September 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair Days

Holly Jaroche (left) and Mary Eberts, both of Hessel, await their turn in the youth horse show Friday morning, September 2, at the Chippewa County Fair. More...

Post-Labor Day School Start Legislation Passes Senate Tuesday

Has Strong Support in Northern Michigan

The Michigan Senate passed legislation Tuesday, September 20, that will require Michigan Schools to delay starting until after Labor Day, a move that is hoped in northern Michigan to boost late-summer tourism. More...

City To Receive Funds for Stockpiled Gravel

The area behind Little Bear East Arena has seen a lot of traffic from construction vehicles lately as workers from M&M Construction of Gaylord reconstruct part of I-75, with old and new gravel fill being temporarily stockpiled. More...

County Residents Raise Funds for Hurricane Relief

Residents and groups throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula are pitching in to raise funds for the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina relief fund to help survivors of the hurricane in the Gulf Coast states such as Louisiana and Mississippi. More...

News

Official Agreement Reached Between Governor Granholm, MBA, MDOT

Internal Organization Agreement for Allocation and Reallocation of Duties and Functions of the Michigan Department of Transportation and the Mackinac Bridge Authority More...

Tribal Fundraiser Nets $25,000 for Hurricane Relief Sept. 14

A tribal fundraiser Friday, September 9, netted $25,000 to benefit those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Funds from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and Kewadin Casinos More...

Tour of Wind Power Project Set Oct. 7

A tour of the Mackinaw City wind power project will be offered Friday, October 7, at 11 a.m. Participants are asked to make reservations at (616) 897-1305, and meet at City Hall before 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Trojans Blank Eagles in EUPC Showdown

Engadine

The full moon hovered over the Engadine football team, beginning with the Eagles losing their starting quarterback, Stefen Albright, to an appendicitis attack during the day and later Cedarville posted a 40-0 shutout during the Eastern Upper Penin More...

Saints Notch First Victory, 22-16

Balanced offense and stingy defense, especially in the fourth quarter, lifted St. Ignace to a 22-16-road non-conference win over Rogers City to snap a three-game losing streak Friday, September 16. More...

1950s Saints Teams May Reunite

Gil Ziegler, class of 1955-56, is attempting to host a reunion for all football players who played for LaSalle High School during the 1950s for the upcoming Saints homecoming game Friday, September 30, against Newberry. More...

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Residents Say US-2 Vigilance Is Working

To the Editor: To Governor Jennifer Granholm, John Batchelder of MDOT, Captain Myles McCormack, and county and local law enforcement departments, congratulations on the successful implementation of Operation Sabre (Speed, Aggressive (driving), More...

For the Record...

Information published September 15 about Air Force Staff Sergeant Nathan Geldner More...

MBA: Mackinac Bridge Project Not Affected by Charges Against Contractor

An owner of one of the two companies contracted to paint the Mackinac Bridge has been charged with fraud in Ohio over a bridge inspection bribe scheme. More...

Hospitality Growth Asks St. Ignace To Consider Building Tall Ship Dock

City officials are contemplating installing a tall ship dock at the St. Ignace Marina to enhance a local organization More...

Governor Returns Command of Bridge to Mackinac Bridge Authority Tuesday

Governor Jennifer Granholm has returned command of the Mackinac Bridge to the Mackinac Bridge Authority and Michigan Department of Transportation Director Gloria Jeff has delegated her seat on the Authority to her chief deputy. More...

Rash of Crime in Clark Twp. Spikes Business Concerns

Law enforcement officials are advising local businesses and homeowners to take extra security precautions in the wake of a rash of break-ins, thefts, and vandalism in communities around the Eastern Upper Peninsula, while they continue their investiga More...

Emerald Ash Borer Appears in Brimley

The good news about Michigan Department of Agriculture More...

Social

Young St. Ignace Poet Published in Anthology Book

Writing poems since she was six, 10-year-old Brooklyn Chambers of St. Ignace has begun to be noticed for her poetic talents, as her poem More...

Cullen Runs 16 Miles for Special Olympics

Richard Cullen of St. Ignace, a police officer with the Sault Ste. More...

Obituaries

Helen Loveless

Helen Dowd Loveless of Kincheloe was a licensed registered nurse who started her career at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. She was a nurse at Kincheloe Air Force Base, Rudyard Area Schools, and Newberry State Hospital and retired in 1989. More...

Ronald Powers

Ronald Powers, 77, of St. Ignace, was the Chief of Police in St. Ignace for 13 years, a deputy for the Mackinac County Sheriff More...

John ‘Jack’ Lee

John T. More...

Columns

Political Climate Not Good For Wineries Michigan Politics

Because we have a good climate for growing grapes, wineries are a growing part of the state%27s economy. Michigan now has 42 wineries More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Engadine Elementary is involved in collecting Morning Glory milk caps, General Mills box tops, and empty printer cartridges. It More...

Brevort By Lois Movalson

292-5581 I wonder what is ahead of us for the winter season. We have certainly been blessed with these warm days. Will there actually be frost on the pumpkins soon? More...


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