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Outdoors

Food, coats, and caring

A Feeding America Food Truck visited the area Wednesday morning, distributing food to any Schoolcraft County resident in need. At far left, volunteers are shown sorting the boxes of food to ready for distribution. More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago October 12, 1967   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  As a former officer in the MDOC: a safe critical level of staffing is a recognized necessity in the delivery of services in any institution to maintain a safe work environment and insure the health, safety and welfare of all person More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Auxiliary planning quarterly meeting   MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its quarterly meeting Oct. 16.  The meeting will take place at 11:30 a.m. More...

SMH seeking donations for chemotherapy bags

MANISTIQUE – The Community Staff Relations Team at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital has been working with Shirley’s Angels to keep an important initiative active for cancer patients in the Ambulatory Care Department.  Currently, every n More...

Fayette church plans auction

FAYETTE – The annual Lord’s Acre Auction will be held Oct. 14. The event will take place at the Fairbanks Township Hall in Fayette.  More...

Sports

Ashbrook commits to Division 1 program

LINCOLN, Neb. –Lincoln Stars forward Tristan Ashbrook has announced his commitment to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, New York, a NCAA Division I program in the Eastern College Athletic Conference.  More...

Emeralds hand Gwinn first conference loss

MANISTIQUE – With Gwinn sitting undefeated on top of the Mid-Peninsula Conference and a need to rectify their early-season loss to the Modeltowners, the Emeralds were prepared for a battle in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium Tuesday evening.  More...

Big plays keep Miners in the playoff hunt

NEGAUNEE – As luck would have it, the Manistique Emeralds’ varsity football team caught the Negaunee Miners in the middle of a playoff hunt. More...

DEQ discusses impending deadline for CSO correction

Additional projects, worth millions, needed to eliminate combined sewer overflow

MANISTIQUE – An impending Department of Environmental Quality deadline was the topic of Tuesday’s Manistique City Council meeting. Meeting the deadline will involve the replacement of more water and sewer lines throughout the city.  More...

News Briefs

Sheriff’s department offers home-checking program MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department is offering a new, free program for residents who leave their homes for extended periods of time. More...

News

Fall fun

The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter’s annual Fall Fest was held Saturday. Despite rainy conditions, the event, which serves as a fundraiser for the organization, was a success. More...

Clarification

In last week’s article “Area Whitetails celebrating 25 years”, it mistakenly said the organization is seeking “new members”. More...

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  — — —  More...

Obituaries

Helen R. Barton

MANISTIQUE – Helen R. Barton, 87, of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Nov. More...

George William Sweeny

MANISTIQUE – George William Sweeny, 83, of Manistique, and formerly of the Boot Lake area, died on Friday morning, Sept. 29, 2017, at the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility. He was born Jan. More...

Community

Christmas program seeking applicants, donors, sponsors

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Department of Health and Human Services is now taking applications for the Christmas Program. More...

Area section of U.S. 2 now a scenic byway

NAUBINWAY – A 92-mile section of U.S. Highway 2 along the north shore of Lake Michigan in the Upper Peninsula officially became the latest Pure Michigan Byway in a ceremony Oct. More...

MSP seeks information on impersonator

MANISTIQUE – The Michigan State Police is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be impersonating a police officer.  There have been multiple reports of a man with no law enforcement affiliation conducting traffic More...