October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

District, others look to change weapons law

Resolution passed to keep carriers off grounds

MANISTIQUE – Should an individual with a license to carry a concealed weapon be allowed to carry that weapon on school property? More...

What's That?

Take a look at the photo above – what is it and where is it located? The first person to call in or submit the answer via the Pioneer Tribune website beginning 9 a.m. Friday wins. More...

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U.P. Food Exchange to hold local summits

MARQUETTE – The U.P. Food Exchange is planning a local food summit in each region of the Upper Peninsula. “Together at the Table: Recipes for a Sustainable Local Food System” will be held: Nov. 5 – Dee Stadium, Houghton Nov. More...

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

50 Years Ago October 24, 1963 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, To the voters of Schoolcraft County: I would like to offer some thoughts for your consideration prior to the upcoming November election for, among other issues, the request for operational millage to keep open the doors of the Schoolcra More...

From the Braver Institute

A few months back I was riding along in my car, scanning through the stations on the radio. More...

Lifestyles

Ponytail warriors

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MDCH: Early detection key in survival

LANSING – It is estimated that 8,140 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 1,360 women will die from the disease in Michigan during 2013. The good news is that it can be detected early. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Red Cross will offer classes in November ESCANABA – The American Red Cross in Delta and Schoolcraft Counties is offering the following courses for November. More...

Community

‘Take Back’ day planned

Drug drop-off sites to be open Saturday

LANSING – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will take place on Oct. 26. The event is held to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. More...

News Briefs

Local business after hours planned Nov. 7 MANISTIQUE – Kopecky Well Drilling Company will host a “Business After Hours” event on Nov. 7. More...

Jest for Fun

Life is like TV. Our channels” feature jobs and countless other obligations, with loads of commercial” distractions thrown in for good measure. The only difference is there’s no off” button. More...

Table or treat set to return

Trick-or-treating fun to be offered indoors

MANISTIQUE – Get your little ghosts and goblins, princesses and super heroes ready for some cozy trick-or-treating, because the third annual “Table or Treat” is just around the corner! The event will take place on Oct. More...

Body scanner in courts? County looks into options

TSA equipment may come to courthouse

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners is considering possibly acquiring a full-body scanner to be used as security in the county courthouse. More...

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Children’s Halloween parade set for Friday MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce and Ambassadors will be holding the annual Children’s Halloween Parade on Oct. 25. More...

Outdoors

MDARD: Rabies still a concern in Michigan

Animal bites should be reported promptly

LANSING – Michigan residents are being urged to adopt practices that help protect their families, pets, and livestock from rabies, one of the deadliest diseases known to man. More...

More gate damage on trails

Above, the Trail 421 gate by Cooper Swamp, north of Gulliver, is shown damaged recently. More...

Fish Report

Well, there was no doubt this week that we are definitely into the fall hunting season. With my vehicle snow covered and a real chill in the air, one is ready to get his warmer hunting gear out and wear it. More...

Obituaries

James V. Anderson

MANISTIQUE – James Verner Anderson, 62, of 125 N. Houghton Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2013, at his home. More...

Alton J. Tallman

MUNISING, Mich. - Alton James Tallman, 89, of Munising, Mich., passed away at the Northland Lutheran Retirement Community in Marinette, Wis., on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, after a long illness. He enjoyed life to the fullest as long as he could. More...

Kenneth G. Stoddard

GOULD CITY – Kenneth G. Stoddard, 98, of N6129 Milakokia Lake Road, Gould City, Mich., passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 16, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. More...

Sports

Finishing strong

Manistique brings home first win in overtime against Westwood

WEST ISHPEMING – The Manistique Emerald football team celebrated a delayed return from Marquette County with a 35-34 win over Westwood last Friday night. More...

Sports briefs

JV gridster 2013 comes to abrupt end MANISTIQUE -– The junior varsity football game scheduled for tonight at home against Harbor Springs has been cancelled. More...

Aiming for the goal

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