February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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MXR Snocross races coming this weekend More...

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Warming up

Pioneer Tribune photo The Schoolcraft County Walk for Warmth took place last weekend, with walkers braving cold temperatures to raise money for area families in need. More...

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

50 Years Ago February 28, 1963 More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The U.P. Regional Blood Center would like to thank the Amity Group and Ruth Annelin for hosting a blood drive in the month of January. More...

Obituaries

Marian J. Hewitt

Marian J. Hewitt, 88, of Manistique, Mich., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born May 28, 1924, in Manistique, daughter of the late Frank and Madge (Caffey) Beckman. More...

Cecelia M. Dalgord

Cecelia M. Dalgord, 99, of Fayette, Mich., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at her daughter Bonnie’s home in Green Bay, Wis. She was just 19 days shy of celebrating her 100th birthday. More...

James W. Marks

James W. Marks, 73, of Freeman Road, Manistique, Mich., died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at his son Fred’s home in Hiawatha Township. He was born April 6, 1939, in Manistique, the son of Harry and Anna (Nagel) Marks. More...

Community

Sweet victory

The Manistique area Girl Scouts recently held their annual cake auction at the First Baptist Church. With the assistance of auctioneer Doug LaFoille, 41 cakes were auctioned off. Some cakes were sold for as high as $100. More...

Sundling completes training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Andrew C. Sundling has completed an intense eight and a half week training program and graduated from Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on Jan. 18. More...

Alliance gets new name

MANISTIQUE – Tri-County Safe Harbor, formerly Alliance Against Violence and Abuse, has re-opened its Schoolcraft County office. The office and staff is available to assist anyone who has suffered physical, emotional, verbal or sexual abuse. More...

MHS plans to add three ISD courses

‘Exploration’ courses will include welding

MANISTIQUE – Manistique High School will have additional courses to offer in the 2013-14 school year. More...

Hospital nearing completion

Old facility scheduled to be demolished this summer

MANISTIQUE – The new Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital will be opening in April, and hospital crews are currently putting finishing touches on the multi-million dollar facility. More...

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, at least we received a little reprieve from the winter weather and it was something everybody was ready for. If nothing else the winter weather sure has been the talk of the country. More...

Angler program changes

LANSING – Effective Jan. 1, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has introduced multiple changes to the state’s Master Angler program. More...

U.P. research facility receives new name

EAST LANSING – Michigan State University AgBioResearch, in conjunction with MSU Extension, will continue operation of its Upper Peninsula Research Center in Chatham, Mich., under a new name: Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center. More...

Lifestyles

Pawley and Mortimer exchange wedding vows

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. - Davis Richard Pawley and Mandy Alica Mortimer were joined in marriage while on a Caribbean cruise on the Epic Norwegian Cruise lines, Feb. 4, 2013. Parents of the couple joined in the marriage celebration. More...

State budget outlines investment ‘blueprint’

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder recently presented to the Legislature his recommended fiscal year 2014 state budget, an investment blueprint that moves Michigan forward and continues its emergence as the nation’s comeback state. More...

News Briefs

Nichols receives all ‘A’s’, makes honor roll MANISTIQUE – St. Francis de Sales Catholic School recently released the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2012-13 school year. More...

Sports

State Finals qualified

GRAND RAPIDS - The Emerald competitive cheer team has qualified to compete at state finals in Grand Rapids on Saturday. The squad placed third in a field of 12 teams at regional competition in Division No. More...

Finals will stream live on MHSAA.tv

EAST LANSING – Mat action will be streamed live from both sides of the state this weekend, when MHSAA. More...

Emeralds and Bears district match ups set

MANISTIQUE - Michigan High School Athletic Association basketball district action is underway for the boys and girls. For the first time in years, the quest for a trip to regionals by the Emeralds will not run through Rudyard or St. Ignace. More...

Poll

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