March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Area man to serve 17 year minimum for CSC   MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man will spend at least 17 years in prison after being convicted for multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct.  More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, a guy could freeze to death down where I sit this morning seeing it got all the way down to the low 40s and we may only, with a little luck, hit 70 this afternoon. More...

DNR: Safety first for new hunters

LANSING – Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers remind new hunters that it’s not too early to sign up for safety classes. All first-time hunters born on or after Jan. More...

UP outdoor show to feature fun, experts

ESCANABA – The National Trappers Association’s Annual Convention/Outdoor Show will be held at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba. The event is scheduled to take place July 26-28.  More...

Obituaries

Kenneth “Tim” Miller

MANISTIQUE – Kenneth “Tim” Miller, 82, of Manistique, Mich., died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  He was born March 1, 1936, in Brevort, Mich., the son of Floyd and Violet (Mova More...

Kathleen E. Nelson

MANISTIQUE – Kathleen E. Nelson, 53, of Manistique, Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at her home in Hiawatha Township.  More...

Helen F. Norbotten

TAWAS CITY, Mich. – Longtime Manistique resident, Helen Frances Norbotten passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her daughter Karen’s home in Tawas City with her family by her side.  More...

Sports

Emeralds sign Letters of Intent to play with Lions

COOKS – Finlandia University’s football team recently announced the initial signing class for the 2018 season. More...

MHSAA girls basketball finals this weekend

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Semifinals and Finals of the 2018 Michigan High School Athletic Association Girls Basketball Tournament will take place at Van Noord Arena in Grand Rapids March 15-17.  More...

RED FOR THE BLUE (ICE)

This is not your average kids on “ice” photo. State Savings Bank 18U recently competed in a tournament in Cheboygan where they took third. More...

CBC readies to take stage

Event March 25, to be broadcast as radiothon

MANISTIQUE – The 51st annual CBC event will hit the stage and halls of the Manistique Middle and High School March 25. More...

CBC chairs prepare for 51st annual event

Radiothon scheduled to take place March 25

MANISTIQUE – The annual CBC Fund Drive is well underway, with the cumulative radiothon set to take place March 25. More...

News

Conservation district plans events, seeks grant funding

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Conservation District is keeping itself busy with numerous events, grant seeking, and more.  The SCD will host its 53rd annual meeting and dinner March 20. More...

CRASH LANDING

A Cessna 182 airplane crashed just before reaching Schoolcraft County Airport Thursday, April 12, 1990. Both occupants on board survived the emergency landing. More...

Members seeking seats on board

Cloverland Electric will mail board ballots

SAULT STE. MARIE – Cloverland Electric Cooperative has 11 members running for the three board seats in 2018. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   March 14, 1968  More...

Lifestyles

A ‘superior’ performance

The Manistique Middle and High School recently hosted the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s District 13 Band Festival. More...

Bountiful garden? Consider sharing overages with charities

Do you always squeeze in an extra tomato plant, another row of beans or hill of zucchini? It seems like a good idea at the time, until they all start to produce all at once. More...

SHF introduces ‘Indigent Care Fund’

MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation and the Medical Care Access Coalition have entered into an agreement whereas existing monies of approximately $1.2 million from the former Medical Care Access Coalition have been transferred to the SHF More...

Community

Women’s recruiting event set

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State University and the Michigan State Police will host a Women’s Recruiting Seminar April 7. The seminar will take place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. More...

MDOT releases 2018 map

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation has posted the 2018 Paving the Way state construction map online for motorists to download. More...

SEUSS ON THE LOOSE

Mrs. Dougherty’s first grade class at Emerald Elementary recently celebrated “Dr. Seuss Day”. More...