May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Outdoor Expo set to return this weekend More...

Pioneer Tribune offers Mother’s Day tributes - Free Access

Submissions will be featured in paper

MANISTIQUE – Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and for those still struggling to come up with the perfect way to honor the women in their lives, the Pioneer Tribune is offering one way to do just that. More...

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

50 Years Ago April 30, 1964 More...

A slow,icy start

April 23, 2014 marked the latest shipping season start in Port Inland’s history (since records began in 1993). More...

CRAM protests ‘state of roads’

Requests package of funding from leaders

LANSING – The state of the roads in Michigan are increasingly in poor and fair condition due to a decade of decline in gas tax revenue, and the disinvestment is having a significant negative impact on the state, CRAM leaders said recently in a More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Over the past few weeks there have been letters to the editor and some articles in this paper in regards to the proposed wind turbine farm presented to the county board of commissioners and zoning board from Heritage Sustainable Energy More...

From the Braver Institute

Anger and being angry have been frequent subjects of discussion recently. There have been no situations where anyone—myself included—has been angry and therefore brought about the discussion. More...

Lifestyles

Paralympic athlete inspires MHS ladies at senior dinner

MANISTIQUE – “I was the most beautiful baby ever born,” Kelly Allen told an audience of Manistique High School graduating senior girls and their mothers. More...

Diocese grabs ‘missions’ grant

MARQUETTE – The Catholic Diocese of Marquette has been awarded a Catholic Home Missions grant for 2014. More...

Births

EXNING, England – Kreg and Niina Arnold of Exning, England, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jonathan Matthew, on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Jonathan weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20 inches long at birth. More...

Sports

Shooting for the FUNds of it

The Manistique Rifle and Pistol Club recently held its annual Fun Shoot. Participation in the shoot is open to the public and is an opportunity for area residents to try out the sport. More...

Weather trouble

MANISTIQUE – Even as weather continues to wreak havoc on spring sports schedules, the Lady Emeralds’ softball team was able to take to the field Monday evening. More...

Sports Briefs

Big Bay de Noc to host annual grad scramble NAHMA – The Big Bay de Noc 2015 Senior Drug Free Grad Party committee will hold their annual fundraising scramble on June 7. The 18-hole event will be held at the Nahma Golf Course. More...

Garage sale rules center of debate

Commissioners seek revision of ordinance

MANISTIQUE – A proposed ordinance limiting the number and content of county garage sales has been sent back to the Schoolcraft County Planning Commission. More...

Zoning board of appeals at crossroads

County will advertise again for positions

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners is continuing its search for residents to serve as members of the county’s Zoning Board of Appeals. More...

Habitat’s ‘Women Build Day’ set for area

Women invited to volunteer for local building project

MANISTIQUE – Women in the Manistique area are invited to volunteer May 9 during Habitat for Humanity’s fourth annual National Women Build Day. More...

Outdoors

Spring’s the time for spotting salamanders

LANSING – Spring bird migrations can be an extraordinary sight, and state game and management areas, especially those that encompass wetlands, are popular destinations for bird watchers who wish to observe the waterfowl and shore birds that win More...

DNR: Michigan fire season will last until June

LANSING – Most of Michigan’s wildfires occur in the spring – April, May and June. More...

Fish Report

Well, the spring rains are here and we need some good warm rains to green things up and by doing so to cut down on the fire danger. The trout fishermen ran into a tough trout opener this season. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence D. Trzil

MANISTIQUE – Lawrence D. Trzil, 64, of Manistique, Mich., passed away Sunday morning, April 27, 2014, at his home. He was born July 6, 1949, in Flint, Mich., the son of John and Eugenia (Belanger) Trzil. Larry graduated from St. More...

Mildred Gould

MANISITQUE – Mildred “Midge” Gould, 70, of 229 N. Third St., Manistique, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. More...

Sandra M. Smith

FARWELL, Mich. – Sandra Maxine Smith, 72, of Farwell, Mich., left this earth and her loving family to join hands with her Creator on Saturday, April 26, 2014. More...

Community

robots

The Elks and Elks National Foundation Committee recently presented a $2,000 check to the Manistique Robotics team. More...

Local letter carriers ask for help with food drive

‘Stamp out Hunger’ to take place May 10

MANISTIQUE – On May 10, the National Association of Letter Carriers in Partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, Campbell Soup, Feeding America and other partners asks you to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ in your local area. More...

Legion requests votes for most beloved US veterans

INDIANAPOLIS – From every generation of Americans that has gone to war, the names of a few veterans are added to our nation’s collective memory – some for selflessness and courage under fire, some for national leadership in tough ti More...