August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Merchants to hit sidewalks

Streets will close for annual sale Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Merchant’s Association will be holding their annual Sidewalk Sale on Saturday. The sale will feature merchandise and other goods from area merchants and vendors. More...

New facility to be completed by February

MANISTIQUE – Months after its commencement, construction of the new Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital facility is going well, according to hospital officials. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, here we are at the last day in July and if you are wondering what time it is, just look at all the back to school promotions you see now. More...

DNR confirms 2nd trail camera cougar photo

MARQUETTE – The Department of Natural Resources’ cougar team has verified a recent trail camera photo of a cougar in northern Marquette County. More...

Antlerless deer licenses on sale

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that applications for antlerless deer licenses are on sale now through Aug. 15 at all license agents or at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago August 2, 1962 More...

State confirms human case of West Nile Virus

LANSING – Michigan health officials have identified an Oakland County man as the state’s first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus for 2012. More...

News Briefs

EDC will offer small business counseling MANISTIQUE – The MISBTDC has partnered with the Schoolcraft County EDC and Michigan Works to provide free and confidential small business counseling to those interested in starting or expanding a busine More...

2013 budget uncertainty for county

Funds, invoice issue discussed at meeting

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners discussed an anticipated budget shortfall, as well as an invoicing issue during Thursday’s meeting. Currently, commissioners expect a $285,000 deficit for the 2013 fiscal year. More...

City listed in ballot lawsuit

Deadline to send absentee ballot missed, DOJ responds

LANSING – The city of Manistique is among 70 communities now listed in a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice. More...

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital makes progress

USDA official tours site, assesses project

MANISTIQUE – The future site of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital received a special visitor Thursday – USDA Rural Development State Director for Michigan James J. Turner. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

“I despise you because you’re filthy, but I love you because you’re home.” So say the lyrics of John D Loudermilk’s oft covered song “Tobacco Road.” While driving back home to my parents house recently, I cou More...

Lifestyles

Grand opening set for Shopko

Store to be finished, celebration planned

MANISTIQUE – The former Pamida store will officially reopen next week, following its completed conversion to Shopko Hometown. The grand opening event comes after a four-month liquidation sale and store conversion process. More...

Up the beanstalk

A total of 57 local children participated in the recent Missoula Children’s Theatre musical production, “Jack and the Beanstalk”, directed by Jessica Mathis and Valerie Stevens. More...

Focusing on children’s vision

Story highlights vision and learning month

MANISTIQUE – Despite being told by five different eye doctors that her eight year old daughter Shelby’s vision was fine, Lynn DeVore of Yokima, Wash., continued to search for reasons why her daughter continued to struggle with reading. More...

Sports

27th annual Trout and Salmon Derby

The numbers were down, fish registered were smaller, but the 27th annual Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Association Trout and Salmon Derby was again a huge success, bringing in anglers from all across the state, Wisconsin and Canada. More...

High schools to begin fall season

Practices for various sports begin Aug. 6

EAST LANSING – The 2012- 13 fall sports season officially begins next week, when approximately 110,000 student athletes begin practice in eight sports. Practice sessions begin on Aug. 6 in football, followed by all other sports on Aug. 8. More...

Building ‘foundation’

On July 25, Carmeuse Lime and Stone – Port Inland Operation management team presented a check for $1,000 to representatives from the Manistique Area Schools Foundation. More...

Poll

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