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Car show returns Saturday

Festivities to kick off Friday evening with ‘car cruise’

MANISTIQUE – It’s almost Labor Day weekend, which means the annual Manistique Merchants Association’s Car Show is nearly here. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

Fish Report

Well, are we getting this great week of nice weather before we head into the fall season or is this type weather going to make up for the slow start to summer we had. I don’t know, but I will take it no matter the reason it is so nice out. More...

Views

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, More...

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

50 Years Ago September 2, 1965 More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

This summer, I felt a bit like Bilbo Baggins from The Hobbit as I spent my time on an 11- week, four continent world tour. I saw magnificent cities, beautiful scenery, met some amazing people, and broadened my ideas about the world and my role in it. More...

Community

A meeting of the MARSPs

Michigan Sen. Tom Casperson from Escanaba recently met with representatives from all Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel chapters in the Upper Peninsula. Sen. More...

Bridge walk to host 40,000

Gov. Snyder will lead walkers across bridge

LANSING – While it’s too soon to know what the weather will be like, it’s not too early to start planning your trip for the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk, which is a little more than a week away. More...

State fire marshal offers campus fire safety tips

September is campus fire safety month

LANSING – Gov. More...

Breaking News - 6:12 PM

Police release cause of death for suspect

MANISTIQUE - The cause of death for one suspect in the triple homicide case in Schoolcraft County has been released. More...

City accepts bids to demolish up to 13 blighted structures

$221K in funds will support council in fight against blight

MANISTIQUE – The Manistique City Council is moving ahead with a major blight elimination project. Bids for the demolition of blighted city properties were approved during Monday’s meeting. More...

News Brief

Manistique man faces two counts of CSC, prison time MANISTIQUE – A Manistique man could face prison time after being arraigned on two criminal sexual conduct charges. More...

News

MSUE offering programs to help residents

Series begin Sept. 29 with emotional health

MANISTIQUE – MSU Extension will be offering their social-emotional health programming in Manistique beginning Sept 29. The program will take place Tuesday evenings from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Schoolcraft County Courthouse second floor meeting room. More...

Correction

In last week’s article “Township struggles with blight, uncertainty over enforcement”, Inwood Township Supervisor Kelly Silkworth incorrectly stated Manistique Township has a grant that has funded a blight officer in that area. More...

DNR to host open house in Manistique October 1

MANISTIQUE – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host an open house Oct. 1 in Manistique. More...

Obituaries

Lois M. MacGregor

GULLIVER – Longtime Gulliver, Mich., resident, Lois M. Mac- Gregor died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Manistique, Mich. Listed among survivors is her husband, Duane. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. More...

Rhonda Lynn Ritter

MANISTIQUE – Rhonda Lynn Ritter, 58, of Manistique, Mich., passed away Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, Mich. Rhonda was born April 9, 1957, to Theodore and Patricia Ritter. More...

Lifestyles

Ceremony commemorates WII’s ‘Spirit of ’45’ Day

MILWAUKEE – The United States Coast Guard Station Milwaukee recently held a ceremonial observance of the Spirit of ‘45 Day. This day honors the men and women of the WWII generation on the 70th anniversary of Aug. More...

What to do if anxiety is taking over your life

It’s perfectly normal to feel anxious or nervous at various times. It could be a new work situation, a big test at school, or an important decision to be made. Such events, for any of us, normally bring some degree of stress and anxiety. More...

Shortcuts for school weeknight meals

During the summer, meals tend to be a lot more relaxed than they are during the school year. That just tends to be the nature of the beast. More...

Sports

On the field

The Manistique junior varsity football program opened up their regular season at home last Thursday, taking on the powerhouse from Negaunee. The Miners scored early and often on their road to a 56-0 win over the Emeralds. More...

Emeralds open up season with win

MANISTIQUE – A quick start and sustaining runs played a key role in the Emeralds’ sweep of Ishpeming while on the road last Thursday. Coming off a solid performance at the Munising Invitational Aug. More...

Negaunee blows out MHS season opener

NEGAUNEE – It was an unwelcome start to a new era of Manistique Emerald football Friday night in Negaunee. More...