April 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Heavy Rains Wash Out Clark Twp. Roads

Heavy rains, snowmelt, and plugged drains caused flooding and back ups on roads around Clark Township over the past two weeks. More...

St. Ignace News Now Offers Web Site

The St. Ignace News is on the Internet, with a Web site at www.stignacenews.com or saintignacenews.com, and readers are invited to take a look and let us know what they think about it. More...

St. Ignace Baseball Program Moving to Rudyard

Committee: Not Enough Young Players To Offer Quality Program in City

By Karen Gould To improve the quality of the summer youth baseball program, the St. More...

Bear Cubs Take St. Ignace Road Trip

While most bears are crawling out of their dens following winter hibernation, orphaned cubs Dan and Sam took a car trip to St. Ignace with owners Jewel and Dean Oswald of Newberry. More...

News

Reflections on the Pope: From the Pew, a Personal View of John Paul II

PHILADELPHIA - When the new pope sped by in a big convertible one October day here - oblivious to the two hours we had spent waiting to see him - I thought my disdain for the church of my childhood was sealed. More...

Rep. Bart Stupak Shares Highlights of Joining Small Delegation To Attend Pope’s Funeral

Congressman Bart Stupak (D-MI) was among 26 members of the House of Representatives, and the only Michigan member, to attend Pope John Paul II%27s funeral at the Vatican in Rome Friday, April 8. The Pope died Saturday, April 2. More...

News Briefs

Grenade Found at Rudyard UPS

A bomb squad and federal agents were called to the United Parcel Service (UPS) office in Rudyard Wednesday morning, April 6, when a grenade fell out of a package being loaded on a conveyor. More...

Sports

LaSalle Diamond and Track Teams Open Up 2005 Seasons

Sprinters and middle distance runners of the St. Ignace Saints track team, (from left) Jaimee Bloxsom, Stacee Schnicke, Jodie Langstaff, Chelcee Tiernan, Ashley St. More...

‘Road Warriors’ Finally Home Apr. 25, May 2

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Evening Experience Offered to Ft. Mackinac Visitors

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

Opinion

Letters to The Editor

Pope John Paul II Said,

To the Editor: As we write these words, we recall the statement of Pope John Paul II, More...

Michigan Politics

Raising the Issue of Term Limits

The bipartisan board of the Michigan Political History Society includes directors who earlier had bit roles in shaping such history. So it figures they would do more than stage stuffy seminars to ponder the past. More...

Hospital Adopts Health Care Program for Uninsured

A program that will provide uninsured residents in Mackinac County with medical care has been adopted at Mackinac Straits Hospital. More...

Crossing Opens Season

The 2005 ferry season officially began Wednesday, April 6, for Arnold Transit Company as the passenger ferry More...

Island Park Commission Sends Budget Report to Governor, Seeks Public Support

A victim of Michigan More...

Extreme Sports:

James Hicks, Dale Dunn of Cedarville Top Finishers in Snowcross High Speed, Jumps, Adrenaline Thrills Draw Youth To Race

As snow melts away in the Upper Peninsula, two young men from Cedarville will reluctantly lay aside their snowmobiles and rev up their dirt bikes, all to keep in training for next winter More...

A conversation with Superintendent Jeff Curth... Small Mackinaw City School District Standing Strong in State Funding Crunch

While many school districts in Michigan have been forced to cut teachers, staff, and programs for the past two years in the face of declining state funding, the financial outlook is brighter for 240 students at the small Mackinaw City school district More...

Social

Area Students Enjoy EUP Science Fair at LSSU

When students begin to be competitive, teachers know they have a program worth expanding, and at this year More...

Award-Winners

Kindergarten: 1 Mikayla Scott, DeTour; 2 Cameron Livingston, DeTour; 3 Madison Wilkie, DeTour. More...

Kindergarten Round-Up Is April 28 in Rudyard

Kindergarten round-up and open house at Rudyard Area School will be Thursday, April 28. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Griffin

Kenneth John Griffin, 65, of DeTour Village, formerly of Cedarville, died Saturday, April 9, 2005, in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Raymond Goudreau

Raymond Leo Goudreau, 53, was a Vietnam veteran who worked as a utilities construction worker for 32 years. Mr. Goudreau, of Seattle, Washington, died at U.W. Medical Center in Seattle April 2, 2005, following an extended illness. More...

David Meyer

Longtime businessman David Meyer of Twentynine Palms, California, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at the age of 62. More...

Columns

Les Cheneaux By Helen Shoberg

484-2626 mink@cedarville.net The most exciting time of the year for me is occurring now as I write. More...

Rexton-Garnet

By Linda Livermore

595-7283 Spring has arrived. Robins everywhere, clothes on the line, raking to be done, gardens to prepare, and skunks crossing the road to try to make an inroad to the garbage barrel. Ah, life is good in the U.P. More...

Engadine By Julie Freeman

477-6959 jf@portup.com Hello everyone. Mother Nature is still being nice to us. This warm weather has made our snow go very fast, but as we all know, it also gave a lot of dry grass, so burning restrictions are on. More...