January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Frugal fashionistas

The January meeting of the GFWC Manistique Women’s Club boasted a fashion show Tuesday. The show, featuring fashion from the Peoples Store and St. Vincent de Paul Store, took place at theComfort Inn. More...

News

Business Savvy

The fifth grade school store at Emerald Elementary recently received a donation of greeting cards and a duffle bag from National Office Products and Printing, Inc. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am a hunter. I’m not a member of the NRA; there is a big difference, I hope people don’t associate hunters with the NRA. More...

From the Braver Institute

Statistically speaking, I became older recently. No, I’m not quite ready for velcro shoes, but I am too old to care about anything on MTV. I have more greys than I care to think about. More...

Obituaries

Duane L. Waters, M.D.

Dr. Duane L. Waters passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. His spirit will live on in the hearts of his family and friends for many years to come. More...

Donna Marie Popour

Donna Marie Popour, 65, of 644 Park Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, Mich. More...

John B. Adams

John B. “Baby John” “Jack” Adams, 80, of Manistique, Mich., died Sunday evening, Jan. 6, 2013, at his home under the loving care of his family and North Woods Home Hospice. More...

Community

Archives of Michigan boasts sources for family histories

More online resources benefit researchers

LANSING – Genealogy – tracing the roots of a family tree – is personal, creative and rewarding detective work. More...

Teens face more limits on the road

‘Kelsey’s Law’ prohibits handheld cellphone use for novice drivers

LANSING (AP) – Gov. More...

Going with the ‘flow’

A crew from the Manistique Department of Public Works gathers around the suspected location of a leak in a service line on Steuben Street Monday. More...

Area jobless rate climbs

Locally, rate jumps to 9.8 percent in Nov.

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County saw a jump in unemployment during the month of November, in line with most of the Upper Peninsula. The county’s rate increased to 9.8 percent from 8.7 percent in October. More...

County ratifies contract with deputy’s union

Possible POAM grievance remains on table

MANISTIQUE – Employees represented by the Police Officer’s Association of Michigan and the Schoolcraft County Deputy’s Association have signed a contract with Schoolcraft County. The union contract was ratified during a Jan. More...

Tribune to launch new resident-based series

Nominate a "Community Pioneer" today

Tribune to launch new resident-based series MANISTIQUE – The Pioneer Tribune will be launching a new series, “Community Pioneer” this month. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, we are now a week into the New Year and like most people I go into 2013 with some anxiety as to what it may hold. More...

DNR: Tips to make winter recreation fun and safe

LANSING – Outdoor recreation doesn’t stop in the winter; for some, it intensifies. But because of weather conditions, going outdoors for fun in the winter can require even more attention to safety than at other times of the year. More...

Esky ice races delayed

ESCANABA – The Midwest Ice Racing Association, TLR Cup Championship Ice Racing Series, and the United States Snowmobile Association Prostar Oval Ice Racing Series scheduled at the U.P. State Fair Grounds Jan. 12-13 has been postponed. More...

Lifestyles

SSA announces expansion of many online account services

WASHINGTON – The Social Security Administration recently announced the agency is expanding services available with a “my Social Security account”. More...

MacPhails celebrate 50th

MANISTIQUE – Donald and Nancy MacPhail recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple exchanged wedding vows on Dec. 29, 1962, at St. More...

Letting it out

When he gets started, my husband emits eight or 10 in a row. I refer here to sneezes, each of which proves more violent than the one before. And when the dust clears, he looks like a victim of violence. More...

Sports

New year equals new loss

Emerald varsity boys drop 2013 opener to Mustangs

MANISTIQUE – The Munising Mustangs spoiled the start of the Emeralds’ New Year with a 39-31 win over Manistique Tuesday night. More...

Lady Bears’ effort comes up short

GARDEN – A 15-point effort by Samantha Sundling was not enough to lift the Lady Bears to a win over Mid-Pen at home Friday night. More...

Emerald swim reels in second

KINGSFORD – Despite a disruption in practice schedules during the holiday break, the Manistique Emerald swim and dive team put together solid results in their return to the pool last week. More...

Poll

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