November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Election ends with two new members

Manistique City Council fills 3 seats with in election

MANISTIQUE – It was a tight race for the write-in opponents, each vying for a seat on Manistique City Council, during Tuesday’s election. The election sought to fill three soon-to-be vacated seats.  More...

News Briefs

Michigan State Police warn of IRS scam targeting area NEGAUNEE – The Michigan State Police – Negaunee post is reporting a recent high volume of IRS phone scam attempts locally, including in the Manistique area. More...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  I would like to recognize Bob Root for his years of service on the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees. Over the past several years, he has volunteered his skills and abilities for our hospital. More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

As I have continued my search to get local students’ input on their recreation preferences, I again received their interests … now from the students at Emerald Elementary School, grades first through fifth.  More...

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

50 Years Ago November 4, 1965   More...

Lifestyles

Making the holidays bright, and affordable

Already dreading what you’ll spend this holiday season? It doesn’t have to be that way. Gifts aren’t the only budgetbusting culprit during the holidays. More...

Retailers predict strong season

LANSING – In its most positive forecast since 2012, Michigan’s retail industry sees a stronger holiday shopping season ahead. More...

Warner

CEDAR, Mich. – Cathleen Arnold and Ken Warner, of Cedar, Mich., proudly welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on Thursday, May 28, 2015.  Coralynn Irene Warner was delivered in Traverse City, Mich. More...

Sports

Emeralds undefeated heading into final district match up

ISHPEMING – Coming off a perfect regular season, the Manistique Emerald volleyball team made it 17-in-a-row with a straight three set victory over the Negaunee Miners Tuesday.  More...

Sports Briefs

5K “Zombie Run” all set for Saturday MANISTIQUE – Intake Park will be crawling with runners, walkers and, yes, zombies Nov. More...

Emeralds end regular season unscathed

COOKS – It was a special night in Cooks last Friday – for both the Black Bears and their visitors, the Manistique Emeralds. More...

Cordell enters guilty plea

Will have mandatory life without parole sentence

MANISTIQUE – A suspect in an April triple homicide will be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole following a plea agreement entered today. More...

A spooky, fancy, super parade

Halloween festivities kicked off last Friday with an all-grade Halloween Parade in Emerald Elementary. Later in the day, the annual Halloween Parade took place in downtown Manistique. See more photos on the Pioneer Tribune Facebook page. More...

SMH Board accepts resignations

MANISTIQUE – Just days after receiving a letter of resignation from its CEO/CFO, the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees also received resignations from two of its members. More...

News

State seeing solid progress in private forestland management

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development works in partnership with the state’s local conservation districts and private landowners to increase the sustainable management of private forestland through the deve More...

A patriotic addition

The installation of a flagpole at the new location of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital has remained on the back burner due to a budget focused on equipment and patient services. More...

MPP survey: Local leaders worry about retiree health care benefits

ANN ARBOR – Health care benefits for retirees of Michigan’s local governmental units are presenting significant fiscal challenges, and more than half of local officials surveyed indicate they are concerned they won’t be able to fulf More...

Obituaries

Peter P. Moore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Peter P. “Pete” Moore, 97, of Tallahassee, Fla., and formerly of Battle Creek, Mich., died peacefully following a heart attack on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015.  More...

Janet A. Whinnen

THOMPSON TOWNSHIP – Janet A. Whinnen, 71, of 1461S Yager Road, Manistique, Mich., died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2015, at her home in Thompson Township.  She was born Dec. More...

Community

Drug and opioid abuse task force releases findings

DETROIT – Gov. More...

Rubbing elbows with the ‘boys in blue’

The Michigan State Police – Manistique Detachment recently held a special “Meet and Greet” Open House in an effort to connect with community members. Above, one trooper discusses various topics with two local residents. More...

Just clowning around

Jingle Bells the clown recently visited the preschool children at St. Francis de Sales. Jingle Bells shared a story, sang some songs, and had the children help with some magic tricks. More...