March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents’ frozen water pipes will no longer be thawed by city

Insurance company warns about dangers

MANISTIQUE – Frozen water pipes, the result of an extremely cold winter, have been creating problems for the city of Manistique and some of its residents. More...

News

MITA: One in 8 Michigan bridges in poor condition

Billboard campaign to address the issue

OKEMOS, Mich. – Starting this week at billboard locations throughout the state, Michigan drivers and their state legislators will be reminded about the poor condition of Michigan’s bridges. More...

News Briefs

Caregiver Support Group will meet March 18 MANISTIQUE – The monthly Caregiver Support Group will meet March 18 at 4 p.m. The meeting will take place in the activities room of the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. More...

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

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From the Braver Institute

I am told that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences had their annual shindig known as the Academy Awards, which is more commonly called the Oscars because any event name with more than one word is much too time consuming to say and even More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, As pulmonary physicians, we see patients every day who struggle to breathe. Those experiences lead us to not only treat, but to advocate for our patients with lung disease. More...

Don’t forfeit your past tax refunds

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...

Lifestyles

SMH Homecare aide saves patient's life

MANISTIQUE – Have you ever questioned why things have happened in your life the way they have? Why you chose a certain career, met a certain person?Was it meant to be? More...

Zion Lutheran to continue tie with Tanzanian diocese

MANISTIQUE – Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manistique is one of 18 congregations in the Northern Great Lakes Synod to have a “companion congregation” in the Eastern Coastal Diocese in Tanzania. More...

Melissa S. MacLean and Christopher J. Kulik

MANISTIQUE – Kari and Forrest MacLean of Manistique, Mich., would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Sue MacLean to Christopher James Kulik, the son of Rebecca and Quinn Barrios, of Gladstone, Mich., and Christopher L. More...

Sports

Charter for league to be renewed

MANISTIQUE – Organized in 1959, Manistique Little League prides itself on promoting, developing, and supervising the interest of those who participate in Little League baseball and in recent years Little League softball. More...

Mustangs snag district championship

COOKS – Scoring deep into their rotation, the Munising Mustangs won the Class D District 125 championship by defeating the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears 55-38 Friday night. More...

Sports Brief

Erickson appointed commissioner of Wisconsin Babe Ruth Softball MANISTIQUE – Doug ‘Hawk” Erickson was recently appointed as the new state commissioner of Babe Ruth Softball for the state of Wisconsin. More...

Details come out in case

Defendents allegedly killed cougar at camp

MANISTIQUE – More details have emerged following the sentencing of two of the three downstate men involved in the Dec. 9 illegal killing of a cougar. The three appeared in Schoolcraft County 93rd District Court on March 5 for arraignment. More...

City considers changed, new ordinances

Front yard fences, rental inspections discussed

MANISTIQUE – It was an evening of ordinances at Monday’s regular Manistique City Council meeting. Amended fence and rental dwelling ordinances, along with a tax exemption ordinance for a local business, were introduced. More...

Manistique is awards finalist

Gov. Fitness Awards recognize city’s effort

LANSING – Manistique is among 62 Michiganders, organizations and events that have been named finalists for the 2014 Governor’s Fitness Awards. More...

Outdoors

New truck will allow Boy Scout camp to remain open year round

CHATHAM – A brand new Ford F-250 pick-up truck was recently obtained for Camp Hiawatha. More...

Outdoors Briefs

NMU offers kayaking lessons for disabled vets MARQUETTE – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has partnered with the Marquette County YMCA and Northern Michigan University Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports to offer a s More...

Fish Report

Well, it is Monday afternoon and if you are solar powered you sure are on a roll today. What a great day to give us a break from all the cold winter weather we have had. More...

Obituaries

Grant F. Taylor

MANISTIQUE – Grant F. Taylor, 76, of 1453N Beckman Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 10, 2014, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. He was born June 3, 1937, in Hiawatha Township, the son of Grant C. More...

Daniel M. Sears

GERMFASK – Daniel M. “Dano” Sears, 49, of 1217 Knaggs St., Germfask, Mich., passed away Friday evening, March 7, 2014, at his home. More...

Patricia A. King

GULLIVER – Patricia A. King, 78, of Gulliver, Mich., passed away on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich. More...

Community

‘Glee’ming for the crowd

The Manistique High School Glee Club, pictured above, will be holding its third annual Spring Concert on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. More...

District Court

John Edward Swanson, 21, Fragale Rd., Manistique, charged with careless driving (2/14). Assessed $175. Jacqueline Kay Bruce, 63, West Gulliver Lake Rd., Gulliver, charged with driving 60 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone (3/14). Assessed $100. More...

News from MAS

The Third Annual Glee Club performance will be held in the middle/high school auditorium this Saturday, March 15, at 7 p.m. There will also be a matinee performance at 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 16. Come early as seats will fill fast! More...

Poll

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