June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MAS passes budget

School officials plan to end 2014 with $300K

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Area Schools will be working with slightly less in the next fiscal year. The MAS Board of Education approved the 2013-14 budget during Monday’s meeting. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Nothing to shake a stick at

The Girl Scouts recently finished up their weeklong “Summer Fun Days” camp program at Indian Lake State Park. More...

Elk and bear drawing results posted online

LANSING – Results of the license drawing for the 2013 elk hunting seasons have been posted on the Department of Natural Resources website at www.michigan. gov/huntdrawings.  More...

Explorer program

July 3  Who flew there?  10 a.m. – Take a morning stroll with the Park Explorer Guide and discover the variety of song birds filling the park  What in the world  More...

Obituaries

William Erickson

William “Muckwa” Erickson, 68, of 1862S Little Harbor Road, Manistique  Thompson), Mich., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.  He was born July 15, 1944, in Thompson, the More...

Virginia L. Seaman Baley

Virginia “Ginger” Lee Seaman Baley, 78, of 4702 S. Riverside Dr., Sault St. Marie, Mich., passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, June 23, 2013, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique, Mich.  More...

Gladys B. Hawkins

Gladys B. Hawkins, 90, of 1918S Little Harbor Road, Manistique (Thompson), Mich., died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  She was born Feb. More...

Community

Elated for EEL

Above, GFWC Manistique Women’s Club President Liz Hill presents a check for $272 to Manistique Township Environmental Education Laboratory Board Chair Doug Smith. More...

Community Calendar

Monday  Manistique Rotary Club meets at noon at “The 40” on Deer Street  Bingo VFW, 6 p.m.  Tuesday  Weight Watchers, First United Methodist Church, 341-6662  Northwoods Home Care free blood pressure checks, 341-6 More...

Academy seeks troubled youth

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City approves new rates

Council amends, approves budgets, rate increases

MANISTIQUE – There were plenty of empty seats in Manistique City Hall chambers Monday, as city council passed the 2014 budget, which included water and sewer rate increases. More...

EDC to shift focus

After losing director, direction is changing

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Economic Development Corporation is in the midst of a slew of changes, brought on by the resignation of its former director earlier this year.  According to Dustin Denkins, EDC board member, he is curren More...

Events

Annual ‘Pioneer Day’ to take place Saturday

MANISTIQUE – The public is invited to attend the 9th annual Pioneer Day on June 29. The event takes place in Pioneer Park, next to Manistique’s historic water tower.  The event kicks off at 10 a.m. More...

News

From wolf to bear

Seven Wolf Cub Scouts recently crossed over to become Bear Cub Scouts. In the front row, from left to right: Grant Mason, Trevor Hase, Kirk Slater. More...

News Briefs

Gratitude Steel Band to attend July service   MANISTIQUE – There will be three opportunities to hear the Gratitude Steel Band in July.  The group, of West Bloomfield, Mich., will participate in Escanaba’s Sesquicentennial parade More...

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

50 Years Ago  June 27, 1963   More...

Views

OpiniOn

The benefits of summertime learning

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.  — — —  Pop quiz: What’s the most critical time of the y More...

From the Braver Institute

Last week I told you about my attempt to visit my old friend Jim while I was in Chicago. I had intended to stop by the record store where Jim works and surprise him. More...

Lifestyles

Giving my two scents

She occupied the cubicle next to mine. Though I found the new gal pleasant enough, her perpetual cloud of perfume left me gagging for air. To make matters worse, she’d top it off at noon. More...

Pictured Rocks cruise day a hit

MUNISING – The second annual “Pictured Rocks/Yooper Ride Free” day was once again a success. More...

MHS announces spring honor roll

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle and High School recently released the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 school year.  Sixth grade all “A’s” honor students were: Madyson Burton, Kendra Cournaya, Lauren Denney More...

Sports

Symetra Tour returns Friday

Championship returns to Sweet Grass course

HARRIS – The Island Resort and Casino and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will welcome 144 women golfers Friday for the Island Resort Championship, a Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA event.  The third of a three-year commitment by the Symet More...

hole in four

Nagy aNd crew crush scramble record

MANISTIQUE – The 31st annual Bud Malloy 4-Man Scramble golf tournament took place Saturday and Sunday at Indian Lake Golf and Country Club in Manistique. More...

Sports Brief

Registration still open for 2013 Paper Chase

MANISTIQUE – Plan now to be a participant in the annual Manistique Paper Chase 5K and 10K races on Folkfest wekend, July 13. Registration and packet pick-up will be available on July 12, from 7-8 p.m. More...