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Jobless rate drops in May

Schoolcraft, others see slight decreases

MANISTIQUE – The unemployment rate in the Upper Peninsula edged down in May by 0.3 of a percentage point to 9.5 percent. More...

News

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

50 Years Ago July 4, 1963 More...

News Briefs

Community concert series continues MANISTIQUE – The Community Concert Committee’s summer chamber music series continues on July 7. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Church of the Redeemer Presbyterian. More...

Obama declares disaster areas in 6 U.P. counties

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the president has declared a major disaster area for 16 counties across Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas due to the severe flood damage that occurred from April 16 to May 14. More...

Views

Opinion

No Fourth of July holiday for hunger

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...

From the Braver Institute

Since I seem to be on a roll with the whole record store thing (see the last two columns if what I just said makes less sense to you than I normally make) I figured that I might as well stick with the theme for one more week. More...

Letters to the Editor

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Lifestyles

Legion offers new memorial website

Site will be used to tell stories, honor veterans

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. More...

Lifestyles Brief

Grand Valley releases 2013 winter dean’s list GRAND RAPIDS – Grand Valley State University has announced the names of students who were placed on the dean’s list for the winter 2013 semester concluding in April. More...

Artisans planning luncheon and tour

GARDEN – The Salad Luncheon and Tour sponsored by the Village Artisans will take place on July 20. This year’s tour features a yoga studio, with short presentations given by Cindy Coccia. More...

Sports

East takes All Star game

MARQUETTE – Players and coaches put the finishing touches on a full week of activities by taking the field at the Superior Dome in front of 2,000 fans for the annual U.P. All Star Game. More...

Gett’n Sum nets top prize

GRAND MARAIS – The crew of Gett’n Sum pulled in a huge payday at the 8th annual Grand Marais Offshore Challenge over the weekend. More...

‘Recreational’ golf

The Manistique Recreation Department recently wrapped up its 8th annual Manistique Recreation Golf Scramble. Graymont took first place for the second year in a row. More...

City seeks grant funds

Façade improvements may be coming to downtown area

MANISTIQUE – The city will once again explore the possibility of façade grants for downtown businesses. More...

Marshaling in

Henry selected as parade’s grand marshal

MANISTIQUE – Chances are, you already know Les Henry. You’ve probably bumped into him at a VFW breakfast, noticed him performing color guard, or visiting residents at the medical care facility. More...

Celebrate!

Area Fourth of July events

Thursday, July 4Munising8:30 a.m. - Fun Run, BayShore Park, $10 entry fee,Registration 7:30 a.m.10 a.m. - Flag raising, AllVeterans Memorial12:30 p.m. - Parade1:45 p.m. - WatermelonEating Contest, Bay ShorePark2-3:30 p.m. - “The Guess is More...

Outdoors

DNR urges firework safety during 4th of July holiday

Campfires, fireworks blamed for accidents

LANSING – Warm weather and family gatherings can make the Fourth of July a fun time with great memories. More...

FWS to apply more lampricide in area

MANISTIQUE – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides areas in Schoolcraft and Mackinac counties, on or about July 12-29. The areas include: Swan, Parent, Bursaw, Southtown, Marblehead, and Point Patterson creeks. More...

Fish Report

Well, it sure seems like some nice summer type weather has arrived just in time for the Fourth of July. That is if we make it through the next cool period. More...

Obituaries

Robert V. Kanerva

MANISTIQUE - Robert (Bob) Victor Kanerva, 86, of Glenwood Drive, Manistique, Mich., passed away Saturday morning, June 29, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. Bob was born on Aug. More...

Rev. Dr. Kenneth E. McCall

ESCANABA - Rev. Dr. Kenneth McCall, long-time summer/fall Indian Lake resident, passed away at his home in Escanaba, Mich., on Jan. 9, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church in Escanaba on Jan. 15. More...

Community

Indian Lake State Park

July 9Canine Cousins10 a.m. – Wolf, Fox and Coyoteare wild canines that roam Michigan’s U.P. Join the Park ExplorerGuide at the first bathrooms anddiscover their unique behaviors.What in the world More...

Co-op releases election results

DAFTER, Mich. – Cloverland Electric Cooperative announced the results of the director elections at its recent meeting. Voting took place by mail-in ballot. More...

News Brief

Manistique Amateur Radio moves repeater MANISTIQUE – In order for the Manistique Amateur Radio Association to provide better service in the Manistique area, its repeater has been moved to the Schoolcraft County Fair Building. More...

Poll

Do you think Schoolcraft County should model a zoning ordinance to encourage wind farm development in the area?