October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Marina project sees change

One portion must be postponed for future

MANISTIQUE – A portion of the current Manistique Marina project has been put on hold. The $115,365 change order request was accepted by Manistique City Council during the regular meeting Tuesday. More...

News Briefs

Area man pleads no contest in accosting case MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man has pleaded no contest in a case involving the alleged accosting of a minor. More...

News

Grillin’ thanks

Manistique Elks Lodge No. 632 recently hosted a “chicken feed” for employees at Graymont and Carmeuse. More...

News Briefs

Co-op warns of phone scam in service area DAFTER – Cloverland Electric Cooperative is warning members of a recent phone scam. More...

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

50 Years Ago October 17, 1963 More...

Obituaries

Janice A. Repp

MANISTIQUE - Janice A. Repp, 74, of Riverview Drive, Manistique, Mich., went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. She was born Aug. 27, 1939, in Pell City, Ala. and moved to Manistique in 1944 with her parents. More...

Steven N. Popour

MENOMINEE, Mich. – Steven Neil Popour, 59 of Menominee, passed away at home on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 4, 1954, in Cooks, Mich., to the late Leonard and Marcia (Gray) Popour. More...

Orville L. Harrison

COOKS - Orville L. Harrison, 91, of Cooks, Mich., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born Sept. More...

Community

Just for the "well" of it

Hello! It’s been approximately a year and a half since I began writing these wellness columns and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has given me such positive feedback. I appreciate your “readership”! More...

District Court

Billie Jo Henry, 20, N. Fourth St., Manistique, charged with no proof of insurance (9/13). Assessed $25. Arthur Bill Losey, 37, Kimberly Ave., Iron Mountain, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (9/13). Assessed $100. More...

News from MAS

At the varsity football game on Oct. 11, the Manistique High School band made its return to the field after two years without band! Congratulations and thank you to the students for their hard work, and for the great performance! Mr. More...

Medical care facility in need of funds for oPeration

MANISTIQUE – The election is just around the corner, and officials at the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility are making their case for a millage request. The millage, which will be used for operation, appears on the Nov. More...

Falling in tune

Above, the Manistique Community Chorus performs their fall musical presentation, “Homeward Bound” Sunday. The group offered free admission to the event. More...

County: Sheriff’s dept.can purchase 3 used vehicles

Patrol cars a ‘steal’ at $2,200 a piece

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department will be purchasing three used patrol cars to add to its fleet. The purchase was approved during Tuesday’s meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

Outdoors

DNR prepares for Asian carp invasion

Conducts exercise to train officers for fish

LANSING – If – or when – Asian carp make their way into Great Lakes waters, will state fisheries management agencies be ready to deal with them? More...

Fish Report

Well, the fall rain and cooler weather is here and it sure makes it look and feel like hunting season is here for real. I am still not seeing the deer and pats I have the last few years. More...

Views

Letters

Dear Editor, Today I received a letter from the Committee to Preserve Social security and Medicare. More...

From the Braver Institute

As of this writing our government is firmly in the midst of a shutdown. I must admit that there are times when I feel that our government is shut down even when it isn’t. Perhaps brokedown might be a more adequate term. More...

Lifestyles

‘Emergency’ tour

Classes from St. Francis de Sales School recently visited the new Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital facility. Above, one group of students receives a tour of the hospital’s emergency room. More...

Halloween tips for both parents and homeowners

Halloween is just around the corner. Here are some tips to make the evening fun for both parents and kids: • Encourage kids to use facial make up instead of a mask. • Spend the extra dollar and purchase quality make-up. More...

Occupational open house set at Bay College campus

Area seniors, juniors invited to attend

ESCANABA – Bay College will host the 26th annual Occupational Open House on Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. High school juniors and seniors may visit the campus to explore the career and technical programs offered at Bay College. More...

Sports

Blowers earns MPC cross country title

NEGAUNEE – The Manistique cross country team recently ended another roller coaster season. According to Coach Lori Lindstrom, the caliber of runners was first rate, but they were once again lacking in numbers. More...

Sports briefs

Cross country team plans 5K Zombie Run MANISTIQUE – Calling all runners, walkers and, yes, zombies. On Nov. 2 the Manistique cross country team will be holding a 5K Zombie Run – a fundraiser for the team. More...

Wilson splits uprights to seal Indian win

MANISTIQUE – Big plays with no results was the theme of the Manistique Emeralds’ final home game of the 2013 football season. More...

Poll

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