September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Annual health fair to take place Saturday MANISTIQUE – The annual Schoolcraft County Health Fair returns Saturday with a full line up of activities for the whole family. The event will take place in Emerald Elementary from 9 a.m. More...

SMH chooses interim CEO

Arnold to fill spot for Hoar

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital will have an interim leader until new CEO/CFO Tanya Hoar takes the helm in November. The announcement was made during the SMH Board of Trustees meeting Monday. More...

News

Homecoming week fever

Pioneer Tribune photo It’s Homecoming Week at Manistique Middle and High School. More...

News Briefs

‘Lord’s Acre Auction’ planned for Oct. 12 GARDEN – The 67th annual Lord’s Acre Auction, sponsored by the Fayette Congregational Church, will be held on Oct. 12. More...

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

50 Years Ago September 26, 1963 More...

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Letters

Dear Editor: I had the privilege and honor of accompanying a World War II veteran on this week’s U.P. Honor Flight mission to Washington, D.C. Being a part of this flight was a tremendous experience I will never forget. More...

From the Braver Institute

My grandfather had a somewhat uncanny ability, when given enough time, to find out how he was related to almost everyone he met. More...

Lifestyles

UPCAP hosts ‘balance’ class to at-risk seniors

MANISTIQUE – UPCAP, serving as the Upper Peninsula’s Area Agency on Aging, recently acknowledged “Falls Prevention Awareness Day.” More...

Center offers local care

Addiction, mental treatment available

MANISTIQUE – Great Lakes Recovery Centers is a non-profit organization offering personalized recovery services in 11 Upper Peninsula communities, including Manistique. More...

Births

PEARLAND, Texas – Tracy and Michael Stelmach of Pearland, Texas, are pleased to announce the birth of their twins, Luke Thomas and Hayden Michael on Thursday, July 18, 2013. More...

Sports

‘Dig for a Cure’ is back

MANISTIQUE – The Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at Manistique High School will be “dressed in pink” Oct. 2, for the annual Dig for a Cure volleyball fundraiser in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. More...

Emeralds drop match to Knights on the road

NORWAY – A 34-point effort on the road wasn’t enough to help lift the Manistique Emeralds to their first win of the season. More...

Leagues wrap up

MANISTIQUE – The clay target shotgun leagues at the Manistique Rifle and Pistol Club recently wrapped up the 2013 season. The Skeet league was topped by Hart Stuehmer in class A, followed by Frank Schwantner and Jake VerBunker. More...

Board dwindles as chair steps down

MCF chair resigns, dismissal halted

MANISTIQUE – Just days after the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners threatened dismissal, the chairperson of the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility Board submitted his resignation. More...

Hoag resigns position on city council

City to accept letters of interest for spot

MANISTIQUE – After nearly two years on the Manistique City Council, Jack Hoag has resigned. Hoag was elected to serve on the council in November 2011, and began his term in January 2012. More...

Medical care Facility

boasts oFFerings

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility has seen its share of bad publicity lately, but its employees and residents want the public to know they’re more than budgets and meetings – they’re family. More...

Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Hunters may now place ground blinds earlier LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources recently announced ground blinds for deer hunting purposes now may be placed on public land beginning on Sept. 1. More...

DNR searches for sturgeon

Conducts survey on Black Lake population

CHEBOYGAN COUNTY – Black Lake is unique among Michigan’s inland waters in one significant way: it is the only lake that maintains a remnant population of native lake sturgeon large enough to support a recreational fishery. More...

Fish Report

Well, a sure sign that fall and the hunting seasons are here is when Linda’s Bread Box in Cooks line the front of their store with deer bait and their parking lot has a pile of sugar beets in it. More...

Obituaries

Lila M. Paradise

MANISTIQUE – Lila M. Paradise, 97, of Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born Aug. More...

Joann Engelhart

MANISTIQUE – Joann Engelhart, 84, of Manistique, Mich., died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. More...

Robert J. Lakosky

MANISTIQUE - Robert J. Lakosky, 91, of Lakosky Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Messier-Broullire Funeral Home. More...

Community

MDCH: Measles cases a concern through state

Residents urged to obtain vaccinations

Community Health. “We need to achieve and sustain high levels of vaccination in Michigan and across the United States. More...

News Briefs

Garden society plans final dinner meeting GARDEN – The last dinner meeting of the season for the Garden Historical Society will be held on Oct. 7. The meeting takes place in D and J’s in Garden. More...

District Court

Steven Ray Smith, 26, N. Mackinac Ave., Manistique, pled guilty in 93rd District Court to driving while license suspended (8/13). Sentenced to 25 days in the Schoolcraft County Jail held over payment of fines and costs within 60 days. More...

Poll

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