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Vietnam moving wall to visit city

Manistique Marina will house display Aug. 2-6

MANISTIQUE –The Manistique Recreation Department and the Schoolcraft County Veterans Affairs Board recently announced the Vietnam Moving Memorial Wall will visit Manistique Aug. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, could it be just maybe we have turned the curve and spring time is really here? This past week sure has been nice and everybody you see seems to have a smile on their face and are sure ready for the nice weather to be here. More...

From the Forester

Forests, forestry, and the forest industry are among the most environmentally-friendly of human activities, contrary to common perspectives.  More...

Trout season opener sees more 10-brook-trout limit UP streams

MARQUETTE – Anglers heading out for the trout season opener at this weekend will have portions of nearly 40 Upper Peninsula trout streams where an additional five brook trout may be kept as part of the daily bag limit.  More...

Obituaries

Rita Peterson

MANISTIQUE – Rita “Alta” Peterson, 94, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.  She was born Jan. More...

Kim S. LaLonde

GLADSTONE – Kim Sue “Kimmy” LaLonde, 56, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at the home of her sister in Manitowoc, Wis.  She was born on Sept. More...

Therese J. Osterhout

MANISTIQUE – Therese J. More...

Community

Breaking into 2018

The first vessel for 2018 arrived April 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Port Inland Operation – Carmeuse Lime and Stone. The vessel, the Cason J Callaway, is operated by Great Lakes Fleet. More...

High school career and tech education takes center stage

NMU event hosts UP students for challenges

MARQUETTE – High school students from across the Upper Peninsula will gather at Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Complex April 27 in a celebration of Career and Technical Education during the 2018 Upper Peninsula CTE Skills Challe More...

Lending a hand to those who served

The Manistique Elks Lodge No. 632 recently donated $500 worth of Jack’s Fresh Market gift cards to local veterans in need. Accepting the donation is Jason Dougherty, Veteran’s Affairs. More...

Road to RecoveRy

Two Manistique Department of Public Works employees – Rocky Whitcomb and David Hicks – made quite the discovery Wednesday morning – an injured snowy owl outside the DPW building. More...

Residents seek commission seats

Candidates will vie for spots at August, November polls

MANISTIQUE – Local partisan and nonpartisan candidates have completed the required paperwork to appear on the Aug. 7 state primary ballot. The state general election is scheduled to take place Nov. 6.  More...

News Briefs

Manistique man enters plea agreement in drug case   MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man has pleaded guilty to a drug charge he is facing.  Shane David Henry, 43, of 329 Lake St., pleaded guilty in 11th Judicial Circuit Court April 23 to on More...

News

Sitting pretty at one

Celebrating their first birthdays in April 1968 were these area youth. At top, left is Tracy Hider, son of Sandra and Walter Hider. At top, right is Nick Stoken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Stoken. More...

Musically inclined

Students of the Manistique High School Drama Club took the stage Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to perform High School Musical, Jr.   More...

HNF announces prescribed burns planned Saturday

RAPID RIVER –The Forest Service is notifying local residents of possible prescribed burning opportunities in the near future. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Every year Michigan’s national parks are enjoyed by millions of visitors. From Pictured Rocks to Sleeping Bear Dunes our state’s national parks offer opportunities to camp, fish, hike, and recreate.  More...

Opinion

Editor’s note: The following submission represents the personal opinions of the author and should not be used to characterize the opinions of the Pioneer Tribune.  — — —.  More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   April 25, 1968  More...

Lifestyles

Students celebrate teachers with ‘Excellence’ awards

Four honored during Academic Booster’s annual awards banquet

MANISTIQUE – Four Manistique teachers were honored recently at the Academic Booster Club’s annual awards banquet. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Kraatz wins National Honor Society Scholarship   More...

Grandparents Teach, Too

A great way to spend time with preschool children is playing with them on the floor. If it is difficult to get on the floor and get up again (common), sit at a table or snack bar that is set up for play time. More...

Sports

Finally ready for some softball

MANISTIQUE – Five games into the 2018 schedule, the Lady Emeralds’ fast pitch softball team finally got their chance to take to the field. More...

Girls take third at Dome meet

MARQUETTE – The Emeralds were one of nine teams that participated in a track meet held at the Ishpeming Superior Dome Invitational last week. More...

Pin it to win it

The Richard Bonifas Gymnasium was packed with residents from around the Upper Peninsula who were in town to compete and watch matches at the Manistique Youth Wrestling Tournament. More...