September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School falls to ‘focus’ status

Officials cite flawed ranking, make plans

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools District recently received its Annual Education Report, and Emerald Elementary has been deemed a “focus” school by the state. More...

News

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

50 Years Ago September 19, 1963 More...

News Briefs

Erickson Center hosts ‘deer camp’ photos CURTIS – The Erickson Center for the Arts will host Jack Deo as he presents a historical photo show, “From Deer Camp to Grand Camp” on Sept. 21. The event will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Views

Technical education for the future of our students

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. — — — What kind of training will I need to get a good paying job? More...

From the Braver Institute

During our seemingly endless summer of golf excursions, last weekend found my good friend Wayne Genghis and me traveling to Mackinac Island to play golf at the Grand Hotel. More...

Lifestyles

The ski generation(s)

Pictured left to right are Gulliver residents Buck Burnis, his son Tom, and grandsons Josh and Jake, as they ski four at once behind the family boat. More...

UPCAP offering caregiver course

Program assists those caring for loved ones

CURTIS – Creating Confident Caregivers is a program geared toward family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. More...

Lifestyles Brief

Multimedia concert comes to Bay College More...

Sports

Mid-Pen conference battle costly for the Emeralds

MANISTIQUE – They had chances, but with two starting captains sidelined due to injuries, the Manistique Emeralds dropped a conference contest to the visiting Modeltowners last Friday night. More...

Coming Up in Sports

MANISTIQUE EMERALDSVarsity FootballFri., Sept. 20 vs. Norway atNorway, 7:30 p.m.Girls J.V./Varsity VolleyballThurs., Sept. 19 vs. Norway atHOME, 6 p.m.Sat., Sept. 21 vs. Ishpeming atIshpeming (JV only), 9 a.m. More...

Emeralds 3-0 in conference play

Defeat Westwood, Gwinn in matches

MANISTIQUE – It was three and out for the Westwood Patriots’ volleyball team last Thursday. Westwood played host to the visiting Emeralds, who made short work out of their hosts. More...

Board targets MCF members

Commissioners look to dismiss appointees

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners has voted to begin the process of possibly dismissing two of the three Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility Board members. More...

MCF continues fight to survive

Official urges public, board to focus on positive

MANISTIQUE – Things at the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility are looking up, this according to its new director of administration and finance. More...

City to foot bill for sewer

Crews discover pipe was never replaced

MANISTIQUE – The DIG project currently underway in downtown Manistique has hit a snag. The unexpected discovery of 100- year old storm sewer pipes has saddled the city with additional costs. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Small game bountiful this season

LANSING – Small-game hunting season began Sept. 1 with the opening of the early Canada goose season and continues until rabbit and hare season ends on March 31. More...

Fish Report

Well, if you have been up in the early morning hours when the temperature has been in the 30’s there would be no doubt in your mind that fall is here. More...

Obituaries

Virginia D. Wild

MANISTIQUE – Virginia D. Wild, 78, of 866N Ash Road, Manistique (Indian Lake), Mich., died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital. She was born Feb. More...

Evelyn R. McDonough and John “Joe” McDonough

MANISTIQUE – A memorial service honoring the lives of Joe and Evelyn McDonough will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church in Manistique, Mich. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service. More...

Community

‘Glad’ to grow you

Roy Landis, 85, of Cooks, stands beside some of the over six foot gladiolas growing in his Garden this year. Landis planted 200 plants last year that resulted in 280 blooms this summer. More...

Legion releases report on the ‘war within’

Finds DOD hasn’t done enough research

WASHINGTON – The American Legion recently released a report addressing the organization’s study on current treatments and best practices for traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder. More...

Explorer Schedule

September 20 Wiley Weasels – Native American Animal Love 5 p.m. – Visit with the Park Explorer Guide at the beach for a special peek into nature with stories, crafts and songs about the wide wild outdoors. More...

Poll

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