December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Man’s prison term upheld

Michigan Court of Appeals denies Markham’s claims

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man currently serving a minimum 10-year prison sentence recently had his conviction and sentence upheld by the Michigan Court of Appeals. More...

Renze, Brazda receive honors

Pair ties for ‘Business of the Year’ award

MANISTIQUE – Chuck Renze Ford and Brazda’s Heating and Refrigeration recently took home the Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year award. The pair tied after a close race between three finalists for the honor. More...

News

DNR: Changes to signage

Snowmobile trails to see new signage system, additions

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today reminded snowmobilers of changes to the snowmobile trail signage system on state trails, including the addition of five new sign types and the elimination of 10 sign types used in pas More...

Christmas of blue

The local Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 146, recently hosted their “Christmas with a Cop” event. More...

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

50 Years Ago December 20, 1962 More...

Lifestyles

Bay announces fall scholarships

College to distribute awards to residents

ESCANABA – Bay de Noc Community College has announced the scholarship recipients for the fall 2012 semester. More...

News Briefs

Arts center to offer ‘Zentangle 102’ class MANISTIQUE – Manistique Lake Effect Arts Center will be offering “Zentangle 102” on Jan. 19, from 1-3:30 p.m. More...

For the little ones

Carmeuse Lime and Stone and St. Francis de Sales Catholic School recently teamed up to help area children in need. More...

Sports

Boys net last minute win

Selling beats the buzzer, Lambert sets career high

MANISTIQUE – A buzzer-beater by Connor Selling lifted the Emeralds to a 56-55 win at home over Ishpeming Tuesday night. More...

Lady Emeralds snag first win

Girls hit free throws, Lauzon leads scoring

MANISTIQUE – The Lady Emeralds pulled out a 38-35 win over the Iron Mountain Mountaineers at home Friday night. More...

Black Bears beat out Bark River

GARDEN – The Big Bay de Noc Black Bears got their first win of the season last Thursday beating Bark River 48-43. More...

School tackles safety

School shooting in Conn. prompts lockdown review

MANISTIQUE – Following Friday’s tragic shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school that left 20 children and six adults dead, the Manistique Area School District will be reviewing their lockdown and emergency response procedures. More...

City on list to receive funds

$859K in land acquisition funding recommended

MANISTIQUE – The city of Manistique has been recommended for nearly $859,000 worth of funds from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. More...

Resident fined for protest

Commissioner-elect faced trespassing charges

MARQUETTE – A Schoolcraft County resident, along with seven others, recently plead guilty to a charge of trespassing. The charge originated from a protest outside of the Northern Michigan Office of Gov. Rick Snyder on Dec. 12. More...

Views

From the Forester

Aphids? Adelgids? Scales? For most of us, they’re similar enough to be about the same thing. They’re very small, soft-bodied insects that siphon the juices out of trees and other plants. More...

From the Braver Institute

Depending on where and when you read this, the world will either be close to its end or it will have already ended. More...

Lettters to the Editor

Dear Editor, More...

Obituaries

Richard Berger

Richard “Dick” Berger, 88, of 130 N. Fourth St., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at his home. More...

Rudolph Mikuska

Rudolph “Rudy” Mikuska, 91, of 17525 U.S. Highway 2, Gould City, Mich., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. More...

Jack W. Rydquist

Jack W. Rysquist, 70, of 3826 L.15 Lane, Escanaba, Mich., passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, Mich., following a lingering illness. More...

Community

News from MAS

Mr. Mason, Emerald Elementary principal, reports that over 70 students participated in the recent “Fun Night”. The night included basketball, puzzles, games and movies. Coming up on Jan. More...

JV’s efforts fall short

Emeralds’ girls unable to defeat Mountaineers

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emeralds’ JV girls’ basketball team made a great effort Friday against Iron Mountain, but, in the end, lost to the Mountaineers 46-45. More...

Emerald swim scores big

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emeralds’ swim team competed against Marquette recently. More...

Poll

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