March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MAS district’s mid-peninsula run could end

Board will consider other options for 2016-17

MANISTIQUE – The decline of Manistique Area Schools’ competitiveness may lead to its departure from the Mid-Peninsula Athletic Conference. The possibility was discussed during a recent meeting of the MAS Board of Education. More...

News

‘Yoopers Ride Free Days’ adds twist for third year

MUNISING – For those who have yet to view the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from the water, “Yoopers Ride Free Days” are set for June 13 and 14. More...

Out for a float

Manistique resident Brenda Fleck captured photos of this long-tailed duck, left, near the Copenhagen Bridge recently. More...

MDOT: Spring restrictions important

Protecting crumbling roads necessary

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Transportation and local agencies have enacted spring weight restrictions on Michigan roads, an annual move to protect roads that’s more important than ever. More...

Views

What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

Editor’s note: This submission represents the personal opinions of the author and should not be used to characterize the opinions of the Pioneer Tribune. More...

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

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What’s wrong with the Federal Reserve?

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Lifestyles

Debt of deceased: What’s next?

If your loved one died leaving significant debt behind, would you know what to do? More...

It’s getting chili in here

The Manistique Elks Lodge No. 632 recently held its fifth annual Chili Cookoff. With the assistance of volunteers, donations and chili chefs, the organization was able to raise over $2,000 in support of the Elks National Foundation. More...

What’s for breakfast? Consider a healthy, delicious smoothie

Taking care of ourselves is how we manage our health; there’s no other way around it. It may be a simple concept, but it’s overlooked every single day in favor of taking care of everyone and everything else. Just like breakfast. More...

Sports

‘March Magic’ wraps up Saturday, Sunday Krusic nets state title

EAST LANSING – This is the last week of March Magic. Semifinals will take place on March 26-27 and Finals on March 28. More...

Sports Briefs

Men’s NCAA: Who’s left in the March Madness lineup Tipping off Thursday, in the Midwest Region: overall No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 5 West Virginia (CBS 9:45 p.m.) and No. 3 Notre Dame vs. No. 7 Wichita State (CBS 7:15 p.m.). More...

Rexton project moves ahead

DNR director approves Graymont transaction

LANSING – Graymont has received approval from DNR Director Keith Creagh to proceed with its Rexton project. More...

Board selects Boddy after district visit

Superintendent selection enters negotiations

MANISTIQUE – A special meeting of the Manistique Area Board of Education ended with the selection of the district’s new superintendent Monday. The decision followed a site visit last week to the candidate’s current school district. More...

Casperson pledges assistance to prevent Mill closure

LANSING – The closure of FutureMark Manistique has touched a nerve for many, including those who were involved in its resurrection from bankruptcy just two years ago. State Sen. More...

Outdoors

Bay Cliff seeking campers

BIG BAY – Bay Cliff Health Camp is gearing up for summer, and its camper referral process is in full swing. More...

DNR: ‘Archery in the Schools’ program keeps growing, statewide tournament held

LANSING – Last spring, when the Department of Natural Resources held its first statewide archery tournament for youngsters in the National Archery in the Schools Program, just over 400 youths signed up to come to Central Michigan University to More...

Fish Report

Well, I guess with the weather we are having it still may be a little early to tackle those “honey-do” yard jobs yet. The wind off the lake sure makes one realize that we still have a ways to go before we find any T-shirt weather. More...

Obituaries

Joseph H. Braeger

MANISTIQUE – Joseph H. Braeger, 75, of 1452N Scharstrom Road, Manistique, Mich., died Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at his home in Manistique Township, surrounded by his loving family. More...

Daniel R. Arrowood

GULLIVER – Daniel R. Arrowood, Sr., 74, of 2715W Jackson Road, Gulliver, Mich., died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at his home in Doyle Township, under the care of his children. He was born Nov. More...

Patricia F. Kodak

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Patricia F. Kodak (nee Frankovich), 84, of Hoffman Estates, Ill., formerly of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully Thursday, March 19, 2015, surrounded by family. She loved reading, crocheting and knitting. More...

Community

New Google partnership puts Pure Michigan on the map

Michigan first Midwest state to join program

LANSING – A new partnership between Google and Pure Michigan, unveiled Monday at the Michigan Tourism Conference, will showcase Michigan’s most iconic destinations across the globe. More...

Michigan receives $5.5M to give rental assistance

LANSING – Michigan has been selected to receive more than $5.5 million in US Department of Housing and Urban Development funding to provide affordable rental housing and supportive services to extremely-low income persons with disabilities. More...

Manistique Public Safety

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received. — — — Tuesday, March. 17, 2015 1:47 p.m. Lockout, Cedar Street More...