May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Project blooming at Big Bay

New playground to be constructed, fundraising currently underway

COOKS – A new playground is in the works for children at Big Bay de Noc School. The district recently announced its plans to fund the construction of Phase 1 of the estimated $185,000 playground. More...

News

Giving back

Once again this year, FutureMark Manistique made a $10,000 donation to assist the annual CBC drive. More...

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

50 Years Ago May 16, 1963 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, This and that. More...

From the Braver Institute

As you may recall I bought an old pickup truck a couple of months ago. This miserable old truck is as ugly as sin and as a result of said ugliness it looks kind of tough, and therefore kind of cool. For some reason kids like it. More...

Lifestyles

Bay College announces dean’s list

ESCANABA – Bay de Noc Community College announced the names of the students who have earned recognition and membership to the dean’s list for attainment of scholarly excellence during the Fall 2012 and Winter 2013 semesters. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Lafe Effect Art Gallery plans preview, opening MANISTIQUE – The Lake Effect Art Gallery will be opening for its second season on May 25. The gallery will again showcase original art works of area artists. More...

TOPS: Slimming staples for spring

MILWAUKEE – With spring finally upon us, TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), is offering the following recommendations to assist in getting your body back into shape and healthy. More...

Sports

Groleau and King enter U.P. Sports Hall of Fame

A look at current and past hall inductees

MANISTIQUE – Talked about often in the ‘50s and ‘60s, the U.P. Sports Hall of Fame was established in March of 1972 to honor the athletic activities of Upper Peninsula men and women. More...

Emeralds finish strong on road

STEPHENSON – A three-run seventh inning gave the Lady Emerald fastpitch softball team a 10-7 victory over the Stephenson Eagles Monday on the road. More...

Playing host

Nearing the end of their 2013 season, Manistique will host the Michigan High School Athletic Association Regional Track Meet at the A.F. Hall Stadium today. More...

Community Pioneer

Area man recognized for service, shares his story

MANISTIQUE – Frederick “Sonny” Minor has been attempting to be part of the Upper Peninsula’s Honor Flight since he first heard about it in 2011. More...

Woman arrested in SMH theft case

Former employee to face charges for allegedly embezzling funds

MANISTIQUE – A 39-year-old Rapid River resident has been arrested on charges stemming from an embezzlement investigation at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. More...

City council approves DDA plan

Organization will move ahead with projects

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Downtown Development Authority is now free to commence its upcoming and future projects, thanks to the approval of its Tax Increment Financing and Development Plan amendment. More...

Outdoors

NRC approves wolf hunt in U.P. region

Limited harvest aimed to control population

LANSING – The Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved last week a limited public wolf harvest in three distinct regions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. More...

Fish Report

Well, I am going to leave my winter gear handy just in case, because I have given up even trying to figure out what the weather is doing or going to do. More...

Obituaries

Harley H. Nelson

MANISTIQUE – Harley H. Nelson, 87, of Delta Avenue, Manistique, Mich., passed away early Saturday morning, May 11, 2013, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. Harley was born Dec. 28, 1925, in Niagara, Wis., the son of Brady and Lilly More...

Gregory C. Dougan

GULLIVER – Gregory Carroll Dougan, 65, of Burrell Road, Gulliver, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Mich. More...

Elmer O. Hamiel

MANISTIQUE – Elmer O. “Pete” Hamiel, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Wednesday morning, May 8, 2013, at Wooodland Meadows. Pete was born May 29, 1926, in Manistique, the son of Charles Elmer and Rose (Sautter) Hamiel. More...

Community

Woman botches alleged robbery

CURTIS – A Curtis woman was arrested Monday for allegedly breaking into Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn. According to law enforcement officials the woman was apprehended after being locked in her car at the scene of crime. More...

St. Francis fifth grader places in ‘pig’ contest

MANISTIQUE – St. Francis de Sales Catholic School fifth grade student, Carson Lagina, recently placed third in the “Feed the Pig” contest. More...

To serve and protect

Manistique City Council recognized Ken Golat, Manistique Public Safety Director, for 35 years of service during their meeting Monday. More...

Poll

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