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News

Health care campaign offering seniors help

ESCANABA – Approximately one-third of the more than 85,000 seniors residing in the Upper Peninsula don’t have enough income to cover basic living expenses. More...

State Fair readies grandstand acts

Derby, shows, music round out events

ESCANABA – The Upper Peninsula State Fair is offering numerous grandstand events during fair week, Aug. 13 – 19. More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Meet us at the flag pole! A group of local citizens are meeting at the Triangle Park across the street from the Post Office in Manistique, every Thursday morning at 9 a.m. More...

From the Braver Institute

Lately I have been spending a lot of time in my memories, and as a result many of those memories have been finding their way into this column. More...

Lifestyles

News Briefs

Volunteers needed to serve in CAA program MANISTIQUE – The Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft Community Action Agency is recruiting volunteers for their Senior Companion Program. More...

For a‘ lifetime’

Courtesy photo The city of Manistique recently received a Community for a Lifetime award for their dedication to accommodating the needs of senior citizens in various areas, such as ease of use and recreation. More...

‘Minigrants’ to local arts available from CUPPAD

MANISTIQUE – Grant money is available through the CUPPAD Regional Commission to assist in funding local art minigrants. More...

Sports

3rd time’s a charm

Nagy takes Junior state tournament

MANISTIQUE – Mike Nagy defeated Otto Black of downstate Pinckney to win the 34th Michigan Junior State Amateur tournament at Flint Golf Club last Thursday. More...

Gridiron season begins

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Ryder Cup registration open

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Golf and Country Club in Manistique will be hosting the 13th annual twoperson Ryder Cup Tournament on Aug. 25 and 26. More...

BEHIND THE BARS

Program allows area Prisoners to train shelter dogs

MUNISING – Looking for a dog training facility? How about a medium security prison? More...

Grant money to impact region

Local park, ice rink in Newberry get funds

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Township Park was among 99 grant recipients recently approved by Gov. Rick Snyder. Funds for each of the grants, totaling $38 million, will be taken from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. More...

Outdoors

Efforts reviving warbler

DNR aims to increase population of songbird

LANSING – Listening to birds singing in the forest just after dawn on a late spring day in northern Michigan. More...

Fish Report

I thought you would be interested in the information I received from a party in Wisconsin. More...

Obituaries

Franklin C. Creeden

Franklin C. Creeden, 91, of Riverview Dr., Manistique, Mich., died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Nov. More...

Harriett E. Abramsen

Harriett E. Abramsen, 92, of Manistique, Mich., died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette, Mich. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique. More...

Betty J. Koepke-Kunkleman

Betty J. Koepke- Kunkleman, 81, of Swartz Creek, Mich., died on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Genesys Hospice Care Center in Goodrich, Mich., after a brief but brave struggle with cancer. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago August 9, 1962 More...

But wait, there’s more

After weeding out his belongings, dad gave me a mini food processor the other day. He ordered the kitchen appliance after watching one of those convincing infomercials. Never mind he doesn’t cook and never opened the box. More...

Births

Rodney Douglas Schnurer SCHNURER – Cody Schnurer and Emily Armstrong welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on Monday, June 18, 2012. Rodney Douglas Schnurer weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long at birth. More...

Poll

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