November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Audit detailed for city

‘Clean’ report highlights city’s ability to maintain fund balance

MANISTIQUE – The city of Manistique received a “clean” audit report during their regular meeting Tuesday. Among positive notes from the auditor was the city’s fund balance, which hovers at approximately $546,000. More...

Two men ordered to prison

Separate burglary cases end in sentences for area residents

MANISTIQUE – Two area residents will spend time in prison following separate sentencing hearings on Oct. 8. The cases were unrelated. More...

News

News Briefs

Christmas tree offer from Hiawatha forest GLADSTONE – Holiday trees are now available for cutting on Hiawatha National Forest land. More...

Red Cross classes set

ESCANABA – Each year, nearly five million people learn how to prepare themselves, their households and businesses for emergencies. The American Red Cross in Delta and Schoolcraft Counties is offering the following courses in the area. More...

Bazaar set for Nov. 17

GRAND MARAIS – The Grand Marais Women’s Club will host the annual Holiday Bazaar in Grand Marais on Nov. 17. Vendors will have handcrafted items for sale, as well as lunch, a bake sale, and a number of specialty tables. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn V. Ekdahl

Evelyn V. Ekdahl, 85, of Marshall, Mich., died at home on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in the loving care of her family. More...

Walter R. Peterson

Walter R. Peterson, 91, of Cooks, Mich., died on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Aug. More...

Suanne C. Stoken

Suanne C. Stoken, 65 of Appleton, Wis., died Tuesday Nov. 13, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was born in Manistique, Mich., April 21, 1947, the daughter of William and Sara (Osterhaut) Bradley. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago November 15, 1962 More...

SMH celebrates rural health

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and other local, state and national rural stakeholders plan to celebrate the second annual National Rural Health Day today, Nov. 15. More...

State celebrates ‘Smokeout’

37th annual quit day prompts residences to act, stop smoking

LANSING – The American Cancer Society and the Michigan Department of Community Health are marking the 37th Great American Smokeout today, Nov. More...

County to face tech problems

Commissioners begin addressing aging computers, dept. requests

MANISTIQUE – Computers were one of the main topics of discussion during a recent meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

Standing up for vets

A program honoring veterans took place on Monday at the Manistique Middle/High School. The program featured speakers from several area veteran organizations as well as students. More...

Heat issue gets board attention

Big Bay de Noc School officials hoping for fix before basketball

GARDEN – Delays in the installation of a new heating and ventilation system in the Big Bay de Noc School gymnasium have caused problems recently. More...

Budget, ‘cliff’ addressed

Chairperson defends conservative approach in light of unknowns

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County may have a balanced budget going into 2013, but, according to one county official, residents should be apprehensive about the actual figures. More...

Outdoors

Deer hunting headed for comeback

Northern part of state attracts more hunters

LANSING – You really don’t have to have a lot of gray in your hair to remember when deer hunting was largely a northern Michigan endeavor. More...

Fish Report

Well, by the time this week’s paper comes out you should be sitting in your deer blind waiting for that trophy buck to walk by. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to thank everyone who took the time to vote this year. Our county had almost 62 percent turnout. Some townships had over 70 percent. More...

From the Braver Institute

It is no secret that I am no fan of winter. More...

Lifestyles

Generations

Proud to tell everyone he has a grandson who is now a grandfather is great-great-grandfather Michael Faketty of Cooks, Mich. More...

Tutors and ‘puters and mom, oh my!

My son Kelly graduates this year. I guess you could say we’re in the home-school stretch. Though it saddens me to see the journey draw to an end, I found it downright terrifying at first. More...

Senior Center

Christmas party tickets are ready! We have set the date for Thursday, Dec. 13. The cost will remain the same, which is $9 per person. The evening will start out with social time beginning at 2 p.m. More...

Poll

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