August 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Car show set to return

Classic cars to roll through this weekend

MANISTIQUE – Car lovers everywhere, rejoice – the Manistique Merchants Car Show is back. The event will kick off Friday with a “night cruise”, then cars will be parked for all-day viewing downtown Saturday. More...

2 face charges related to minor

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man and his estranged wife are facing felony charges in relation to an incident involving the alleged accosting of a minor last year. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Estate File No. 13-6403-DE ESTATE OF SIRI DAGMAR WOLF, DECEASED Date of Birth: May 16, 1925 Date of Death: August 13, 2103 More...

News

Farming up a good time

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News Briefs

Manistique library will be closed Labor Day MANISTIQUE – The Manistique School and Public Library will be closed on Sept. 2. The library will re-open on Sept. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Students invited to write about ‘heroes’

LANSING – The booklet, “My Personal Michigan Hero,” is a collection of essays written by Michigan eighth graders and is being used to kick off this year’s 45th annual American and Me Essay contest. More...

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From the Braver Institute

It is said that variety is the spice of life. I guess I would have to agree with that, but I think there is something to be said for what spontaneity is in the recipe of life too. More...

Lifestyles

Sixty years strong

The Manistique High School Class of 1953 celebrated their 60th class reunion in Manistique recently. In front, sitting: Bob D. Smith, Harvard Lancour, Dudsie Johnson. More...

Births

LUXEMBURG, Wis. – Joseph and Cady Beyer of Luxemburg, Wis., welcomed their first child, a baby girl on Sunday, July 7, 2013. Aubrie Joe Beyer was delivered at Aurora Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis., at 7:37 p.m. More...

New executive for Hiawathaland scouts

Corkin will lead Bay Lakes scout council

MANISTIQUE – Effective Sept. 1, Kevin Corkin will become a district executive for the Hiawathaland District of the Bay- Lakes Boy Scout Council. More...

Sports

Are you ready for some football?

Pioneer Tribune photo

High school teams across the Upper Peninsula will take to the field Aug. 30 for their inaugural 2013 games. The Emeralds open on the road in Negaunee Friday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. More...

Emeralds swing away

MUNISING – Girls volleyball is in full swing. On Saturday, the Emeralds kicked off the 2013 season in Munising at the Munising Invitational. More...

Chamber Chase planned

SAULT STE. MARIE – Now in its fourth year, the annual Sault Area Chamber Chase, set for Sept. 28, provides runners with a unique opportunity to traverse the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge and run alongside the St. Mary’s River. More...

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital

CEO Montgomery to retire

MANISTIQUE – After nearly five years at the helm of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, CEO George Montgomery is hanging up his hat and heading into retirement. More...

Marina project moves ahead

Harbor building to be complete in mid-Oct.

MANISTIQUE – Anyone looking down into the Manistique Marina lately will see the progress of phase two of the multi-million dollar renovation project now underway. This phase of the project is expected to be completed by mid- October. More...

Police pursue grant for car

Public hearing held for $20K USDA grant

MANISTIQUE – There were no public comments or questions during a public hearing for the Manistique Public Safety Department’s USDA Rural Development grant request for a new patrol car Monday. 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 beginning 9 a.m. Friday wins. More...

Outdoors

Cones into cash?: DNR offers pine cone buying program

LANSING – Want to play a part in the Department of Natural Resources’ mission of keeping state forests healthy and sustainable and maybe even make a few bucks in the process? Here’s your opportunity! More...

Outdoors Briefs

Labor Day state park camp sites still available LANSING – Even with Labor Day right around the corner, it’s not too late to get in on some sizzling summer fun and fitness at many of Michigan’s state parks. More...

Fish Report

Well, with each passing day we get closer to the fall hunting seasons. If you look at the trees and sky there can be no doubt in your mind how things are changing. More...

Obituaries

Royal Tallman

MANISTIQUE – Royal “Bud” Tallman, 85, of 543N County Road 440, Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Nov. More...

Charles Adkins

MANISTIQUE – Charles “Chuck” Adkins, 77, of 120 South Mackinac, Manistique, Mich., died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Dec. 31, 1935, in Manistique, the son of Charles W. More...

Dorothy M. Taylor

GAYLORD, Mich. – Dorothy Marie Taylor, 89, of Gaylord, Mich., passed away on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. She was a former resident of Manistique, and later moved to Gaylord. Dorothy was born in Flint, Mich., on Nov. More...

Community

MRA to host retailer boot camp

GRAND RAPIDS – The Michigan Retailers Association is inviting all Michigan-based retailers to a “Buy Nearby Retail Marketing Boot Camp” on Sept. 13 in Grand Rapids. More...

MDOT asks for bridge walk memories, pics

LANSING – What’s your story? More...

Unemployment changes little, areas remain high

MANISTIQUE – The unemployment rate in the Upper Peninsula was little changed during the month of July, as the regional rate edged upward slightly to 9.7 percent. In Schoolcraft County, the rate remains unseasonably high, at 13.4 percent. More...

Poll

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