March 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Expert Advice: County Commissioners Learn Legalities of Open Meetings

Guest Speaker Outlines Board Responsibilities

No one county commission member has more authority than another unless the other commissioners delegate a specific authority, said Peter Cohl, an attorney with Cohl, Stoker, Toskey and McGlinchey, who gave an in-service legal presentation to the Mack More...

Fred Dykstra To Remove Beverage Machines from Mackinac Island

City To Continue Enforcement Effort

After months of debate with the City of Mackinac Island, Fred Dykstra says he will remove his beverage machines from the Island so he can get a business license for his food and video machines. But, he adds, he still disputes the city More...

Area Science Students Get Some “Hands-On” Experience in Fairs

Science students in area school districts have, in recent weeks, been encouraged to spread their wings beyond their typical classroom lessons and get creative. More...

News

Mackinac State Historic Parks Extends Fort’s Summer Hours

Mackinac State Historic Parks will extend the hours at Fort Mackinac to 9 p.m. from June 11 through August 21. More...

St. Ignace Area Schools Will Hold Student-Led Conferences April 7-8

St. Ignace Area Schools will hold student-led conferences on the afternoon and evening of Thursday, April 7, and the afternoon of Friday, April 8, with school dismissal at 11:45 a.m. both days. More...

EUP Head Start Programs Get $1.4 Million in Funding

Head Start preschool education centers in Mackinac, Luce, and Chippewa counties will receive grants totaling $1,408,259 to provide programs for 308 Head Start students and 100 Early Head Start students, it was announced Thursday, February 17, by Cong More...

Sports

Black Bears Trounce Manitoulin, Await T-Birds-Beavers Winner

Northern Michigan Black Bears coach Gerry Lortie sat in the coach More...

Randi Johnson Nominated for All-American Honors

Randi Johnson is one of 41 finalists, five in Region 4, to be nominated for NCAA Division II Kodak/WBCA All-American Team. More...

Perfect 20-0 Season for Cedarville Junior Varsity Hoopsters

Cedarville junior varsity recorded a 19-1 mark last year and registered one more win this season after posting a perfect a 20-0 record during the 2004-05 campaign. More...

Opinion

Michigan Politics

State Party Divisions Sharpening

Bitter partisanship is alive and festering on Capitol Hill--and not just between President Bush and Democrats who fight him on judicial appointments, Social Security and other issues. More...

Letters to The Editor

Extra Line Charges Called Outrageous

To the Editor: It seems to me that the basic charge for a single telephone line is reasonable at $19.02, which is what my bill from CenturyTel is. More...

All About Fun

Family Day Draws 400+ in St. Ignace

By most accounts, the wind and wet snow made it a day to stay inside. Still, organizers of the second annual Family Fun Day didn More...

HBH: Nothing To Hide

Board Debates Open Meetings

The Evening News of Sault Ste. More...

Engadine School Cuts Staff

Athletic Program Adopts Pay for Play

With firm resolve to keep current education and athletic programs in place for its 272 students, the Engadine Consolidated Schools Board has voted to trim its budget by laying off or cutting hours for six school employees and adopting pay-for-play fe More...

St. Patrick’s Day Fun on Ice

Ron Dufina hosted a St. Patrick More...

Top qualifiers

Gros Cap third grade 1 - Rachel Hetherington, 2 - Savannah Seccia, 3 -Tabitha Blair; fourth grade 1 - Galloway Thurston, 2 - Dan Malfroid, 3 - Taylor Styes, Haillee Becker (tie); fifth grade 1 - Louis Radecki, 2 - Jeffry Misner, 3 - Levi Thompson; More...

Social

Marshall Johnson Gets Perfect Cribbage Hand

After 58 years of playing cribbage, Marshall Johnson of Cedarville finally got the perfect hand. September 15, 2004, Mr. More...

Jane LeCount of St. Ignace Marks 5 Years As Owner of Well Known Idaho Cafe

Jane LeCount, a former St. Ignace resident and a 1982 graduate of LaSalle High School, has marked five years of operating her restaurant, Miso Hungry Cafe, in Driggs, Idaho. Ms. More...

Les Cheneaux Preschool Announces Open House, Registration Deadline April 5

Les Cheneaux Preschool Cooperative will host an open house and registration Tuesday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the pre-school classroom in Les Cheneaux Elementary in Cedarville. Preschool applications will be available Friday, April 1. More...

Obituaries

Elfa Wyers

Elfa Elizabeth Wyers, 78, of St. Ignace, died at 11:15 p.m. Sunday evening, March 20, 2005, at the home of her daughter, Cindy, in Alpena, following a lingering illness. More...

Eulogy Evelyn Chambers

Evelyn Chambers loved life and all that it had to offer. She now sees the beauty of heaven. There will be music, carols, and unimaginable delight as she enters the kingdom which God has prepared. More...

Doris Luckie

Doris Elsberry Luckie of Rudyard was a former resident of Reydel, Arkansas. She took First Aid courses with the American Red Cross during World War II, and volunteered for many organizations and charities. More...

Columns

Elk Capture Plays Important Role in DNR Research

Outdoor Matters

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

Hunters Have Wide Choice of Working Dogs Available

Today More...

Les Cheneaux

484-2626 mink@cedarville.net Spring has arrived, and with it, the beginning of the annual maple tree tapping. A trip to Tassier More...