March 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Mackinaw City Plans Marina

New 125-Slip Facility To Be Area

Mackinaw City will launch the first phase of its new 125-slip state harbor project this spring. More...

Moving Day

Move Begins for St. Ignace Public Library

Volunteers began packing books Saturday, March 26, for the move to the new St. Ignace Public Library. More...

New Ferry To Be in Port by Memorial Weekend

The Marquette II , Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry More...

New Mackinac Island Address Map Now in Hands of City

City Committee To Review Building Numbers Before Implementation, Addresses Could Be Submitted by Fall

Mackinac Island will go another summer without Enhanced 911 service while the city reviews address numbers assigned to buildings and lots. More...

News

News Briefs

Pop Into Spring Plannned in April

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Court Reports

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace, March 22 and 23, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

Public Invited to U.P. Wildlife Regulations Meeting April 9

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission will host its annual Upper Peninsula wildlife and fisheries regulations meeting Saturday, April 9, in Marquette. The 3 p.m. meeting will be at the Northwoods Supper Club, at 26 Northwoods Road. More...

Sports

LaSalle High Hoops, Dance, Cheer Teams Give Out Awards

LaSalle High School boys More...

Dance team award winners include: (top photo, from left) Brittany Dykstra and Amy Massey; (bottom) Audrey Wyers, Erica Hershman, and Sarah Grogan.

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LHS Grad Randi Johnson Earns All-American Honors

LaSalle High graduate Randi Johnson, a senior at Lake Superior State University, received Division II Kodak/WBCA All-American honorable mention honors at the national championships in Hot Springs, Arkansas, Tuesday, March 22. More...

Columns

Outdoor Matters

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

The Turkey and His Beard

Has your beard been falling apart? Naw, I don More...

Mackinac Island

Easter spells out beauty. The glorious sunrise of Easter morning brought forth a perfect day with brilliant sunshine in a cloudless sky. What joy it was as folks joined together in prayer and worship on this Holy day. More...

Island Park Commission Eyes Fee Hikes, Rentals To Offset Cuts

Faced with the loss of its $1.49 million state appropriation next year, the Mackinac Island State Park Commission will meet at the State Capitol Monday, April 11, to deliver a report to the legislature and Governor Jennifer Granholm with proposed bud More...

Splake Planted at Hessel

Department of Natural Resources fisheries technicians Sharon Babbitt and Jeremiah Blaauw released 37,500 yearling splake into Hessel Bay Wednesday, March 23. Good ice cover at the release point at E.J. More...

Three Brothers To Be Among WWII Veterans Honored

Veterans

When three young brothers from Engadine were drafted to fight World War II in 1942, none of them thought a high school diploma was in their future. More...

Community Leader Tony Autore Retires From Economic Development Role

EUP Businessman Has Shared Years of Guidance on County Committee

Tony Autore advises new business owners to More...

Saving Paradise Funding for 5 U.P. Schools Still Delayed

Special state funding to assist isolated schools in the Upper Peninsula has been delayed until mid-April, or later, while state lawmakers and administrators wrestle with bankrupt districts downstate. More...

Lighthouse Cruise Schedule Announced

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Social

Joseph Weiss, Nathan Everson of St. Ignace Earn Eagle Scout Rank

Young Men Lauded for Community Service, Achievements

In a gymnasium crowded with family and friends, two young St. Ignace men were honored Saturday, March 5, at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for their hard work in attaining the highest rank of Boy Scouts of America. More...

Students Enjoy Carnival

Fun, Games Wrap Up Reading Month

Watching St. Ignace Area Schools teacher Elaine MacDonald getting assaulted with sponges loaded with whipped cream looked so appealing that eighth-grade student Amanda Coveyou thought she would take a turn in the line of fire. More...

Future of St. Ignace Red Hat Convention Uncertain

With early registration lower than expected, the fate of Red Hat Convention scheduled for June 3 and 4 in St. Ignace will be determined in the next couple of weeks, when a decision will be made by the St. Ignace Visitors More...

Obituaries

Helen Piotrowski

Helen Piotrowski of Brevort Lake enjoyed watching the sunsets over the lake from her Brevort Road home. More...

Velma Trofatter

Velma Trofatter, 71, of Mount Pleasant, formerly of St. Ignace, died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at her home. More...

Sharon Paquin

Sharon L. Paquin of Lake Placid, Florida, was a former resident of Hill Island in Cedarville and a former owner of Dee More...

Opinion

Michigan Politics

Senator Allen

It%27s not as glitzy as Gov. More...