November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School official rated highly

Evaluation ends in good rating for superintendent

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Area Schools’ Superintendent Kathy McDonough has been rated “highly effective” by the Manistique Board of Education. More...

News

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Band, Glee Club host ‘Coffee House’ tonight MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Middle and High School Band, along with the Glee Club, is hosting a “Coffee House Fundraiser” tonight (Thursday). More...

For Their Service

Veterans and active duty military were recently honored during a Veterans Day ceremony at Manistique Middle and High School. More...

MDCH: Tanning not a good option

LANSING – As the holiday travel season approaches, the Michigan Department of Community Health is reminding residents to protect themselves throughout the colder months from exposure to ultraviolent rays and tanning. More...

Views

Letters

Dear Editor, Old Johnny Walker is up to his annual crying about tribal hunting. I’m sick of his whining about the good old days. More...

From the Braver Institute

Last week I was blabbing about my last round of golf for the season and how once the month of October rolled around there was a good chance that I would very likely play for the last time of the year every time I managed to get to the course. More...

Lifestyles

Look out for #1

Janay Burk, a third grade student in Mrs. Mackie’s class at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, recently won first place in an art contest sponsored by For the Love of Art Studio. More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

Names are everywhere. Children learn about their world by giving names to people, places and things. Here is a fun activity to help young children recognize their own and family members’ names. It incorporates counting and number recognition. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Arts center to offer pendant-making class MANISTIQUE – Lake Effect Arts Center is bringing back Donna Shields to teach the art of making wire wrapped jewelry on Dec. 14. The class will take place from 4-6 p.m. More...

Sports

at the Buck Pole

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Ranger District sets winter hours RAPID RIVER – The U.S. Forest Service in Manistique recently announced their winter office hours. Until May, the office will only be open Wednesdays from 8-11:30 a.m. and 12-4:30 p.m. More...

USFS: Blinds are regulated

GLADSTONE – The U.S. Forest Service welcomes hunters to Hiawatha National Forest, which provides nearly a million acres of public land for the use and enjoyment of the American people. More...

What’s going on at MCF?

Employees express concern over understaffing, administration

MANISTIQUE – It appears as though problems persist at the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. More...

County votes to allow payment

Senior center had roof bill held up by commissioners

MANISTIQUE – After weeks of controversy, the Manistique Senior Center was granted its request at Tuesday’s meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

‘Christmas with a Cop’ program returns

MANISTIQUE – The third annual “Christmas with a Cop” is returning, and local law enforcement is gearing up for the unique event. The program will take place on Dec. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Be an ethical hunter this season

LANSING – Every deer hunting season, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers encounter individuals engaged in unethical hunting practices, and tackle many cases of individuals buying a hunting license after harvesting a d More...

The right Brown trout

Fishery biologists search For strain oF the Fish

LANSING – Is it possible that no one strain of brown trout is best for Michigan’s state fish hatchery system? State fisheries biologists are beginning to wonder. More...

Fish Report

Well, we sure had an interesting opening few days for our firearm deer season. We received so much rain I told the grandkids we were going to sit in our deer blind with a fishing spear and just spear the deer we wanted as it swam by. More...

Obituaries

Vivian M. Smith

MANISTIQUE – Vivian Mae Smith, 88, of Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born April 12, 1925, in Thompson, Mich., the daughter of Thomas P. and Barbara A. More...

Sally A. (Brock) Prater

ESCANABA – Long-time Manistique, Mich. area resident, Sally A. (Brock) Prater, 79, of Escanaba, Mich., died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Unity Hospice House in DePere, Wis. More...

Mary Lou Mathia

MANISTIQUE – Mary Lou Mathia, 89, of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Nov. 14, 2013, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. She was born Feb. More...

Community

Abandoned gill net found in Garden

GARDEN – Approximately 10,000 feet of abandoned gill net was recently removed from Lake Michigan east of the Garden Peninsula. The removal was the result of a joint investigation by the Sault Ste. More...

Foundation campaign to focus on U.P. babies born addicted

MARQUETTE – According to a recent University of Michigan study, one baby is born addicted to prescription and non-prescription drugs every hour in the United States. More...

News Brief

Tribune asks readers to submit ‘thanks’ MANISTIQUE – What are you thankful for? The Pioneer Tribune is asking readers to submit “thankful” statements for a chance to appear in our Thanksgiving edition. More...

Poll

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