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CritiCal Care heliCopter provider now serviCes area

Above, a Valley Med Flight, Inc. employee helps one local girl try out safety gear in the helicopter. At right, another employee explains gurney placement to a SMH employee. More...

News

Robotics camp set for area children

ESCANABA – The M-TEC at Bay College, in partnership with Michigan Works! and Michigan Regional Skills Alliances, is offering Robotics Day Camps in Delta, Dickinson, Alger, and Schoolcraft counties. More...

Levin to host drug education summit

WASHINGTON – The Upper Peninsula office of Sen. Carl Levin, along with several federal, state and local agencies, is co-sponsoring the Meth and Opioid Drug Education Summit on Sept. 16. More...

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

50 Years Ago June 11, 1964 More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Neighbors rights over your property You can thank the Spare Windmills from Cooks group for your neighbors or someone driving by your property now being able to prevent you from doing anything on your property simply because they may not More...

From the Braver Institute

When I am traveling by car (or truck as it may be) more often than not I am the one behind the wheel. This is primarily due to the fact that I am the only driver in my household. Even when I was married I still did all of the driving. More...

Opinion

Legislature accelerates road fund package

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

Raredon takes home MFCU $1K scholarship

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Federal Credit Union recently awarded its eighth annual scholarship. The scholarship was open to all high school seniors who have been members of Manistique Federal for at least the last six months. More...

A new set of wheels

Working with the Gladstone Office of the United States Department of Agriculture, the city of Manistique recently completed a Rural Development Grant from the USDA which allowed the public safety dep More...

College Briefs

Bay College releases winter graduate list ESCANABA – Bay de Noc Community College announces the names of students who completed all of the requirements for an Associate Degree or Certificate during the winter term. More...

Sports

Relay tradition continues

MARQUETTE – A spring tradition was carried on again this year by several Manistique area residents who once again made relayed their way to Big Bay. More...

Cross country adds color race

MANISTIQUE – Rolling with the success of their Zombie Run and Snow Angel Snowshoe Race, the Manistique cross country team is gearing up for their next big race. More...

Great Lakes Rodeo planned in Marquette

MARQUETTE – The Great Lakes Rodeo Royalty is ready to open the chutes for the 9th Annual Great Lakes Rodeo, at the Marquette County Fairgrounds. More...

City gains land for path, grapples with legal issue

Easement for SMH water line prompts questions, concerns

MANISTIQUE – Manistique City Council members addressed a variety of issues Monday, including land acquisitions and a water line easement issue with Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital. More...

County budget deemed ‘decent’

Annual audit reveals good, retirement woes

MANISTIQUE – The county’s finances are in “decent” condition, but an upcoming change to retirement fund reporting will likely cause problems, this according to the county’s auditor. More...

Local woman to face embezzlement charge

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman is facing a felony embezzlement charge allegedly related to her employment at Schoolcraft County Friend of the Court. More...

Outdoors

Crews on the hunt for lamprey in area rivers

LANSING – The continuing battle against sea lampreys is coming to Schoolcraft County. A U.S. More...

Free for all

Even though he rules the lake any other day of the week, this eagle apparently thought he should join in on the fun and take advantage of the DNR free fishing held Saturday. More...

Fish Report

Well, the cool nights and the warm days are just what makes living up here in the U.P. so great. Things are starting to grow and everybody is watching their garden to make sure we do not get one of those late season frosts. More...

Obituaries

Guilbert L. Vickery

LITTLETON, N.H. Guilbert Lee “Gil” Vickery, 58 of Littleton, N.H., left for his eternal home on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, surrounded by his wife and children. More...

Raymond J. Gardapee

MANISTIQUE - Raymond J. Gardapee, 80, of 613 Michigan Ave., Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully at his home Friday evening, June 6, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. More...

Gerald Smith

MANISTIQUE – Gerald “Jerry” Smith, 71, of Manistique, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at the home of his daughter in North Carolina. Listed among survivors is his wife, Frances. More...

Community

EQ offers free mercury disposal in Michigan

WAYNE, Mich. – The Environmental Quality Company has partnered with the State of Michigan to facilitate the collection of mercury through the Great Lakes Mercury Collection Program. More...

‘Maine Event - Round Two’ planned

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation will be selling live Maine lobsters during this year’s Fourth of July activities. More...

‘Fight the Bite’ theme aims to help residents

LANSING – As the weather warms and people begin to spend more time outdoors, it is important to take precautions against mosquito and tick bites. More...

Poll

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