August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Car show returns Saturday

Annual event will kick off Friday with night “cruise”

MANISTIQUE – Start your engines! The Manistique Merchant’s Association is bringing back its annual Car Show on Saturday. The show will take place in downtown Manistique from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Open wide

Carmeuse Lime and Stone held an open house on Saturday, inviting the public to check out their operations. Above, children pile inside the plow of a bulldozer to demonstrate its size. More...

News

News Briefs

‘Dog whisperer’ class to be offered at shelter More...

Rock Lions plan Labor Day event Art and music festival returns to Curtis park

ROCK – The Rock Lions Club will host the annual Labor Day Celebration on Sept. 1 in downtown Rock on M-35. More...

Go Team

In the third annual Sault Tribe and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Let’s Get Moving Community Challenge, Team Manistique emerged victorious for the second year in a row. More...

Views

Letters to Editor

Dear Editor, We would like to take this opportunity to say “thank you” to the voters of Schoolcraft County for passing the sustained millage for the Senior Center. Your votes are greatly appreciated. More...

From the Braver Institute

I have a photo of my daughters riding on the kiddie coaster at the state fair a few years back. The total circumference of the track could not have been more than fifty feet, and its highest point was probably six feet above the ground. More...

Community

Sheriff's News and Notes - Free Access

Aug. 12 - 25

Sheriff’s News and NotesThe Jail:During the period of 8-12-12 to 8-25-12, deputies booked 15 people into the jail. Of these, 13 were male and two were female. More...

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

50 Years Ago August 30, 1962 More...

MDARD offers tips for packing a safe lunch

LANSING – Summer is nearing an end and parents and children across Michigan are preparing for the back-to-school season. More...

Updates to park outlined

Grant allows township to make additions to area

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Township Park will undergo various updates in the next year, thanks to a grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. The park was among 99 grant recipients throughout the state. More...

Project nears final phases

Officials provide update on infrastructure work

MANISTIQUE – A multi-million dollar infrastructure project continues to make progress on both the east and west sides of Manistique. More...

Area unemployment sees spike in July

County ranks among highest rates in U.P. during month

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County was among numerous other Upper Peninsula counties experiencing a rise in the unemployment rate for July. The rate jumped to 11.3 percent from June’s 10.7 percent. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Wildlife benefits from U.P. conservation groups

Gobblers, Whitetails join with DNR to help species

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources recently partnered with the Bays de Noc Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Wildlife Unlimited of Delta County and Upper Peninsula Whitetails of Delta County to plant apple tree More...

From the Forester

Selecting a logger

Most forest owners will find a need to harvest timber only once or twice in a lifetime. The outcomes of that decision will last a long time. Hopefully, the outcomes will be positive. Selecting the right logger is important. More...

Fish Report

Well, I don’t want to beat a dead horse, but it continues to be dry, dry, and drier out in the woods. More...

Lifestyles

MDOT seeking ‘walk’ stories for Facebook

LANSING – What’s your story? The Michigan Department of Transportation is collecting memories from the public about the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk. More...

New generations

With the addition of two great-great-granddaughters in May, Vi Sebright of Manistique was able to meet the fifth generation of her family. More...

Guidelines for making homemade baby food

EAST LANSING – Parents and caregivers should consider making their own baby food, according to Michigan State University Extension educators. More...

Sports

Emeralds drop opener

MANISTIQUE - The Manistique Emeralds shocked the visiting Miners from Negaunee early in the season opener Friday night. More...

Good reviews for triathlon

MANISTIQUE – Participation was low for the city of Manistique’s first Paul Bunyan Triathlon, but organizers were pleased with the outcome, despite a few unexpected hurdles. More...

Emeralds start out 2012 season strong

MANISTIQUE – The Lady Emerald volleyball team kicked off the 2012 season with back-to-back wins. More...

Poll

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