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Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, it sure is nice out in the woods right now especially if you are away from the effects of winds off the Great Lakes and seeing there are really not any bugs out there to pester you yet. More...

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Good Neighbor Services, thankful for today, needs help for tomorrow.  If you have ever wanted to make a difference in your community, there is no better time than now. Our new location is wonderful, but we have a need. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   May 9, 1968  More...

Lifestyles

Grandparents Teach, Too

Some of the best games young children play are those they make up themselves with very little equipment. When they learn how to create their own fun that terrible word “bored” just doesn’t come out of their mouths.  More...

MDHHS: May is Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Awareness Month

LANSING – As part of May is Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Awareness Month, Michigan women and families are being urged to learn more about PMAD and available resources by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Division of M More...

On sale, for GOOD

The Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital’s medical imaging department recently organized and hosted a fundraising garage sale. More...

Sports

11 matches cancelled

Taylor gets first look at new teams

MANISTIQUE – With old man winter hanging on through the month of April, all coaches were challenged to get their athletes ready to compete in spring sports. None were more challenged than the Manistique Emerald golf Coach Deb Taylor.  More...

Meet the 2018 Manistique eMerald softball teaM

As the Emeralds begin to wrap up their 2018 season, They will be at home tonight playing on Central Park Field against Escanaba. The following five games will be on the road. The last game of the season will be May 22 against Rudyard at home.   More...

Manistique Invitational photo

The Emeralds hosted their Manistique Invitational Tuesday with seven teams in attendance. The boys’ squad finished the event in fourth place with a team score of 77. The girls took third with 46. More...

‘Discover’ selected for mural

Power of Words Project to begin in area this summer

MANISTIQUE – “Discover” will be the word at the center of a mural to be painted on the south-facing wall of the downtown Peoples Store. More...

News Briefs - Free Access

Committee seeks Folkfest Hero nominations for 2018 MANISTIQUE – Know someone who deserves the title of 2018 Folkfest Hero? The Folkfest Committee is once again seeking nominations from the public for the honor. More...

News

Mackinac Financial Corporation reports first quarter 2018 results, announces expected FFNM transaction completion

MANISTIQUE – Mackinac Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: MFNC) (the “Corporation”), the bank holding company for mBank, recently announced first quarter 2018 income of $1.54 million, or $.24 per share, compared to net income of $1.73 mi More...

We’ll BB on our way

From the May 9, 1968 edition, packing the trunk and leaving for the state BB shooting competition at Milford were, from left: Ray Maynard and Jack Phillips (chaperones), along with Jeff Renk, Jim White, Steve White, Bardo Neeson, John Pistulka, and J More...

DNR seeking input on ORV use

MARQUETTE – Starting May 1, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites the public to share their opinions on a forest road inventory of the Upper Peninsula and the classifying of these roads as open or closed to off-road vehicles. More...

Obituaries

Arthur R. Jasmin

MANISTIQUE – Arthur R. Jasmin, 65, of Manistique (Thompson), Mich., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at UP Health System Hospital in Marquette, Mich.  He was born Aug. More...

George Macfarlane

VACAVILLE, Calif. – George James Macfarlane died in Vacaville, Calif., following a short illness on Monday, March 19, 2018.  Mr. Macfarlane was born in Marquette, Mich., on Oct. 31, 1931. More...

Community

‘Service of Honor’ date set

Area law enforcement recognized on May 27

MANISTIQUE – The third annual “Service of Honor” will be held May 27. The event will take place at 3 p.m. More...

Police Log

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  — — —  Tuesday, May 1, 2018  6:30 p.m., two car PDA, Center Street and More...

Senior Center

Connie Frenette

Here are a few things to ponder. More...