December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County ponders buying $30K truck

Vehicle would be financed with medical savings, rent increases

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners is considering purchasing a new truck, to be used primarily for snow plowing. More...

Mill fire destroys 250 bales

No injuries reported, cause remains undetermined

MANISTIQUE – Approximately 250 bales of paper were destroyed, but no injuries were reported in a fire at FutureMark Manistique on Nov. 29. The cause of the fire remains undetermined. More...

News

Red Cross to host courses

December classes will take place in Escanaba

ESCANABA – The American Red Cross in Delta and Schoolcraft Counties is offering the following courses in December. More...

MDCH: Still time to get flu shot

Number of flu cases rising across state

LANSING – National Influenza Vaccination Week is this week, and the Michigan Department of Community Health is recommending that all Michigan’s citizens 6 months and older get a flu shot. More...

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

50 Years Ago December 6, 1962 More...

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Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

The last time I saw my dad was the weekend after Thanksgiving just over a year ago. This week would have marked his 79th birthday. He died last Christmas Eve. More...

Phyllis J. Beaudry

Phyllis Joy Beaudry, 84, lifelong resident of Manistique, Mich., passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, on Drummond Island, Mich., surrounded by loving family. More...

Community

News from MAS

Our very own Linda Levin (Emerald Elementary) will be showcased on the TV6 “Upside” during the week of Jan. 7! The feature will run a few times each day during that week. More...

Blast from the past

Three Manistique High School students traveled to Lansing to see government first hand in 1967. More...

News Briefs

MMA weekly ‘cash’ winners announced MANISTIQUE – This week’s winners in the Manistique Merchants Association Christmas Cash drawing are: $50 Joseph Miller (Putvin Health Mart), Debbie Males (Curran Chevrolet). $25 More...

Former prison part of new bill

County discusses bill that would offer facility for $1

MANISTIQUE – A bill allowing the sale of former Camp Manistique for $1 has been introduced to the Michigan House of Representatives. More...

Walk for Warmth to return

Fundraiser plans to come back to Schoolcraft County

MANISTIQUE – The “Walk for Warmth” benefit will be returning to Schoolcraft County. More...

Cases end in jail time

2 residents sentenced separately for drugs

MANISTIQUE – Two Manistique residents will serve jail time for drug charges, following their arrest by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team in July. The two were recently sentenced in Schoolcraft County 11th Circuit Court. More...

Outdoors

at the Buck Pole

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Fish Report

Well, I guess I might as well just give up and go with the flow as far as wondering what our weather is going to do. It turns cold so you get your long handles out only to have all the snow melt and things warm up. More...

‘Ask the DNR’ airs tonight

Winter recreation to be topic of discussion

MARQUETTE – “Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU-TV Channel 13 in the Upper Peninsula on Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Beg, borrow or deal

I wonder what prompted Shakespeare to write “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” Given the era, I doubt he lent out his truck to someone who crashed it. Chances are, no one borrowed his GPS and failed to return it either. More...

Braun and Gunville wed

GLADSTONE - Amanda Gunville and William Braun were united in marriage on June 16, 2012, at the First Lutheran Church in Gladstone, Mich. Reverend Jonathan Schmidt officiated the ceremony. More...

Manistique Lions Club

Looking for a great, fresh Christmas tree this year? Look no further than the annual Christmas tree sale. More...

Sports

Emeralds struggle on court in season opener

MANISTIQUE - The 2012-13 basketball program got off to a rocky start in Manistique for the Emerald boys. Playing host to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers, Manistique came up short, dropping all three matches. More...

Big Bay de Noc Black Bears

On the court for the 2012-13 season are (front row, from left) Devin Jensen, Jacob LaFoille, Bobby Holmberg, Cole Potvin, Levi Tatrow and Brandon Rochefort. More...

Lady Emeralds lose home debut to Miners

MANISTIQUE - The Lady Emeralds’ home debut was spoiled by an early rally by the Negaunee Miners. More...

Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?