September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Hoar will be new CEO

Past SMH employee to serve as CEO/CFO

MANISTIQUE – Just days after the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees accepted a letter of intent to retire from its chief executive officer, a new CEO has been selected. More...

News

News Briefs

Regional blood drive set for Manistique MANISTIQUE – The next U.P. Regional Blood Drive to be held in Manistique is Sept. 11 from 1 to 5:15 p.m. at the Blanchard Center. Donators can schedule an appointment by calling 341-6447. More...

News Briefs

USDA representative to prequalify loans MANISTIQUE – A representative of USDA Rural Development will be in the Habitat for Humanity Office in Manistique on Sept. 9 to prequalify applications for home mortgage or home repair loan. More...

News Briefs

Local amity group to host first fall meeting MANISTIQUE – Manistique Amity Group will hold its first fall meeting on Sept. 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the Presbyterian Church. More...

Obituaries

Donald L. Mickelson

MANISTIQUE – Donald L. Mickelson, 72, of 422 Riverdale St., Manistique, Mich., died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. He was born Sept. More...

Schley O. Livermore

MANISTIQUE – Schley O. Livermore, 66, of 10395W Flodin Road, Manistique (Thompson), Mich., passed away on Friday morning, Aug. 30, 2013, his 44th Wedding Anniversary, at his home. Schley was born Nov. 25, 1946, in St. More...

Wayne W. Buchan

COOKS – Longtime Gooseneck Lake resident, Wayne W. Buchan, 91, of Cooks, Mich., died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette. More...

Community

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

50 Years Ago September 5, 1963 More...

Two U.P. men win cars on the same day

Garden, Gould City men win casino promo

ST IGNACE – Two Upper Peninsula men won brand new cars on the same day recently at two different Kewadin Casino locations. Bernard Leckson, of Garden, won a brand new red Chrysler while playing at Kewadin Casino in Manistique. More...

Crafting funds

Manistique resident Dan Barber recently held the annual Craft Fair, as part of the Manistique Merchants’ Car Show. The fair, now in its fifth year, had 26 participant booths. More...

MCF has interim leader

Downstate man will replace Hubbard as administrator

MANISTIQUE – An interim administrator for the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility has been selected by its board. More...

Crews begin DIG project

Downtown will be closed off until Oct. 1

MANISTIQUE – The city has begun a Downtown Infrastructure Grant project in the downtown area. Work commenced Tuesday and is expected to be completed by Oct. 1. More...

News Briefs

Man to face 4 felonies for alleged assault MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man is facing four felony charges after an incident last week. More...

Outdoors

USFWS plans to apply lampricide in Schoolcraft county

MANISTIQUE – U.S. More...

Crews to survey streams to find lamprey, plan control

MANISTIQUE – The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in the area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will conduct work in Milakokia and Manistique rivers (Schoolcraft and Luce counties) during Sept. More...

ORV route opens in western U.P.

LANSING – A new, 70-mile state designated off-road vehicle route running north/south through three counties and the Ottawa National Forest in the western Upper Peninsula opened Aug. 31. More...

Views

From the Braver Institute

Regular readers will most likely cringe when I say this, but I have been playing an awful lot of golf this summer. Now hold on. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I was just at the playground this afternoon with my husband and son, and what a disappointment. It is indeed a shame, that about the only thing in this town for children to enjoy, has gone by the way side. More...

Lifestyles

Family Ties

In July, over 150 descendants of Jonas and Ingrid Katrina (Bäckvall) Dacklin gathered for the first time in Manistique for the eighth Dacklin Family Reunion. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Village artisan holiday auction set for Dec. 7 GARDEN – The third annual Village Artisan Holiday Silent Auction will be held at the Village Artisans in Garden on Dec. 7. Doors will open at 2:45 p.m. More...

Annual senior expo returns

ESCANABA – The annual Upper Peninsula Senior Citizen’s Convention and Expo is back. The event will be held at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba on Sept. 26. This year, the event’s theme will be, “U.P. More...

Sports

Emeralds hit gridiron

The Emeralds’ defense put pressure on the Miners all night long last Friday, when the team traveled to Negaunee for their season opener. More...

Bump, pass, Spike

girls kiCk off season with 3-0 win

ISHPEMING – The Emerald volleyball team started Mid- Peninsula Conference play with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-23, 26-24) win over Ishpeming while on the road last Thursday. “This match was a great start to finish,” Coach Amy Nixon said. More...

Come up short in impressive showing in negaunee

NEGAUNEE – On a day when the Manistique Emeralds racked up some impressive stats, it was the game’s final stat that mattered. More...

Poll

Do you agree with the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioner's decision not to support the DNR land acquisition in Hiawatha Township?