January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputy to fill court position

Maddox will take over as district court magistrate in August

MANISTIQUE – The 93rd District Court will be getting a new magistrate this fall, following a nomination from Judge Mark E. Luoma. The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners approved the nomination during a recent meeting. More...

News

Campaign aids area residents

Homelessness target of state, local agencies

MANISTIQUE – As part of the state-wide Campaign to End Homelessness, area agencies are providing alternative options for individuals and families faced with homelessness, especially during the winter months. More...

UPCAP to offer wellness program

MANISTIQUE – A “Personal Action Toward Health” workshop will be offered in Manistique beginning on Jan. 30. More...

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

50 Years Ago January 24, 1963 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

The Upper Peninsula is the greatest place in the country to live blah, blah, blah. I’ve heard it all before and the people of the U.P. aren’t the only ones to say it about the place they live in. More...

Lifestyles

SMH appoints two new board members

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees recently welcomed two new board members, Marcia TeVelde and Tanya Hoar. Both are now in the first term of a six-year commitment to the board. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Erickson Center plans beginning yoga class CURTIS – A yoga class series is beginning on Jan. 28 at the Erickson Center in Curtis. Classes will be held on Mondays from 6-7 p.m. through April 1. No classes will be held on March 11 or 18. More...

Foster grandparents honored by governor

Proclamation declares Jan. 22 as their day

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder issued a Certificate of Proclamation that honored the Foster Grandparent Programs in the State of Michigan by declaring January 22 as Foster Grandparent Volunteer Day. More...

Sports

Wrestlers continue to impress

Notable finishes, 2 get academic honors

GLADWIN – A busy Manistique wrestling team traveled to Gladwin last week and returned home with a first place finish in the Gladwin Team Invitational silver division. More...

Competitive cheer moving up ranks

MANISTIQUE – There was a full gymnasium Thursday evening as the Emerald competitive cheer squads hosted their annual Cheer Challenge. More...

Wildcats hold firm against Alpena team

Bryant, Demers earn hat tricks in win

MANISTIQUE – A weekend road trip yielded mixed results for the Manistique Wildcats U-19 girl’s hockey team. Following a pair of losses to Mackinaw City on Saturday, the Cats headed down to take on the Alpena Warriors Sunday. More...

Local woman sentenced for burglaries

Jenerou will serve maximum of 20 years

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman will serve a minimum of four years in prison for a string of burglaries committed last year. More...

News Briefs

Manistique Glee Club seeks votes, looks to sing with ‘Foreigner’ MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Middle/High School Glee Club is competing for an opportunity to perform on stage with music group “Foreigner”. More...

Conservation district to receive outside help

Delta County organizations will provide some programs locally

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Conservation District will now have the help of the Delta County Conservation District, as well as the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service from Gladstone. More...

MAS board reorganizes, praises superintendent

One position changes, evaluation discussed

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools Board of Education reorganized Monday as part of the annual January meeting. In the regular board meeting to follow, the board offered a glowing evaluation of Superintendent Kathy McDonough. More...

Outdoors

SCSA reopens Trail 2 West

59-mile reroute now a thing of the past

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Snowmobile Association recently announced Trail 2 West is now officially reopened and groomed. More...

DNR plans free fishing weekend

No licenses required to fish on Feb. 17, 18

LANSING – The annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Feb. 16-17. That weekend, everyone, residents and non-residents alike, can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. More...

Fish Report

Well, I guess for me personally we have had enough ice building weather for a while, so it can warm up anytime. As I sit here doing my article it has warmed up from -11 on my computer to a whopping -2, after the sun has been out all morning. More...

Obituaries

Jules E. Rivard

Jules E. Rivard, 89, of Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich. He was born Sept. 22, 1919, in Springfield, Mass., the son of Etienne and Louisa (St. Jules) Rivard. More...

Clyde O. Chartier

Clyde O. Chartier, 89, of Hiawatha Township, Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at the Mather Nursing Center in Ishpeming, Mich. He was born Jan. More...

Doris E. Gauthier

Former Manistique resident, Doris E. Gauthier, 89, of Henderson, Nevada, died Friday, Jan. 18, 201,3 in Henderson. She was born Dec. More...

Community

Knights of philanthropy

At right, Richard Balog, Grand Knight of the Manistique Knights of Columbus 2026, is shown after distributing funds collected in the organization’s November Mentally Impaired Drive. More...

Deep freeze grips Midwest, region

Residents continue to brace for cold temps

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Upper Midwest remained locked in a deep freeze Wednesday as the bitter temperatures crept eastward where at least one mountain resort warned it was too cold even to ski. More...

Legislature to pick up three gun-related bills

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Republican-led Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee plans to meet this week to consider three gunrelated bills introduced in the first week of the state’s legislative session. More...

Poll

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