August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County gets surplus, moves funds

Over $92K from PILT was unexpected funding source

MANISTIQUE – Budget adjustments and the shifting of responsibility were among the agenda items tackled in a recent meeting of the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners. More...

News

Forgotten Eagles to host ‘Burger Bash’ event

MANISTIQUE – The Forgotten Eagles will be hosting a Burger Bash fundraiser on Sept. 20 at the VFW Hall in Manistique. The event runs from 4-6 p.m. Live music will immediately follow the fundraiser, running from 6-10 p.m. More...

Senior center to host free diabetic workshop

MANISTIQUE – A free Diabetes Self-Management workshop is set for Sept. 22, at the Manistique Senior Center. More...

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

50 Years Ago August 6, 1964 More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I recently received a piece of junk mail from Americans for Prosperity. More...

Daisies & Digs

I have been without water and carrying it for six months now. I don’t know the problem, but unless they can get at least $2,000 they won’t fix it. More...

From the Braver Institute

It’s been a slow week and regular readers know what that means. You guessed it – cars. More...

Community

Hiawatha National Forest plans remaining summer schedule

Events open to public, run until August 23

RAPID RIVER – The Hiawatha National Forest is offering a wide variety of programs to entertain the public at area campgrounds this summer. All programs are free of charge and will be held in the picnic area of the Camp 7 Lake Campground. More...

Sons of Union Veterans plans bi-monthly meet

MARQUETTE – The Albert and James Lyon Camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its bi-monthly meeting on Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. in the basement board room of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. More...

Up in Flames

Above, area firefighters partake in a Michigan Propane Gas Association training session in Manistique recently. For more information, see page A1. More...

Hunk of burning ... propane

Each summer, the Michigan Propane Gas Association training team partners with firefighters across Michigan in an effort to better prepare for a propane gas emergency. This summer, Schoolcraft County was among 18 training sites chosen in the state. More...

Area unemployment edges down in June

MANISTIQUE – Unemployment in the area dropped in June, in line with the rest of the Upper Peninsula. Schoolcraft County’s rate of 10.5 percent is down from May, when it held steady at 10.7 percent. More...

Outdoors

Deer Lake roadside park reopens after bear scare

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation reopened the Deer Lake Roadside Park along M-28 in Alger County as of Aug. 1. The park had been closed since July 29, because of a nuisance bear in the area. More...

DNR: Celebrate 40 years of the Endangered Species Act

LANSING – This year marks the 40th anniversary of Michigan’s Endangered Species Act, the important legislation that has been critical to the recovery of many different species. More...

Hunting Access Program extended to Eastern UP

LANSING – In an effort to increase public access to sharptailed grouse hunting opportunities, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has expanded the state’s Hunting Access Program to the eastern Upper Peninsula and is seeking priva More...

Obituaries

Mildred Klarich

MONONA, Wis. – Former lifetime Manistique area resident, Mildred “Millie” Klarich, 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Heritage Monona Assisted Living Community in Monona, Wis., surrounded by her family. More...

Lifestyles

Auxiliary names flower show winners

MANISTIQUE – The 59thSchoolcraft Memorial HospitalAuxiliary Flower Show and Teatook place recently, with participantsawarded for their entries.Flower show winners were:AnnualsFirst place, Gerry Decker; secondplace Louise Burson.Perennials More...

Buss and Snyder

ROCKFORT, Ill. – Scott and Crystal Snyder along with Kevin Buss and Shelly Buss are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Josh Snyder and Danielle Buss. Josh is a graduate of Bay de Noc Community College and is manager at U.S. More...

Barton and LaFoille

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. – The cobblestone courtyards, soaring stone towers, and magnificent sweeping gardens of Castle Farms was the backdrop for the wedding of Deanna Rose Barton and Dale Jeffrey LaFoille. More...

Sports

Brothers in ‘Chase’

Jim Cowman, left, and “Sarge” Lambert, right, both of Manistique, have participated in several Manistique Paper Chase runs and this Folkfest weekend was no different. More...

Triathlon around the corner

MANISTIQUE – Applications are still being accepted the upcoming annual city of Manistique Paul Bunyan Triathlon Aug. 16. The triathlon will include a 400- yard swim in Quarry Lake, a 16- mile bike ride and a 5K run. More...

Big Boy dominates soccer field

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Area Youth Soccer teams are very competitive this year, this according to those in the club. More...