February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SMH hospitalist program aims at inpatient care

Implemented in 2012, program making strides MANISTIQUE – A hospitalist program meant to improve patient care continues to be fine-tuned by the staff of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. More...

Fire spares area home

No injuries reported in electric fire

MANISTIQUE – An evening fire last week caused minimal damage to the structure and no injuries were reported, according to local law enforcement. The cause of the fire is believed to have been a faulty electrical junction box. More...

News

Winterfest Royalty

“Decades of Emeralds” was the theme selected by the Manistique High School Student Council for Winterfest 2013. More...

SOS to close Feb. 18

LANSING – Secretary of State offices will be closed in observance of Presidents Day on Feb. 18. More...

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

50 Years Ago February 14, 1963 More...

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Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

I remember discovering music. I don’t mean that I was the discoverer of music, of course. What I mean is I remember when I discovered the music that would end up being my kind of music. I remember when I discovered rock and roll. More...

Lifestyles

High School Bowl

Courtesy photos Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 35 years on the air. More...

St. Francis honor roll

MANISTIQUE – St. Francis de Sales Catholic School has released the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2011-12 school year. Christian Witness Award recipients in kindergarten were Clara Cunningham and Gavin Ziminski. More...

Snyder expands Mich. Medicaid

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder’s fiscal year 2014 budget recommendation includes an expansion of Michigan’s Medicaid program, benefitting about 320,000 residents in the first year alone. More...

Sports

Black Bear let one slip away down the stretch

GARDEN – A four point fourth quarter sealed the fate of the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears Tuesday night at home. More...

Emeralds send five to Individual Finals

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emerald Wrestling Team will send five wrestlers to the Michigan High School Athletic Associations Individual Finals in Roger City on Saturday. More...

2013 Relic Run

It was an annual event for the young and the old at Jack Pine Lodge north of Manistique on Highway M-94 last weekend, Feb. 9, as they hosted the 21st annual Long Riders Relic Ride for charity. More...

DDA still seeking extension

Expiration could forestall grants

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Downtown Development Authority is expected to introduce a draft amendment to extend the authority past its 2018 expiration date at their regular meeting on Feb. 19. More...

News Briefs

Hacking leads to fake zombie attack warning MARQUETTE – The Emergency Alert System of an area TV station was hacked on Monday, displaying a message warning of zombies to viewers. More...

Free ‘Tax-Aide’ coming to area

AARP service will assist elderly, low-middle income

MANISTIQUE – Now in its 46th year AARP Tax-Aide is again taking calls to make appointments to prepare income tax returns for elderly and low-to-middle income taxpayers, including those only receiving Michigan Property Tax and Home Heating Credi More...

Outdoors

Ridin’ relics

There were all kinds of sleds that showed up Saturday to ride in the event, but “Best of Show” at this year’s Long Riders Relic Ride for Charity was a 1970 Arctic Cat owned and restored by Rusty Anderson of Rapid River. More...

DNR: Winter fishing in state proves to be a ‘reel’ good time

LANSING – Michigan’s worldclass fisheries are known throughout the country, if not the world, with many anglers pursuing them at all times of the year. More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are already half way through February and needless to say the weather this month has been a little bit of everything. I think we had a little of every kind of weather just this past weekend. More...

Obituaries

Clarence V. Gerlach

Clarence V. Gerlach, 87, of 1304N West Kendall Road, Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Oct. More...

Bonnie J. Halvorsen

Bonnie Jean Halvorsen, 79, of West Lakeshore Drive in Brimley, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., surrounded by her family. More...

Muriel Paulsen

Muriel (Gauthier) Paulsen, passed away peacefully under the loving care of Allegiance Hospice Home in Jackson, Mich., on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at the age of 91, after a brief illness. More...

Community

Chronic pain workshops set

24 UPCAP volunteers complete training

ESCANABA – Twenty attendees completed a four-day Chronic Pain Self-Management training offered by UPCAP in January. More...

News Briefs

Tanzania dental clinic presentation Sunday MANISTIQUE – Participants in a 2012 dental clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa will be hosting a presentation of the expedition on Feb. 17. More...

Journal seeking artist entries

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Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?