September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Benishek talks tour, campaign and health

Congressman focuses on healthcare in reelection bid

MANISTIQUE – Congressman Dan Benishek has wrapped up his “House calls with Dr. Dan” tour, and is back in Washington. More...

Health fair is back

Event offers information, discounted services, games

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Health Fair returns Saturday, with a day full of activities for the whole family. The fair takes place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Emerald Elementary in Manistique. More...

News

‘Take back’ day planned

LANSING – The Michigan State Police will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and unu More...

VA clinics offer flu shots

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain and VA Clinic in Manistique have scheduled free walk-in flu shot clinics to veterans enrolled in the VA’s health care system. More...

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

50 Years Ago September 27, 1962 • Lief Christensen who was graduated from Houghton Tech. last spring, is attending Western University studying paper technology. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: What happens when one man’s dream and reality collide? A short time ago I wrote of my (recent apparently glass and glitter) lifetime’s dream. It really wasn’t all that difficult. More...

From the Braver Institite

While on the phone with my good friend Wayne Genghis the other day, the subject of the differences between men and women came up. I mentioned that these differences go back to childhood. More...

Lifestyles

Web rate deals given

PINCONNING, Mich. – CenturyLink, Inc. is offering its Internet Basics program to economically disadvantaged families in Michigan and throughout the nation. More...

Honored residents

The 36th annual Honoree Dinner was held on Sept. 16. More...

Police crackdown yields drunk drivers

LANSING – The recent Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over statewide crackdown, held between Aug. 16 and Sept. 3, resulted in 10,855 traffic stops and 283 arrests for drunk driving, according to Michigan State Police. More...

Sports

Sports Briefs

Cross country team Taco Night fundraiser MANISTIQUE - The Manistique Emeralds cross country team will be holding a Taco Night fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The event will run from 5-8 p.m. in the Manistique High School Cafeteria. More...

On A Roll

On a roll, the Manistique Emerald football team plowed over the Mustangs 53-6 last Friday in Munising. More...

Match-up loss

MANISTIQUE - The battle for the Mid-Peninsula Conference played out in Manistique Thursday and in the end, the Iron Mountain Mountaineers volleyball team came out on top with a 3-1 win over the Emeralds. More...

DDA wants more time

Authority votes to extend life, see projects through

MANISTIQUE – The Downtown Development Authority heard updates on several projects during a recent meeting. Members also decided to officially request extending the life of the authority in order to complete one project in particular. More...

Police seek taser grant

More assaults on officers spark interest in weapon

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Public Safety Department will pursue a grant to purchase four tasers for their officers. More...

Outdoors

Sturgeon: Saving the ‘megafauna’

LANSING – First they were reviled. Next they were exploited. Then they were ignored. Now, they’re almost revered. The status of lake sturgeon has changed dramatically in Michigan. More...

Youth hit the woods

At left, 11-year-old Christopher Chaperon was just one of the many area residents who took to the woods during the annual “Youth Hunt” held over the weekend. More...

Fish Report

Well, I love it! I love it! I love it! Fall is here when it is in the 30s in the early morning and sunny and in the 60s in the afternoon. I guess if you are a native Yooper this is the time of year you live for. More...

Obituaries

Judith K. DeMars

Judith K. DeMars, 72, of Beaver Dam, Wis., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family. Judith was born on May 24, 1940, in Manistique, Mich., to Wesley and Eleanore (nee Fox) Parrish. On Aug. More...

Lauren Winsor

Lauren Winsor, 78, of Muskego, Wis., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Lauren was born June 29, 1934. He will be remembered for his love of the outdoors, sports and travel. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carole (Gutowsky). More...

Community

Pistulka joins Farm Bureau

MANISTIQUE – John Pistulka, of Manistique, has joined Farm Bureau Insurance’s Manistique agency. The office is located at 5940 US Highway 2. More...

News Briefs

Medicare celebrates MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Women’s Club held their monthly birthday party on Sept. 19 at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. More...

Senior Center

Have you ever wanted to quit smoking? There is some assistance to do so. The Michigan Tobacco Quit Line is now offering free nicotine replacement products for people who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco. More...

Poll

Do you think Schoolcraft County should model a zoning ordinance to encourage wind farm development in the area?