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Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, you have to admit it sure makes for a nice break when the good Lord gives us a couple of nice sunny days after the long cold spell we had. Whenever this happens for some reason smiles up here in Yooper land must be solar powered. More...

Trappers convention welcomes ‘Mountain’ man

ESCANABA – Marty Meierotto and his family will be attending the National Trappers Association Convention and Outdoor Show July 26-28. The event will take place at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba.  More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  I enjoy watching movies. I enjoy popcorn. Because of both of these things, I enjoy Cedar Street Cinemas.  More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago January 11, 1968   More...

Lifestyles

World premiere of UP-set Baraga documentary planned for Jan. 19

MARQUETTE – A world premiere of an installment of “They Might Be Saints: Bishop Frederic Barga” from EWTN featuring the life of Bishop Frederic Baraga will be held Jan. 19, at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

UP American Legion Posts to hold conference   GLADSTONE – The Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Posts will hold its midwinter conference at the Marquette Post No. 44 on Jan. 19 and 20. More...

Dinner Diva

One thing I’ve learned over the last several years in the battle of the bulge, is that my morning smoothie is my own personal guarantee for a great food day, one with no regrets.  Let me explain.  More...

Sports

Emeralds rally past Bears for the win

MANISTIQUE – Following an Emerald loss by the varsity girls, it was a battle between Manistique’s Schyler Anderson and Big Bay’s Kellen Thill. The boys’ varsity teams took on each other in Manistique Saturday.  More...

Emeralds topped by Bears

MANISTIQUE – Despite freezing temperatures outside, competition heated up inside the Richard Bonifas gymnasium last Saturday with a busy afternoon of basketball between the visiting Black Bears of Bay de Noc and the Manistique Emeralds.  More...

Slow start for cheer in 2018

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique competitive cheer team opened their 2018 schedule on the road in downstate Comstock, participating in the Comstock Park Invitational Jan. 6.  More...

News Briefs

Local MSP Post to present Citizen’s Academy Feb. 6   More...

City’s engineering firm outlines upcoming 2018 projects, plans

City plans to join RRC program, focus on grant-funded projects

MANISTIQUE – The city of Manistique will focus on improvement and growth in 2018 – with plenty of plans and projects slated to achieve its goals. More...

Area man bound over in CSC case

MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man facing multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct has been bound over to the 11th Judicial Circuit Court.  More...

News

#YOU matter

The #Why You Matter Open House took place Monday. The event, hosted by the 4-H Club’s Friends helping Friends, featured a student poster exhibit and speaker presentation. More...

Report: Research can help foster kids

LANSING – While many discussions of the needs of foster children often focus on the very young, a new report looks at what adolescents in the system need to thrive.  The Road to Adulthood report from the Annie E. More...

MDOT says drivers reporting green plow truck lights better for visibility

LANSING – Where are the plow trucks? With more widespread use of flashing green lights on state and local winter maintenance vehicles, Michigan drivers can spot them more easily, even during whiteout conditions.  More...

Obituaries

Vivian E. Nelson

MANISTIQUE – Vivian E. Nelson, 93, of 609N Intake Park Road, Manistique, Mich.,died Friday, Jan. More...

Roy J. Butkovich

ENGADINE, Mich. – Lifelong Engadine resident, Roy J. More...

Robert DeRousha

OCONTO, Wis. -– Robert DeRousha, 69, of Oconto, Wis., passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, with his loving family at his side.  Robert was born Jan. More...

Community

UP Health System recognized by March of Dimes for efforts

ISHPEMING – UP Health System – Bell has been recognized by the March of Dimes for its work to give babies a healthier start in life. More...

UP unemployment jumps in November, local rate rises

LANSING – The unemployment rate in the Upper Peninsula increased seasonally in November to 5.5 percent, a monthly rise of six tenths of a percentage point. More...

MAS News

There are some questions that I get asked on a regular basis, but there is one question that always comes up at this time of year. More...