May 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Market set to open, event planned

Community event to kick off at market

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Farmer’s Market will kick off its third full season on May 15. In addition to the kick off, an event celebrating Manistique’s recent Roadmaps to Health Prize win will also take place. More...

What is it?

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...

News

A prized education

The Manistique Area Board of Education was recently presented with a plaque honoring their involvement in Manistique’s claim to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Roadmaps to Health Prize The c More...

News Briefs

Zion Lutheran to host Mother’s Day tea MANISTIQUE – Zion Lutheran Church will host its annual Mother’s Day Tea on May 11, in the Fellowship Hall. The program will begin at 2 p.m. More...

Lake Effect to open for season

MANISTIQUE – The Lake Effect Art Gallery will be opening for its second season on May 24. The gallery will again showcase original art works of area artists. More...

Obituaries

Doris E. Gauthier

HENDERSON, Nev. Former Manistique, Mich., resident, Doris E. Gauthier, 89, of Henderson, Nev., died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Henderson. She was born Dec. More...

Community

Getting ready toerupt

The Emerald Little Explorers recently spent a week learning about what makes a volcano erupt. of “letter V” activities. Above, students ready to test out the volcano’s power. More...

Girl scouts award honors

Organization pays tribute to volunteers

MANISTIQUE – Several U.P. adult volunteers were recently recognized by the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, Inc. The volunteers were honored for service in their communities and for outstanding volunteerism within the organization. More...

PBS to feature Esky

Businesses shown on ‘Under the Radar’

ESCANABA – The Emmy Award-winning PBS show Under the Radar Michigan recently visited Escanaba to feature The Lofts on Ludington, a candy factory, a Swedish food emporium and more. More...

Sports

Boys race to first place

Home match proves ability to dominate

MANISTIQUE – Out of the gate, the Manistique Emerald boys’ track and field team won the 3,200-meter relay, then added seven more first place finishes to win at home Tuesday. More...

Broullire to receive UPS Hall of Fame Scholarship

MANISTIQUE – Four graduating Upper Peninsula seniors will be presented with scholarships from the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame at the annual Induction Banquet on May 11, at the Island Resort and Casino. More...

Powers medals, Emerald boys win home match

MANISTIQUE – A medal run by Zack Powers helped lift the Emeralds’ golf team to victory Monday night at home. More...

Postal food drive May 11

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ supports local area

MANISTIQUE – The National Association of Letter Carriers and the Campbell Soup Company will “Stamp Out Hunger” in Manistique on May 11. More...

Road commission buys land

New $100K site to be used as sand source

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Road Commission has purchased two lots worth approximately $100,000 to use as sources for sand. The land purchase was approved during a recent meeting of the commission’s board. More...

Area unemployment dips in March

Despite large drop, county remains above state rate

MANISTIQUE – The unemployment rate in Schoolcraft County decreased slightly in March, but remains above average for the state of Michigan. The rate for the entire U.P. More...

Outdoors

Gunning for a good time

The 2013 Outdoor Expo and Gun and Knife Show was held Friday and Saturday at Little Bear West Arena. More...

DNR: Tips for outdoor exploration this spring

How to stay safe in the woods and water

LANSING – Spring in Michigan means a lot of diverse outdoor recreationalists taking to the woods in search of edible mushrooms, migrating birds, wild turkeys, fishing spots or just some solitude. More...

Fish Report

Well, don’t you just hate the weather we are having this week! The deer are all over the place and some evenings Wifee and I saw a dozen or more while riding home. All in all, they look in pretty good shape. More...

Views

From the Braver Institute

It came to my attention that I have written quite a lot about my dad but relatively little about my mom. Sure, I have mentioned Ma Braver now and then, but I don’t think anything I have written has ever painted an accurate picture of her. More...

Lifestyles

The love boat

He spotted her on a snowy hill in March, and declared love at first sight. Climbing inside the 21-foot Starcraft, Dan checked out her cabin and spied potential as far as the eye could see. More...

The next generation

Earlier this year, four generations of the Landis descendants gathered in Manistique for a family celebration. Pictured from left are Bryan Jr., Jacob, Bryan Sr., and Roy. More...

Fit for a queen ... and king

For the first time in years, the prom was held in the Manistique High School gymnasium. The theme for this year’s event was “Evening in an Enchanted Garden”. More...

Poll

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