February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pile-up wreaks havoc on U.S. 2 last week

GARDEN CORNERS – A 16-vehicle crash resulted in the closure of a portion of U.S. Highway 2 and multiple injuries Friday. The crash occurred just west of County Road 183, also known as Garden Corners. More...

News

CRAM applauds extra funding

LANSING – The County Road Association of Michigan recently applauded the action of the Michigan Senate, which Feb. More...

Charity riders

Feb. 8, marked the 22nd annual Long Rider’s Relic Ride for Charity. More...

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

50 Years Ago February 27, 1964 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, We should all agree that if you want things to change you first have to admit there is a problem. That is what the ACA has done. More...

From the Braver Institute

For as long as I can remember music has been important to me. More...

Lifestyles

In search of history

Couple looks to solve mystery of marker

MANISTIQUE – Bruce and Judy Woodburn have a mystery on their hands, and to solve it, they are looking for help from any community members with a little bit of local history. More...

Jest for Fun

Many observe Lent by giving up some form of unchristian-like behavior. Sincere efforts to meet such challenge can make that 40 days feel more like 400. More...

MS/HS honor roll released

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle and High School recently released the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-14 school year. More...

Sports

The winner’s circle

MHS varsity cheerleaders headed to state finals

SPARTA – The Manistique competitivecheer team qualified to compete at statefinals in Sparta over the weekend. More...

Partyka takes first in Frosty

MANISTIQUE – Participants of the annual Frosty 5K Run and Walk were pleased to see Saturday morning’s weather conditions following the diastrous winter weather that slammed the area Friday. More...

Snocross racing this weekend

MANISTIQUE – Michigan Xtreme Racing will have its final stop on the Michigan Snocross Championship Series Tour this weekend. More...

Cougar case to head to court

Charges to be brought against 3 for killing

MANISTIQUE – Three suspects will face charges from the Schoolcraft County prosecuting attorney following their alleged involvement in a cougar killing. The cougar was found illegally killed in December in Schoolcraft County. More...

Warming up for neighbors

Despite cold temperatures and an icy commute, Schoolcraft County’s Walk for Warmth boasted between 20 and 25 participants Saturday. More...

News Brief

Arizona man will face charges in Manistique MANISTIQUE – An Arizona man was recently extradited back to Michigan to face sexual assault charges. The extradition came as a result of an investigation by the Michigan State Police – St. More...

Outdoors

DNR reminds public of ice safety measures

Tips to abide by while enjoying the outdoors

LANSING – As spring approaches, the Department of Natural Resources urges ice anglers and snowmobilers to remember: No ice is safe ice. More...

Full Story

Little Jiggers take to the ice

MANISTIQUE – While runners were positioning themselves for the final leg of the Frosty 5K, the Little Jiggers took over the ice at Quarry Lake in Central Park. More...

Obituaries

William Ward

NORWAY – William Ward, 78, of Norway, Mich., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at ManorCare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford, Mich. He was born on Oct. 29, 1935, in Manistique, the son of the late William and Eleanor (Scott) Ward. More...

John Lake Anderson

MARQUETTE – John Lake Anderson, 64, of 442 Rock St., Marquette, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at his home. John was born Feb. 10, 1950, in Escanaba, Mich., the son of Frank A. and Ollie (LaBumbard) Lake. More...

Barbara B. Chartier

ISHPEMING – Barbara B. Chartier, 86, of County Road 440, Manistique, Mich., passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Mather Nursing Center in Ishpeming, Mich. Barbara was the wife of Clyde O. Chartier. More...

Community

News Briefs

Marquette declares local ‘emergency’ for frost MARQUETTE – A local State of Emergency was issued for Marquette County due to the severe cold weather causing underground frost levels to exceed over 85 inches in some areas. More...

SOS registry aims to protect children

LANSING – Secretary of State Ruth Johnson is urging Michigan families to block electronic adult ads, messages and pornography from reaching children by joining the Michigan Child Protection Registry. More...

District Court

Carol Ann Benner, 56, Rapids Dr., Sault Ste. Marie, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (2/14). Assessed $100. Daniel Eugene O’Neil, 30, Seymore St., Sault Ste. More...

Poll

Should the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education pursue a shared superintendent with Big Bay de Noc School?