October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidate forum set for Oct. 19

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique High School government class, along with the Pioneer Tribune, is hosting a Schoolcraft County Candidate Forum on Oct. 19. More...

Meeting focuses on fate of DDA, MSU Extension

Organizations seek support of city council, community members

MANISTIQUE – Manistique City Council discussed the fate of the Downtown Development Authority, as well as the Schoolcraft County Michigan State University Extension office during Tuesday’s meeting. No action was taken on either item. More...

‘Haunted Acres’ returns for October

Attraction opens for the season, promises new attractions

GERMFASK – Haunted Acres is returning for its fifth annual year, aimed at scaring area residents just in time for Halloween. The Acres, located in Germfask, will hold its opening weekend on Oct. 12 – 13. More...

News

CAA issues warning for tainted food

Peanut butter was distributed in August

MANISTIQUE – As a precaution, the Community Action Agency is advising local residents to dispose of Sunland peanut butter received during the August CSFP food commodity distribution due to potential contamination. More...

District Court

Robert Gregory Corace, 42, Refuge Entrance Road, Seney, charged with refusing to take a personal breathalyzer test (9/12). Assessed $200. More...

Sheriff’S newS and noteS

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...

Views

Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

Almost fortythree years ago exactly, my parents bought a brand-new house. I was very young when they bought it, but I can still remember walking around in the empty newness of it and the echo of my footsteps as I walked room to room. More...

Lifestyles

Christmas program kicks off

Agency seeks donors, assistance applicants

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Department of Human Services is now taking applications for its Christmas program. More...

Fired up for Safety

As their lesson on fire safety came to an end, the preschool classes at Emerald Elementary had a visit from the local fire department. More...

Fire marshal offers tips for escape plans

LANSING – Fire Prevention Week in Michigan is Oct. 7-13. More...

Sports

Emeralds continue post season quest

NEWBERRY – The Manistique Emeralds took one step closer to post season play with a shut-out win over the Newberry Indians Friday night. More...

Cross country season coming to an end

MANISTIQUE – With the season winding down, the Emeralds cross country team has been preparing for the Mid-Peninsula Conference meet scheduled for today in Negaunee. Looking to reclaim his first place title for the boys is Tyler Pomeroy. More...

round-up

After an eight year absence, the Great Lakes Cup has been resurrected from the trophy cabinet. More...

Four-legged faithful

Above, a group of area residents gathers to await the “Blessing of the Pets” event at the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church Friday. More...

Animal shelter provides update

Expanded community programs, traffic make shelter a success

MANISTIQUE – Representatives from the Eva Burrell Animal Shelter were on hand to provide an update on the facility during Tuesday’s meeting of the Manistique City Council. The facility was recently allocated yearly funds from the city. More...

Trick-or-treat: New event goes indoors

Area children invited to ‘table or treat’

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Great Start Parent Coalition will be holding its second annual “Table or Treat” on Oct. 16. More...

Outdoors

DNR presents trophy buck stories, told from the field

LANSING – What does it take to harvest a trophy-quality whitetail? Persistence? Patience? Luck? In some cases, all three. More...

Young Buck

Garden resident Nathan Dalgord, 16, shot this 8-point buck during the recent Michigan Youth Hunt. He was hunting in the Garden/Fayette area. More...

Lab unveils geocache sites

Residents also invited to join photo contest

MANISTIQUE – Several geocache sites are now located on the grounds of the Environmental Education Laboratory in Manistique Township. “If you’re new to geocaching, don’t worry,” said EEL board member Sara Giles. More...

Obituaries

Bernard Lancour

Bernard “Buzz” Lancour, 84, of 3106W U.S. Highway 2, Gulliver, Mich., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1928, in Gulliver, the son of Bernard F. and Wendla (Frenette) Lancour. More...

George Kroeger Bouschor

George Kroeger Bouschor, 78, formerly of Manistique, Mich., passed away at his home in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. He was born in Manistique on Dec. 8, 1933, the son of G. Leslie and Lydia Bouschor. More...

Garth R. Jacobson

Garth R. Jacobson, 66, of Manistique, Mich., died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. He was born Jan. More...

Community

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

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Meningitis outbreak continues, claims 3

State has 25 cases, agencies investigate

LANSING – Michigan is include in a multi-state investigation of cases of fungal meningitis and strokes among patients who received epidural steroid injections after July 1. More...

Bay College plans trip

ESCANABA – The Bay College Travel Club is planning a tour of Ireland, Wales, and London (with an optional Paris extension) in June. The nine-day trip will depart from Chicago on June 17 and return from London on June 25. More...