September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Catching Some Wind

A windsurfer takes advantage of a breezy day on the shores of Lake Michigan near the East Breakwater Lighthouse on Sept. 11. According to the U.S. More...

Two bodies discovered

Marquette, Negaunee agencies investigate disappearances, deaths

MARQUETTE – Two bodies were recently discovered and identified in Marquette County. The incidents are not related, and were investigated by different agencies. More...

Outdoors

DNR looking for forest plan input

SHINGLETON – The Department of Natural Resources will host an open house to provide information and receive public comment on proposed forest management treatments for 2014 in the Shingleton management unit, which includes Alger, Delta and Scho More...

’Tis the season

Manistique resident Mike Gould had a great opening day of bear season. On Sept. 10, he bagged this 430 pound trophy male. More...

Fish Report

Well, we finally had an all-day real soaker rain which we really needed. I would hate to say how long ago it has been since we had this type of rain. It is still dry out in the woods and we will need a lot more rain to bring things back to normal. More...

Lifestyles

In good health

Thompson Township recently honored Anne Richey and Julie Richey for their dedication to the health and welfare of our community. More...

Check U.P.

Time to immunize

It is very hard to believe that summer is over, and that school has started – a very busy time for parents. But it is important not to overlook immunizations for your children during all of the other preparations being made. More...

A family affair

On July 28, the above family members, descendants of William and Dorothy Jenerou, gathered at the beach front home of Evelyn Reed for a Jenerou family reunion. More...

Sports

Big night for Broullire leads to Emerald victory

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emeralds improved to 2-2 with a convincing 36-13 victory over the Norway Knights Friday night at home. More...

Runners improve

MANISTIQUE – What a difference a full team makes. With three Emeralds medaling, and a full team competing, the cross country boy’s team placed third overall at the Newberry Kiwanis Invitational meet on Saturday. More...

Receiving

The Big Bay de noc Bears volleyball teams split with North Central at home Tuesday night, with varsity dropping to the visitors 2-1 and the junior varsity posting a 3-1 win. More...

Big Bay program aims at careers

Teams up with task force to give students training to work locally

GARDEN – Big Bay de Noc School is gearing up for its second year of a program aimed at keeping graduates in the community. More...

County says ‘no’ to patrol grant

Commissioners vote 3-2 to deny sheriff $25K road patrol grant

MANISTIQUE – Debate over a potential secondary road patrol grant erupted during a recent meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners Audit-Finance Committee. More...

Group ends 23-year run

Friends of the Library decides to call it quits, donates last funds

MANISTIQUE – The Friends of the Library have officially disbanded – presenting the Manistique Board of Education with their final fundraising earnings Monday. The group had been supporting the Manistique Public Library for over 23 years. More...

County, complainant look to settle dispute

3 years later, details still being addressed

MANISTIQUE – Three years after a complaint against the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners was filed with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, it appears the saga will be coming to an end. More...

Obituaries

Deborah Anne Heathfield Wedegartner

Deborah Anne Heathfield Wedegartner, adored mother, motherin law and cherished grandmother, devoted sister, loyal friend and respected mentor joined Jesus Saturday, Sept. More...

Wallace R. Masters

Wallace Robert “Bob” Masters, 80, of Chapel Road in Melstrand, Mich., died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Northwood Home Hospice. More...

Carol L. Schultz

Carol’s long and courageous fight with Alzheimer’s disease ended peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. She was 67 years old. 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...

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

50 Years Ago September 20, 1962 More...

Fall Fest at Fayette to go ‘Disney’

GARDEN – “All Things Disney” will be the theme of the seventh annual Fall Fest, taking place on Oct. 6, at Fayette Historic State Park in Garden. More...

Poll

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