July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police seek information on assault

Chicago woman was traveling through area

GULLIVER – The Michigan State Police – St. Ignace Post continues to investigate the sexual assault of a Chicago woman Sunday. The assault allegedly took place near Lake Michigan in an area south of Gulliver in Mueller Township. More...

Fuel shortage sparks order

‘Energy emergency’ in place for U.P. areas

LANSING – Due to the limited availability and temporary shortages of gasoline and diesel fuel in areas of the Upper Peninsula, a State of Energy Emergency was enacted Tuesday. The Executive Order was signed by Gov. More...

News

A 'Royal' Showing

The Schoolcraft County Fair was full of pageantry Friday and Saturday, as this year’s Schoolcraft County representatives were chosen. Above, left, Miss Schoolcraft County 2012 Emily Bauman is shown following Friday’s ceremony. More...

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Letter to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

They say that a man’s best friend is his dog. I wouldn’t know. I haven’t had a dog since I was a child. Lady was a German Shepherd/ Collie mix that my dad brought home when I was a little kid. More...

Lifestyles

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

50 Years Ago July 26, 1962 More...

NMU offers program for line technicians

GWINN – The Midwest Skills Development Center’s Electrical Line Technician Program is still accepting applications for fall 2012 enrollment. More...

Visitor survey released in U.P.

MARQUETTE – This summer, both the Eastern and Western Upper Peninsula will be engaging in a summer visitor survey being distributed to local businesses and tourism destinations. More...

Community

Great Start reading program geared toward area children

‘Imagination Library’ brings books to kids

MANISTIQUE – The Delta-Schoolcraft Great Start Collaborative is excited to announce an effort to get books into the hands of zero to five-yearolds in the two-county area using the “Dolly Parton Imagination Library”. More...

Quick and Easy

CHOCOLATE-TOPPED PEANUT BUTTER-BACON BARS

1 pouch peanut butter cookie mix1/3 cup vegetable oil2 tablespoons maple-flavored syrup1 egg10 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (about 3/4 cup) More...

Senior Center

Oh my, oh my! To be “90”. A great big happy birthday goes out to Dr. Duane Waters! You have been invited to the Center on Sunday, July 29, from 1-4 p.m. to help celebrate this momentous milestone! More...

West side to receive $99K worth of sidewalks

Council approves financing from general, street funds

MANISTIQUE – A number of sidewalks will be replaced on the west side of Manistique as part of the ongoing infrastructure project, though not originally planned. More...

Charges land 2 in court

UPSET bust leads to 4 arrests, 2 charged

MANISTIQUE – Two Manistique residents have been arraigned on drug charges, following their arrest by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team. The arrests took place on July 18 in Manistique. More...

Residents plan Komen 3-day walk

Pair to walk 60 miles for cancer awareness

MANISTIQUE – Walking 60 miles in three days is usually not anyone’s idea of a good weekend. For local residents Bailee Lawrence and Shayna Morrison, however, this is the perfect way to spend their time – and all for a good cause. More...

Outdoors

USFWS plans lamprey control in Stutts Creek

Larvae discovered in Manistique tributary

LANSING – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to Stutts Creek, an important tributary of the Manistique River to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. More...

Let it grow

Pioneer Tribune photo Jackie Bruce, one of Project Petunia’s new organizers, is shown watering flower beds recently. More...

Antlerless deer license quota changed by NRC

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources will offer a total of 708,650 antlerless deer licenses for the upcoming season after the Natural Resources Commission adopted quotas at its July meeting at Harsens Island. More...

Obituaries

Margaret M. Taylor

Margaret M. Taylor, 91, of Dawson Road, Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the home of her daughter Barbara, in St. John, Ind. More...

Wave O. Carey

Wave O. Carey, 82, of 1570W Quarry Road, Gulliver, Mich., died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. More...

Ronald J. Adkins

Ronald J. Adkins, 74, of Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Aug. More...

Sports

Rochester, 16, takes home UPLGA event

MANISTIQUE – Avery Rochester, 16, of Marquette, Mich., set the mark as being the youngest player to win the annual Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association tournament last week at the Indian Lake Golf and Country Club. More...

Catch of the day

With eyes on the prize, Escanaba residents, from left, Todd Schram, Kevin Miron and Royal Schram were in Manistique testing the waters for this weekend’s annual Salmon and Trout Derby, sponsore More...

Young ‘pitcher’

Courtesy photos Eight-year-old Emerald Elementary student Jordan More...

Poll

Do you think Schoolcraft County should model a zoning ordinance to encourage wind farm development in the area?