September 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

City Water, Sewer Budget Climbing Out of Shortfall

City May Shave Another $100,000 From Last Year More...

Paper Piling Up in EUP as Group Seeks Volunteers To Continue Recycling Mission of Ronald Bloch

Mounds of paper are beginning to pile up in homes, warehouses, and garages across the Eastern Upper Peninsula as recyclers scramble to fill a gap in the EUP community left by the death two weeks ago of Ron Bloch of St. Ignace. Mr. More...

ORV Ordinance Fails To Pass in Portage Twp.

A Mackinac County ordinance lifting restrictions on off-road vehicles (ORVs) failed to pass in Portage Township Tuesday, September 20. More...

Sherry Burd Hired as New Clark Township Assessor From Field of Nearly 20 Applicants

Sherry Burd has been hired as the assessor for Clark Township. The Level III assessor will be paid $60,000 and was hired by the Clark Township board at its Thursday, September 15 meeting, from among nearly 20 applicants. More...

News

City To Address Outdated Motor Home Ordinance

Discussion of creating an ordinance to prevent the use of motor homes or recreational vehicles (RVs) as permanent or temporary dwellings on vacant residential lots in St. Ignace has gone from the council to the Planning Commission. More...

U.S. Forest Service Seeks Public Input on Pipeline Maintenance

Public comments concerning the maintenance of an oil pipeline running through the Hiawatha National Forest are being sought. The pipeline enters the east side of the forest near Brevort and exits near St. Ignace. More...

Rudyard Run/Walk Set for Oct. 1

A five-mile walk and run will be held near Rudyard Saturday, October 1, to raise funds for the Rudyard Area Education Foundation. It will begin and end at the intersection of Mackinac Trail and M-134 in Mackinac County. More...

Sports

Undefeated Trojans, Panthers To Square Off for EUPC Lead

There will be a lot on the line as Cedarville and Pickford, both undefeated at 5-0 after wins over Mid Peninsula and Brimley, will battle on the Trojans More...

New League Will Include EUPC, Wolverine Teams

The project that has been in the works for two years became a reality as the football teams from the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference (EUPC) and Wolverine Conference (WC) will join forces to form the new Mid-Eastern Football Conference (MEFC) that More...

Battle of the Defenses: Rudyard Tops Saints, 6-2

St. Ignace and Rudyard battled for 48 minutes and when the dust settled the Bulldogs left Saints Field with a 6-2 Straits Area Conference (SAC) win Friday, September 23. More...

Opinion

For the Record...

The caption under a vintage photograph on page 3 of last week More...

Jim Collins Honored for Years of Service to Community

Earns Rare Degree for Work in Moose Lodge

A dinner will celebrate the achievements of Jim Collins, longtime member of Moose Lodge 999, Thursday, September 29. Members and invited guests will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Moose lodge on Mackinac Trail in St. Ignace. More...

St. Ignace To Celebrate Apple Days This Weekend

Homecoming Parade, Pumpkin Roll Among Activities

Activities associated with Autumn Apple Days and The Great Pumpkin Roll begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, September 30. At St. More...

Culturama’s Future Could Rest With Historical Society

Move May Take County Festival in New Direction

The Michilimackinac Historical Society may take over the organization of Culturama from the Mackinac County Extension office, in a move designed to put more life into the sagging county-wide event. More...

County Commissioners Postpone Audit, Continue Support for LMAS

After months of discussions, Mackinac County commissioners have postponed a special audit of the treasurer More...

Planning Commission To Re-Zone Reagon St.

Ryan Schlehuber Four St. Ignace business properties on Reagon Street are targeted for rezoning from Industrial to General Business at a public hearing Wednesday, October 19. The St. More...

Gary Laysell Snags Trophy Walleye in Straits

An 11-pound walleye was the first catch of the morning for Gary Laysell of St. Ignace, who hit the Straits of Mackinac Sunday, September 18, in search of salmon with a friend, Jim Mattson, and his father, Gary Laysell Sr., both of St. Ignace. Mr. More...

Social

Susan Feldhake and Michael Hewitt

Sarah Joy Feldhake of Pickford and Michael David Hewitt of Charlotte were joined in marriage Sunday, August 14, 2005, at 1 p.m., at Wesley Chapel at Albion College with the Reverend Daniel McQuown officiating. More...

Jenna Duncan and David Sudol II

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...

Fran Hall and Calvin Leavitt

Fran Hall of Kincheloe and Calvin Leavitt of Pickford were united in marriage August 27, 2005. The ceremony took place at noon at Northern Light Assembly of God Church in Kinross. Pastor Ernie Bywater officiated. More...

Obituaries

Myrtle Barens

Myrtle Jeannette Barens of Fibre was a member of the Fundamental Baptist Church in Kinross, where she was quite active in the Alpha Women%27s Circle. More...

Sharon Persiani

Sharon W. (nee Griffin) Persiani, age 63, of South Chicago Heights, Illinois, passed away September 21, 2005. More...

Patricia Gallagher

Patricia Martha Gallagher, 69, of Mackinac Island, died Saturday, September 24, 2005 at Mackinac Straits Hospital Long Term Care in St. Ignace after a nine-year stay at the facility. More...

Columns

‘Matinee Mitt’ Eyes 2008 President Nomination

Michigan Politics

National Review ) and all the hype about a possible 2008 White House bid, has an important role and message on the nation%27s most immediate critical domestic issue: responding to disaster. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Do you want to get your child off to a good start in school? Research indicates that a good breakfast and good attendance each day is a starting point. More...

DeTour Area By Barbara Buschbacher

297-8075 bbann@sault.com Have you enjoyed the rainy weather we have had lately? If we can More...


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