December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Area ‘lighting contest’ returns until Jan. More...

News

A new ‘king’ in town

Over the years, the building located at 201 South Cedar Street on the corner of Walnut and Cedar has taken on many roles. More...

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

50 Years Ago December 5, 1963 More...

News Briefs

Concealed weapons issued in Delta valid ESCANABA – The Delta County Concealed Pistol Licensing Board met recently to address and issue that arose out of Dickinson County. More...

Views

Area Auxiliary member honored

Editor’s note: This submission represents the personal opinions of the author and should not be used to characterize the opinions of the Pioneer Tribune. — — — More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, On Nov. 27 I attended the county board meeting at Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. More...

From the Braver Institute

It is said that time flies when you are having fun. That may be true but I have also heard it said that time flies when you don’t know what you are doing. More...

Lifestyles

Historic house moves back ‘home’ to Seul Choix Park

MANISTIQUE – The original wooden assistant keeper’s house was moved back to the Seul Choix Point Lighthouse Park on Nov. 20, after a 50 years absence. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

‘Spirit of Harriet Tubman’ coming to center CURTIS – The Erickson Center for the Arts will present “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman”, featuring Leslie McCurdy, on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. More...

Jest for Fun

It all started with a bad memory. When Dan the man brought up some adventures from our past, I had no recall whatsoever. Soon afterward, I began a journal and have been filling them ever since. More...

Sports

Fighting until the end, Emeralds lose opener

MANISTIQUE – Warming up to the sounds of the Manistique Emerald High School Band, the Emeralds and Mustangs battled it out for four quarters. More...

Lost in the third

COOKS – After hanging in for the first two quarters, the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears lost their 2013-14 season opener to the visitors from Carney-Nedeau, 53-37. More...

Sports briefs

Annual Hoop Shoot competition Saturday MANISTIQUE – Competition for the annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for boys and girls ages 8-13, will be held at Manistique High School Saturday at 11 a.m. More...

Transit to begin new hours early

Hour change, new phone system approved by county

MANISTIQUE – Expanded hours approved as part of a Schoolcraft County Public Transit millage may go into effect earlier than anticipated, following recent action by the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

City approves center lease, grant attempt

Manistique Senior Center has 20-year lease

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Senior Center has a new lease from the city. The 30-year lease was approved by Manistique City Council members during a recent meeting. More...

Area schools set to receive up to $2,000 from program

Community members can sign to donate

MANISTIQUE – This season, the Shopko Hometown Foundation is giving back to the Hometown communities it serves. For every signature Manistique’s Shopko Hometown receives between Dec. 1 and Dec. More...

Outdoors

DNR: Creating accessibility

LANSING – At the recent Universal Design Conference in Marquette, the Department of Natural Resources Grants Section was awarded an “Above and Beyond ADA Award” for funding projects that make recreational facilities not only complia More...

Outdoors Briefs

Winners drawn for area ‘Buck and Me’ contest MANISTIQUE – The winners of the Pioneer Tribune’s annual “Buck & Me” hunting photo contest have been drawn. More...

Fish Report

I hunted over Thanksgiving with the grandkids down in Wisconsin and came across this story. Why we shoot deer in the wild (A letter from someone who wants to remain anonymous, who farms, writes well and actually tried this) More...

Obituaries

Dwain H. Valiquette

GARDEN – Dwain H. Valiquette, 80, of 16518 16th Road, Garden, Mich., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home in Garden Township. He was born Feb. More...

Joseph J. Bosanic

MANISTIQUE – Joseph J. “Papa Joe” Bosanic, 84, of 351 N. Cedar St., Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Jan. More...

Fred Peterson

MANISTIQUE – Fred Peterson, 73, of Lakeshore Drive, Manistique, died after a very brief and brave cancer battle, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital. More...

Community

News Brief

Sons of Union vets to meet on December 7 MARQUETTE – The Albert and James Lyon Camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its bi-monthly camp meeting on Dec. 7. The meeting will take place at 1 p.m. More...

Photo

Above, volunteer firefighters fight a weekend blaze at U.P. State Trucking in Gulliver as smoke billows out of the garage which held four semi-tractors. More...

mBank earns 5-star rating for fifth time

MANISTIQUE – mBank, the principal subsidiary of Mackinac Financial Corporation [Nasdaq: MFNC] has received a 5-star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading independent bank research firm, for the fifth consecutive quarter. More...