January 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual CBC fundraiser underway

Beacon House selected as 2014 third charity

MANISTIQUE – It’s officially CBC season, and this year, a new charity and a higher fundraising goal are bound to make things interesting. The annual fundraiser culminates with an all-day telethon on April 13. More...

News

News Briefs

Women’s club to host grief counselor Feb. 11 MANISTIQUE – Grief counselor Carole Cooper will offer insight on how to deal with the loss of a loved one at the February GFWC Manistique Women’s Club meeting. The event is set for Feb. More...

Residents offered CERT training

MANISTIQUE – Local government prepares for everyday emergencies. However, during a disaster, the number and scope of incidents can overwhelm conventional emergency services. More...

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

50 Years Ago January 30, 1964 More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, As a medical professional, patient advocate and resident of the city of Manistique, I feel obligated to respond to statements B.J. Rubick made at the city council meeting on Jan. 27. More...

From the Braver Institute

I subscribe to GQ magazine. I didn’t really want to subscribe to GQ. I kind of had no choice in the matter. More...

Lifestyles

A duel honor

Submitted photo Above, Thompson Township recently honored Pam and Don Zorn for their commitment to the community. More...

Tips for taxpayers: Meet preparers with this list

What to bring before starting your taxes

BRIGHTON – It’s time for the annual ritual of settling up with the tax man – the IRS. For the estimated 60 percent of the American taxpayers who turn taxes over to a paid preparer it’s time to get started. More...

History conference set

STERLING HEIGHTS – The 56th annual Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference will be held March 28-29, in Macomb County at the Best Western Sterling Inn Banquet and Conference Center in Sterling Heights. More...

Sports

Norway stands out at D4 Super Duals

MANISTIQUE – Manistique finished 2-3 at the Division 4 Manistique Super Duals held Saturday in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at Manistique High School. The Emeralds started the day with a 40-27 victory over Bark River-Harris. More...

Lack of production costs Emeralds half

NORWAY – Trailing by one point at the half, the Lady Emeralds let the game slip away, giving up 16 points to Norway coming off the break in the third quarter of play in Norway last Thursday. More...

Sports Brief

Local resident plans to compete in I-500 in Sault SAULT STE. MARIE – The 46th International 500 Snowmobile Race is set to take place Feb. 1 in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

City approves EMS ordinance

Manistique EMS will serve as primary responder

MANISTIQUE – A controversial city ordinance passed Monday, amid a crowd rarely seen during regular Manistique City Council meetings. More...

Frozen

Above, the Lake Michigan shoreline near the east end of the Manistique boardwalk looks mountainous as ice formations build in the cold weather. More...

Man charged for scam

Windmill fraud case affected many in U.P.

ESCANABA – A Kincheloe man has been charged with 11 counts of felony fraud for alleged incidents occurring in Delta County in 2011. More...

Outdoors

Relic ride to return

MANISTIQUE – The Long Riders 22nd Annual Charity Relic Ride is scheduled for Feb. 8. The event will start at the Jack Pine Lodge, located on Highway M-94, 20 miles north of Manistique. Registration will be held from 8-10 a.m. The cost is $5. More...

Outdoors Brief

DNR: Hunters reminded spring turkey applications on sale until Feb. 1 LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to start dreaming of spring by purchasing their spring turkey hunt applications today. More...

Group circulates petition to preserve NRC powers

LANSING – The New Year brought the end of Michigan’s first regulated public wolf hunt with a total of 23 wolves taken by hunters, well below the maximum harvest quota of 43. More...

Obituaries

Bonnie J. Lehman

MANISTIQUE – Bonnie J. Lehman, 53, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique following a brief illness with brain cancer. More...

Marjorie L. Seavoy

RACINE, Wis. – Marjorie L. Seavoy, 95, passed away at Hospice House Racine in Racine, Wis., on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Marjorie (Marj) was born in Greenland, Mich., on May 18, 1918, to Joseph and Harriet (Carkeek) Blake. More...

Cleo Bowers

MANISTIQUE – Cleo “Spike” Bowers, 70, of 330 Schoolcraft Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich. He was born Nov. More...

Community

‘Lite’ hearted

The Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is thanking all community members who contributed to the 2013 Love Lite Tree campaign. More...

News Brief

Operation Action U.P. names award winners MARQUETTE – During its recent annual meeting, Operation Action U.P. recognized four businesses, presenting them with an Award of Excellence. More...

USDA designated 38 counties disaster areas, some in U.P.

Schoolcraft and Luce counties included

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 38 counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas in three different designations due to multiple disasters. More...

Poll

Do you agree with the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioner's decision not to support the DNR land acquisition in Hiawatha Township?