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Manistique Township fire discovered by neighbors   MANISTIQUE – Two neighbors and dog helped deter a home fire in Manistique Township Thursday.  More...

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Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, we are fast getting into some of that “tain’t” weather where it cannot decide if it wants to turn the corner into spring like weather or if winter is still here. More...

Forest Service makes new assignments

RAPID RIVER – Hiawatha National Forest’s Forest Supervisor Cid Morgan has announced two staffing assignments based on shifting Forest projects and priorities.  More...

Study will track walleye movements

LANSING – The U.S. More...

Obituaries

Gail A. Glendon

MANISTIQUE – Gail Ann Glendon died quietly Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in the company of her children and the compassionate attendants of the Suncoast Hospice Care Center of Pinellas Park, Fla. Gail was born in Flint, Mich., Oct. More...

Community

MDHHS: Importance of selecting family physician being recognized

LANSING – During Family Medicine Week in Michigan, Michiganders are encouraged to have a relationship with a family physician or build one to maintain the health and wellness of themselves and their families.  More...

Nearly 5,700 Naloxone orders in state dispensed in last six months

LANSING – Six months after a standing order for naloxone was authorized in Michigan, pharmacies have dispensed 1,838 potentially life-saving orders of the medication, 548 orders in the past three months, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announced Tuesday. More...

2018 Bridge Walk will begin from both sides of Mackinac

ST. IGNACE – Focused on maintaining safety and maximizing participation, the Mackinac Bridge Authority voted to begin the event from both ends of the bridge – a change touted as the best way to keep the tradition alive.  More...

Sports

Burnham and Barr make All UP Swim, Dive Team

MARQUETTE – A handful of Emerald swim team members concluded their 2017-18 season competing at the UP Finals in Marquette over the weekend.  Swimming well all season and continuously dropping his time, Joe Barr took fourth in the 100 butte More...

Holmgren lead scorer in victory over MHS

MANISTIQUE – Fueled by a 28-point outing by Hart Holmgren, the Manistique Emeralds dropped a 67-40 decision to Ishpeming at home Friday night.  Holding on to just a three-point lead after the first quarter of play, Ishpeming exploded for 2 More...

Success for anglers on McDonald Lake

GULLIVER – Now in its 19th year, the McDonald Lake Fishing Derby kicked off two days of tournament Saturday with 208 registered adults. An additional 76 area residents took place in the children’s category. More...

LMAS: Hepatitis A case confirmed in Schoolcraft County, linked to outbreak

Resident not considered to be high risk at this time

MANISTIQUE – A case of hepatitis A has been confirmed in Schoolcraft County. More...

Board selects new principal

Emerald teacher to assume role at helm of elementary

MANISTIQUE – Emerald Elementary will have a new principal when the 2018- 19 school year begins this fall. More...

News

SC3 has new student-made logo, now seeking additional members

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft County Communities That Care Collaborative is progressing and seeking new members. SC3 is a group of community members and agencies committed to reducing the risk of youth problem behaviors in our area.  More...

CAA sets area food distribution dates

MANISTIQUE – The Menominee, Delta, Schoolcraft Community Action Agency will hold Family Commodity Food Program distributions during the week of March 5.  Distribution sites include: Garden,   More...

Institute: Cancel student debt, boost economy

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY – Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached $1.4 trillion. That’s greater than all credit card debt and eclipses all motor vehicle loans.  More...

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The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune...

50 Years Ago February 22, 1968   More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  We seldom pay attention to things that don’t affect us or our family. It is just human nature.  Being admitted to a nursing home can affect us and our loved ones in an instance and for a lifetime.  More...

Lifestyles

Looking to spice up the garden? Try these varieties

Turn up the heat and add a bit of spice to your meals with hot peppers. Add them to your garden, flower borders and containers for added beauty and easy picking.  More...

New breed of orchid is named for local resident

MANISTIQUE – A local resident recently had an orchid named in her honor.  Eileen Males-St. More...

Dinner Diva

Believe it or not, this is one question I get asked all the time – what containers should I consider for my leftovers? More...