May 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Limits may get second look

Commissioner seeks to change approval policy

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners will consider a move to increase purchase limits for department’s budgeted items. More...

Women’s build kicks off reno project

MANISTIQUE – Habitat for Humanity – Hiawathaland recently completed its third annual Women Build Project day. The build, a collaboration with Lowe’s, used grant money to renovate a local family’s home. More...

News

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

50 Years Ago May 23, 1963 More...

News Brief

CAA plans local food program distribution MANISTIQUE – The Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft Community Action Agency will hold Family Commodity Food Program distributions during the week of June 3. More...

Views

Opinion

Editor’s note: This submission represents the personal opinions of the author and should not be used to characterize the opinions of the Pioneer Tribune. — — — More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, More...

From the Braver Institute

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. That’s what they say. Long ago I made it a personal policy to learn something new every day. I have often said that the day I don’t learn something new will be the day I die. More...

Lifestyles

AnniversAries

LaRoses mark 50th

LAROSE – Jack and Lynn (Bauman) LaRose will soon be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Saturday, June 1, 1963, at the First United Methodist Church in Manistique. More...

SMH celebrates hospital week with honors, capsule

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital recently celebrated National Hospital Week by honoring its employees for years of service and burying a time capsule. More...

Foster grandparents take home awards

Annual dinner honors Schoolcraft volunteers

GLADSTONE – Foster Grandparents from Delta, Menominee and Schoolcraft counties celebrated 35 years of service at their annual Recognition Dinner. More...

FutureMark 1 year old

After purchase, business looks good for paper mill

MANISTIQUE – FutureMark Paper Group, is celebrating the one year anniversary of the acquisition of Manistique Papers. More...

OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The Manistique Farmers’ Market opened last Wednesday to an impressive 282 people – an opening day record. Above, shoppers pile in after the “opening bell” rang at 4 p.m. More...

Inmate back in custody

After brief escape, police able to apprehend suspect

MANISTIQUE – A 25-year-old Schoolcraft County Jail inmate is now back in custody following a brief hiatus Monday evening. According to a press release issued by Schoolcraft County Sheriff W. More...

Outdoors

Duck Lake Fire: One year later

NEWBERRY – In 2012, the snow was gone in March and Michigan was experiencing one of its most severe fire seasons in recent memory. Early this May, much of the Upper Peninsula remained covered in snow. More...

Fish Report

Well, you have to wonder about all the “Exspurts” that had the world coming to an end with the early spring and then all the hotdry weather we had last year. So what happens! More...

‘Ask the DNR’ set to air

MARQUETTE – “Ask the DNR” will air on WNMU-TV Channel 13 in the Upper Peninsula on May 30, at 8 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Marilee E. Walters

Marilee E. (Turpin) Walters, 75, of Manistique, Mich., died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. Marilee lived most of her life in Illinois and Wisconsin and moved back to Manistique a few years ago. More...

Bernice G. Ekdahl

Bernice G. Ekdahl, 99, of Shunk Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility, Wednesday morning, May 22, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband Harvey in 1976. More...

Community

Moving on up

The Jack Reque Alternative High School celebrated graduation Friday in a ceremony held at the Hiawatha Community Center. More...

MAS announces honor roll

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle and High School recently released the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2012-13 school year. More...

News from the shelter

A basic adoption fee of $75 at the Eva Burrell Animal Shelter is modest, but the worth of the cat or dog adopted is much more than its price. More...

Sports

Sports Briefs

Nagy and Volunteers in NCAA Championship

BATON ROUGE, La. More...

U.P. Finals bound

Girls dominate reGionals MANISTIQUE – Determined to take their place in Emerald history, the Lady Emerald track and field team dominated the MHSAA Division II Regionals at home last Thursday. More...

Changes come to Indian Lake

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Golf Club will be hosting the Upper Peninsula Men’s Association Tournament in August. The event is expected to bring approximately 192 golfers from across the U.P. More...