October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School tackles report issues

MHS fails to make AYP, district looks to recoup

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area School district has received their Annual Education Report and, according to school officials, has some work to do. More...

Senior Center issues arise

County to evaluate problem with center’s two boards

MANISTIQUE – Issues with the Manistique Senior Citizen’s Center were brought to light during a recent Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners meeting. The entity is currently in the midst of examination from both the city and county. More...

Man to spend 4 months in jail

Charged with forgery in moose lodge investigation

MANISTIQUE – A Wetmore man was recently sentenced to serve up to nine months in jail and pay $6,310 in restitution for a forgery charge. More...

News

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

50 Years Ago October 18, 1962 More...

Weathering changes

TV-6/ Fox UP Chief Meteorologist Karl Bohnak was the guest speaker at the Manistique Women’s Club monthly meeting for October. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, A lot is being said, in the media, about Mitt Romney not being “likable” or that he doesn’t “relate well” to people. I had a hard time understanding why. More...

Posts participate in ‘Take Back’ day

LANSING – Michigan State Police recently announced that 698.75pounds of prescription drugs werecollected at MSP posts across thestate on the semi-annual NationalPrescription Drug Take Back Dayheld Sept. More...

From the Braver Institute

In the past I have written about how breakfast is the most important meal of the day for me (beyond the science of breakfast supposedly being the most important meal of the day for everyone). More...

Lifestyles

News Briefs

Diabetes workshop to take place on Oct. 24 More...

Resourceful

The Schoolcraft County Community Resource Fair took place on Oct. 12, brining community members and various programs together. More...

TOPS offers Halloween tips

MILWAUKEE – TOPS Club, Inc. (Take off Pounds Sensibly), a nonprofit weight-loss support organization, is offering tips for parents during the Halloween season. Set guidelines More...

Sports

Dig for a cure

MANISTIQUE – The Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at Manistique High School will be “Tye dyed pink” Oct. 25, for the annual “Dig for a Cure” volleyball fundraiser in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. More...

Big effort, big plays, big win

Emeralds’ postseason will hinge on Rams match-up

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emeralds needed a win, and that is exactly what they got. More...

To The finish

Pomeroy retains title

MANISTIQUE – With adverse weather conditions making the course a challenge in itself, Emerald cross country stand out Tyler Pomeroy claimed the individual boy’s Mid-Peninsula Conference title on Oct. 11, in Negaunee. More...

Police investigate drive-by shootings

Homes, other property damaged

MANISTIQUE – Police continue to investigate a series of “drive-by” style shooting which took place in along County Road 438 in Schoolcraft County Wednesday. More...

Ballot: 6 state, 2 county proposals seek approval

MANISTIQUE – On the “Proposal Section” of the Nov. 6 ballot, voters will have the chance to vote on six state and two county proposals. More...

No tricks, just treats

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City enters final stage

Paving the last step in infrastructure project

MANISTIQUE – Residents will soon see the end result of a months-long infrastructure project. According to one city official, the final stage is dependent on the weather, which has proven uncooperative thus far. More...

Candidate forum to address questions

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

Outdoors

Yearly Pure Michigan Hunt applications now available

WATERFORD, Mich. – Dan Beaudoin of Waterford, Mich., recently had a Sunday morning he will never forget. “My heart was pounding! More...

MDCC: Avoid hitting deer

Tips for motorists as deer season nears

LANSING – According to the Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center, on average, 146 vehicle/deer crashes occur every day in Michigan. More...

Fish Report

Well, I said in one of my articles that if we were to make up for all the lack of rain we had during the summer later in the year we would be in trouble. But I never thought it would come all at once. More...

Obituaries

Paul J. Larsen

Paul J. Larsen, 66, of 325 N. Houghton Ave., Manistique, Mich., died unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in Manistique. More...

Grady Lassiter Warren

Grady Lassiter Warren, 92, Gulliver Lake summer resident, passed away at Treasure Coast Hospice House, Ft. Pierce, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. More...

Ellen M. Beach

Ellen M. Beach, 87, of Manistique, Mich., died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in Howell, Mich. She was born May 19, 1925, in Manistique to Joseph and Theresa (Johnson) Carlson. She married William Beach, who preceded her in death in 2003. More...

Community

Senior Center

What did you think of last week’s column? Doesn’t it make you want to join the Creative Writing Group? To refresh your memory they meet the last Thursday of the month until the end of May at 4 p.m. More...

Passino earns award

FORT CUSTER, Mich. – Former Manistique resident Matthew J. Passino was recently presented the Federal Legion of Merit Award – the nation’s sixth highest honor. More...

News Briefs

Lake Effect members have Bonifas display ESCANABA – Eight Lake Effect Community Arts members have 26 pieces of artwork on exhibit this month at the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba. More...