July 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

District approves budget

District attains fund balance minimum, teachers left without

MANISTIQUE – Following weeks of number crunching and discussion, the Manistique Area Schools district has its budget for the 2014-15 school year, following Monday’s meeting of the MAS Board of Education. More...

Manistique woman sentenced for embezzlement from organization

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique woman on Monday received a reduced sentence for embezzlement from the Schoolcraft County Fair Association. A previous felony charge was replaced with a misdemeanor as part of a plea agreement. More...

MDOT to commence construction near Delta/Schoolcraft county line

THOMPSON – The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repairing 4.1 miles of U.S. Hwy 2 from east of the Delta/Schoolcraft county line to M-149. More...

News

Class at work

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Supporters reminded of sign rules

As campaign season nears, MDOT warns

LANSING – As campaign signs again begin appearing along state highways, the Michigan Department of Transportation is reminding political candidates and property owners that political signs must conform to state regulations for placement. More...

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

50 Years Ago July 2, 1964 More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Krusic

MANISTIQUE – Mary E. Krusic, 80, of 707N Woodland Drive, Manistique, Mich., passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, Mich., following a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family. More...

Trula Dotson

MANISTIQUE – Trula Dotson, 98, of 5994W Linden Road, Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014, at her home in Manistique Township. More...

Isabelle W. Gorrie

CURTIS – Isabelle W. Gorrie, 96, of Curtis, Mich., passed away Friday, June 27, 2014, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. She was born Jan. More...

Community

How to enjoy fireworks safely this 4th of July

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds residents and travelers that special care and vigilance are necessary while enjoying campfires and fireworks over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. More...

Secretary of State offices closing for holiday

LANSING – All branch offices and the Office of the Great Seal will close on July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Secretary of State SUPER!Centers normally offer Saturday hours but will be closed on July 5. More...

MGH neurosurgeon accepted into Havard clinical research program

MARQUETTE – Marquette General Neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Rovin has been accepted into the Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program. More...

County remains focused on wind

Fourth speaker on the matter presents to concerned residents

MANISTIQUE – Investigation into the positive and negative effects of wind turbine use continues as county commissioners remain under the watchful eyes of residents who have become a mainstay at meetings following the passage of amendments to th More...

Group cancels salmon derby

Pavilion dispute leads to abrupt cancellation of annual event

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Association has cancelled its widely popular Trout and Salmon Derby. More...

Parading around

KetciK selected as grand marshal

MANISTIQUE – The music and pageantry of Manistique’s Independence Day parade is mere days away, and this year, someone who has spent years behind the scenes making the spectacle come to life will be in the forefront. More...

Outdoors

DNR reminds ORV riders to ‘tread lightly’, be ethical

Program encourages responsibility on trail

LANSING – With the increasing use of off-road vehicles as a fun, summer activity in Michigan, conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources are encouraging riders to observe the “TREAD Lightly” program to promote re More...

Bear licenses drawn, leftovers on sale in July

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources posted the results of the 2014 bear hunting license drawing to www.michigan. gov/huntdrawings. A total of 7,831 bear licenses were available during the bear application period (May 1 - June 1). More...

DNR asks anglers to watch bait for Asian carp

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers monitor live bait purchases weekend to look for juvenile Asian carp. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The controversy on the Garden Peninsula regarding wind turbines is not about “green energy” or progress, it is about money. As usual, a select few will gain while the vast majority will lose directly or indirectly. More...

From the Braver Insitute

Being from a small town is a great thing. More...

Protect Michigan jobs from patent trolls

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

MSUE enhances reading for youth

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Medical care facility celebrates eight birthdays

MANISTIQUE – Eight birthdays were celebrated recently at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. More...

NMU announces spring graduates from area

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University has announced its graduates. The following students from the local area satisfied their degree requirements in May 2014. More...

Sports

East dominates annual All-Star football game

MARQUETTE – After four quarters of play, East took West 41-24 in the annual U.P. Football All-Star game held at the Superior Dome in Marquette on Saturday. The annual football game showcases the U.P.’s best high school seniors. More...

CUP Youth Baseball Final Standings

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MHSAA officials’ registration open

Aimed at recruiting officials from grads

EAST LANSING, Mich. More...

Poll

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