April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug case moves forward

Manistique area man faces federal charges

MANISTIQUE – A federal drug case against a Manistique area man is moving forward in the United States District Court – Western District of Michigan. More...

Special Sections

Outdoors

DNR: Favorable conditions forecast for UP trout opener

LANSING – Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologists anticipate good conditions for Saturday’s trout season opener across the Upper Peninsula. More...

DNR produces interactive map for Michigan’s morel hunters

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources provides an online interactive map that highlights the state’s 2015 wildfires and prescribed burns – each more than 10 acres in size – to help mushroom hunters in their qu More...

Spring weather has bears on the move, DNR warns

LANSING – As the weather warms up each spring, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources receives many calls about bear sightings and bears damaging bird feeders, trash cans and grills. More...

Obituaries

James H. Ackley

MANISTIQUE – James H. Ackley, 59, of 550 Park Ave., Manistique, Mich., died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at his home in Manistique, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. More...

Lois Ann Mackinder

DOWLING, Mich. – Lois Ann (Rozich) Mackinder, 85, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, after a courageous sevenmonth battle with cancer. More...

Joseph R. LaVance, Jr.

MANISTIQUE – Joseph R. La- Vance, Jr., 73, of 134 S. 5th St., Manistique, Mich., died Friday, April 22, 2016, at his home in Manistique. He was born April 8, 1943, in Manistique, the son of Joseph and Marion (Tennyson) LaVance, Sr. More...

Community

Local man enters race for 109th House seat

MANISTIQUE – Manistique resident Kevin Pfister, a retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant, recently announced his candidacy for the 109th State House. More...

‘Yoopers Ride Free’ and Pictured Rocks days set

MUNISING – For those living in Michigan who have never viewed the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from the water, June 11 and 12 provides the opportunity to do so for free. More...

Cake Masters

The Manistique Area Girl Scouts recently held their annual cake auction in the community room of the First Baptist Church. More...

More election options named

Township candidates will compete for seats

MANISTIQUE – The list of those who filed nominating petitions to run for a partisan township office has been released. More...

Germfask couple opens winery at ‘End of the Road’

After years of making wine, pair ramps it up

MANISTIQUE – Area residents now have another option when venturing out for the perfect wine. The End of the Road Winery opened its doors Saturday in Germfask, welcoming family, friends, and new customers. More...

News Briefs

2 residents sentenced for Escanaba robbery MANISTIQUE – Two Manistique residents have been sentenced in connection to an armed robbery in Delta County. The incident took place in December. More...

News

Building class

The Manistique High School building trades class recently delivered an arbor to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital to be included in their Healing Garden project. More...

Taking on bullying

A workshop on bullying was recently held in the community room at Manistique High School. Issues with bullying continue to plague many young people, their families, and the adults who work with them. More...

SOS wraps up ‘Torque Wrench’

LANSING – A 30-year-old Detroit woman who says she lost her job for repeatedly being late to work because the mechanic who was supposed to fix her Jeep instead damaged it further says her story should prompt others to make sure the facility the More...

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

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, What’s the real story with those short term rentals? Last week we found out that the economic development people gave the TV station pictures of a rental house, but it wasn’t even a rental. More...

Friends of Hiawathaland

There is a phrase that I have heard many times since moving to Manistique almost two years ago: “There’s nothing to do in Manistique”. During the first months of living here, I may have agreed with that statement. More...

Lifestyles

MHS competes at HOSA event

MANISTIQUE – Twenty-one students from the Manistique High School/Delta Schoolcraft Intermediate Schools Satellite Health Occupations class recently traveled to Traverse City to participate in the HOSA State Leadership Conference. More...

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Schoolcraft Memorial hires new HR director

MANISTIQUE – Kelley Gaul-Houser began as the human resources director at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital April 18. Houser has spent most of her career working as a human resources professional in not-forprofit organizations. More...

Sports

Emeralds host first of many meets

MANISTIQUE – Fortunately the wind died down Tuesday for the Emeralds’ first of several home track meets. More...

Amanda Menominee pitches no hitter

Emeralds get two from Mountaineers Tuesday

MANISTIQUE – Hot bats and strong outings on the mound led to a sweep over Iron Mountain Tuesday night at home for the Lady Emerald fast pitch softball team. More...

Emeralds open up golf season

MANISTIQUE – After several cancellations, the Emeralds participated in their first golf match of the 2016 season April 21 in Menominee. Also in attendance was Gladstone. More...