July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Going to the fair?: County fair boasts events, games

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Fair is back just in time for those looking for weekend entertainment. The annual event will take place this Friday and Saturday, with numerous activities and fun for the whole family. More...

Lake Erie tests positive for Asian Carp

Michigan, Ohio DNR plan follow-up action with partnering agencies

LANSING – Six water samples have tested positive for the presence of Asian carp environment DNA in both Michigan and Ohio waters. The samples were taken by federal and state wildlife officials, working in conjunction with academic researchers. More...

News

Forest Service urges awareness of drugs

Agency sees increase of use on public land

LANSING – Illegal drug operations, such as marijuana gardens and methamphetamine production sites, threaten public safety and also damage the environment. More...

Historic Mather Lodge purchased by USFS

Grand Island lodge to remain as attraction

GLADSTONE – Hiawatha National Forest announces the purchase of Mather Lodge, located along the bus tour and bike/hike trails on the scenic west shore of Grand Island National Recreation Area. The U.S. More...

Gov. signs election reform bills to boost transparency

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed legislation to increase election transparency, prevent election fraud and provide consistency across all voting locations. More...

Obituaries

Emily B. Phillips

Emily Phillips, 101, longtime resident of Berkley, Mich., passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2012. She was born in Manistique, Mich., on May 5, 1911, and was one of seven children. Emily graduated from Manistique High School in 1928. More...

Arlene M. McDermaid

Arlene M. McDermaid, 84, of Mt. Morris, Mich., died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Living Joy in Flushing, Mich. Arlene was born Jan. 25, 1928, in Manistique, Mich., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence and Marie (Theisen) McNamara. More...

Bessie Grayson Moore

Bessie Grayson Moore, 84, of Tallahassee, Fla., passed away on May 18, 2012, surrounded by family. She was born to James Thomas and Nettie V. Grayson on Sept. 3, 1927, in Greenville, Ala. More...

Community

A Look Back at the... Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago July 19, 1962 More...

Erickson art center hosting annual photography contest

CURTIS – The Erickson Center for the Arts’ annual photography contest is underway. More...

Rotary Club

On July 2, the Manistique Rotary Club installed new officers. Local attorney Kathryn Denholm, left, took over the club presidency from Rick Pink, DDS. More...

Two found after separate search and rescue operations

6-year-old, 88-year-old return home safely

MANISTIQUE – Two separate incidents of lost individuals were solved Wednesday, following successful search and rescue operations. The incidents involved a 6-year-old boy and an 88 year-old man. More...

Manistique man charged with embezzlement, forgery

Allegedly stole from Manistique Moose Lodge

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man has been charged with forgery and embezzlement from the Manistique Moose Lodge. More...

Program to return for year

Successful pilot lands Emeralds’ ‘Little Explorers’ a second run

MANISTIQUE – A pilot preschool/daycare program will be returning to the Manistique Area School District this fall. More...

Wine event will aid literacy

‘Wine and Chocolate’ to fund area reading

MANISTIQUE – A special event is once again returning to Manistique – this time with a mission. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, it sure has been a super dry spring and summer season in a lot of areas. Wifee and I have family that has really been hit hard by the lack of rain. More...

A ‘keeper’

Brandon Jenerou, 12, of San Antonio, Texas, caught his first-ever fish, this 26-inch walleye, while fishing with his grandparents Tom and Cindy Jenerou on July 13. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: The Schoolcraft County Commission on Aging would like to take this opportunity to encourage all voters to vote “yes” on the renewal of the 0.4697 mils on Aug. 7, 2012, for the Senior Center. More...

From the Braver Institute

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Lifestyles

Cloverland selects new area directors

SAULT STE MARIE – Cloverland Electric Cooperative has announced the results of the director elections. More...

GVSU dean’s list released

GRAND RAPIDS – Grand Valley State University announces the names of students placed on the dean’s list for the Winter 2012 semester. More...

Manistique garden tour set

MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Manistique Women’s Club will be holding a “Picture Perfect Garden Tour” on July 22. The event will showcase gardens throughout the area from 2 – 6 p.m. More...

Sports

Sports Briefs

UPLGA taking place at Indian Lake Golf Course MANISTIQUE - Indian Lake Golf and Country Club is playing host this week to the 86th Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association tournament. More...

Paper Chase a hit for racers

MANISTIQUE – Despite temperatures nearing 80, coupled with stifling humidity, it was another great run along Lake Michigan for the 2012 Manistique Paper Chase participants. More...

Garden wins season finale

MANISTIQUE – The CUP Youth Baseball League recently concluded its season with their annual year-end tournament. Played over the course of three days, the tournament generated some exciting local baseball. More...

Poll

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