June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual CBC drive closes ahead of goal

MANISTIQUE – The 46th annual CBC Drive may have ended in March, but it was only recently “closed” and funds distributed to the three chosen organizations. More...

News

Foundation launches new ‘live’ fundraiser

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation is looking to begin an annual tradition by selling live Maine lobsters during Fourth of July activities. More...

Scholarly honors

Manistique High School senior Harley Troxler, middle, was recently presented with the first half of her $1,000 Charles Burley Memorial Scholarship by Amy Blanchard, right, and Kayla Matchinski of Lim More...

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

50 Years Ago June 20, 1963 More...

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Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

Long time readers may recall that a few years ago I had planned on meeting up with my old friend Jim. He was home from Chicago and visiting his mother who lives on the shores of Lake Superior at Shelter Bay. More...

Lifestyles

Rotary awards scholarship

MANISTIQUE –The Manistique Rotary Club recently presented its annual scholarship to Manistique High School senior Benjamin Holbrook. Club President Kathryn Denholm presented the check for $1,000 during a regular weekly meeting. More...

National Senior Corps Week.

The Foster Grandparent, Senior Volunteer Programs recently celebrated volunteers across the country during Pictured at the celebration were, front row, from left: Theresa Nelson, director, RSVP; Cons More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Jack Reque school announces honor roll MANISTIQUE – The Jack Reque Alternative High school has announced the honor roll for the fourth marking period ending June 4. More...

Sports

Emerald standouts get invite to annual U.P. All-Star game

MARQUETTE – The annual U.P. Football All-Star game will be held at the Superior Dome on June 29 with three Manistique Emeralds competing on the East team. The annual game showcases U.P. More...

Sports Briefs

NMU Basketball camp dates extended MARQUETTE – The Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team is hosting its annual basketball camp on July 22-25 at the PEIF practice gym. More...

Sports Briefs

Annual 4-man scramble at Indian Lake Golf MANISTIQUE – The 31st annual Bud Malloy 4-Man Scramble golf tournament will take place June 22 and 23 at the Indian Lake Golf Club in Manistique. More...

Commissioner absence leads to discussion

Peer comments spur explanation, debate

MANISTIQUE –A Schoolcraft County commissioner addressed rumors regarding her medical leave and per diem pay during a recent meeting of the board. More...

Bully report gives insight

Board discusses this, special ed. report

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools Board of Education met Monday and discussed two reports highlighting the district’s status with bullying incidents and special education. Both reports are part of greater statewide initiatives. More...

What's that? - Free Access

Take a look at the photo above – what is it and where is it located? The first person to call in or submit the answer via the Pioneer Tribune website wins! No calls or submissions will be accepted before 9 a.m. on Friday. More...

Outdoors

Fort Michilimackinac gets new exhibits

Programs illustrate attack 250 years ago

MACKINAW CITY– Most Michigan school children have heard the story of the Ojibwa tribe attack of Fort Michilimackinac. More...

DNR asks anglers to return tagged fish

Salmon, steelhead among species tracked

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources has been using the coded-wire tag program to mass mark various fish species in Michigan since the 1980s. More...

‘Predator Quest’ star to visit expo

ESCANABA – Les Johnson of “Predator Quest” will make an appearance at the 51st annual U.P. trappers/Outdoor Expo in Escanaba. The event takes place July 12 and 13 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds. More...

Obituaries

Craig A. Bontekoe

MANISTIQUE – Craig A. Bontekoe, 42, of 585N County Road 440, Manistique, Mich. died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Southeastern Memorial Hospital in Cambridge, Ohio, while working in that area. He was born Dec. More...

Brady L. Nelson

ESCANABA – Brady Lee Nelson, 59, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. More...

Junior R. Middaugh

COOKS – Junior R. Middaugh, 90, of Cooks, Mich., died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Community

State institutes tool for adult abuse cases

As abuse increases, investigation changes

LANSING – The Department of Human Services recently unveiled the Michigan Model Vulnerable Adult Protocol, or MI-MVP. More...

Introducing... ...the class of 2025

Twenty students from Angie LaLonde’s kindergarten class will transition into first grade at Big Bay de Noc this fall following graduation. More...

News Brief

Great Start receives ‘Fierce Heart’ award

LANSING – The Upper Peninsula Great Start to Quality Resource Center has been named this year’s top “Fierce Heart” organization for young children in Michigan by the Early Childhood Investment Corporation. More...

Poll

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