January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Kids’ night out

Mary Ellen Debelak reads to area children from within an ‘igloo’ during Emerald Elementary’s recent “Night Out at the Library”. More...

News

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

50 Years Ago January 31, 1963 More...

News Briefs

EDC small business counseling planned MANISTIQUE – Small Business Counseling will be offered to those interested in starting or expanding a business on Feb. 5. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The NRA is not a lobby to sell guns. It was founded in 1871 to promote marksmanship and did not get political until attacked by gun regulating liberals. More...

From the Braver Institute

At the time of this writing I am sitting in a hotel room. I am attending a conference at which I shouldn’t be. More...

Lifestyles

mBank makes promotions

MANISTIQUE – mBank recently announced the following promotions: More...

Super Bowl snacking tips

MILWAUKEE – TOPS Club, Inc., is offering tips to help keep nutrition on track when cheering on during Super Bowl Sunday. - Have a small snack before you arrive at a party to curb your appetite. More...

Grandparents receive funds

Foundation awards over $15K to program

MANISTIQUE – The Upper Peninsula Foster Grandparent Program Foundation will be granting $15,300 to the Menominee, Delta, and Schoolcraft Foster Grandparent Program. More...

Sports

Emeralds fall to Miners

NEGAUNEE – The Manistique Emerald varsity basketball team fell to 3-8 with an 84-39 loss to the Negaunee Miners on the road Friday night. More...

Short on the mats, Emeralds take 3rd

MANISTIQUE – The Norway Knights won the Division 4 Duals held in Manistique Saturday. Westwood came in second, followed by Rudyard and Manistique. The Emeralds’ problems started early in the dual, with four of their starters out. More...

Mustangs roll on to win over Bears

COOKS – Seven is usually a lucky number, but such was not the case for the Lady Bears Monday night. More...

Area jobless rate spikes

December’s unemployment claims are ‘above average’

MANISTIQUE – Area unemployment made a significant jump to 12.7 percent in December, moving up in Schoolcraft County from 9.9 percent in November. More...

Prison term for burglar

Area woman will serve minimum of 4 years

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman will serve a minimum of four years in prison for a string of burglaries committed last year. The sentence was handed down last week in 11th Judicial Circuit Court. More...

Outdoors

Indian Lake Derby draws large crowd

2-day event hands out $1,500 in cash prizes

MANISTIQUE - With a little cooperation from Old Man Winter and the fish, the 2013 Indian Lake Ice Fishing Derby drew a large crowd and yielded some big catches. More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are at the end of January already getting ready for the month when if we are going to have some winter weather we should get it. More...

Obituaries

Thomas H. Becks

Thomas H. Becks, 85, of 651 Garden Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 7, 1927, in Alma, Mich., the son of William and Blanche (Benton) Becks and attended school in Cheboygan, Mich. More...

Donald F. Duquette

Donald F. Duquette, 88, of Holland, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at his home. More...

Marilee E. Walters

Marilee E. Walters, 75, of 520 Main St., Manistique, Mich., died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Community

How’s that again?

Awhile back, I met this huge bear of a dog, friendly as all get out, and tried to tell my husband about it. “Have you ever seen a great pyrenees?” I asked him. A strange look came over his face as he repeated what he thought I said. More...

Helping hands

Thompson Township recently recognized the Manistique Ministerial Association for its dedication to and care of the people of Schoolcraft County. More...

News Briefs

Students in the Arts to be 3-day event in Feb. MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle and High School students will present the annual “Students in the Arts” beginning Feb. 6. More...

Poll

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