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News Briefs

Blaze destroys 1 vehicle, causes damage to garage MANISTIQUE – A vehicle was destroyed and a garage received water, smoke, and fire damage Sunday in Manistique. More...

Rain, rain... go away

A car travels through a flooded portion of street outside the entrance of Manistique Papers recently. More...

News

Art Gallery now open

Lake Effect features local, regional artists

MANISTIQUE – The Lake Effect Community Arts is proud to announce the opening of the new Lake Effect Art Gallery, located at Traders’ Point in Manistique. The gallery will be open Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Summer concert set

ESCANABA - The Bonifas Arts Center’s Piano In Summer concert will pay tribute to some of our fine area keyboard artists, with a performance on Sunday, June 24, in the Center Studio, at 3 p.m. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, This concerns the “40 Bar” and the memo “RE: 40 Bar Parking Lot Restricted to Business Parking Only” that was distributed by the Manistique Department of Public Safety to the “Residents of South Second and More...

From the Braver Institute

It has been said that Frisbee is the sport of kings. I don’t know that it has been said by anyone noteworthy, but it has been said by me, therefore making my opening statement true. More...

Lifestyles

McCarthy makes dean’s list

SAULT STE MARIE – Stephen McCarthy, of Manistique, has been included on the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Lake Superior State University. More...

Manistique gets ‘Lifetime’ title

LANSING – The Office of Services to the Aging and Commission on Services to the Aging have designated Manistique as a “Community for a Lifetime”, in recognition of their efforts to become a more aging friendly community. More...

Seul Choix access site closed

GULLIVER – The Seul Choix Pointe boating access site on Lake Michigan in Schoolcraft County temporarily closed on June 18 for an improvement project. More...

Sports

Running for it

Courtesy photos The 36th Annual Big Bay Relay Race took place on Saturday, May 19, with three teams of family and friends from Manistique participating. More...

Bud Malloy 4-man scramble turns 30

MANISTIQUE – During the frigid winter of 1982 a group of golfing enthusiasts gathered to discuss an idea that would come to be known as one of the premier golfing events in the Upper Peninsula. Some five months later, the idea became reality. More...

Raising funds for research

MANISTIQUE – The number of golfers taking to the fairways was down this year, only 44, but organizers of the 10th “Rally for the Cure” scramble held at Indian Lake Golf and Country Club were still pleased with the results. More...

Coach debate: Board, public voice concern

Administration argues for Kangas as JV coach

MANISTIQUE – Coaches for varsity basketball and JV football have been selected for the 2012-13 season – but not without some controversy. More...

GED program will return to district

Board approves contract, hears update on principals

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area School district will once again be offering a GED preparation course and testing for residents wishing to complete the program. More...

County discusses DTR fund, outlook

Officials warn of unknowns, despite positive balance

MANISTIQUE – Commissioners recently heard an update on the delinquent tax revolving fund, a source of confusion for many residents. More...

Outdoors

Fayette park hosts special ‘Christmas in June’ event

FAYETTE – Fayette Historic State Park will be holding a Christmas in June celebration on June 23. Everyone is invited to participate in the fun, sporting what is usually worn on Christmas morning – pajamas. More...

DNR warns: ‘Abandoned’ fawns should be left alone

LANSING – Presently, deer fawns are being born all over Michigan. More...

Duck Lake landowners invited to meet

NEWBERRY – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced that all landowners within the communities affected by the recent Duck Lake Fire in the Upper Peninsula’s Luce County are invited to attend a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Gertrude E. Warren

Gertrude E. Warren, 88, of 900 Steuben St., Manistique, Mich., died Friday, June 15, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born Aug. More...

Edith J. Ayotte

Edith June Ayotte, 76, of Manistique, Mich., died peacefully, Thursday, June 14, 2012, at the home of her son and under the care of UP Home Health and Hospice. More...

David E. Carlson

David E. Carlson, 61, of Brutus, Mich., passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at his home. More...

Community

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Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago June 21, 1962 More...

Senior Center

Where did the last five years go? On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the Center will be asking for your support on passing 0.4697 mills. $0.4697 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation for the period of five years, 2013-2017 inclusive. More...

mBank names new Chief Operating Officer

Experienced executive will oversee operations

MANISTIQUE – mBank recently announced the hire of Michael Saporito as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Saporito is a seasoned banking executive with over 30 years experience at community banks of similar size to mBank. More...

Poll

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