February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News Brief

3 injured in logging truck, bus accident MANISTIQUE – Three injuries, none involving children, were reported following an accident involving a Manistique Area Schools bus last week. More...

‘Walk’ still on, others postponed

Walk for Warmth set for Sat., Frosty 5K, Little Jiggers delayed

MANISTIQUE – The annual Little Jiggers Kids Fishing Derby and Frosty 5K, part of the city’s “SnoFest” have been rescheduled for March 9, due to recent snow accumulation. More...

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Young authors

Alex Lakosky took first place in the annual GFWC Manistique Women’s Club Short Story Contest for her story, “Halloween Time”. The St. More...

Sawyer airport to enhance flight options

MARQUETTE – Local demand for more seats and additional flight options has resulted in enhanced flight schedules at Sawyer International Airport. Passengers will now have midday seat availability on both American Airlines and Delta Airlines. More...

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

50 Years Ago February 21, 1963 More...

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Letters

Dear Editor, March 2 is the NEA Read Across American Day. The National Education Association encourages everyone to read to a child, or anyone. Schools in the area will probably be celebrating that day on Friday, March 1. More...

From the Braver Institute

I own a Kentucky rifle. You may ask “What’s a Kentucky rifle?” Well, what is now widely known as a Kentucky rifle would generically be called a muzzleloader. More...

Lifestyles

April wedding announced

MANISTIQUE – Mr. and Mrs. William Eimerman have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Marie Eimerman, to Justin Lee Roth, son of Dennis and Kathy Roth of Jackson, Mo. More...

Area clinic offers tips to prevent tooth decay

Children advised not to sip, snack all day

ENGADINE – The American Dental Association has designated February as National Children’s Dental Health Month, and dental care professionals across the nation are taking the opportunity to help parents safeguard their children’s ora More...

News Briefs

Community Orchestra rehearsal scheduled MANISTIQUE - The Manistique Community Orchestra will have their first rehearsal on March 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church at 319 Walnut St. in Manistique. More...

Sports

Anglers successful at McDonald Lake derby

GULLIVER – Registration at the 14th annual McDonald Lake Ice Fishing Derby last weekend included 235 adults and 96 children, all of whom hit the ice for the two day event that came to a close Sunday afternoon. More...

Gonzalezs’ head to finals

AUBURN HILLS – The Gonzalez brothers (Cole and Mat) will extend their wrestling season with a trip to the Michigan High School Athlete Association wrestling finals in Auburn Hills on Feb. 28. More...

A new league in town

CUP Youth League joins Cal Ripken Baseball program

MANISTIQUE – Babe Ruth League, Inc. is welcoming Manistique to its team. Manistique is leaving Baseball Players Association program to join Cal Ripken Baseball. More...

Train hits machine on tracks

Snowmobiler gets skis stuck on tracks, able to escape train

MANISTIQUE – No one was injured when a train struck a snowmobile at the North Houghton Avenue crossing Tuesday afternoon. More...

Testing its ‘IQ’

Local company making international strides

MANISTIQUE – Tucked away alongside the Schoolcraft County Airport is a little business boasting big success. More...

Outdoors

Walking for Warmth

The Emerald Elementary After School Walking Club recently took a moment for a photo-op, wearing winter hats to remind everyone about the Walk for Warmth symbolic walk set for Saturday. More...

From the Forester

The term “wildlife habitat” conjures up different meanings for different people. Some of these meanings contradict each other. More...

Fish Report

Well, needless to say February is sure making up for the warmer winter weather we had in January. More...

Obituaries

Richard E. Segerstrom

Richard E. “Tiny” Segerstrom, 68, of 9271 EE.25 Road, Rapid River, Mich., passed away Tuesday evening Feb. 12, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family. More...

Shirley A. Gunders

Gould City has lost one of their own, Shirley A. Gunders, 84, of N6048 Corinne Road, Gould City, Mich., died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry, Mich. More...

Community

Meth materials warning for highway volunteers

MANISTIQUE – After receiving more than 12 inches of snowfall this week, the notion of spring may seem distant to some, but one sure sign of its impending arrival is the return of the Adopt- A-Highway program. More...

News Briefs

Support group has new meeting location

ESCANABA – The Southern Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Compassionate Friends will meet on Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to anyone who has had a child die in their family. More...

MDCH launches weight campaign

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Community Health recently launched the new MI Healthier Tomorrow campaign aimed at helping people make the changes to impact their future by asking Michigan residents to pledge to lose 10 percent of their bo More...