July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lunch prices set to rise

MAS board approves rate, hears test scores

MANISTIQUE – School lunch prices will increase by 25 cents this year, following changes to a reporting system to the state. The increase was approved during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique Board of Education. More...

MAS band program to return

District will seek half-time teacher after 2 years without

MANISTIQUE – Band is back. During Monday’s meeting of the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education, members voted to reinstate the position of a half-time band instructor. More...

News

A helping hammer

Above, the third Glenbrook South High School group from Glenbrook, Ill., is shown working on Habitat for Humanity – Hiawathaland projects recently. More...

News Briefs

Foster grandparents set in-service meeting MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Foster Grandparents and Policy Advisory Council in-service meeting and annual picnic will be held on July 22 at 11:15 a.m. More...

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

50 Years Ago July 18, 1963 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I often wonder how long the American people are going to continue allowing themselves to be disarmed on the streets, and be at the mercy of the criminal element. More...

From the Braver Institute

I was on vacation a couple of weeks ago spending time with Ma Braver and my siblings. During this vacation I had the opportunity to get together with relatives on both sides of my family. More...

Lifestyles

Club plans garden tour

MANISTIQUE – GFWC Manistique Women’s Club is hosting “Picture Perfect Garden Tour II” on July 28 from 1 – 5 p.m. More...

Bursons celebrate 50/50

MANISTIQUE – Ted and Louise Burson of Foote Lake Road, Manistique had a 50/50 celebration this summer. In June 1963, they purchased Delta Resort at the corner of Thunder Lake Road and County Road 440. Then, on Aug. More...

Red Cross offers training

Discounted course in babysitting available

ESCANABA – Youth ages 11 and up may now receive discounted babysitter training from the Red Cross. More...

Sports

New records set at Chase

MANISTIQUE – Growing steadily each year, the annual Manistique Paper Chase started off the list of activities for Folkfest Saturday. More...

Sports Briefs

Bay de Noc plans scramble to fund grad party

NAHMA – The Big Bay de Noc 2014 Senior Drug Free Grad Party committee will hold its annual fundraising scramble on July 27. The 18-hole event will be held at the Nahma Golf Course. More...

Results for CUP golf tournament announced

NAHMA – Cup Youth Baseball held its seventh annual golf tournament last weekend at the Nahma Golf Course. More...

MCF makes cuts, needs funds

With funding to last until Sept., facility goes to county

MANISTIQUE – A 7.5 percent wage cut is being considered by the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility as it attempts to deal with a “grave financial problem” threatening to close its doors. More...

New owner for light?

Bidder may claim city lighthouse for $15,000

MANISTIQUE – The iconic Manistique East Breakwater Lighthouse may have a new owner. After being placed on the General Services Administration’s auction site in June, the online auction closed Monday with one bid of $15,000 entered. More...

What's that?

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 submissions before 9 a.m. Friday. More...

Outdoors

NRC authorizes wolf harvest

Limited harvest aims to control population

LANSING – The Michigan Natural Resources Commission recently took action to name the wolf a game species in the state and approve a limited public wolf harvest in three distinct regions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. More...

It’s grillin’ time

Cooking at the Lindsley Frenette Park recently became easier with the addition of two new surface mount pedestal grills. More...

Jr. duck stamps now on display

State competition features kid creations

SENEY – An exhibition of original art produced by youth in grades K-12 is on display until July 26 at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge visitor center. The center is open 7 days a week, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn A. Rosado

GLADSTONE – Kathryn A. “Kate” Rosado, 75, of Gladstone, Mich., formerly of Bloomington, Ill., passed away Friday evening, July 12, 2013, following surgical complications at the University of Michigan Hospital, in Ann Arbor, Mich. More...

Betty Lee Zook

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Leola Elizabeth “Betty” Lee Zook passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Betty’s life at a memorial service to be held at 1 p.m. More...

Kathleen Davis Miszcak

GREENVILLE, S. C. – Kathleen “Kathy” Davis Miszcak, 54, daughter of Howard “Pat” and Jackie (Rice) Davis passed away on Monday, June 3, 2013, in Greenville, S.C. More...

Community

Just for the "Well of it"

Stop and smell the roses

Relaxation has been defined in the following ways: refreshment of mind or body – a reduction in strictness or severity – recreation or leisure, abatement or relief from work or effort – an activity or recreation that provides relief More...

MANISTIQUE PUBLIC SAFETY

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received. Monday, July 25, 2013 3:30 p.m. Lost camera, within city of Manistique 4:15 p.m. More...

Explorer Program Schedule

July 18 Crafty Camping 3 p.m. – The woods are filled with creatures roaming Michigan’s UP-join the Park Explorer Guide at the first bathrooms and discover their unique behaviors. Tree Trek More...

Poll

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