September 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Ferry Lines Raise Prices in Wake of Storm

High Fuel Costs Force Late-Season Changes

In an unprecedented mid-season development, the three passenger ferry lines serving Mackinac Island raised the price of their round-trip adult tickets by one dollar and Star Line has reduced its boat schedule, while Arnold Transit Company and Shepler More...

Dumping of Yard Waste Is Restricted

St. Ignace residents who wish to use the city yard waste site at Dock 3 can only do so now by appointment. The city is cracking down on after continuous illegal dumping. More...

Smoking Ban Approved in County

Luce, Alger, Schoolcraft Must Adopt Ordinance To Take Effect EUP-wide

Mackinac County is the first county to pass the Luce, Mackinac, Alger, and Schoolcraft Clean Indoor Air Regulation and, once adopted by all four counties, smoking would be banned in public places, including public and private worksites, but not bars More...

News

Right to Life Banquet Planned for October 10

St. Ignace Right to Life will host its 8th Annual Banquet for Life Monday, October 10, at 6 p.m. at Little Bear East Community Center. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Stalwart Fair Marks 100 Years of Celebrating Community’s Rural Culture

Focus This Year Placed on Area History, But Old Photographs Prove Hard To Come By, as Few in This Farming Community Could Buy a Camera Years Ago

Stalwart More...

Griffin Beverage’s Addition Request Denied by ZBA

Griffin Beverage Company in St. Ignace has been denied a variance to expand its warehouse on Reagon Street. The company More...

Sports

Rare Catch at Les Cheneaux

Department of Natural Resources Creel Clerk Bill Schroeder (left) stands with Ron Maleport of Sault Ste. Marie, who landed an Atlantic salmon near the Les Cheneaux Islands during the Islander Bar More...

Fall Shoot Coming Up Sat. at Raber

Raber Area Sportsmen More...

Eagles, Trojans, Panthers all 3-0 To Start Gridiron Season

Engadine Hosts Cedarville in First League Showdown

Three Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference (EUPC) teams, Engadine, Cedarville, and Pickford, are all 3-0 on the season after the Eagles defeated Pellston 48-24, the Trojans upended Rapid River 22-8, and the Panthers posted a come-from-behind 28-22 win More...

Columns

Granholm, MBA To Reach Accord

Michigan Politics

Governor Jennifer Granholm is not as tone deaf as I thought she was becoming to what has made the Mackinac Bridge and the Mackinac Island State Park Commission tick so successfully for so long. More...

Mackinac Island By Jeannette Doud

847-3301 The warm sunny days of summer have returned for everyone to enjoy. Even though Saturday was a rainy day, it didn More...

Engadine By Julie Freeman

477-6959 jf@portup.com Hello, everyone. The month of September will surely stick in our minds forever, with the fourth anniversary of September 11, this year, and the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. But it More...

Governor Negotiates Bridge Authority Agreement

Mackinac Island State Park Likely To Get Its State Appropriation Back

As the Michigan Legislature moves closer to adopting a state budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, challenges to two local agencies appear to be headed toward resolution. More...

Truck Show Comes to St. Ignace This Weekend

Detailed Restoration, Crafting Skills of Local Hobbyists To Be Featured

When one thinks of a truck show, images of huge, chrome-plated, brightly-lit, and creatively-painted tractor-trailer rigs come to mind, but St. Ignace More...

City To Own Water System of Township

Agreement Will Add Funds to City Coffers

The City of St. Ignace is close to closing an agreement with St. Ignace Township to turn over ownership of the township More...

Family’s ‘BIG’ Bicycle Journey Raises Money for Brain Injury Victims

Ben, Christian, and Lee Anne Barry reached the mid-point of their cross-country bicycle trek at the Macknac Bridge, passing from St. Ignace to Mackinaw City Thursday, September 8. More...

20-Bed Assisted Living Facility Project Gets Special Land Use OK From City Council

Kathleen Peterson More...

Social

Duncan, Sudol Exchange Vows

Jenna Lee Duncan and David Daniel Sudol II of Charlevoix were united in marriage on July 30, 2005, at the Hessel Presbyterian Church by Pastor Judith Arnold. More...

Eavo, Schlehuber Are Married

Dana Eavo of Brimley and Aaron Schlehuber of St. Ignace exchanged vows Saturday, August 20, 2005. More...

Bickham, Zimmerman Are Wed

Casey Jo Bickham and Frank Kaye Zimmerman, Jr. were married Saturday, July 23, 2005, in an afternoon ceremony at the family cottage on Hill Island in Cedarville. Pastor Chuck Pelkey officiated. More...

Obituaries

Loucille Becks

Loucille Mildred Becks of Pickford was the bookkeeper for her husband%27s business for many years, in addition to raising her children. She was an excellent seamstress, who made most of her three daughters%27 clothing while they were growing up. More...

Lauretta Atkins

Lauretta Ann Atkins of Barbeau was a 24-year remedial reading teacher at Pickford Elementary School, from which she retired in 1995. More...

Shirley Stenson

Shirley Stenson, 79, of St. Ignace, formerly of Sault Ste. Marie and Eagle Harbor, died Sunday, September 11, 2005, at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care. More...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Don

To the Editor: On September 1, I attended the meeting at the Little Bear East Arena which had been convened to discuss the latest move by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to wrest responsibilities from the Mackinac Bridge Author More...

For the Record...

In a September 8 article about Bonnie Woodford Culfa being hired as health division director for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, it should have been pointed out that Ms. Culfa returned to school to earn her master More...


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