January 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Tootsie Roll(ing) in cash

Knights of Columbus Council 2026 recently announced a total of $2,756 was collected during its October 2013 Mentally Impaired (Tootsie Roll) Drive. More...

News Briefs

State retirees will hold meeting on January 6 ESCANABA – The Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will hold its regular meeting Jan. 6 at 1:30 p.m. More...

DEQ: How to recycle unwanted electronics

Free recycling offered by many local stores

LANSING – During the holidays, many lucky Michigan residents received new TVs, computers and tablets, often as replacements for older electronics. More...

Lifestyles

Pastor Martin to celebrate 35 years with Baptist church

MANISTIQUE – The First Baptist Church in Manistique will be marking a very special anniversary on Jan. 7. Pastor Jay Martin, along with his wife, Jan, will be celebrating 35 years in the pastoral ministry. More...

Weddings

Eimerman - Roth

ELGIN, Ill. – Brooke Marie Eimerman and Justin Lee Roth exchanged wedding vows on April 19, 2013,duringa3p.m.ceremonyat St. John’s Lutheran Church in Schaumburg, Ill. More...

Jest For Fun

Most of us need no reminder that winter is dry skin season. By now, we’ve developed an itch somewhere between our hair and our heels that drives us crazy. More...

Sports

Sled dog race to see change

MARQUETTE – As the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association prepares for the 25th consecutive running of the UP200, the organization has announced changes to the 2014 races. The UP200, Midnight Run, and Jack Pine 30 will return to the central U.P. More...

Event offers free skis, snowshoes

RAPID RIVER – In an effort to celebrate National Winter Trails Day, the Hiawatha National Forest, together with Brampton Bike and Ski of Gladstone, will have skis and snowshoes to use free of charge on Jan. More...

Miners roll over Emeralds, production still an issue

NEGAUNEE – Coach Todd Kanga closed out 2013 still looking for some production from his Emerald basketball team. The lack thereof led to losses to Negaunee and Gwinn in the last two outings at home and on the road. More...

No more ‘twerking’: LSSU releases banned word list

SAULT STE. More...

Mayor Peterson leaving council

Longtime city council member, mayor done

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique City Council bid farewell to its mayor last week, following the final meeting of 2013. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Department of Natural Resources wolf managers were quoted extensively in a November, 2013 Associated Press news article. From their statements, I have some questions and have drawn some conclusions. More...

From the Braver Institute

Over the years I have heard many times about how we all should be more open-minded and tolerant of other people and their views and opinions. I agree with that. More...

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

50 Years Ago January 2, 1964 More...

Obituaries

Peter Alvin Goudreau

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas – Peter Alvin Goudreau, 84, of University Park, Texas, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, peacefully at his home among his family. More...

Ruth M. Lovay (Simecki)

SAGINAW, Mich. – Mrs. Ruth M. Lovay (Simecki), 99, of Saginaw, Mich., beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Thursday, Dec. More...

Beatrice L. Miller

SENEY – Beatrice L. Miller, 86, of Seney, Mich., died unexpectedly at her home in Seney on Thursday evening Dec. 26, 2013. More...

Community

DNR: The sound science of using clear cuts in forests

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources’ Forest Resources Division is in charge of managing the timber on state forest land. The DNR’s Wildlife Division is in charge of managing the critters. More...

Fish Report

Well, the end of the year is upon us and with the way it feels we have had enough winter so spring should be upon us too. I sure hope we didn’t have our January thaw on the 28 of December for one day only. More...

Trained to respond

A lockdown training session was held recently for St. Francis de Sales school staff. More...