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Woodland embezzlement proceedings move ahead

Former director faces charges for fund theft

MANISTIQUE – A 39-yearold Manistique resident has been bound over to 11th Judicial Circuit Court on charges stemming from an embezzlement investigation at an area nursing home. More...

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News

It’s grillin’ time

Just last Friday, the Manistique Elks Lodge started its tempting chicken barbecue fundraisers, and this year, with the help of a donation from Graymont Western Lime, they’ll be cooking on a new More...

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

50 Years Ago June 6, 1963 • The Class of 1963 will graduate 92 members in Commencement ceremonies at 8 p.m. tonight in the High School auditorium. Dr. More...

News Brief

Vaudeville show set to perform in arts center CURTIS – The Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle will be performing at the Erickson Center in Curtis on June 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Views

From the Braver Institute

One year, at Christmastime, I took my .22 rifle to my parent’s house with the intention of doing some plinking at a local sandpit with my brother-in-law. More...

Letter

Dear Editor, The recently enacted “Wolf Law”, SB 288, is good news because science trumped emotion. This law reaffirms the commitment by the people of this state to properly manage our wildlife resources. More...

Letter

Dear Editor, What is happening to my country? I am 69 years old and have never seen things this bad. Can you Democrats out there really feel good about the way your administration conducts itself? Let’s examine some pertinent facts: More...

Community

Center to offer music lessons

MANISTIQUE – Lake Effect Community Arts is offering a summer series of 30 minute individual music lessons on woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. The series is open to students entering sixth grade through adults. More...

Ready to roll

The St. Francis de Sales Catholic School preschool recently raised $1,496 to help support St. Jude research while teaching tricycle safety. More...

News Briefs

Weapons meeting set MANISTIQUE – A meeting of the Concealed Weapon Licensing Board for Schoolcraft County is scheduled for June 18. More...

Sports

CUP Youth Baseball Standings

MAJOR LEAGUE W L UP Tire 4 0 More...

Potvin medals at Finals

COOKS – Cole Potvin headed to Kingsford and earned enough points for Big Bay de Noc to finish ahead of nine schools at the U.P. Division 3 Finals Saturday. More...

Girls come close in final face-off

KINGSFORD – The Manistique Emerald girl’s track and field team has accomplished something no other Emerald team has. They capped off a very productive season as runner-up at the U.P. Finals in Kingsford last weekend. More...

VA: Services available in area

IDs, emergency fund among assistance

MANISTIQUE – Are you a veteran looking for assistance? If so, look no further than the Schoolcraft County Veteran Services Office. More...

School plans fund work

$100K sinking fund project set to begin

MANISTIQUE – Approximately $103,000 worth of sinking fund projects will be completed in Manistique High School over the summer. The projects were approved during a recent meeting of the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education. More...

County readies for law

Adds waiver to policy to prep for health law

MANISTIQUE – More provisions of the Affordable Care Act will go into effect over the next year, and members of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners are taking a step to ensure they comply with at least one of them. More...

Outdoors

Tips for applying repellent to kids

MDARD focuses on teaching proper way

LANSING – Mosquitoes are out in full force already this year, and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is offering consumers mosquito mitigation tips and reminding them to exercise care when applying insect repellents su More...

Off they go

Full Story

Fish Report

Well, we are into a new month and the last one was rather interesting to say the least. The span from the night time temperatures to the day time high sure covered a lot of territory at times. More...

Obituaries

Joyce M. Hamiel

MANISTIQUE - Long time Manistique Township resident, Joyce M. Hamiel, 85, of Manistique, Mich., passed away Monday morning, June 3, 2013, at Woodland Meadows Assisted Living in Manistique. She was born Aug. More...

Timothy L. Jackson

COOKS - Timothy L. Jackson, 50, of 16279 U.S. Highway 2, Cooks (Garden Corners), Mich., died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at his home. He was born Dec. 6, 1962, in Wayne, Mich., the son of Jesse and Helen (Wise) Jackson and attended school in Wayne. More...

Lifestyles

Resident takes home creative media award

MANISTIQUE – Doug Freshner of Manistique has won a Hermes Gold award for his documentary tracing the closing of a neighborhood drugstore and the businesses that subsequently occupied its space. More...

Women’s Club prepares for Victorian tea, show

MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Manistique is hosting a “Victorian Tea and Fashion Show”. The event will take place on June 9 at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at the Comfort Inn in Manistique. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Art center scholarship available from Bonifas ESCANABA – Artists over 18 years old looking to further their education in crafts or arts may apply to the Bonifas Arts Center for funding via the Barb Symon Scholarship. More...

Poll

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