December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber to honor person of the year

Demers selected for work ethic, good attitude

MANISTIQUE – What makes a person good enough to be named Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year? According to Director Connie Diller, it is determination, a willingness to participate, and a go-getter attitude. More...

News

Arrrgh, Pirates Aboard!

The Emerald Elementary’s kindergarten and first grade students will hit the stage tonight for their special Christmas program, entitled, “A Pirate Christmas”. More...

News Briefs

Library announces special holiday hours MANISTIQUE – The Manistique School and Public Libraryhas announced its schedule for theupcoming holiday weeks.The schedule is:Dec. 24: ClosedDec. 25: ClosedDec 26: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Dec. 27: 11:30 a.m. More...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, More...

From the Braver Institute

I’m not exactly sure that you could have called me a pack rat, but I may have been close to one. More...

MDARD: Support tree growers

BATTLE CREEK – Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams encourages residents to support Michigan’s 700 Christmas tree growers and the 54 poinsettia growers. More...

Lifestyles

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

50 Years Ago December 13, 1962 More...

CUP crew providing area with assistance

Corrections program helps Schoolcraft

MANISTIQUE – Under new management from UPCAP, the CUP Community Corrections Work Crew program has been providing assistance to local nonprofits, governmental agencies, and municipalities. The crew works in both Alger and Schoolcraft counties. More...

LSSU welcomes public on ‘study’ abroad trip

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State University is once again welcoming members of the community interested in traveling to China this summer as part of a study abroad program. More...

Sports

Individuals impress, team comes in low

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emeralds’ swim and dive teams hosted Westwood last week. Despite a much improved effort from several swimmers, the boys dropped 99-60 to their guests. The girls also came up short, losing by a score of 119-99. More...

Banner bound

Wrestlers have winning in mind

MANISTIQUE – With one goal in mind, a “banner for the gym wall”, the Manistique wrestling team is off to an impressive start in the 2012-13 season. More...

Turnovers doom Emeralds

RUDYARD – Turnovers have been a problem for the Lady Emeralds from the start of the 2012-13 season, and their last two games were no exception. The Emeralds committed 54 of them in losses against Norway and Rudyard. More...

Portion of Park Ave. to get update

Leftover funds could mean infrastructure

MANISTIQUE – One block of Park Avenue will have its water and sewer system upgraded, thanks to leftover funds from a recent citywide infrastructure project. More...

'Tis the season for giving

Local charities benefit from generousity

MANISTIQUE – ’Tis the season for giving, and residents around the county are contributing to local charities and causes. In fact, the recent surge in seasonal donations has benefitted three charitable organizations in particular. More...

Outdoors

More Atlantic salmon for Lake Huron

DNR, LSSU partner, look to add more fish

SAULT STE. MARIE – Michigan became world-famous when it made a daring effort to revitalize the Great Lakes sport fishery by stocking Pacific salmon in the 1960s. More...

Fish Report

Well, at least there is a little snow on the ground for the muzzle loader hunters out there. There seems to be a good number of hunters out there trying their luck, but those I talked to are not seeing many deer. More...

UPEC offers educational grants

HOUGHTON – The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition has a grant opportunity for educators and youth workers who provide quality environmental education programs to regional children from preschool to high school. More...

Obituaries

Wilbert Tanguay

Wilbert “Willy” Tanguay, 86, of Cooks, Mich., died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. He was born Feb. 1, 1926 in Manistique, the son of John and Dorothy (Swalback) Tanguay. More...

David H. Watson

David Henderson Watson, retired Northwest Airlines sales manager and former resident of Manistique, Mich., died Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at the Spokane Veterans Home, in Spokane, Wash. More...

Community

Tips to lend a hand

Red Cross offering chances to volunteer

ESSEXVILLE, Mich. – The American Cancer Society is making it easier to volunteer this holiday season. A website, cancer.org/Involved, lists the programs available in each area. Below are a few potential volunteer opportunities: More...

The driver on the bus...

The Big Bay de Noc Elementary students and staff recently honored bus driver Mike Clelland on his last day on the job as a bus driver. More...

Downstate man takes home ‘Monopoly’ prize

$1M grand prize won by Harrison resident

HARRISON, Mich. – A Harrison man recently took home $1 million from the 20th Monopoly at McDonald’s. More...

Poll

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