February 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Visitors Bureau Sharpens Focus, Sets New Goals

New Name, New Location in Store for Agency

Leaders of the St. Ignace Visitors Bureau used a two-day planning retreat at Drummond Island Resort and Conference Center in January to clarify the bureau More...

Legislators Take to Snowmobile Trails To Show Sport’s Economic Impact

State Senator Jason Allen led other legislators and members of the Michigan Snowmobile Association (MSA) on a brisk tour of northern lower Michigan More...

News Notes

Benefit Dinner Planned in Hessel

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held Sunday, February 13, at the Tribal Community Center in Hessel, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

News

News Briefs

Stupak Recovering After Back Surgery

Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Menominee) underwent back surgery Thursday, February 3, and is now recovering. The surgery was to correct nerve damage to spinal discs. More...

Court Reports

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace, February 1 and 2, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

For the Record...

In last week More...

Sports

Saints Drop Courtwarming Battle; New Time for L-Alcona Game

In defeats this season, St. Ignace has dug themselves into a hole as their opponents have built double-figure leads (15 or more points) in the second half, forcing the Saints into comebacks. More...

Ledy Honored as Regional AD of the Year

Rick Ledy, LaSalle High School Athletic Director for 16 years, has been selected Regional Athletic Director of the Year by Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA). Mr. More...

Two-Victory Week for Engadine, Both League and Non-League

Engadine bounced to back to hand Newberry a 65-60 non-conference setback in a rematch with their neighbor Tuesday, February 1, and downed DeTour 58-37 in an Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference contest Friday, February 4. More...

Opinion

Michigan Politics

New Republican State Chair Compares Michigan to Texas More...

Letters to The Editor

Questions on Using Foreign Workers

To the Editor: In the last couple of issues of More...

Sewer Project Hits Funding Milestone

When St. Ignace Township accepted $2.416 million at a ceremony Thursday, February 3, there was a feeling of relief. The project has occupied the township for a decade. More...

A Lot of Pennies...

The Gros Cap student council sponsored and organized their school More...

“What’s the difference

between the Chamber of Commerce and the Visitors Bureau? More...

Receptions at Hessel Marina Get Second Look From Board

Clark Township is debating how it will rent the Hessel Municipal Marina for social and community events. The facility has become a popular site for weddings and receptions since the township board began renting it three years ago. More...

LMAS: Smoke Free Apartments Cutting Edge of Housing Trend

The LMAS Health Department has joined an effort to collect information about the availability of smoke-free housing in a new campaign to encourage landlords to voluntarily adopt smoke-free policies in apartment buildings. More...

Photo

Those present for the presentation of the $2.416 million check (combined grant and loan) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, to the St. More...

Social

St. Ignace Firemen Score Victory Over 9&10 News Crew

St. Ignace Fire Department and TV 9&10 All-Stars played a benefit basketball at LaSalle High School Saturday, February 5, with the firemen defeating the television crew 78-75 to snap a two-game losing streak. More...

Coast-to-Coast Hiker Passes Through County on North Country Trail

Looking back at the Mackinac Bridge from an outlook at Straits State Park, hiker Andrew Skurka reflected on his first glimpse of the structure a few days earlier, as he approached it from the south side. More...

Honor Roll Named at Turner-Howson

4th Grade: Megan Berkompas, Ashlee Bonnee, Hunter Captain, Katie Carr, Kaylie Chingwa, Kayla Coffey, Rita DeVoy, Jessica Ender, Mikayla Graham, Chris Grove, Brittni Hall, Katrina Hoolsema, Leah Jarvie, Kathleen Lee, Kayla MacDowell, Casey Maahs, Ko More...

Obituaries

Robert Vieau

Robert A Vieau of Cheboygan served in the United States Air Force and the National Guard for 27 years. During his term of service with the Air Force, he drove in President John F. More...

Verena Wartella

Verena E. Wartella of Moran cooked for 20 years at the Shores Restaurant in St. Ignace and The Embers in Mackinaw City. She had a thirst for knowledge and was an avid reader with an excellent memory. More...

Jane May Roggow

Jane May Roggow, 67, of Midland, died Sunday evening, January 30, 2005, at Mid Michigan Medical Center, after a 14-year battle with cancer. More...

Columns

Outdoor Matters

A column from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources More...

Birds That Don’t Fly South Adapt to Northern Cold

A lot of birds fly south for the winter. Those that don More...

DeTour Area

297-8075 bbann@sault.com February has brought us a very unusual weather pattern. Hopefully, the rain will turn to snow, which we are in dire need of for all of the upcoming winter carnivals and for winter sports. More...