November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Senior center issue back

County questioning role in center affairs

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners continues to question their role in the operations of the Manistique Senior Citizen Center. Commissioners expressed their uncertainty during a recent meeting of the board. More...

News Brief

Area woman killed while exiting driveway

NEWBERRY – A Newberry woman was killed Monday while exiting a private driveway. According to the Luce County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred at approximately 8 a.m. More...

News

DNR to hunters, farmers: shoot, report feral swine

Disease a risk factor from free-range pigs

LANSING – Hunters and farmers are being urged to shoot feral swine and report any sightings. More...

MHS drama set to take stage

Performances for ‘Murder’ this week

MANISTIQUE – Manistique High School Drama will soon present its first murder mystery in more than a decade – “Rehearsal for Murder” – a D. D. Brooke adaptation of the teleplay by Richard Levinson and William Link. More...

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

50 Years Ago November 29, 1962 • Roland Hoholik, hunting out of the This-Is-It Hunting club on Thompson Plains, shot an 8-point buck weighing 140 pounds on Nov. 12, and a 200 pound bear the first day of the season. More...

Obituaries

Lewellyn G. Chartier

Lewellyn G. Chartier, 81, of 6390W Hillcrest Dr., Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. He was born March 5, 1931, in Manistique, the son of Joseph and Eva (Mero) Chartier. More...

Paul F. Sweeney

Paul F. Sweeney, 53, of Bryant, Wis., died suddenly Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. He was born on Nov. 22, 1959, in Addison, Ill., a son of Robert and Dorothy (Schneider) Sweeney of Addison. He married Carrie Lahr on Sept. 21, 1985, in Howard Lake, Minn. More...

Arbutus M. Snyder

Arbutus “DeeDee” May Snyder, 87, of 660N Corbridge Road, Gulliver, Mich., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. More...

Community

Emerald releases honor roll for first semester

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Emerald Elementary recently released the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2021- 13 school year. The honor roll includes grades three through five. More...

Sworn In(Wood)

Inwood Township officials recently swore in two new members. From left to right: Kelly Silkworth, new township supervisor; Brian Landis, trustee; Cindy Watchhorn, treasurer; and Kelli Stapleton, new clerk. More...

Weekly ‘cash’ winners revealed

MANISTIQUE – This week’s winners in the Manistique Merchants Association Christmas Cash drawing are: $50 Janice Repp (Save A Lot), Julie Gauthier (Superior State Agency). $25 More...

County faces grievance

Sheriff’s employees dispute imposed retirement increase

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Deputy’s Association has given notice of a potential grievance against the county, following a dispute about increased retirement cost. More...

City to forgo light

Council votes against committing funds

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique City Council has decided to “wait and see” what will happen with the East Breakwater Lighthouse. More...

Wind farm tax questions arise

Officials explain lower tax revenue payments for 2012

GARDEN – Lower than expected tax revenue from the Garden Wind Farm should be no cause for concern, according to officials. The recent release of figures from the 2012 tax capture caused confusion among some Garden Township residents. More...

Outdoors

At the buck pole

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Fish Report

Well, it looks like winter may be here to stay if this past weekend and the first of the week is any sign of what’s to come. If you sat the first of the week it sure was totally different than the week before. More...

Views

Letter to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

I am seriously annoyed by things that are cute. Wait, that is not entirely true, I should rephrase that. I am seriously annoyed by things that are artificially cute. Things that are created or manufactured to be cute I find truly nauseating. More...

Lifestyles

State to turn focus on premature birth

Michigan’s infant mortality rate high

LANSING – According to the March of Dimes Foundation, every year nearly a half million babies are born too soon in the United States, which can have dire health effects on newborns. More...

Gather 'Round

SPC Alex Klagstad recently visited the Junior High Academy at St. Francis de Sales School. More...

News Briefs

Choral society planning ‘Carols’ performances MARQUETTE – The Marquette Choral Society will present “Carols in the Cathedral” on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. More...

Sports

Lady Emeralds falter, drop season opener

MANISTIQUE – The Lady Emeralds dropped their season opener 53-48 to the Munising Mustangs on the road Tuesday night. More...

Coming up in Sports

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Sports Brief

MANISTIQUE – The annual Elks Hoop Shoot will take place on Dec. 1, at 2 p.m., in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at Manistique High School. The competition is open to boys and girls in three age categories: 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. More...

Poll

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