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Event ready to host crowd

Folkfest returns with new activities, vendors

MANISTIQUE – Manistique’s infamous Folkfest is returning this weekend for its 25th year. The celebration will take place Friday and Saturday in downtown Manistique. More...

News Briefs

Public meeting set to address US 2 lanes More...

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News Briefs

Community Concert series continues July 13 MANISTIQUE – The Community Concert Committee’s summer chamber music series continues at 7:30 p.m. on July 13. The event takes place at the Church of the Redeemer Presbyterian, in Manistique. More...

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

50 Years Ago July 9, 1964 More...

All vets offered training

DETROIT – “Boots to Business – Reboot” will be offered on Aug. 13-14, at the VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Mich. More...

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Letters to the Editor

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From the Braver Institute

Continuing my summer-long series on golf ... just kidding, it’s only a monthlong series. Just kidding again. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. This week’s column is only partly about golf. More...

Daisies & Digs

I would like to thank the following for helping to make it possible for me to play in the U.P. All-Star Football Game. More...

Lifestyles

UP Catholic clergy makes new appointments, reappointments

MARQUETTE – Along with the summer come changes in clergy appointments in the Catholic Diocese of Marquette. Bishop John F. Doerfler recently announced the changes, as well as several reappointments, most of which took effect July 1. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

NMU awards scholarships to local students

MARQUETTE – Angie Carley of Cooks is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University for the 2014-2015 academic year. More...

The Dinner Diva

Seven time-saving dinner shortcuts

Regardless of how you feel about cooking, nobody wants to be a slave to the kitchen. More...

Sports

Ron Rubick Memorial Golf outing to take place Sunday

MANISTIQUE – Organizers of the Ron Rubick Memorial Golf Outing and Fundraiser are busy putting the final touches on this year’s event, set to take place Sunday at the Indian Lake Golf Course. More...

The Chase is back

There’s still time to gather your family members and register for the Manistique Paper Chase. More...

Paul Bunyan Triathlon returns

MANISTIQUE – There’s still plenty of time to train for the upcoming city of Manistique Paul Bunyan Triathlon on Aug. 16. Organizers have been busy putting together the final details for the event. More...

New group takes on derby

Popular event lives on with help from newly formed club

MANISTIQUE – Less than a week after the news of its cancellation, the annual Trout and Salmon Derby has been brought back to life. More...

Garage sales still up in air

Possible regulations sent back for changes

MANISTIQUE – An amendment to section 102 of the Schoolcraft County Zoning Ordinance has once again been sent back to the county’s planning commission. More...

Musson selected as ‘Folk Hero’

MANISTIQUE – Some may know Richard Musson as a trail man. Some know him as a volunteer firefighter. Some may even know him as “Santa”. More...

Outdoors

Turkey hunter patches on sale

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to celebrate their 2014 spring turkey hunting experience by purchasing a wild turkey cooperator patch. More...

And they’re off

Hosted by the Historical Society, the “Minnow Races” made a debut at Pioneer Day on June 28. With the success of the event, the contest will also be held at Folkfest this weekend. One minnow may be purchased for $2 or 3 for $5. More...

Fish Report

Well, today is a real summer like day and we went out to Jackpine Lake to spend the evening with some friends and it was really nice both weather and bug wise. More...

Obituaries

Barry Messer

MANISTIQUE – Barry L. Messer, 59, of 109 S. First St., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday afternoon, July 4, 2014, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. He was born March 20, 1955, in Manistique, the son of Jack B. More...

Joanne M. Sobieski

MANISTIQUE – Joanne M. Sobieski, 74, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on April 23, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette. Listed among survivors is her husband, Lawrence, of Manistique. More...

Community

The Maine Event

The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation recently held its annual “Maine Event” fund raiser – flying in preordered lobsters from Maine. Above, foundation board members Barb Wood, Dean Wood and Jack MacFarlane. More...

Search on for state’s tree

Christmas tree to be selected from entries

LANSING — The search for the State of Michigan Christmas tree is underway. The state is now taking nominations for the 2014 Christmas tree that will ultimately sit on the front lawn of the Capitol this November. More...

Rate of liquid nicotine incidents on the rise

Electronic cigarettes linked to poison calls

LANSING – From September 2010 to February 2014, calls to Poison Control Centers in the United States regarding exposure to liquid nicotine in electronic cigarettes rose from one per month to 215 per month. More...

Poll

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