November 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Official: Time for vaccination is now

Flu season approaching, cases of pertussis increase across state

MANISTIQUE – ’Tis the season for vaccinations. According to the medical director for the Luce, Mackinac, Alger Schoolcraft Health Department, there is no better time to vaccinate against flu and pertussis. More...

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News Briefs

Employees to meet MANISTIQUE – The Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employees Association will hold its monthly meeting on Nov. 5 at 1:30 p.m. in the conference room of the state office building in Escanaba. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, In response to the question posed by Paul Walker, Schoolcraft County Republican Party chairman, in last week’s Pioneer Tribune. Yes, Mr. More...

From the Braver Institute

I was out of the country last week for the first time in decades. I was only across the border in Canada, but saying that I was out of the country sounds more exotic. More...

Lifestyles

How to create winter plans

Winter storm tips for family members, pets

LANSING – With winter weather approaching, the Michigan Committee for Severe Weather Awareness is encouraging residents to have an emergency plan ready, including a plan to keep pets safe during cold weather. More...

News Brief

Community orchestra plans fall concert MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Community Orchestra, under the baton of conductor James Hatfield, will perform on Nov. 3, at 3 p.m., in the First Baptist Church on Walnut Street in Manistique. More...

Home sweet home

Habitat for Humanity – Hiawathaland is under new management. More...

Sports

Momentum for Emeralds

MANISTIQUE – The Lady Emerald Volleyball team wrapped up their regular season with a sweep over the Big Bay De Noc Black Bears last Thursday night, winning 25-6, 25-13 and 25-12. More...

Crushing defeat

The Emeralds’ 2012 season came to an end Friday night when their playoff dreams were crushed by the Calumet Copper Kings 45-0. More...

Ready to hit the polls?

Voter information on polling places, ballot proposals

MANISTIQUE – On Nov. 6, area voters will head to the polls to cast their vote for various township, county, and state races and issues. The following is a rundown of what voters can expect at the polls. More...

2 face felony counts

Unrelated burglaries land multiple charges

MANISTIQUE – Two Manistique men will face charges relating to separate burglary incidents in the Manistique area. More...

Outdoors

Parks celebrate milestone

State park welcomes 1 millionth camper

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources marked an attendance milestone for state parks on Oct. 19, by celebrating its one millionth camp night of the 2012 camping season. More...

It's a 'draw'

U.P. Whitetails board member Dennis Segerstrom recently presented a new firearm to Jacob Laockahrt as part of a drawing following the fall Hunter’s Safety course. The course was sponsored by the U.P. More...

‘Ask the DNR’ talks hunting

MARQUETTE – “Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU-TV Channel 13 in the Upper Peninsula Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. The show will focus on the deer hunting seasons and hunting regulations. More...

Obituaries

Donald C. Hawley

Donald C. Hawley, 77, of Manistique, Mich., passed away Oct. 9, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital. He was born July 25, 1935, to Donald and Eldora (Beahm) Hawley in Pardeeville, Wis. Don attended Union Grove High School before joining the Navy. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago November 1, 1962 More...

News Briefs

Blood center to hold drive in Manistique MANISTIQUE – The U.P. Regional Blood Center will conduct a blood drive in Manistique on Nov. 8. The drive will take place in the Blanchard Center, 401 Deer St., from 1-5 p.m. More...

Donating ‘independence’

Members of the local Eagles Club recently made a donation of $100 to Duane Manthe resident at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. More...

Poll

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