July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pamida starts store switch

Conversion process to be completed by Aug.

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko announced Monday the liquidation sale has ended, and the store conversion process to Shopko Hometown will begin this week at the Manistique Pamida store. More...

2013 state budget highlighted

Increases to various areas, fund balance

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed legislation enacting Michigan’s fiscal year 2013 budget, the second year the governor and his legislative partners delivered a plan ahead of the fall deadline. More...

News

Boy Scouts ‘serve’ Mackinac

MACKINAC ISLAND – Fifty Boy Scouts from across the U.P. recently participated in the 2012 Mackinac Island Service Camp and Governor’s Honor Guard. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Schoolcraft Co. and Inwood Township residents this August you will have a decision to make. You can let our county and township continue down the path we have been on for the last few years or you can vote to change. More...

From the Braver Institute

By now you have probably heard about the school bus monitor who was harassed to the point of tears by a group of kids. The whole thing was caught on video (as is everything these days) and those who have seen it have been shocked, and rightfully so. More...

Lifestyles

Bible church has new pastor

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Bible Church is pleased to announce Pastor Dave Chambers as its new pastor. More...

In their words: Stuttering DVD available at library

MANISTIQUE – Kids who stutter have a lot to say, and friends can show them how in “Stuttering: For Kids by Kids”, a DVD starring real kids who stutter. The program is now available at Manistique School and Public Library. More...

All spruced up

Susie and Forest Hedglen, owners of Fresh from the Farm recently made a donation of flowers, hanging baskets and an array of vegetables to the Medical Care Facility. More...

Sports

Scramble raises funds for football program

MANISTIQUE – Organizers of fans are invited to participate. the Ron Rubick Memorial Football The four-person scramble will be Fundraiser have been busy organizing held on Sunday, July 15 – Folkfest this year’s event. weekend. More...

‘Chase’ registration open

MANISTIQUE – There is still time to register for the annual Manistique Paper Chase, which serves as the kick-off to the July 14 Folkfest festivities. This year’s 24th annual Folkfest takes place on July 13 and 14. More...

Bear licenses still available

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources recently announced leftover bear hunting licenses for the 2012 season will be available for purchase this month, . More...

Board makes selection for boiler project

Middle/high boilers to cost over $600K

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle/High School will be the recipient of two new boilers this summer, at a cost of $630,450. The purchase was recently approved during a meeting of the MAS Board of Education. More...

Taking time to celebrate

The 39th Annual Independence Day Celebration was held on Saturday in downtown Curtis. Festivities included over 50 arts and crafts booths, the Lions’ Famous Chicken BBQ, and the “Biggest Little Town Parade in Michigan”. More...

Paving the way

Employees of Hebert Construction Company work to pave Elk and- Fifth streets Friday. They are one of the first streets to be completed in the Manistique infrastructure project. More...

Outdoors

Trappers plan convention

ESCANABA – The U.P. Trappers Association was established on Jan. 21, 1962 and is celebrating fifty years of serving area trappers. More...

From the Forester

Fiber from woody biomass plantations can have several purposes. Wood-based feedstock currently holds the greatest promise of expanding renewable energy in the Great Lakes region. More...

MSUE launches new website

EAST LANSING, Mich. More...

Obituaries

Harold A. Mickelson

Harold A. Mickelson, 77, of Oak Lawn, Ill., passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at his home surrounded by family. He was born on May 21, 1935, in Gulliver, Mich., the son of Andrew and Lillian (Burnham) Mickelson. He married Patricia A. More...

Dorothy E. Vaughn

Dorothy E. Vaughn, 80, of 836 Manistique Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, June 30, 2012, at her home. She was born May 23, 1932, in Manistique, the daughter of Henry and Mary (Wachter) Schuetter and attended Manistique area schools. More...

Frances M. Eureti

Frances M. Eureti, 90, of West Allis, Wis., died Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa, Wis. She was born Jan. 25, 1922, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Frank and Adelia (Doran) Oaken. More...

Community

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Pioneer-Tribune Archives

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Gallery offers beading course

MANISTIQUE – The next class to be offered by Manistique’s Lake Effect Community Arts Center will be held on July 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

News Briefs

GFWC celebrates at MCF MANISTIQUE – The G.F.W.C. of Manistique held their monthly birthday party for residents on June 20 in the dining room at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. More...

Poll

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