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Outdoors

54th Annual Trappers Convention/Outdoor Expo will once again host famous predator caller

ESCANABA – World Champion predator caller Les Johnson will be on hand at the 54th Annual Trappers Convention/Outdoor Expo. The expo will be held at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba July 15 and 16. More...

Fish Report

Well, we are now official into summer and this means in a week we will be halfway through 2016 which seems almost unreal, where has the time gone so fast. More...

Views

A Look Back at the... Pioneer-Tribune Archives

50 Years Ago June 23, 1966 More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am supporting Joan Brown for county commissioner, District 2. Joan is hardworking, levelheaded and experienced. More...

Lifestyles

Manage mosquitos while outdoors

Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard. Do a bit of yard and garden clean up. More...

Area author tackles children’s topics

GARDEN – Beside enjoying a full time career as a high school counselor for 37 years, part-time substance abuse counselor, mental health therapist, Friend of the Court mediator, Garden area resident Don Grothe is also an author. More...

The Dinner Diva

Who says life isn’t a picnic? It can be if you know how to pack it! And there is nothing better than a picnic al fresco on a lovely late summer day, just you, your spouse and maybe a few little ones. More...

Sports

Rallying to raise funds for a cure

MANISTIQUE – The Indian Lake Golf Club recently hosted the 14th Annual Susan G. Komen Rally for the Cure Two-Woman Golf Scramble. The annual event raises funds to support the breast cancer research and awareness efforts of the Susan G. More...

Annual 4-man Malloy scramble ready to go

MANISTIQUE – June 25 and 26 mark the 34th consecutive year the Indian Lake Golf Club in Manistique will host the Bud Malloy 4-Man Scramble golf tournament. More...

All-Star Game set for Saturday at NMU Dome

MARQUETTE – The U.P. Football All-Star Game will be played in Marquette at the Superior Dome, June 25. One big change for this year’s game is kickoff will be at 1 p.m. instead of 3 p.m. Doors to the Dome open at noon. More...

Pioneer Day will head to marina

Annual event to take place Saturday with new activities

MANISTIQUE – It’s time again for Pioneer Day in Manistique – but this year, there’s a twist. The annual event will be relocated from Pioneer Park near the historical water tower to the Manistique Marina. More...

Fourth celebration set, parade route adjusted

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique Independence Day Celebration is set for next weekend – with a few changes thrown into the mix. The festivities kick off July 1 and wrap up July 2. More...

News

When there’s lightning, bolt to safety indoors

CHICAGO – It’s too easy to think we’re invincible when it comes to lightning storms – going outside, staying in the pool, or continuing a softball game as thunder sounds in the distance are not safe activities when lightning a More...

Another day, another... A dollar for Woody’s

Six years after the former Thompson Outpost burned down, Barb and Dean Wood have opened Woody’s Outpost in the same location. The store offers everything from gas, beer, wine, grocery items, bait, and tackle. More...

Enbridge announces $7M in additional equipment for emergency response

DETROIT – Enbridge has announced an additional investment of $7 million in emergency response equipment, over the next two years, for deployment along its Line 5 pipeline in Michigan, including the Straits of Mackinac. More...

Obituaries

Charles Slining, Jr.

MANISTIQUE, Mich. – Charles “Uncle Charlie” Slining, Jr., 97, of Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, June 18, 2016, at his home in Manistique. More...

Thomas M. Mincoff

MANISTIQUE, Mich. – Thomas Michael Mincoff, 55, of Manistique, Mich., died Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Mich. More...

Vernon E. Annelin

MANISTIQUE – Vernon E. Annelin, 78, of 560N State Highway M-149, Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Tendercare Health Center in Munising, Mich. More...

Community

Scoring a grant

An Elk National Foundation Gratitude Grant of $425 was recently awarded to Manistique Area Youth Soccer to replace fencing at the fields. More...

News From MAS

The newly formed “Schoolcraft County Transportation Co-op” (Community Action Agency/Head Start, Manistique Area Schools, Schoolcraft County Public Transit) is looking for individuals interested in obtaining a Class B CDL to drive vehicles More...

Fired up for the win

U.P. Whitetails board member Dennis Segerstrom is shown presenting a new firearm to Connor Noble, winner in a drawing at the end of the Spring Hunter Safety Course sponsored by U.P. More...