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Area man sentenced to jail time for assault   MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man has been sentenced for an assault that occurred in August.  More...

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Outdoors

Permit needed to hunt from standing vehicle

LANSING – A person, who, due to injury, disease, amputation or paralysis, is permanently disabled and unable to walk in a hunting situation, may apply for a permit to hunt from a standing vehicle. More...

Salvage permit required to possess wildlife killed by vehicle

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources requires a person to obtain a free salvage permit to possess wildlife killed in vehicular collisions.  More...

Fish Report

Well, by the time this article is in the Tribune, the 2017 Michigan firearm deer season will be open, so needless to say ready or not here it is. I have been saying for some time this season should be a whole lot better than the last few have been. More...

Obituaries

Faye E. Musselman

EULESS, Texas – Faye E. Musselman, 82, loving mother and grandmother, passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Euless, Texas.  Faye was born in Hermansville, Mich., Sept. 25, 1935, to Ed and Mary Roland. More...

Gail Morrow

SHERWOOD, Wis. – Gail Lundstrom Morrow, 84, of Sherwood, Wis., passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. She was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Manistique, Mich., the daughter of Elmer T. and Lucille (Campbell) Lundstrom.  More...

Community

A pizza the recognition

The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners recently thanked county departments with a pizza lunch following a successful fiscal year. More...

Public can give Line 5 feedback in St. Ignace

LANSING – Three public feedback sessions have been scheduled in December so the public can suggest the next steps the State should take regarding Line 5, based on information in the final version of the independent Alternatives Analysis. More...

MDS schedules emergency food distributions

ESCANABA –The Menominee- Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency Emergency Food Assistance Program (quarterly distribution) has been scheduled for early December.  The program is for residents who qualify with household income below 200 More...

Serving up gratitude

The Schoolcraft County All Vets Organization presented Veterans Day programs in area schools Friday, giving local veterans the opportunity to be recognized among students, faculty, and the public. More...

Commissioners tackle jail, Gulliver Lake Dam issues

$19K feasibility study could determine fate of county jail

MANISTIQUE – The county is moving ahead with a jail feasibility study – the first step in possibly replacing the current facility. More...

News

It's beginning to look a little like Christmas

A city crew was out Monday morning to hang the Christmas decor on Manistique’s decorative light poles. More...

MSP begins roadside drug testing pilot

LANSING – Last week, in an effort to combat the dangers of drugged driving, five Michigan counties will participate in a one-year oral fluid roadside drug testing pilot program established by the Michigan State Police. More...

Enbridge told to make full account of Line 5 condition to Pipeline Safety Advisory Board

Action comes after more coating gaps discovered

LANSING – The State of Michigan has called on Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Seeing that I am sending in my subscription money for the paper I decided to make a comment at the same time.  I was interested and followed the make Manistique more beautiful program (Dress It UP). More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago November 17, 1967   More...

Lifestyles

Tips for essential oil use during holidays

Ease into the hectic holiday season with the help of aromatherapy. The fragrances of plant-derived essential oils have long been used to improve the health of our mind, body and spirit.  More...

Crafty for Christmas

On Saturday, while some were off prepping camp for the opening of deer season, others took advantage of an opportunity to shop at the Catholic Women’s Society Craft Fair. More...

Operation Christmas Child organizers announce drop-off times, location for area participants

MANISTIQUE – Drop off times have been announced for area residents preparing boxes for the Operation Christmas Child collection season. More...

Sports

Innovative mile markers appear on Haywire Grade

Michigan’s first rail trail boasts innovative mile markers ahead of 50th

LANSING – Nearly a half-century ago, a group of public and private partners saw the potential of an abandoned railroad corridor in the central Upper Peninsula to become a multiuse recreational trail. More...

Hunting on National Forest lands

GLADSTONE – The following should be taken into consideration when hunting on National Forest land. All state laws apply; however, additional federal regulations also apply.  Wheeled motor vehicle use:  More...

Hunters needed to help the hungry

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh and Dr. More...