October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lend a hand this season

Donations needed for Christmas program

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Department of Human Services is now taking applications for the “Community Giving Christmas Program”. More...

New director for area EDC

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Economic Development Corporation has a new director and new direction. These changes come after the resignation of the former director earlier this year, followed by a monthslong strategic planning process. More...

News

Play(ed) to win

The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter recently announced the winner of its “Playhouse Raffle”, which was a summer-long fundraiser for the nonprofit. More...

Vigil planned for survivors

October is domestic violence awareness

MANISTIQUE – A candlelight vigil will be held to honor survivors of domestic violence on Oct. 23. The vigil, hosted by Tri-County Safe Harbor, will take place at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Manistique. More...

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

50 Years Ago October 10, 1963 More...

Views

Dear Editor,

We would like to take this opportunity to let everyone know how grateful we are to have Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. Unfortunately we found out the hard way how very good it is. More...

From the Braver Institute

The other day I had the opportunity to cross paths with someone who is, perhaps, the wealthiest man I have ever met. I was really kind of surprised that I had never heard of him before especially after he told me about the vastness of his wealth. More...

Lifestyles

The next generation

Eileen Reque recently had the opportunity to pose for a generation photo after the birth of her newest greatgranddaughter, Avery Eileen Zellar. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Colo. Yoopers honor 100-year-old resident LITTLETON, Colo. – One hundred year-old Doris Johnson, formerly of Foster City and Ishpeming, was honored recently during the annual “Colorado Yoopers” picnic. More...

ACS: Fight to end breast cancer relies on support

Society offers variety of programs, services

MARQUETTE – According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the U.S. in 2013 – including 8,140 Michigan women or 28 women in the state every day. More...

Sports

MPC’s in sight, Emeralds need a way to bury Miners

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Emerald Volleyball team’s quest to finish at the top of the Mid-Peninsula Conference is coming closer to reality with comefrom behind wins over Westwood and Ishpeming. More...

Mountaineers prove too much for Emeralds

IRON MOUNTAIN – A 454- yard offensive put out by the Mountaineers proved to be more than the Emeralds could match last Friday in Iron Mountain. More...

Sports briefs

MHSAA announces Sunday Show time EAST LANSING, Mich. More...

Man pleads guilty to assault, home invasion

Baker faces up to 20 years in prison

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man pled guilty to three felony charges in 11th Judicial Circuit Court on Thursday. More...

Manistique man pleads no contest in case

Accused of accosting minor

A Manistique man has plead no contest to two of three original charges against him. He appeared in 11th Judicial Circuit Court Thursday.Daniel L. More...

Working together

The Schoolcraft County Community Resource Fair took place Friday, welcoming numerous residents and organizations to its booths. More...

SCMTA: Help prevent damage to trails

Assoc. needs public’s help to avoid reroutes

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Motorized Trails Association is asking for the public’s help to prevent and report trail damage. More...

Outdoors

Fishin’ near the dark

Local anglers have been taking advantage of the mild weather to get in some end-of-theseason fishing. Above, one fisherman poses with his catch Tuesday evening. At top right, a group is shown fishing. At bottom right, an angler waits for a catch. More...

Outdoors Briefs

Erickson Center plans evening of ‘Fish Tales’ CURTIS – The Second Saturday Writers’ Group and the Erickson Center for the Arts will host an evening of “Fish Tales” on Oct. 16. More...

Fish Report

Well, the beauty of fall is sure here in all its glory. So if you love the fall color season you better get out in the woods to enjoy it. More...

Obituaries

Eris D. Webb

MANISTIQUE – Eris Daphne Webb (Winandy), 90, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich., after a sudden illness. Eris wrote the following in 2012. More...

Charlene J. Gould

MANISTIQUE – Longtime Manistique area resident, Charlene J. Gould, 77, passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba, Mich., where she has resided for the past few years. More...

Dorothy Curran Hoholik

MANISTIQUE – Dorothy Curran Hoholik, 90, of 406 Oak St., Manistique, Mich., passed away at her home on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. More...

Community

News Briefs

Weapons licensing board to meet Oct. 16 MANISTIQUE – A meeting of the Concealed Weapon Licensing Board for Schoolcraft County is scheduled for Oct. 16. More...

Smooth moves

Crews continue to work to finish up the DIG project in downtown Manistique. The project, which originally had a deadline of Oct. 1, is expected to be finished in the coming days. More...

Post to hold event

GLADSTONE – The Michigan State Police – Gladstone Post, is hosting an Open House on Oct. 15. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. More...

Poll

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