June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Digging in

Above, members of Girl Scout Brownie Troop 5271 work on a service project last week. The girls chose the playground across from the marina, what they referred to as ‘Pirate Playground’. More...

News

Tea time

The GFWC Manistique recently held a Victorian Tea and Fashion Show to raise funds for the “Living Waters Memorial Fountain”, which will be located in Triangle Park. More...

Fifth ‘Honor Flight’ set for September

ESCANABA – The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight has scheduled its fifth mission for Sept. 18. In the first four missions, over 300 World War II veterans were transported to Washington D.C. to see the WWII Memorial and other monuments in the area. More...

Views

OpiniOn

Summer time shouldn’t be hungry time

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, The Victorian Tea and Fashion Show proved to be a very entertaining afternoon. The luncheon provided by Big Boy was beautifully presented and delicious. More...

From the Braver Institute

Last week I wrote about target shooting with my oldest daughter and how she had outgrown the .22 rifle I had bought her for her eighth birthday. More...

Lifestyles

TOPS: How to keep hot workouts cool

Staying safe, effective in summer routines

MILWAUKEE – Early summer weather can provide the ultimate motivation to get outside and be active. Summer can give people a certain zest for fitness, but sometimes temperatures can turn good intentions into a sweltering mess. More...

Community Calendar

MondayManistique Rotary Club meets atnoon at “The 40” on Deer StreetBingo VFW, 6 p.m.TuesdayWeight Watchers, First UnitedMethodist Church, 341-6662North Woods Home Care, freeblood pressure check 341-6963Manistique Alanon meeting at More...

Engagements

MANISTIQUE – Mr. Donald Knoph of Cooks, and Mrs. Jan Zirkelbach of Manistique, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Renee Knoph to Andrew Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baker of Manistique. More...

Sports

New champions crowned

FutureMark employees, others compete for jacket

NAHMA – The Nahma Classic has crowned a new champion. With a with a low card of 65, the four-man team of Kyle Reque, Ray Jacobson, Mark Rhode and Rick Martin were presented with green jackets following the 18- hole event. More...

Sports Briefs

Carmeuse, FutureMark sponsor Paper Chase MANISTIQUE – Organizers for the Manistique Paper Chase 5K and 10K races say plans for this year’s event are falling into place. More...

Children’s Fishing Day June 22

SENEY – The 24th annual Children’s Fishing Day at Seney National Wildlife Refuge will be held on June 22. Anglers ages 1-16 must register at the Visitor Center before fishing. The registration table will open at 9 a.m. More...

Water, sewer rates could see increase

Usage decreases, city council considers hike

MANISTIQUE – Water and sewer rates may rise again this year. The increase was discussed as Manistique City Council members reviewed the proposed 2014 fiscal year budget during Monday’s meeting. More...

Manager outlines solid budget, flat revenues

Council talks budget, changes to Independence Day celebration

MANISTIQUE – The 2014 budget for the city of Manistique will look similar to the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to city officials. The proposed budget was discussed during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique City Council. More...

Events

Rendezvous kicks off tonight in Blaney Park MANISTIQUE – The Blaney Park Rendezvous, an annual motorcycle event, will take place today, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Blaney. More...

Outdoors

Beetle wreaks havoc in U.P.

DNR finds pockets of dead trees from ELB

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources announced recently that mortality of eastern larch has been reported in many areas of the Upper Peninsula and in some areas of the northern Lower Peninsula. More...

Lampricide to be applied in Schoolcraft

MANISTIQUE – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will soon apply lampricide to areas of Schoolcraft County. The areas include: Milakokia River, Bulldog Creek, and Manistique River. More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are getting ready for Father’s Day coming up next weekend. I have to say if I could have chosen a mom and dad to grow up with I could not have made a better choice than those that God gave me. More...

Obituaries

Richard G. Peterson

BELDING, Mich. - Richard G. Peterson, 74, of Belding, Mich., formerly of St. Ignace, Mich., went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday evening June 6, 2013, at Lacey’s Too AFC, near Lowell, Mich. Richard was born on Aug. More...

Denise C. Weber

MANISTIQUE - Denise C. Weber, 59, of Duck Inn Road, Manistique Township, Mich., crossed over on Friday, June 7, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital after a brief but strongly contested battle with cancer. More...

Claude A. Wilcox

SURING, Wis. - Claude A. Wilcox, 69, of Suring, Wis., passed away on Thursday, June, 6, 2013, following a two year battle with cancer. More...

Community

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Program offers residents cash for appliances

Refrigerators, freezers will be picked up free

MANISTIQUE – A U.P. wide appliance recycling program kicked off recently. The Appliance Recycling Program provides U.P. residents free home pick-up of older, working refrigerators and freezers for recycling. More...

Indian Lake State Park Events

June 16What in the World11 a.m. – Meet the Park ExplorerGuide at Palms Book State Park touncover the mystery of the week.This program will encourage thenaturalist in all.June 20 More...