April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weight limits set for state

UP, downstate to see highway restrictions

LANSING – Weight restrictions will be imposed on all state trunkline highways in the state of Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula beginning 8 a.m. Friday. State routes typically carry M, I, or US designations. More...

News

Large donation

A recent donation from the Manistique Lion’s Club allowed the Manistique School and Public Library to purchase the following large print books: “Waiting For Sunrise”, by Wm Boyd; &l More...

News Briefs

Marquette to host first ‘Coffee with a Cop’ More...

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

50 Years Ago April 2, 1964 More...

Views

From the Braver Institute

Last week I was rambling about a junior high class I had been in called Industrial Design. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, My only intention in writing this letter is to clear up questions being asked of me by you parents. More...

Wind good for towns

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

Senior Living Conference date set

ESCANABA – The 12th annual Senior Living Conference is scheduled for May 1, at the Island Resort and Casino. More...

Bay College selects cast for spring drama

ESCANABA – “The Miracle Worker” by William Gibson will be performed by the Bay College drama department in April. This drama follows the childhood of Helen Keller and the tenacious struggle to overcome her disabilities. More...

Carter-Nelson

DURANGO, Kansas – Dr. Bruce Allan Carter, Ed. More...

Sports

Demers takes ‘Top Gun’ honors

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Rifle and Pistol Club recently held its annual .22 Pistol League Championship. The league championship was won by the team of Russ Johnson, Nick LaFave, Tom Bronz and Jim LaFave. More...

FUNdraising for CBC

The Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at the Manistique High School was all action on Saturday as it played host to the annual CBC Basketball Tournament. Teams from across the Upper Peninsula gathered for a day of basketball. More...

Sports Brief

Little League sign-up date announced MANISTIQUE – Manistique Little League will open registration for the upcoming 2014 Girl’s Fast Pitch softball and Little League season on April 9 from 4-7 p.m. at the Manistique Middle/ High School. More...

Wind measure discussed by commission

Ordinance will be considered in near future

MANISTIQUE – Though a proposed ordinance regulating wind turbines was not on the agenda of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioner’s recent meeting, this did not stop commissioners and residents from discussing the controversial issu More...

Leaving winter behind

Despite the impending winter storm watch issued by the National Weather Service for this evening, there is little doubt that spring is here to stay. More...

City approves pursuit of baseball grants

Funds will be used to construct new field

MANISTIQUE – The city will be pursuing grants to help construct a baseball field for children 12 and older. The field, expected to cost approximately $141,000, was discussed during a recent meeting of the Manistique City Council. More...

Outdoors

’Tis the season for fishing

Anglers fAced with new regulAtions

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources annually adjusts fishing regulations to ensure that the state’s fisheries’ resources are managed properly and to provide the best benefits to anglers and the public. More...

licenses restructured As of April 1

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that a new fishing license season began April 1, which coincides with the new regulation cycle. All 2013 fishing licenses are good through March 31, 2014. More...

All in a day’s work for COs

LANSING – After a short foot patrol in Mecosta County’s Haymarsh State Game Area, conservation officers Brian Lebel and Mike Wells, who had been looking for trap sets near active beaver dams, returned to their snowmobiles. More...

Obituaries

Violet L. Freeland

MANISTIQUE – Violet L. Freeland, 90, of 609N Intake Park Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at her residence at Woodland Meadows Assisted Living in Manistique. She was born Dec. More...

Lois E. Nylander

MANISTIQUE – Lois E. Nylander, 83, of 162 N. Cedar St., Manistique, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique where she had resided for the past few days. More...

Hiram J. Peterson

MANISTIQUE – Hiram J. Peterson, 70, of 900 Steuben St., Manistique, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. More...

Community

Excessive alcohol now leading cause of death

Preventable deaths in Mich. from alcohol

LANSING – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report which included the results of a multi-state study on alcohol-attributed deaths and years of potential life lost. More...

MDOT schedules annual meetings throughout UP

Schoolcraft County meet set in Escanaba

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation has scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss the department’s Five-Year Road and Bridge Program, the State Transportation Improvement Program, and the State Long Range Plan. More...

CBC chairs dedicated to fund drive mission

Second set of joint chairs joins campaign

MANISTIQUE – It’s time for CBC 2014, and this year, the fund drive has lots of help. With two sets of joint chairs and one other chairperson, the organization is ready to conquer its $50,000 goal. More...

Poll

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