October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Angels’ group offers local support, help

Survivors ease pain for newly diagnosed

MANISTIQUE – Breast cancer affects hundreds of thousands of woman across the United States, but you don’t have to travel far to find the disease – it’s right here at home. More...

News Briefs

Four kayakers rescued after search MANISTIQUE – Four kayakers were rescued after becoming lost on the Manistique River Saturday. The kayakers were unharmed during the incident. More...

News

Merchants hold event, list drawing winners

Special sale used to thank residents

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Merchants Association recently held a special “Backdoor/ Homecoming Sale” to say “thank you” for residents’ patience during the downtown construction project and also to celebrate Manist More...

News Briefs

Local Amity Group to host monthly meeting MANISTIQUE – An Amity Group meeting is scheduled for Oct. 9. A program will be presented by Julie Richey, registered dietician from Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. More...

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

50 Years Ago October 3, 1963 More...

Obituaries

Muriel K. Hamiel

MANISTIQUE – Muriel Katherine (Louis) Hamiel of Manistique, Mich., went to be with her Lord on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Muriel passed away peacefully under the care of Hospice of Charlotte, N.C. More...

Oliver E. Rehn

COOKS – Oliver E. “Ollie” Rehn, 87, 10546W County Road 442, Cooks, Mich., passed away Monday afternoon, Sept. 30, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family,. He was born Feb. More...

Helen R. Tuttle

GERMFASK – Helen R. Tuttle, 73, of 846 Ten Curves Road, Germfask, Mich., passed away Saturday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2013, at her home. She was born Jan. 26, 1940, in Manistique, Mich., the daughter of Ovid and Jennie (Archey) Swisher. More...

Community

News from MAS

It’s MEAP time in the district! Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 15-16 for grades 3-8. This assessment measures your child’s academic growth with the Michigan curriculum. More...

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The followinginformation is from ManistiquePublic Safety dispatch logbooksrecorded at the time the calls werereceived. More...

A win and loss for lady bears

SUPERIOR CENTRAL – After an exceptional match against Copper Country Christian School at home Friday night (25-6, 25-9 and 25-11), the Bears were unable to find their groove on the court, dropping all three (8-25, 21-25, 15- 25) on the road at More...

Resource fair aims to help residents

Various vendors, information to be included in community event

MANISTIQUE – For residents seeking options and information about services available in the area, the Schoolcraft County Community Resource Fair is back. More...

County approves grant for patrols

Sheriff will receive limited funds for secondary road patrol in area

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department has been granted permission to accept a secondary road patrol grant. The $27,993 grant was approved during a recent meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

A royal pair

Manistique Middle/High School held Homecoming festivities last week, culminating with the crowning of the “king” and “queen”. Above, Coby Ryan, left, and Leah Cook pose for their “royal” picture. More...

Outdoors

Program offers vets outdoor experience

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is joining forces with several partners to create, in Jackson and Washtenaw counties, Michigan’s premier outdoor recreation experience for veterans and other citizens with health chal More...

Outdoors Briefs

‘Ask the DNR’ set to air tonight on Ch. 13 MARQUETTE – “Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU-TV Channel 13 tonight (Thursday) The episode, airing at 8 p.m., will focus on fall hunting and fishing opportunities and regulations. More...

Fish Report

Well, here we are into October and needless to say the best time of the year to live up here in God’s country. More...

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From the Braver Institute

Driving through my hometown of Marquette a couple of weekends ago I passed a group of protesters on the side of the road. More...

Lifestyles

‘Poptober’ is here for area Boy, Cub Scouts

MANISTIQUE – October is “Poptober” for the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Ventures in the Hiawathaland District. The troops will be selling Trails End Popcorn, as well as Interstate batteries. More...

Honored

The Garden Peninsula Historical Society recently held it’s 37th annual Recognition Dinner. Eight past and present members of the community were presented with a certificate. More...

Lifestyles Brief

Local women’s club planning Oct. meeting MANISTIQUE – GFWC Manistique Women’s Club will meet on Oct. 8 at the Comfort Inn. More...

Sports

Soccer loses, still hopeful

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Club Soccer had a busy weekend, playing at home on Saturday and on the road Sunday. On Saturday, Sault Ste. Marie traveled to Manistique to compete at the Lindsley Frenette Park field. More...

Late charge led by Mustangs spoils Emeralds’ homecoming

MANISTIQUE – Up by one with students and fans celebrating halftime festivities, the celebration continued late into the second half only to end in disappointment for the Manistique Emeralds and their faithful at A.F. More...

Sports briefs

Emeralds No. 1 in the Mid-Pen conference IRON MOUNTAIN – Just over halfway through their 2013 season, the Emerald varsity volleyball team holds the number one slot for the Mid Peninsula Conference. More...

Poll

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