April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents look to reinstate program

Ousted band program receives renewed interest at board meets

MANISTIQUE – It’s been almost two years since the band program at Manistique Middle and High School was cut, but that doesn’t mean it’s been forgotten. More...

Auditor: County fund balance 'sound'

Board presented 2012 financials

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County has a “sound” fund balance, according to its auditors. The September 2012 audit report was presented during a recent meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

News

On with... the show!

“On With the Show!”, featuring the Emerald Glee Club with special guests, The Manistique Community Chorus, will be presented in the Manistique Middle and High School auditorium at 7 p.m. More...

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

50 Years Ago April 25, 1963 More...

MGH is warning of scam

MARQUETTE – Marquette General Hospital officials are warning residents of a reported phone scam involving callers identifying themselves as the MGH Radiology Department staff. More...

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Letter to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

I was looking over some old videotape footage a few friends of mine and I had shot shortly after high school and I was a little surprised at how much the world has changed since that time. More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

MCF celebrates birthdays with help of GFWC MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility held a monthly birthday party on April 17. More...

Senior Center

Welcome aboard! Donna Maynard and Kathy Selling have recently been hired for the two part-time homemaker aide vacancies and our newest employee is Brittany Baker, who has filled our accountant/clerk position. More...

‘Women’s Build’ returns to aid Manistique family

MANISTIQUE – Habitat for Humanity HiawathaLand will host its 3rd Annual Women Build Project on May 10. The build is a collaboration with Lowe’s, which provides grant money to renovate or repair an existing home. More...

Sports

Sports Briefs

MHS spring sports open on Thursday with softball MANISTIQUE – An update of the Manistique Emerald spring sports schedule was recently released by Manistique High School Athletic Director Rob Ryan. More...

The amazing Wally

GARDEN – Most Americans don’t often think anything of their ability to read and write. For some, however, these otherwise simple tasks are made burdensome by dyslexia – one of which is Wally Morin of Garden. More...

MHSAA answers limits on competition questions

LANSING - It’s been a tough go for everyone getting games in this spring, and the Michigan High School Athletic Association has been getting questions about limits on competition as it relates to trying to get make-up contests played. More...

DDA hearing draws crowd

Residents comment on TIF plan amendment

MANISTIQUE – More than 35 residents piled into Manistique City Hall on Monday for the public hearing on the Downtown Development Authority TIF (tax increment financing) plan amendment. More...

New computer shop opens downtown

Owners combine experience for new store

MANISTIQUE – A group of local residents have banded together to create Manistique Computers, LLC. The business will be hosting its grand opening on May 1. More...

County receives audit report

General fund, DTR balance questioned after letter

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners’ request to enter a tax sharing agreement with the Manistique Downtown Development Authority resurfaced during a recent meeting of the county board. More...

What's that?

Take a look at the photo above – what is it and where is it located? The first person to call in or submit the answer via the Pioneer Tribune website wins! More...

Outdoors

DNR: Resist ‘rescue’, leave spring wildlife in the wild

LANSING – It happens every spring. Someone finds an “abandoned” fawn and takes it upon themselves to “rescue” it. The Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Division staff has a word of advice: Don’t. More...

4-H Great Lakes camp available

EAST LANSING – 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp is an annual three-time national award-winning camp that mixes summer camp fun and hands-on science education. The camp will be held July 28 - Aug. More...

Fish Report

Well, we sure got some of that much needed rain this week and along with the snow, it will be interesting to see how much the lakes recover going into summer. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Lutzenberger

MANISTIQUE, Mich. - Joseph Lutzenberger, 89, of Island Lake Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday evening, April 18, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Jerry L. Cousineau

COOKS, Mich. - Jerry L. Cousineau, 70, of 16151 Hwy US-2, Cooks (Garden Corners), Mich., died Monday, April 22, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 12, 1943, in Lansing, Mich., the son of Melvin and Genevieve Marker) Cousineau. More...

Theresa J. Gray

MANISTIQUE, Mich. - Theresa J. Gray, 83, of Evergreen Shores, Indian Lake, Manistique, Mich., passed away Thursday morning, April 18, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Community

Pick a card, any card

What costs upwards of five bucks these days? No, not a gallon of gas. I refer here to greeting cards, those thoughtful little sentiments people read before tossing them in the trash. Is it me or is that rather excessive? More...

News from the MAS

Bravo! If you missed “Fiddler on the Roof, Jr.”, you missed a wonderful production from the high school Drama Club and their director, Sherry St. Amour. Up next: Emerald Glee Club performances this Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m. More...

Manistique Publick Safety

Editor’s Note: The followinginformation is from ManistiquePublic Safety dispatch logbooksrecorded at the time the calls werereceived. More...