July 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Les Cheneaux Schools Seek Bus Millage

Clark, Marquette Townships Go To Polls August 2

Les Cheneaux Community Schools administrators say their bus fleet is fading fast, so the school board will ask district voters Tuesday, August 2, to approve a millage to buy a new bus every year for the next five years. More...

Clark Twp. Seeks Road Improvement Funds

Clark Township taxpayers, Tuesday, August 2, will be asked to renew a mill for five years against all township properties for road maintenance and repair. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Center in Cedarville. More...

1950s Celebrated at Pickford Hay Days

Pickford%27s annual celebration of heritage will return Wednesday, August 3, and continue until Sunday, August 7. More...

News

Sector System To Consolidate Coast Guard Operations

United States Coast Guard operations in Sault Ste. Marie and around the country have consolidated services to unify command and improve communication. Missions of the Coast Guard stations at Sault Ste. Marie and St. More...

Mighty Mac Traffic Dips in June

Traffic crossing the Mackinac Bridge in June dipped 1.8 percent compared to June crossings last year, reports the Mackinac Bridge Authority. During the month, 436,952 vehicles crossed the bridge, compared to 444,780 in June last year. More...

Youth Championship Site Changes

The site of the Consolidated Community School Services senior youth baseball championship game at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, pitting Cedarville against Rudyard, has changed. More...

Sports

Ninth Annual Rudyard Lions Summerfest Triathlon, 5K Run July 31

The Ninth Annual Rudyard Lions Summerfest Triathlon and five kilometer run will take place Sunday, July 31, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The event is sponsored and conducted by the Rudyard Lions Club. More...

15th Annual Billy Mills Run July 30 in Sault Ste. Marie

Hundreds of runners and walkers are expected to gather at the Chi Mukwa Community Recreation Center in Sault Ste. Marie for the 15th Annual Billy Mills Run/Walk Saturday, July 30. More...

Munoscong Golf Club League Results

Ladies Day Amanda Ross shot the best gross score for Ladies More...

Opinion

Governor Pitches Michigan Cars, Cherries in Japan

Michigan Politics

Republicans, after the 1991-2002 reign of Governor John Engler, currently control the Legislature and the Michigan Supreme Court. Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land and Attorney General Mike Cox are well positioned for reelection. More...

Letters to the Editor

Was Lost Dog Worth It?

To the Editor: Was it worth it? Recently I reported having a male, black, red, and tan, Pomeranian dog with a red collar follow me while I walked my own dog on June 30 in St. Ignace. I stopped at the vet More...

Straits Hacker Action

New Location Works for St. Ignace Hoops Tournaments

A new location last weekend for the newly named Straits Area Hacker Basketball Tournament proved successful Saturday, July 23. Formerly called the Red Hacker, the event consists of 3-on-3 half-court and 4-on-4 full-court tournaments. More...

Fire Danger Soars in EUP Forest; Crews, Equipment Put on Standby

Fire danger across the Central and Eastern Upper Peninsula remains very high, with crews on fire standby at Hiawatha National Forest in Mackinac County, reported Joe Hart of the U.S. Forest Service in St. Ignace. More...

Marquette Twp. Voters Face Millage Renewals

Voters from Marquette Township will decide on two millage renewal proposals at a special election Tuesday, August 2, in Pickford More...

Sails Hoisted Wednesday in Start of Mackinac to Manitoulin Yacht Race

Sails will be hoisted signaling the beginning of the last of three area yacht races when the Mackinac to Manitoulin international island-to-island sailing competition leaves Mackinac Island Wednesday, July 27. More...

Moran Twp. School Board Elects Officers, Posts Teacher Opening for Coming Year

The focus for the Moran Township School Board shifted to the 2005-2006 school year as it held its reorganizational meeting Monday, July 18. More...

Social

Cedarville High Class of ‘55 Holds Reunion

The Cedarville High School Class of 1955 celebrated its 50th anniversary over the July Fourth weekend. Activities included a social gathering at Judy Old More...

Lewis Fountain Retires From Navy

Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Lewis C. Fountain, son of Verna A. and Murray L. Fountain of DeTour Village, has retired from active duty after 21 years of service. More...

Youth Take Part in 4-H Forum

4-H MSU Exploration Days participants include Danielle Ford, Stephanie Damron, Christi Therrian, Kevin Guillard, Evan Everson, Lewis Steiner, Frankie Beaudoin, Jacklyn Wheeldon, and Dustin McKenzie from St. More...

Obituaries

Alexander ‘Al’ Beisel

Alexander More...

Aldyth Parkin

Aldyth Steel Parkin, 71, of DeTour Village, a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, appreciated a quote from wilderness advocate John Muir: More...

Meade Hart

Meade H. Hart, 75, of Rexton, was one of the founders of the Hudson Township Fire Department and enjoyed a long and varied working life, working for Fisher Motors, Caffey Wood Products, and Sand Products for many years. More...

Columns

Rexton-Garnet By Linda Livermore

595-7283 Is this really the U.P.? Folks who rarely frequent the beach have brought the swim suits out of mothballs in an effort to beat the heat, which has not been easy these last few weeks. More...

Brevort By Lois Movalson

292-5581 Dan and Elli Lasley and their children, Shelby and Zach, have been camping at the park in Trout Lake this week. Lara, Mike, Kristi and Morgan Gustafson have been frequent visitors at the campsite. More...

DeTour Area By Barbara Buschbacher

297-8075 bbann@sault.com The lazy, hazy days of summer are still with us. Days and weekends are filled with so many activities, we actually need a calendar to keep track. What a great summer this has been so far. More...


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