May 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

City moves forward on marina project, plans others for 2013

Infrastructure, land acquisitions in future

MANISTIQUE – It’s a summer of projects for the city of Manistique. More...

News

District Court

Scott Crandall Hillard, 29, Woodmar Drive, Houghton, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone (5/13). Assessed $100. More...

Manistique Public Safety

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

Area democrats plan scramble

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Democratic Club will host a golf scramble on June 15. The scramble will take place at noon on the Nahma Golf Course. The entrance fee is $100 for a team of four men, women or a combination of both. More...

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From the Braver Institute

While I was outside working on my truck last weekend I realized something about myself that I hadn’t really noticed before. I noticed that I have a strong dislike of noise. More...

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. — — — To the people of Manistique: More...

Lifestyles

Former resident giving ‘hope’ to cancer patients

Bag program provides resources to patients

BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. More...

Pacvalotv’s

Remember Caramel, our feisty feline? He’s a cute little tabby, but for years, that’s been his only redeeming factor. I should be so lucky that his temperament would match his looks. We discovered almost immediately how verbal he is. More...

AARP essay contest open

LANSING – The AARP Michigan’s fourth annual “Why I Love My Grandparents” Essay Contest for school-age students is under way. Essays must be submitted by Aug. 1. More...

Sports

Records and titles fall at the hands of Emeralds

Manistique boys stake claim to Mid-Pen Championship

NORWAY– Running at a high level all season paid dividends for the Emerald boy’s track and field team in Norway last Thursday. More...

Sports Briefs

Paul Bunyan Triathlon scheduled for Aug. 17 MANISTIQUE - The city of Manistique will hold the Paul Bunyan Triathlon on Aug. 17. More...

Hoholik earns All-MPC

Golfer places in conference match, finals next for team

ISHPEMING – The Lady Emerald golf team made a late run at another Mid-Peninsula Conference title, but came up short last Thursday in Ishpeming. More...

Area jobless rate drops

Numbers edge down slightly in April

MANISTIQUE – The unemployment rate in the Upper Peninsula was little changed in April, dipping just slightly to 9.8 percent. This did not match the typical seasonal pattern, as jobless rates in the U.P. More...

Could the city of Manistique bottle its water?

Council to consider the expense of bottling

MANISTIQUE – The city will look into the possibility of selling its water in bottles. The decision to explore the process and its cost was made during Tuesday night’s meeting of the Manistique City Council. More...

HOME OF THE BRAVE

The Schoolcraft County All-Vets organization held a Memorial Day service on the grounds of the Schoolcraft County Courthouse Monday. More...

Outdoors

DNR: How to stay safe when boating

LANSING – Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ conservation officers are reminding Michigan residents to practice safety when boating. More...

Outdoors Brief

3rd dog killed by wolf in Houghton County

HOUGHTON COUNTY – A Department of Natural Resources wildlife technician confirmed a third dog was killed May 23 by a wolf in the Atlantic Mine area (Houghton County), in the same location where another dog was killed the week prior. More...

Area kids’ ORV class, ride offered

SORVA hosting June safety class, fun ride

MANISTIQUE – An off-road vehicle excursion and class for youth will be held in two locations on June 8 and 9. The event is hosted by the Sportsmen’s Off- Road Vehicle Association. More...

Obituaries

Merle I. Lamirand

MANISTIQUE – Merle I. Lamirand, 90, of River Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away Saturday morning, May 25, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Bernice G. Ekdahl

MANISTIQUE – Bernice G. Ekdahl, 99, of Shunk Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born Feb. More...

Effie V. Nelson

SENEY – Longtime Seney, Mich., resident, Effie V. Nelson, 98, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Punta Gorda, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago May 30, 1963 More...

Check U.P

How to age successfully

MANISTIQUE – Aging” is a word that causes most to think of people on the older end life, but in reality aging starts at birth. How successful a person is aging is dependent many factors and choices. More...

News Brief

Garden Historical Society sets recognition date

GARDEN – The Garden Peninsula Historical Society has set the date for its annual Recognition Dinner. The event, which honorees current and past peninsula residents, 80 and older, will take place on Sept. More...

Poll

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