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News Briefs

Three arson suspects headed to higher court   MANISTIQUE – Three Manistique men are headed to higher court for their involvement in an alleged arson in August.  More...

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Outdoors

Quite the nice hunt

Firearm Deer Season kicked off last Wednesday, and a few local hunters have been lucky enough to bag their buck. More...

DNR: Snowmobile permit dollars are backbone of state’s program

MARQUETTE – Did you know? It’s almost time to grab sleds, gather friends, and discover the thrill and beauty of Michigan snowmobiling. More...

Outdoors Briefs

Surplus public land auction set for December 12   More...

Obituaries

Dorothy M. Jenerou

MANISTIQUE – Dorothy M. Jenerou, 92, of Indian Lake, Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.  She was born Jan. More...

Harold “Butch” Lustila, Jr.

GERMFASK – Harold M. Lustila, Jr., 73, of 1307 Charlotte Drive, Germfask, Mich., died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at his home in Germfask Township.  He was born Dec. More...

Beverly M. Goddard

KALKASKA, Mich. – Beverly Mary Goddard, 77, of Kalkaska, Mich., went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville, Mich.  More...

Community

Love Lite Tree ceremony set

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members, donors to the 2017 Love Lite Tree Campaign will gather Dec. 4 to light the Love Lite Tree. The public is welcome to attend the event, which takes place at 6:30 p.m. More...

Practice makes coffee

The Grind Coffee House is up and running! Well, to donors only until Dec. 8. One exception was Ladies Night Nov. 16, pictured above. The Grind will once again open briefly to the public this weekend on Small Business Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  More...

Forest Service announces visitor map price increase

GLADSTONE – For the first time in nearly a decade, increasing costs of production, printing, and distribution are driving the need for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Forest Service to increase the price of its Visitor Maps. More...

District audit shows promise

MANISTIQUE – The budget situation at Manistique Area Schools is steadily improving. The MAS Board of Education discussed the school’s audit and current financial status at Monday’s regular meeting.  More...

City takes hit to general fund, finances mixed bag

MANISTIQUE – The city’s finances portray both positive and negative aspects, including another hit to its fund balance. The 2017 fiscal year audit report was presented during a recent meeting of the Manistique City Council.  More...

News

A Boy Scout Honor

Boy Scout Troop 400 recently held its fall Court of Honor. Area Scouts earned more than 80 merit badges and numerous rank advancements over the summer and fall. The Troop also welcomed its newest Eagle Scout, Brenden Slater. More...

I am thankful for:

As told by Emerald Elementary Kindergarten
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Veteran center seeks donors

LANSING – The D.J. More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Last year at this time I wrote to you about finding waterbirds killed by avian botulism and washed up on the Lake Michigan shore. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago November 23, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

HOSA seeks help with ‘Chemo Bags’

MANISTIQUE – The Health Occupations Students of America at Manistique High School are asking the community to assist with their community service project. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Eva Burrell Animal Shelter sets up ‘Giving Tree’   MANISTIQUE – The Eva Burrell Animal Shelter is asking community members to donate to the needs of the shelter by visiting its Giving Tree beginning Nov. 22. More...

Emerald Elementary honor roll students named

MANISTIQUE – Manistique Emerald Elementary recently released the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2017-18 school year. The honor roll includes grades three through five.  More...

Sports

Snyder declares ‘Football Week’

LANSING – This week has been proclaimed by Gov. Rick Snyder at Football Week In Michigan (FWIM). More...

2017-18 Lady Emerald Varsity Basketball

The Manistique Emeralds’ varsity girls’ basketball team will kick off their 2017-18 season on the road in Munising. This year’s squad will again be under the leadership of David Winkel. More...

NFL standings

NFL STATS as of Nov. 21, 2017 AFC East WLT NEPatriots 820 BuffaloBills 550 MiamiDolphins 460 NewYorkJets 460 North PittsburghSteelers820 BaltimoreRavens550 CincinnatiBengals460  More...