March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Long Distance Medical Transportation Program Focusing On Elderly

MANISTIQUE – CBC Sunday is fast approaching and the Long Distance Medical Transportation Program is one of the organizations that will benefit from community donations. More...

News

A ‘case’ of giving

Jim and Jo Brown of Garden pose alongside a bookcase they recently constructed for the Manistique School and Public Library’s Michigan collection. More...

News Briefs

Area women invited to ‘reflection breakfast’ MANISTIQUE – Women of the community are invited to attend the 20th annual Reflection Breakfast on March 23, at Manistique First United Methodist Church. The church is located at 190 N. More...

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

50 Years Ago March 14, 1963 More...

Obituaries

Betty Green

Betty “Bagga” Green, 83, of Southfield, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Branden Thomas-Steven Hogsett

Branden Thomas-Steven Hogsett, 21, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. After a life-long struggle with multiple illnesses, Branden found peace and went home to be held in the arms of Jesus. More...

Community

News Brief

Emerald Elementary to hold registration More...

‘Board’ with activity

Thompson Township recently honored the Manistique Recreation Board for its dedication to creating and sustaining recreational opportunities for area residents and visitors. More...

MDCH: Tips for every type of eater, budget

Nutrition focus during March, tips offered

LANSING – Each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Michigan Department of Community Health encourages Michiganders to renew their appreciation of healthy eating through National Nutrition Month. More...

Sports

Nichols wins K of C State Free Throw Contest

Numerous shoot outs seal the title

NEGAUNEE - After two tiebreakers, Darien Nichols of Manistique took first place in the state finals of the Michigan Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest held Saturday in Neguanee. More...

Sports Briefs

Co-ed volleyball tournament set for March 24 MANISTIQUE - On March 24 there will be a co-ed volleyball tournament held in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium. The tournament is held annually as a special event for CBC. More...

Kyra Lauzons’s

It was defensive aggressiveness on the court and offense points posted in the record book that enabled her to be selected for First Team in the Mid-Peninsula Conference ranking. More...

Plan may get boost in funds

Non-motorized plan moves ahead with city’s support of DDA grant

MANISTIQUE – The city’s non-motorized transportation plan is one step closer to reality as the Manistique Downtown Development Authority has received permission to pursue land acquisition grants. More...

Safe and Stable houSing coalition working to meet reSidentS’ needS

MANISTIQUE – Splitting the title as CBC’s third charity for 2013, the Schoolcraft County Coalition for Safe and Stable Housing will soon be taking home funds for its cause. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Fire crews dedicated to area safety

LANSING – Fire can be friend or foe. Though most people consider the term “forest fire” in a negative context, there are a lot of positives associated with fire. More...

Fish Report

Well, our strange winter weather seems to be giving us a little bit of everything. We had snow, rain, slush, or in other words a little of everything. For those that had to move snow on Monday they had a real project with the heavy, wet snow. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am not surprised by the reply to my letter regarding the recently enacted Wolf Law from Nancy Warren of Ewen. She represented the Defenders of Wildlife on the Wolf management Roundtable. More...

From the Braver Institute

“It’s not too late to make a potato cannon,” said my friend “Fingers” Benson. He was implying that I still wasn’t too old to construct such a thing. More...

Lifestyles

Students vie for top spots

MANISTIQUE – St. Francis de Sales Catholic School recently hosted the Upper Peninsula Community Education Association 2013 Regional Spelling Bee. Participating schools were Manistique and Big Bay de Noc. Winners were: Fifth Grade: More...

150 celebration boasts Native American event

Seeks tribal members to participate in event

ESCANABA – Escanaba’s Sesquicentennial Celebration will now boast a Native American Awareness celebration. The event is scheduled for July 11 and will showcase Native American culture in the community. More...

Lodge marks anniversary

GRAND RAPIDS – In February, the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge, Peter M. Wege Guest House in Grand Rapids marked its fifth birthday. It’s the only Hope Lodge in Michigan and one of 31 in the country. More...

Poll

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