October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioner race heats up

MANISTIQUE – Candidates for the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners showed up in full force Friday to attend the Schoolcraft County Candidate Forum. Eleven out of 12 candidates listed on the Nov. More...

DDA marina project one step closer

City approves engineering portion of grant, ponders DDA extension to cover match

MANISTIQUE – The Downtown Development Authority is moving forward with plans to upgrade a portion of the marina next year. More...

News

News Briefs

Seul Choix Pointe to host ‘Spooktacular’ MANISTIQUE – The Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse will be holding its “Halloween Spooktacular” on Oct. 27. More...

Sheriff’s 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...

Circuit Court

Nathan Lee St. John, County Road E, Green Valley, Wis., pleaded guilty in 11th Judicial Circuit Court to breaking and entering a building with intent (12/11). He was sentenced to serve eight months in jail with credit for one day served applied. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

I find that where I am in life, and where I live are both fairly comfortable things. Sure, I could use more money, but that’s no surprise. I could use a little more closet space, but what I have is adequate. More...

Lifestyles

Check U.P.

Know the levels of prevention

MANISTIQUE – For many of us, if we don’t have a fever and nothing hurts, we consider ourselves relatively healthy. More...

Sports

Playoff bound

Emeralds’ defense shines, Gonzales scores winning touchdown

MANISTIQUE – It was a battle in the trenches for two teams looking to end the season on a high note Friday night. For the Emeralds, a must-win to stay alive; for their opponent, it was a game played for nothing other than pride. More...

Pomeroy, Lawrence and Blowers medal at Finals

MANISTIQUE – Happy to be back in Division 2, the Emerald cross country team finished the season in Munising Saturday at the U.P. Finals. Tyler Pomeroy finished his Emerald career covering 3.1 miles and taking third with a time of 18:13.2. More...

CheerLEADERS

Joe LeBlanc photo An instrumental part of every football game are the cheerleaders. Each game, the Emeralds’ cheerleaders have faithfully supported their team and motivated fans no matter what is displayed on the scoreboard. More...

High winds sweep through Schoolcraft County - Free Access

Electric company reports outages

MANISTIQUE – The National Weather Service office in Negaunee has issued a wind advisory for northern and southern Schoolcraft County, including Manistique and Seney. The advisory will remain in effect until 8 p.m. More...

Race for sheriff hits home

MANISTIQUE – The position of Schoolcraft County Sheriff is up for grabs, and incumbent Grant Harris and newcomer W. John Norrington used Friday’s Schoolcraft County Candidate Forum to establish their platforms. More...

Tasting it out

Emerald Elementary recently capped off a 10-day activity challenge and MEAP testing with a school-wide food tasting event on Friday. The Emerald Wellness Team hosted the event using a Michigan Farm to School Planning Grant. More...

Local ‘Habitat’ reorganizes

Hiawathaland makes changes, plans event

MANISTIQUE – Habitat for Humanity HiawathaLand has undergone reorganization recently, welcoming a new operations manager, as well as a new administrative assistant and resource development director/volunteer coordinator. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Looking at the history of state antler restrictions

LANSING – For many years, Michigan restricted hunters to a bucks-only harvest in order to protect the reproductive capacity of the herd. More...

Sit and win

Nine-year-old Kayla Muth, of Manistique, shot this three-point while hunting in Kingsley, Mich., on the evening of Oct. 6 using her Michigan Youth Mentor license. More...

Fish Report

Well, if you have been across the Manistique River Bridge you are well aware of the number of fishermen down at the river. They have been doing real well down near and below the Black Bass Hole. More...

Obituaries

Darlene J. Welch

Darlene J. Welch, 71, of 409 Alger Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at her home in Manistique following a brief illness with cancer. She was born Nov. More...

Shirley Stoken Mallock

Shirley Stoken Mallock left us on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago October 25, 1962 More...

Center to offer basket class

MANISTIQUE – The Lake Effect Arts of Manistique will offer a basket-making class on Dec. 8. Class participants will make a tall basket, big enough to hold two bottles of wine or one bottle and a baguette. More...

Fill'er Up

In an effort to give back to the community, Big Bay de Noc students and staff will be collecting nonperishable foods, boxed dinners, cereal, and paper products to help people who may need to suppleme More...

Poll

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