June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Unemployment drops in area

Schoolcraft, other counties experience seasonal effects

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County experienced a slight decrease in unemployment for the month of May. More...

‘Pioneer Days’ returns Saturday

The public is invited to attend the 8th annual “Pioneer Days” taking place June 30 in Pioneer Park, next to Manistique’s historic water tower. More...

Outdoors

2nd timber sale planned for Duck Lake Fire area

NEWBERRY – The Department of Natural Resources today announced that the first eight of 16 timber sales on state forest land in the Duck Lake Fire area were sold on June 22, at a total value of $394,368.34. More...

A fish tale

State-record fish story puts man on a mission

BIG BAY – Everybody’s heard a big fish story. Some are credible; some are not. Doug Seibert, a retired Gladwin High School teacher and long-time taxidermist, has a story that is just so incredible, well … you have to hear it. More...

Fish Report

Well, we have passed the longest day of the year so this means we are now officially heading towards winter so you had better get out and enjoy the nice weather. We are having better weather up here than in some parts of the country. More...

Lifestyles

Honored for service

DDA chairperson Rick Demers recently presented William “ Bill” Hentchell with a plaque recognizing his years of service as the authority’s chairperson. More...

Snyder signs bill to make synthetic drugs illegal

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation to ensure K2, Spice and other dangerous synthetic drugs no longer find their way to Michigan store shelves. More...

News Briefs

Library closed for holiday MANISTIQUE – The Manistique School and Public Library will be closed on July 4, and resume regular summer hours on July 5. Summer hours are Mondays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. More...

Sports

Winners announced in Malloy 4-man scramble

MANISTIQUE - The 30th annual Bud Malloy 4-Man Scramble was held over the weekend at Indian Lake Golf and Country Club in Manistique. The field of 80 teams and 320 golfers faced a daunting course and fierce competition during the event. More...

Sault bridge walk set

SAULT STE MARIE – The public is invited to participate in the 26th Annual International Bridge Walk on Saturday, June 30. Festivities will begin at 7:30 a.m. More...

Road to LPGA event planned

HARRIS – The Island Resort and Casino and the Harris community will welcome 144 women golfers Friday for the Island Resort Championship, the second of a three-year commitment by the Symetra Tour for a Road to the LPGA annual stop. More...

District awaits retirement bill

Board adopts new budget despite ‘big missing piece’

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools Board of Education adopted the district’s 2012-13 budget Monday, with little comment or discussion. The only source of apprehension – a delay by the Michigan Legislature. More...

Rates rise in light of budget

Water, sewer affected by DDA budget, mill taxes

MANISTIQUE – City council members have approved the last pieces of the 2013 budget – including water and sewer rate increases effective July 1. More...

News Briefs

Kouw sentenced for charges MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man was sentenced to 60 days in jail and 12 months of probation during a court hearing Tuesday. The sentence stems from an incident which occurred on May 1. More...

Areas plan 4th festivities

Garden, June 30 GARDEN – The village of Garden is welcoming the public to their Independence Day Celebration June 30. The event is hosted by the Garden Old Timers and the Garden American Legion Post 545. The event will begin at 12 p.m. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Every now and then something amazing happens within a community. Our amazing something is UPCAP! More...

From the Braver Institute

There is a restaurant in the Upper Peninsula where I love to eat whenever I am in town. I have sampled much of their bill of fare, and everything is exceptional. It is perhaps my favorite restaurant in the north. More...

Obituaries

Mary Ann Borko

Mary Ann Borko, 82, of Green Bay, Wis., passed away on Friday, June 15, 2012. More...

Luvicy M. Spaulding

Luvicy M. Spaulding, 87, of 16th Rd., Garden, Mich., died on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Tendercare Health Care Center in Munising, Mich. She was born Sept. More...

Deloris Steffen

Deloris (Dee) Steffen, 62, of Oscoda, Mich., passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012. Deloris was born June 14, 1950. She is survived by her husband, Jim; two sons, Mark and Brian; and daughter, Jackie. More...

Community

Historical society wins big

SAULT STE. MARIE — On June 23, Dr. Bernard J. More...

A Look Back at the...

Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago June 28, 1962 More...

Senior Center

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the Manistique Senior Citizen’s Center is asking for a renewal of 0.4697 mills for a period of five years. I want to stress that this is only a renewal. More...

Poll

Do you agree with the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioner's decision not to support the DNR land acquisition in Hiawatha Township?