August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Board votes on variety of changes

Hot lunches, Little Explorers, handbook to see adjustments

MANISTIQUE – The school year is fast approaching, and as students and parents ready for the back-to-school chaos, they will also be preparing for some changes. More...

News

State waterways meeting planned

MANISTIQUE – The Michigan State Waterways Commission will hold its regular meeting on Aug. 24. The public meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Boardwalk Room of the Comfort Inn in Manistique. More...

From the Braver Institute

“You said that you would eat anything that was bacon flavored” declared Nelson the Viking as he barged into my office “so eat this!” Mrs. the Viking followed behind him, nodding in agreement. More...

Tackling obesity in area and U.S.

MANISTIQUE – Obesity is a very serious and costly health problem. More...

Lifestyles

School offers new programs, activities

MANISTIQUE – St. Francis de Sales School in Manistique is reporting student growth – from 72 students in 2002 to 220 students registered for the upcoming 2012-13 school year. More...

‘Just yesterday’

The Creative Writing Group at the Manistique Senior Center recently published the 7th edition of their book entitled “Just Yesterday”. More...

News Briefs

Presbyterian Church to celebrate anniversary MANISTIQUE – To celebrate its 125th anniversary, the Church of the Redeemer Presbyterian Church will be holding a “Potluck Lunch” immediately following worship service on Aug. 26. More...

Court hears cases

Pleas entered in 4 cases Wednesday

MANISTIQUE – Four Manistique residents appeared in 11th Circuit Court Wednesday in separate cases. More...

River focus of meeting, open house

DEQ, other agencies to address PCBs

MANISTIQUE – The Department of Environmental Quality and a variety of other federal and state partners will be hosting an open house and public meeting on Aug. 28. More...

New Briefs

Weekend fire claims the home, pet of resident MANISTIQUE – A Manistique home and pet were claimed by fire on Saturday, according to law enforcement officials. The home, at 615 Park Ave., was otherwise unoccupied at the time of the blaze. More...

Outdoors

Hunters, fishers pay for conservation

Act ensures wildlife supported by fees

LANSING – In Michigan, money raised from the sale of hunting and fishing licenses pays for the bulk of fish and wildlife conservation – and the state’s hunters and anglers are justifiably proud of their reputation for paying their o More...

Fish Report

Well, you can sure use the phrase, “Ready or not here it comes” as far as fall goes. There sure has been a bite in the air early in the morning the last few days. More...

Bear cooperator patches available

LANSING – As Michigan’s black bear season approaches, the Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the 2012 bear management cooperator patches are available from the Michigan Bear Hunters Association. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago August 23, 1962 More...

Zentangle for relaxation

Summertime is all about being active outside. It’s also a time to teach children how to unwind. They’ll need this skill all their lives. More...

MCF celebrates birthdays

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs recent held their monthly birthday party at the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. More...

Sports

2012 Emeralds

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Triathlon time: Swim, bike, run

MANISTIQUE - The City of Manistique will hold the Paul Bunyan Trathlon on Aug. 25. The first ever sprint triathlon is a fund raiser to maintain and improve Central Park. More...

Ballroom ‘beatdown’ comes to Manistique

MANISTIQUE – Manistique’s Tim Nixon has made his mark in the ring as one of the best pro kickboxers in the Upper Peninsula. Over the past nine years, Nixon has amassed an impressive 25-2 record. More...

Poll

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