July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cope Bridge work may take longer

Drilling issues could extend project slightly

MANISTIQUE – Those anxiously awaiting the completion of the new Copenhagen Bridge over Indian River may have to wait a little longer than expected. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, summer is here for all to enjoy and there are a lot of good activities to be part of. Some can be fun for the whole family with everybody getting involved. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I recently attended my first school board meeting on July 20. The main topic of conversation was the outsourcing of the custodial position at the high school. More...

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

50 Years Ago July 29, 1965 More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

If you played football at MHS, you probably don’t need reminders of workouts you endured at “the hill” – the steep sand hill behind the baseball diamond in Central Park by the quarry. More...

Lifestyles

Make sure your freshman gets a money-smart college start

Does your college-bound freshman know how to handle money at school? Campus life can test even the most disciplined young adults on money matters. More...

Class of ’75 ... 40 years later

The Manistique High School Class of 1975 celebrated their 40th class reunion July 11. The reunion started with a golf scramble at Indian Lake Golf Course on Saturday morning. More...

8 great and healthy homemade popsicles

I am not a fan of stuffing children with sugar; therefore, my kids rarely got to indulge in those traditional freezer pops many of us grew up with. More...

Sports

Weather contributes to success of annual sport fishing derby

MANISTIQUE – With clear blue skies, the Manistique Area Sport Fishing Club held its annual Trout and Salmon Derby over the weekend with 70 boats leaving the Port of Manistique. More...

Local golfers compete at Oaks

GLADSTONE – Four local golfers recently represented Indian Lake Golf Course at the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association tournament held in Gladstone at the Irish Oaks Golf Course. More...

Players’ skills improve as season moves forward

MANISTIQUE – As the season moves forward, all levels of the Manistique Youth Soccer program are seeing improvements. More...

City focuses on image to draw in businesses

Blight, redevelopment two issues tackled by city council members

MANISTIQUE – The city is shaking up its image by aiming to reduce blight and encourage commercial redevelopment. Steps in this process were approved during Monday’s meeting of the Manistique City Council. More...

Council to have open seats

Write-ins may still apply for Nov. election

MANISTIQUE – Interested in becoming a member of Manistique’s City Council? Despite the passage of filing deadlines for candidates appearing on the ballot, there is still time for residents to register as a write-in candidate. More...

County says ‘no’ to e-cigarette use

Takes preventive steps against potential usage

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners has opted for a preemptive strike against any potential issue related to electronic cigarettes in the workplace. More...

News

Vintage trailer and motor club to make stop at Indian Lake

MANISTIQUE – History buffs, camping enthusiasts and the public are invited to a unique opportunity to see roughly 30 vintage campers during the Tin Can Tourists’ northern Michigan state vintage camper tour, now through Aug. 8. More...

State organ registry tops 4 million

DETROIT . The Michigan Organ Donor Registry now stands at more than 4 million people willing to be organ, tissue and eye donors, bringing the statewide total of donor registrants to 52 percent of adults. More...

News Briefs

Community concert series set to wrap up More...

Obituaries

Lester V. Ackley

GERMFASK – Lester V. Ackley, 94, of N9378 Tuttle Road, Germfask, Mich., passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at U.P. Health System in Marquette, Mich. More...

Ronald L. Nadeau

GARDEN TOWNSHIP -– Ronald L. Nadeau, 56, of Garden Township, Mich., died unexpectedly on Friday, July 24, 2015 at his home. More...

Florence Meron

HILTON HEAD, S.C. –Thefamilyof Flor- ence “Alex” Meron will gather at the family plot in Fairview Cemetery on Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. to bury the ashes of their beloved mother. More...

Community

Regional coordinators better connect vets with local benefits

UP veterans have easier benefit access

LANSING – Veterans in the Upper Peninsula will have easier access to emergency assistance, federal benefits claims and other state and local services, thanks to a new program designed to assist those who have served in the Armed Forces. More...

Off to see the Wiz ... of the West

Above, a group of children rehearse recently for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “The Wiz Of The West”. The cast and crew have been using the Manistique First Baptist Church to prepare for their debut Saturday. More...

Upper Hand adds new ale

ESCANABA – Upper Hand Brewery recently announced the upcoming release of 906 Ale (9.06 percent ABV). More...