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LSSU releases list of ‘banished’ words of 2013

Popular list compiled using suggestions from public

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State University has released their 38th annual “List of Words to be Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness”. More...

News

Commission to address law for gray wolf hunt

NRC will set season, hunting license fees

LANSING (AP) – A Michigan commission now has the authority to establish hunting seasons for the gray wolf under a law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. More...

News Briefs

January blood drive set for Manistique MANISTIQUE – The first 2013 U.P. Regional Blood Drive will be held on Jan. 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Blanchard Center, 401 Deer St., in Manistique. To schedule an appointment, call 341-7578. More...

Obituaries

Robert L. Lasich

Robert L. Lasich, 85, of 232 Schoolcraft Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Feb. More...

Robert J. Videtich

Robert J. Videtich, 82, of 256 N. Cedar St., Manistique, Mich., passed away quietly at his home amongst his loving family on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. He was born May 22, 1930, in Manistique, the son of Matt and Catherine (Barr) Videtich. More...

Community

Tahquamenon sled dog race boasts new venue

Duck Lake wildfire forces location switch

NEWBERRY – The Department of Natural Resources recently announced the Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race, held the last 13 years at Rainbow Lodge on the mouth of the Two-Hearted River, will be hosted this winter by Muskallonge Lake State Park fr More...

Snowmobile association touts work done in 2012

Grants, volunteers aid local groups’ efforts

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Snowmobile Association and Sportsmen’s Off-Road Vehicle Association of Schoolcraft County have spent time over the past year to more effectively manage the motorized trail systems in Schoolcraft County. More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are into a new year with no idea what will lay down the road before us. It used to be back in the good old days those of us that live up here in the U.P. did not see much change from year to year except the date on the calendar. More...

Union contract approved

County ratifies one contract, POAM awaits approval

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners recently ratified one union contract, citing the other had yet to reach final approval. More...

Swearing in a new year

Schoolcraft County will see some change in 2013, with a new sheriff and Schoolcraft County commissioner. Above, from left, Schoolcraft County Sheriff W. More...

Views

Letters

Dear Editor, The people have spoken: they want affordable healthcare; they want a balanced approach to the budget. They want everyone to play by the same rules. More...

Letters

Dear Editor, During this season of thanksgiving and reflection, I wanted to thank the residents and businesses of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for their generous support of the American Red Cross. More...

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

50 Years Ago January 3, 1963 More...

Lifestyles

Tips for healthy, more budget-friendly meals

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, is suggesting tips to make economically-friendly nutritious meals this January. Eat In More and Out Less More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Area student enlisted in National Guard GARDEN – Shiloh S. LaButte, 17, of Garden, has recently enlisted into the Michigan National Guard under the Guard’s Split Training Option. More...

Booking it

After teaching a series of lessons based on the book, “Suma the Elephant” by Gary Shoup, Emerald Elementary third grade teachers, Colleen Hoholik and Cyndi Hoholik, asked the local author More...

Sports

Team takes 3rd in ‘duals’

MENOMINEE – Saturday’s Menominee “Super Duals” ended the unbeaten streak of the Manistique Emerald wrestling team. More...

Varsity seeking ‘groove’

Emeralds looking for more wins in 2013

MANISTIQUE – The Negaunee Miners improved to 6-1 with a win over the Manistique Emeralds during the holiday break. More...

JV tops Newberry on home court

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique JV girls’ basketball team put forth a solid defense effort and defeated the Newberry Indians 36-25 last week at home. More...

Poll

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