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Events

Oct. 18,19   – “Fill the Bus” donation drive, at Limestone Federal Credit Union Oct. 18, and  MHS Oct. 19  Oct. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

USFS seeks committee members

MILWAUKEE – The U.S. Forest Service is seeking volunteer committee members to advise the agency on recreation fee changes at national forest sites throughout the northeastern United States. More...

DNR: ‘What in the Wild’ tabletop game available

LANSING – Match it, connect it, slap it, group it or build it it – there are plenty of ways to “go wild” with “What in the Wild”, the first commercial tabletop game just released by the DNR Wildlife Division.  More...

Obituaries

Charles C. Kane Jr.

MANISTIQUE – Charles Chester Kane Jr. “Chuckie”, 74, of Manistique, Mich., passed unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.  He was born on Feb. 5, 1944, in Holland, Mich., son of Charles and Dorothy (Scoon) Kane Sr. More...

Richard P. Curran

LIVONIA, Mich. - Richard Patrick Curran, 51, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at his home in Livonia, Mich., of natural causes.  He was born on May 7, 1967, in Manistique, Mich., son of Chris and Mary (Hoholik) Curran. More...

James P. Lambert

MANISTIQUE – James P. Lambert, 76, of Manistique, Mich., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at UP Health Systems.  He was born on Sept. 16, 1942, in Laurium, Mich., the son of Clyde and Isabelle (Shaw) Lambert. More...

Community

Keep on exploring

Emerald Elementary Exceptional Explorers for the week of Oct. 1 were, at top, from left to right: Helen Purple, kindergarten; Waylon Swisher, second grade; and Garrett Larsen, right. More...

Sports

Junior achievements

The Emeralds’ junior varsity football squad added another one to the win column last Thursday when they hosted the Norway Knights. More...

“ SEUSS” IT UP FOR HOMECOMING

It’s been a crazy week at Manistique High School with plenty of homecoming activities in the works. Using the theme of Dr. More...

Athletes offered concussion baseline testing

MANISTIQUE – Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic is partnering with Manistique Area Schools to conduct baseline concussion testing Oct. 22-26.  More...

2018 Election

local candidates

Editor’s Note: The following biographies were submitted by candidates running for office in Schoolcraft County for the 2018 General Election.  Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners, District 1  Bill Vandagriff, write-in   More...

News Briefs

‘Fill the Bus’ events to take place this week   MANISTIQUE – Several area organizations are working together to “Fill the Bus” in an effort to collect school supplies, toiletries, and monetary donations for kinderga More...

News

MAS News

Toxic stress, trauma, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). These terms are becoming all too familiar in education today and reasons why student trauma needs our attention.  More...

News Brief

Home mortgage, repair loans offered by USDA   MANISTIQUE – Tanya Routsala, of USDA Rural Development, will be in the Habitat for Humanity – Hiawathaland building Oct. 25. More...

Police Log

Manistique Public Safety Department

Editor’s Note: The following information is from Manistique Public Safety dispatch logbooks recorded at the time the calls were received.  Tuesday, Oct. More...

Views

DO NOT PASS GO

Flashback

From the Oct. 8, 1998 edition, young “deputies” man the jail at the St. Francis de Sales School PTO Carnival. More...

The Archives

This week in the Pioneer Tribune

50 years ago October 17, 1968 More...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Voters of Schoolcraft County, please be aware of who you are supporting in the November election.  Ask questions, but check out the information, some like to skirt the issues or give false facts.  Some candidates run for More...

Lifestyles

A gift for MCF

mBank employees from the Manistique office recently met with Activities Director Elisabeth Wood and Administrator Tonya Leik of the Schoolcraft County Medical Care Facility to present them with a donation for its alzheimer’s unit. More...

Hit the road, seniors

The Manistique Senior Center recently hosted a bus trip to Nashville, Tenn. Above, all smiles as the group arrives to Nashville. More...

UPHP plans add ‘LIVE FIT’ fitness benefit

MARQUETTE – Upper Peninsula Health Plan is excited to announce a new fitness benefit, “Live Fit”, to its two Medicare Advantage plans: UPHP Advantage (HMO) and UPHP Choice (HMO). More...