August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair to return Friday

Various events lined up over 2-day event

MANISTIQUE – Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further than the Schoolcraft County Fair. According to organizers, this year’s fair has plenty of activities to choose from, including a couple of new additions. More...

News

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

50 Years Ago August 1, 1963 • The new Manistique Township fire truck arrived last week. Ray Schmidt, who headed up the drive to raise $1,100 to purchase the vehicle, drove it up from Lansing. More...

News Briefs

Delta geocachers will host Aug. 7 meeting ESCANABA – The Delta Area Geocachers will hold its monthly “Meet and Greet” on Aug. 7. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. More...

District Court

Paul William Scott, 39, W. Elk Street, Manistique, charged with seatbelt violation (7/13). Assessed $65. Bruce Alan Hamill, 50, State Highway 117, Engadine, charged with cause/allow vehicle to operate overweight (7/13). Assessed $150. More...

Views

Jailed for a cause

The GFWC Manistique Women’s Club raised almost $2,000 during its “Jail ’n Bail” fundraiser at Folkfest. The “fugitives”, including Sen. More...

From the Braver Institute

Once again I find myself in the predicament of having nothing to write about. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, What is the Humane Society? There’s confusion about what the so-called “Humane Society” really is. More...

Community

Enjoying the show

The “Music in Manistique” concert series is now underway. Above, spectators enjoy a recent concert. The schedule includes: July 31 - Bear Walkers; Aug. 7 - Jaybirds; Aug. More...

Police release July 4 figures

LANSING – Michigan law enforcement officers made 4,434 traffic stops and arrested 131 drunk drivers during the July Fourth “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown July 1-7. More...

News Briefs

Forgotton Eagles plan Manistique ceremony MANISTIQUE – The Forgotten Eagles will be arriving in Manistique on Aug. 8 at approximately 6 p.m. as part of their annual ride through the U.P. to help the Veteran’s Trust Fund. More...

On with the show

The Missoula Children’s Theatre Group, along with 48 area children, put on the musical production “The Tortoise vs. the Hare” Saturday. More...

Embezzlement case concludes with jail time

Former director could serve up to 12 months

MANISTIQUE – The former director of the Woodland Meadows Assisted Living Facility was sentenced to up to 12 months in the Schoolcraft County Jail last week. More...

Counties join to support bike trail development

Ask gov. to consider southern bike route

MANISTIQUE – A potential bike trail through the southern portion of the Upper Peninsula is steadily gaining support. The proposal, originating in Dickinson County, is in response to Gov. More...

News Brief

Fire destroys garage on Duck Inn Road MANISTIQUE – A garage in Manistique Township was destroyed by fire Friday, according to law enforcement officials. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. More...

Outdoors

Trained and ready

Firefighters from Schoolcraft, Delta and Alger Counties underwent a training session recently on the grounds of the old Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. More...

DNR postpones wolf license sale

Sale expected to draw crowd, set for Sept. 28

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday that it has postponed the sale of wolf hunting licenses – originally scheduled to begin Aug. 3 – until Sept. More...

Outdoors Brief

Hiawatha temporarily suspends special use GLADSTONE – In order to meet objectives for special use program delivery, acceptance of new special use permit proposals for the Hiawatha National Forest have been temporarily suspended. More...

Obituaries

Raymond Popour

MANISTIQUE – Raymond “Babe” Popour, 88, of Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Raymond Hughson

NEW LONDON, Wis. - Raymond “Cookie” “Rainbow”, 78, Hughson of New London, Wis., died “young at heart” on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Residence in New London. More...

Suanne C. Stoken

APPLETON - Suanne C. Stoken, 65, of Appleton, Wis., died on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. More...

Lifestyles

GFWC tours health camp

Makes donation to new $300K building

MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Michigan recently held its 14th annual tour of Bay Cliff Health Camp. The tours have been held since the GFWC endorsed Bay Cliff as one of its major projects. More...

SMH earns BCBS patient centered designation

Rural health clinic meets program criteria

MANISTIQUE – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has named 3,770 physicians and 1,243 physician practices across the state to its patient-centered “medical home” program. More...

Lifestyles Brief

CMU announces 2013 spring honor roll MT. PLEASANT – Central Michigan University has announced its 2013 spring semester honor roll. More...

Sports

Numbers down, fish bigger in annual derby

MANISTIQUE – Unseasonably cool weather during three days of pre-fishing had would-beparticipants wondering what to expect when they hit the waters of Lake Michigan for the 28th annual Schoolcraft County Sprotsfishing Association’s Salmon More...

Poll

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