March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Funds to aid area roads

Road commission will use funds for projects

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Road Commission is expressing its gratitude after the recent passage of a road supplemental by the Senate. Gov. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

DNR reschedules instructor training for ORV safety program to August

MARQUETTE – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has rescheduled its training academies for candidates interested in serving as instructors for the off-road vehicle safety education program. More...

Fish Report

Well, from 80 degrees to 28 degrees is sure is a change for this old body. All things in life seem to have both pluses and minuses so a person seems too adapt to wherever he is. More...

Views

Back to the races

Above, a look back to March 31, 1983, the week after Cub Scout Pack 402 held its Pine Wood Derby model races. Winners in the back row, from left to right, were: Jeff Rochefort, nine years old; Mike Brulla, 10; and Chris Fiegel, eight. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   March 21, 2068  More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  In response to the March 15 letter regarding the Democratic platform on abortion, I feel obligated to share a few points. More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

Krehbiel named association’s Legacy Student   GREENVILLE, S.C. More...

5 reasons preschool is prime learning time

Much of the discussion about education focuses on the K-12 years, but some early childhood education experts suggest serious learning can start even earlier and pay dividends for the child in years to come.  More...

The need to read

During March Reading Month at Big Bay de Noc School, the pre-k through first grade classes were treated to a presentation by Author Lisa Wheeler. More...

Sports

Mite Melt wraps up season at Little Bear

The Zephyr 8U Mite team competed in the Third Annual Mite Melt over the weekend at Little Bear West Arena. Teams throughout Upper and Lower Michigan were in attendance to close out their seasons.   More...

All-Star Game releases 2018 line-up, schedule

MARQUETTE – The U.P. Football All- Star Game has finalized the schedule and players for this year’s event. This is the 11th year of the U.P. summer football classic.  More...

Spiking into second

UP Papers women’s volleyball team placed second in a tournament over the weekend after a playoff for first place against Bowman Gas. The squad finished the league season in third. More...

School board approves projects

Funds will be used to update Emerald air, security systems

MANISTIQUE – Various projects will get underway this spring and summer in the Manistique Area Schools district. More...

‘Power of Words’ mural coming to People’s Store

Humanitarian mural campaign will commence in area this July

MANISTIQUE – The Svelata Foundation and Schoolcraft Tourism and Commerce, in partnership with the Lake Effect Community Arts Center, recently announced the first in a series of area murals. More...

News Briefs

Students in the Arts event, concert take place tonight   MANISTIQUE – Manistique School and Public Library will host the annual Students in the Arts March 22 (today). The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m.  More...

News

Forest Service will partner with Pictured Rocks Cruises

MUNISING – Hiawatha National Forest announced a new public-private partnership focused on delivery of visitor information in Munising. On Feb. More...

SCCF to award grants

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation will be awarding mini-grants at its May meeting.  Deadline for applying for a mini-grant is March 31. More...

Time to dance

Students of Emerald Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade classes presented the one-act musical play “Off Their Rockers” Monday in the Manistique Middle and High School auditorium.  More...

Obituaries

Darlene R. Pruess

MANISTIQUE – Darlene R. Pruess, 81, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018, at her home in Thompson Township.  More...

Suzette J. Erickson

MANISTIQUE – Suzette J. Erickson, 68, of 515 North Mackinac Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the UP Health System Hospital in Marquette, Mich. She was born May 19, 1949, in Manistique, the daughter of Kenneth H. More...

Leon Joseph Bregil

CHICAGO, Ill. – Leon Joseph (Vallier) Bregil, 54, passed away on March 4, 2018 following a lengthy illness at the Symphony Chicago West Nursing Home in Chicago, Ill.  More...

Community

Halpin recognized for service to UP

EAST LANSING – Capt. More...

Curious Thursday

This canvas print, featuring train operators at Inland Lime and Stone, is currently on display in mBank’s lobby as part of the CBC auction. Can you identify the men pictured? More...

MAS News

Part 2 of 2: Are you smarter than a third grader? If math is not your strong suit here is a chance for you to test your skills on the third grade M-STEP ELA sample test. Good luck! If you need help, find a third grader!  Read the passage. More...