February 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Curtis: 11th Annual Winter Carnival To Feature Fishing

Eating chili, catching trout, and racing snowmobiles will be on the slate this weekend as the Curtis Chamber of Commerce holds its 11th Annual Winter Carnival Saturday and Sunday, February 19 and 20. More...

Photo

Snowsfest Chair Tami Duncan and committee member Louise Easterbrook look at a collection of historic Snowsfest buttons, most of which were designed by local school children. Ms. More...

Eastern U.P. Raises $20,000+ for Tsunami Fund

The waves of generosity continue to roll across the Eastern Upper Peninsula on behalf of the survivors of the December 26, 2004, tsunami in southeast Asia. More...

Youngsters Earn Honors in Cheer America

St. Ignace More...

News

Mackinaw Mush Sled Race Postponed to March 5-6

The 16th Annual Mackinaw Mush Sled Dog Race in Mackinaw City has been postponed until Saturday and Sunday, March 5 and 6. More...

City Council Pay for January

St. Ignace City Council members were paid $2,070 for council and committee meetings and events attended during the month of January. City Council meetings were held January 3 and 17. More...

Police Seek Tips in Rudyard Burglary

Michigan State Police are investigating a burglary at a storage unit on Centerline Road in Rudyard Township. More...

Sports

Saints Explode to Three Wins; Becker Ties Mark for 3-Pointers

Among Those Beaten: Cedarville in Double O.T.

The second time is the charm for the St. Ignace Saints, who have come away this month with three victories over oponents who beat them the last time around. St. More...

Rudyard Wins Two, Takes Over First Place in SAC

Teams must win the close games to win a league title, and last week, Rudyard pulled off two one-point Straits Area Conference (SAC) victories with a 67-66 decision over Cheboygan Tuesday, February 8, and a 60-59 win over Sault High Friday, February 1 More...

Trojans Bounce Back; Twelve Players Score in DeTour Win

Twelve players scored for Cedarville en route to a 74-44 Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference (EUPC) win over DeTour Friday, February 11. More...

Columns

DNR Urges Citizens To Play it Safe on the Ice

Outdoor Matters

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

Michigan Wildlife Adapts to Tough Winter Conditions

Do you worry about the survival of wildlife in winter weather? Well, it might be okay to wonder about it, but Michigan has never had a winter, mild or otherwise, without some wildlife deaths. It More...

St. Ignace Superintendent: EUPISD Impacts Children in All Local School Districts

News From St. Ignace Area Schools By Pete Everson, Superintendent

All of the local school districts of Luce, Mackinac, and Chippewa counties belong to a larger group known as the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District. This agency has its offices in Sault Ste. More...

County Commissioners Vote To Close Doors on Administrator’s Office

Employees Sign Petition: Follow Wage Guidelines for New Assistant

Mackinac County Commissioners have abolished the county administrator More...

Help on the Way? New Recruiting Agency Seeks To Relieve Staff Shortage

Businesses short of help because they can More...

Winter Festivals Planned This Weekend Les Cheneaux To Be Made Candyland for Snowsfest Winter Celebration

Cedarville will become a Candy Land this weekend during Snowsfest 2005. More...

Naubinway: Antique Snow Machines Highlight Weekend

Snowmobile enthusiasts who who watched the fastest, hottest vehicles around at the I-500 on February 5mmmay not be aware of the history of their favorite makes and models. They can find out this weekend in Naubinway. More...

Black Bears Team To Honor Chipper Huskey of St. Ignace Saturday

Press Box, Memorial Fund Dedicated in Memory of One of Hockey Team

After a successful weekend road trip, the first-place Northern Michigan Black Bears will turn their attention to honoring the late Chipper Huskey, one of the Black Bears founding owners who embodied the spirit of hockey in St. Ignace. More...

Community News Notes

Library Seeks Prom Dresses, Jewelry for Upcoming Sale

Friends of the St. Ignace Public Library are seeking donations of second-hand prom dresses and jewelry to offer at a sale at the library Sunday, March 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Donations may be dropped off at the library now. More...

Social

Local Students Named to Dean’s Lists at Colleges and Universities

Baker College Amanda Preseau of St. Ignace, Jessie Piippo of Rudyard, Coryell Cruickshank of Cedarville, and Morley Miles of Dafter have been named to the Dean More...

Drummond Island Honor Roll

Drummond Island Elementary Honor Roll Second Marking Period More...

Pride of LaSalle Names Soup’s On Winner

Linda Marshall of Market Square Buffet (center) receives a first place plaque during the Soup More...

Obituaries

Anita Wenzel

Anita S. (nee Jeekel) Wenzel, 32, of Newberry, died unexpectedly Monday, February 7, 2005, at her residence. More...

George Thomas

George E. Thomas, 93, of Englewood, Florida, formerly of Cedarville and St. Clair, died Wednesday, February 2, 2005. More...

Marie Skeans

Marie G. Skeans, 65, of Hulbert, died Friday morning, February 11, 2005, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Opinion

Michigan Politics

Fundraising Senators Start Early

Those in power have special access to money for staying in power. Just ask Alan Sanborn of Richmond, Bruce Patterson of Canton or Jason Allen of Traverse City, each a committee chairman in the GOP-ruled state Senate. More...