September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wildfire victims get help

Duck Lake fire property owners offered assistance

NEWBERRY – The Department of Natural Resources and the U. S. More...

Wind farm readies for completion

Garden project to be operational by weekend

GARDEN – Fourteen windmills now stand erect on the Garden Peninsula – part of the Heritage Garden Wind Farm Project that has been underway for over a year. More...

News

Sheriff offers tips to prevent bullies

MANISTIQUE – Bullying, when one child picks on another repeatedly, is an increasing problem in schools. Bullying can be physical, verbal or social. More...

Bay plans ‘College Night’

High school students welcomed to attend

ESCANABA – Bay College will be holding a College Night program on Sept. 16 on the Escanaba Bay College Campus. The event will be held in the Joseph Heirman University Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

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

50 Years Ago September 13, 1962 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, On Sunday, Sept. 9, our dog Paris was hit by a car. More...

From the Braver Institute

Somehow I have managed to make it this far in life having never played golf. In fact it was just a year ago that I first set foot on the grounds of a country club. The experience got me thinking that I should give the game a try someday. More...

Lifestyles

Gogh-ing, Gogh-ing, Gone

You may recall a recent column of mine about the rotating art exhibit at the local City Hall. Among other intelligent remarks, I mentioned my relief that it contains no abstract paintings of Van Gogh. More...

SHIPPING OUT

The HMCS Ville de Québec passed through the Michibay area in August, during its 10 week tour of 14 Canadian and American cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway, as well as the Great Lakes. More...

News Briefs

RSVP volunteers will be honored at event MANISTIQUE – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft Community Action Agency will honor RSVP volunteers on Sept. 18 at the Comfort Inn in Manistique. More...

Sports

Roughing it

Full Story

Nagy a hit at Classic

ROCKY FACE, Ga. – When former Manistique Emerald Mike Nagy was recruited and signed by the University of Tennessee to play Division I golf, there may have been a few people who wondered if a kid from the U.P. More...

Emeralds bring home first win

GWINN – Two trips to Gwinn in two days proved to be worth the effort, as the Manistique Emerald football team brought home their first victory of the 2012 campaign. More...

In the 'card's

Former resident’s Christmas card leads to multiple invitations from first lady

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It’s not often a Christmas card leads to multiple invitations to meet with first lady, Michelle Obama – but that’s exactly what transpired for former Manistique resident Elaine (Lowry) Brye. More...

Snyder wants BCBS change

Insurance provider could see regulatory updates

LANSING – Michigan’s largest health insurance provider may see sweeping changes in its future. On Tuesday, Gov. More...

Outdoors

Creagh looks to revamp agency image

New DNR director talks about passion, vision

LANSING – When he graduated from college, Keith Creagh hoped to go straight to work for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Thirty-eight years later, he got his wish. More...

DNR seeking plan input

Alger and Marquette forests to be affected

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources will host an open house on Oct. More...

Fish Report

Well, with the way the weather has been going you can sure feel the bite of fall in the air. I have always thought that it is hard to get up in the morning and figure out just what to wear. More...

Obituaries

Robert J. Mercier

Robert J. Mercier, 63, of 225 Schoolcraft Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. More...

Betty Zook

Leola Elizabeth “Betty” Zook passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz., at the age of 83. Betty was born on Nov. 2, 1928, in Manistique, Mich., the daughter of William and Leola Tennyson. More...

Verice B. Hollister

Verice Bernice Hollister, 94, of Manistique, Mich., died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba, Mich. She was born April 8, 1918, in Holt, Mich., the sixth of 10 children to Clayton and Emma (Coon) Larner. More...

Community

Sheriff News and Notes - Free Access

Editor’s note: The Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department makes weekly submissions, reporting news and activities from the office. Activities are generally broken down into those occurring in the jail and those in individual townships. More...

Senior Center

Did you make it to our AnnualOpen House this past Thursday?If not, you don’t know what youmissed. Once again we wish tothank the many individuals andbusinesses that made the event possible. More...

Bay to hold voter fair

Election information, registering available

ESCANABA – Bay College will conduct a Voter Registration Drive and Political Campaign Fair as part of annual Constitution Day activities. More...