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Time to shop, with an officer

Christmas with a Cop set, seeking donations

MANISTIQUE – It’s the season of giving, and one worthwhile cause is seeking donations to help brighten the day of 12 area children. The local Fraternal Order of Police will once again host “Christmas with a Cop” Dec. 10.  More...

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Outdoors

William M. Webber

MANISTIQUE – William M. Webber, of 825 Garden Ave., Manistique, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016.  He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Elaine Webber.   Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. More...

Little hunters, big bucks

Success! Two area youth hunters were able to bag one for the pole this hunting season. At left, Wyatt Demers shot this four-point while hunting with his grandpa Henry Demers. More...

Trotting for Tots

Some were at home anxiously awaiting the beginning of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, others were putting the finishing touches on their Thanksgiving feast, and a few others were taking part in the Third Annual Turkey Trot for Tots. More...

Obituaries

Roma Cayia

MANISTIQUE – Roma Cayia, 87, of 364 South Lake St., Manistique, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at her home in Manistique.  She was born Dec. More...

Irene M. Gager

MARQUETTE – Irene M. Gager, 59, of Marquette, Mich., died Thursday afternoon, Nov. 24, 2016, at UP Health System in Marquette. More...

Community

MDOT seeks volunteer road watchers

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation wants to know. For the third year, the Road Watchers program will give motorists a chance to tell MDOT how well it is maintaining highways in the Upper Peninsula this winter.  More...

Photos

GFWC Manistique Women’s Club members handed out “cop”corn balls during the Christmas Parade last Friday night to promote the “Back Our Blue” campaign currently underway. More...

Hitting the road ... safely

The Schoolcraft County Road Commission recently won a Workers’ Compensation Award. The local commission was recognized for having one of the lowest employee injury rates among road commissions in the state. More...

MAS superintendent explains increased use of third party

Cost savings cited as primary reason for using hiring service

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Area Schools administration has stepped forward to explain its increased use of a third party hiring service in recent months. More...

MMA, city announce 2016 Christmas parade float winners

MANISTIQUE – The city of Manistique and Manistique Merchants Association have announced the float winners of the annual Christmas Parade, which was held the day after Thanksgiving. More...

News Briefs

Chamber plans annual membership meeting   MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual membership meeting Dec. 13.  The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. More...

News

Forest Service offers holiday tree permits for fourth grade students

GLADSTONE – In support of the White House’s “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, the Forest Service will offer one free holiday tree tag (permit) to any fourth grader.  For those looking to cut their own tree, there are thre More...

Public Safety INSTRUCTOR

Manistique Public Safety Officer Timothy Russell was recently selected as the Michigan Fire Service Instructors Association 2016 Instructor of the Year for the Upper Peninsula Region. More...

LARA offers child care guidance for families seeking services in state

LANSING – If you are in need of child care, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is offering some important tips that will help you find the best facility for your family.  More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago December 1, 1966   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  This letter talks about the continuous push for more wind turbines coming into Huron County, Mich. More...

Lifestyles

An honored welcome

The Manistique High School National Honor Society recently held its annual ceremony to induct new members. More...

Lifestyles Briefs

Alternative high school announces honor roll   MANISTIQUE – The Jack Reque Alternative High school has announced the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  Students who have received a “B” ave More...

Four easy care gardening trends for the holiday season

Dress up the holidays or give gifts that continue giving throughout the year with these low maintenance gardening trends. Just add a little fun, classic beauty or style to make it even more memorable now and throughout the year.  More...

Sports

Young Emerald girls drop opening game

MUNISING – With three players scoring double digits, the Lady Mustangs of Munising set the tone for an explosive 2016-17 season. More...

Dalgord drops 20 in Bears’ season opener

CARNEY – Coming off a subpar season last year, Coach Brad McPhee is hoping improved numbers, depth, and experience will lead to a successful 2016-17 campaign for the Big Bay de Noc Lady Bears. More...

Emeralds Basketball

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