June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Area jobless rate declines, above UP rate

Despite progress from March, April rate high

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County has yet again recorded an above average unemployment rate, despite dropping from the month prior. More...

News

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

50 Years Ago June 4, 1964 More...

DARE-ing to achieve

Community-based program wraps up for year

MANISTIQUE – The local DARE program recently wrapped up, with awards and ceremonies to celebrate the students’ success. More...

Lake Effect arts group seeks artists for show

MANISTIQUE – The Lake Effect Community Arts group of Manistique is putting out a call for all interested artists to participate in its upcoming 54th annual Art Fair. More...

Obituaries

Rosetta D. Williams

GERMFASK – Rosetta D. Williams, 76, of 7748 State Highway M-77, Germfask, Mich., passed away Monday evening, June 2, 2014, at her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1938, in Pontiac, Mich., the daughter of Frank and Inez (Hall) Wilson. More...

Cecilia A. Fugere

MANISTIQUE – Longtime Manistique resident, Cecilia A. Fugere, 92, of Oshkosh, Wis., passed away on Monday, Feb. 17 2014, at her home. Listed among survivors is her husband, Donald. More...

Rex J. Napora

GARDEN – Rex J. Napora, 82, of 7441 00.25 Road, Garden, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 2, 2014, at his home in Garden Township. He was born Sept. More...

Community

SCCF awards mini-grants

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation recently awarded 10 mini-grants totaling $3,883 to local organizations. More...

SMH employees recognized in May for years of service

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital recently celebrated National Hospital Week by honoring its employees for years of service. More...

News Briefs

Lake Effects Arts planning to offer photography class More...

'Rocking’ the park

Things may appear to have slowed down at the Triangle Park fountain installation, but work behind the scenes is being busily completed. More...

District seeking budget savings

Board listens to suggested cost-saving actions, ideas

MANISTIQUE – Cost-saving measures were the focus of last week’s special meeting of the Manistique Area Schools Board of Education. More...

Outdoors

LARA offers deck and pool tips to enjoy a safe summer

LANSING – Enjoy your backyard deck and swimming pool all summer long by ensuring they are safe, urges the Bureau of Construction Codes in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. More...

DNR: Fish kills common in UP

LANSING – After the heavy ice and snow cover experienced on Upper Peninsula lakes this winter and spring, it may be common for anglers and others enjoying the outdoors to discover a higher than average number of dead fish or other aquatic creat More...

Fayette to host ‘surfin’ summer’ event in June

FAYETTE – A new theme has been selected for this year’s Fayette Historic State Park’s June event. “Surfin’ into Summer” will be held at the park on June 14. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: You can certainly tell who is against wind energy. First, they address the large wind turbines as “industrial”. There is no such recognition in the renewable energy field that uses the connotation “industrial”. More...

From the Braver Institute

Writing can be a lot of work. It can be really tough to sit down and stitch together six or seven hundred words into something that I am satisfied with and gets my point across. More...

Lifestyles

Making the rounds

Courtesy photos U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek visited Schoolcraft County recently, making stops at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital and the Schoolcraft County Courthouse to meet with county and city officials. Above, Benishek is pictured with Dr. More...

Bay de Noc College releases winter dean’s list

ESCANABA – Bay de Noc Community College recently announced the names of the students who have earned recognition and membership to the dean’s list for attainment of scholarly excellence during the Winter 2014 Semester. More...

Alma names dean’s list, two from local area

ALMA – Alma College has named over 450 students to the dean’s list for outstanding academic performance during the 2014 winter term. More...

Sports

Potvin breaks 400 meter dash record at UP Finals

KINGSFORD – Lettering in several sports throughout his high school career, Cole Potvin saved one of his best high school performances for last. More...

Emeralds fail to capture repeat UP Finals victory

KINGSFORD – Despite a great effort, the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 track and field defending champions the Emeralds fell short of repeating at finals in Kingsford last Saturday. More...

Big step: Lady Emeralds open districts with victory

GLADSTONE – Following an impressive 18-12-5 regular season record, Coach Jessica Nord and her Lady Emeralds girls’ fast pitch softball team recently took one more step toward building a successful program in Manistique. More...

Poll

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