May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents fill primary ballot

Deadline for party affiliation passes

MANISTIQUE – The ballot for the August primary election is slowly coming together in Schoolcraft County. Although it’s not set in stone, a recent filing deadline has produced a number of local candidates for the county ballot. More...

News

Hats off!

Seniors from the Jack Reque Alternative High School celebrated graduation Friday in a ceremony at the Hiawatha Community Center. More...

Area man faces slue of charges

MANISTIQUE – A 64-yearold Manistique man was recently arraigned for charges stemming from a May 1 incident near Indian Lake. More...

Memorial Day event set

MANISTIQUE – On Monday, May 28, the Schoolcraft County All-Vets will be holding a Memorial Day program. The program will begin at 11 a.m. at the Veteran’s memorial site on the Schoolcraft County Courthouse grounds. More...

Obituaries

Gladys L. Brown

Gladys Louise Brown, 79, was born in St. John’s, Mich., on Oct. 28, 1932, and called home by her Lord and Savior on May 15, 2012. More...

Ila E. Davidson

Ila Evelyn (McGahan) Davidson, 78, entered into glory Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Sun City, Ariz., succumbing to cancer. Ila was born to Kenneth V. and Margaret Evelyn (Orr) McGahan on May 23, 1933, in Walkerville, Mich. More...

Franklin D. Hill

Franklin Daniel Hill, 53, of 8207 Rivers St., Nahma, Mich., passed away Saturday morning May 19, 2012, at home following a lengthy illness with cancer. More...

Sports

Emeralds qualify for UP Finals

GLADSTONE – Monica Giles and Taylor Lockwood anchored the field events for the Emerald girls competing at the Division I Track and Field Regionals in Gladstone May 17. Giles qualified for the U.P. More...

Boys place at Regionals

GLADSTONE – Kenner Broullire continued his reign medaling in the 300-meter hurdles at the Division I Track and Field Regionals in Gladstone on May 17. More...

Big Bay athletes make it to finals

4 athletes earn spot

MUNISING – Brittany Richard and Cole Potvin qualified for the U.P. Finals with dominating performances at the Division 3 finals in Munising last weekend. Richard qualified in three events, while Potvin qualified in four. More...

District sees 42 apply for jobs

Ad Hoc to trim down principal applicants

MANISTIQUE – Three resignations were accepted, principal applications collected, and a proposed fund balance approved during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique Area School Board of Education. More...

Wildfires hit two counties

Acres burned in Seney, Round Lake

Two wildfires – one now contained – have caused damage in Schoolcraft and Delta counties this week. More...

Trail damage incidents increase

A vehicle is shown trapped in mud on a snowmobile trail in Schoolcraft County. According to the president of the Schoolcraft County Snowmobile Association, trail damage has been becoming more frequent, with three incidents in just six months. More...

Outdoors

Officials euthanize injured wolf

Incident remains under investigation

MANISTIQUE – A grey wolf, found within Manistique city limits, was euthanized Monday after it was determined to be wounded and in poor health. According to a DNR official, the cause of the animal’s wound is currently under investigation. More...

Fish Report

A trip to Florida; keeping up with the grandkids

Well, I don’t care what anyone says, I will take this U.P. type weather any day rather than that 90 some degree weather where it is even too hot to breath. More...

DNR seeks info on wolf poaching case

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking information regarding a recent wolf poaching case in Mackinac County. More...

Lifestyles

Rally for a cause

May is Mental Health Month and members of the Hiawatha Behavioral Health Reflections group recently participated in the 2012 “Walk a Mile in my Shoes” rally in Lansing. More...

MHS gets ‘best’ nod

Bronze medal awarded

MANISTIQUE – The U.S. News and World Report recently released their list of the Best High Schools in the Nation, and Manistique Middle and High School made the cut. More...

Women’s club helps celebrate at MCF

MANISTIQUE – The G.F.W.C. Women’s Club of Manistique recently helped in the birthday celebrations of eight residents, as well as the honoring of mothers, in observance of Mother’s Day, at the Medical Care Facility. More...

Community

A Look Back at the...

Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago May 24, 1962 More...

'Prom' of a Lifetime

With a New York City skyline as a backdrop, the activities department at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility recently held their annual prom for its elders. More...

Seniors invited to golf event

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Golf Club in Manistique will once again be hosting the annual “Two-Man Senior Scramble” on Monday June 11. The event begins with an 11 a.m. Shotgun Start. More...

Poll

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