April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City seeks banner sponsors

New banners will be hung on light posts around city

MANISTIQUE – The city of Manistique is asking local businesses and organizations to considering sponsoring banners downtown and throughout the city. More...

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Outdoors

DNR biologists assess late winter impact on deer

LANSING – With more snow fallen for the region this past weekend, the prolonged wintry conditions being experienced in the Upper Peninsula show no sure signs of relenting soon, a circumstance that has state wildlife biologists concerned about t More...

Fish Report

Well, if you think of it being past the middle of April you may not want to look out the window because it sure looks more like we are in January or February. More...

Outdoors Briefs

DNR offers license reminders, information about upcoming seasons   More...

Obituaries

Berneida A. Nelson

MANISTIQUE – Berneida A. Nelson, 90, of 212 North Fifth St., Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique.  She was born Dec. More...

Patricia A. Hinkson

MANISTIQUE – Patricia Ann Hinkson, 80, of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Woodland Meadows Assisted Living Facility in the company of her children.  More...

Kenneth J. Rayl

ISABELLA, Mich. – Kenneth J. Rayl, 51, of Moss Lake (Isabella), Mich. passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at his home in Nahma Township.  He was born July 20, 1966, in West Branch, Mich., the son of the late Kenneth W. More...

Community

Planned closure for Mackinac Saturday

ST. IGNACE – To continue repainting the Mackinac Bridge’s north tower, contractors need to hang a pair of custom moveable scaffold platforms above the roadway, requiring a brief closure Saturday morning.  More...

All the funds from the Long Riders

The 26th annual Long Riders Snowmobile Club Relic Ride was held Feb. 10. There were 276 antique snowmobiles registered, plus 174 additional snowmobiles participating in the ride. More...

MAS News

Manistique Area Schools will be holding a substitute employee training April 21. The training will be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. for anyone interested in being a substitute employee in any of our schools.  More...

County looks into jail feasibility

Board planning public meeting for presentation on all possible options

MANISTIQUE – Under scrutiny from the Michigan Department of Corrections, the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners have conducted a feasibility study for the county’s jail. More...

Area student takes home ‘Yes I Can!’ Award

Council for Exceptional Children honors fourth grader for Academics

MANISTIQUE – With determination, positivity, and an infectious personality, an Emerald Elementary fourth grader earned his way to state-wide recognition recently. More...

News

Sault Tribe details contributions throughout communities in UP

SAULT STE. MARIE – Communities throughout the Upper Peninsula are benefitting from nearly $165,000 in contributions from the Sault Ste. More...

Safety first

In April 1968, Janet Peterson, seated, was crowned “Safety Patrol Queen” by the previous years’ winner, Pamela Quick. More...

News Briefs

Local student will participate in Scripps National Spelling Bee May 25   MANISTIQUE – Manistique Middle School seventh grader Nora Cunningham has been selected and will be participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago   April 18, 1968  More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  St. Vincent de Paul Pantry volunteers are so grateful to the donors of previous food drives and the hours of hard work from the postal workers, who volunteered their time it is so sad to hear it cannot continue. More...

Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

GFWC Manistique Women’s Club holds meeting, planning High Tea event, chair auction May 8   MANISTIQUE – GFWC Manistique Women’s Club hosted guest presenter and MHS alumna Renae Kennedy during a recent meeting.  More...

Tennyson receives award from facility

Named ‘Officer of the Year’ at Alger Correctional

LANSING – Officer David Tennyson has been selected as Alger Correctional Facility’s Correction Officer of the Year for 2018. More...

Dinner Diva

Over the years, I’ve received a lot of emails from various people in all walks of life who plain and simple just do not like cooking.  Cooking for them is on the same par as toilet cleaning – they’ve said as much.  So they More...

Sports

Yooper Hooper

The 17th Annual “Yooper Hooper” was held Saturday in the Richard Bonifas Gymnasium at Manistique Middle and High School. Teams from across the Upper Peninsula were in attendance to battle for the coveted trophies. More...

Kraatz breaks record

MANISTIQUE – Manistqiue senior Madison “Maddy” Kraatz has broken the Manistique Emeralds’ girls’ varsity basketball record for threepoint baskets made in a career.  Kraatz broke the record by netting 69 baskets at t More...

MAS announces spring sport cancellations

MANISTIQUE – The continuation of April’s unusually long winter weather pattern has caused further cancellations of Manistique Area School spring sports.  Golf events scheduled for April 19, 20, 23, and 25 have been cancelled.  S More...