011 F-350 Ford Van to Tony Grahovac, project manager for Central U.P. Community Corrections. More...

Speakers set for meeting

Community Connection will take place May 21

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Coalition for Safe and Stable Housing will hold their next monthly Community Connection meeting on Monday, May 21, at 6 p.m. in the Manistique Public Library. More...

Trash to treasure sale this weekend

Fundraiser will benefit local historical society

MANISTIQUE – Residents are invited to participate in the Schoolcraft County Historical Society’s Trash to Treasure Sale set for Saturday, May 19. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Bear West Arena. More...

Area women lend a hand to ‘Habitat’

Participate in National Women Build Week

MANISTIQUE – Women from across the area rolled up their sleeves and proudly donned tool belts last week as part of Habitat for Humanity’s National Women Build Week. More...

Commissioners approve raise, take cut to salary

Board dives in, absorbs first ten percent cut

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners has voted to allow a 7 ½ cent raise to two circuit court employees, while decreasing their own salary and per diems by 10 percent. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, the camping season for so many of those around the area is about to begin. I have to ask you where else can a person spend the summer camping in their back yard yet still get to enjoy what other people travel hundreds of miles to do. More...

ExPOceptional show

Vendors and visitors are shown during the 2012 Outdoor Expo and Gun and Knife Show at Little Bear West Arena Sunday. More...

Spring clean feeders for bird health

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds bird-feeding enthusiasts that regularly cleaning and disinfecting the feeders are just as important as filling them; especially in efforts to prevent salmonellosis, a bacterial disease that More...

Lifestyles

New art gallery seeking artists

MANISTIQUE – The new Lake Effect Art Gallery is ready to accept new artists. The long-planned gallery now has a home at Traders’ Point, in the building between the Upper Crust Cafe and Traders’ Point Antique Mall. More...

Degrees for two MHS 2008 grads

MANISTIQUE – Marissa “Rissa” McDonough graduated on April 28, from Michigan Technological University in Houghton with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a concentration in microbiology and a minor in biochemistry. More...

Blood drive set for May 23

MANISTIQUE – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, May 23, at the Blanchard Center in Manistique from 1-5:15 p.m. More...

Sports

Broullire and Ramey set records

Emeralds peak before regionals

MANISTIQUE - It was a record setting day for the Manistique Emeralds Kenner Broullire and Ryan Ramey last weekend in Munising. More...

Emeralds’ Nagy a hidden gem no longer

The following article, written by Geoff Kimmerly, Second Half editor, was posted on the Michigan High School Athletic Association website on Friday, May 11, 2012. More...

Fast-pitch takes two at home

MANISTIQUE - The Lady Emerald fast-pitch softball team improved to 11-16 with a pair of wins over the Stephenson Eagles at home Monday night. Hot at the plate and behind a solid defense, Manistique took game one by the score of 13 to 3. More...