October 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Ignace Council Members Share Expectations in City Manager Search

Newspaper Asks: What Makes a Good Manager?

City Council is in the midst of seeking a city manager who can lead the city out of debt and toward economic growth in the years to come. The new manager will replace Gary More...

Rare Extradition Brings Indiana Prisoner To Face Prosecution in Mackinac County

As soon as Indiana Governor Mitchell Daniels Jr. More...

Library Appraisal Fair Offers Opportunity To Discover Hidden Treasures October 23

St. Ignace Public Library More...

Kids’ Magic Show Planned at St. Ignace Library Thursday

Putting more tricks into Halloween More...

News

Chippewa County Democrats To Meet

Chippewa County Democrats will meet Saturday, October 29, at 10 a.m. at the Country Kitchen Restaurant at 2644 I-75 Business Spur in Sault St. Marie. More...

Hospital Forms New Board; Joint Venture Eyed by Washington as Innovative

Significant changes in the way hospitals are financed, plus Mackinac County More...

Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce Hears Optimistic Fish Report for Area

Chamber Holds Annual Meeting; Plans to Host MIRA Races in January

Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce named Keith Kester of Cedarville its Citizen of the Year and Flotation Docking Systems of Cedarville its Business of the Year. More...

Sports

LaSalle Keeps Its Cool, Beats Sault, 30-16

St. Ignace used patience in the first quarter and balance on offense and defense to down Sault High 30-16 during a Straits Area Conference (SAC) contest Friday, October 7. More...

EUPC Crown to Trojans After Win Over Brimley

Cedarville played an emotional game last week, defeating Pickford in a crucial Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference match-up and with the win qualified for the playoffs. More...

Golf State Qualifiers:

Saints

LaSalle High School senior Joe Brown qualified for the individual golf state finals for the third consecutive year after earning low medallist honors and freshman Tyler Mapes will make the trip to the big competition for the first time after the pair More...

State Diverts Surveying Dollars, Cuts Remonumentation Program

Lack of Funds May Mean Fee Hikes, Job Loss in County

One casualty in the state More...

A Stroll Through Early St. Ignace...

Reader shares historical account by the late Alton Rapin

Editor More...

Dip in Sept. Mackinac Bridge Traffic Reflects Northern Michigan Travel Trend

Traffic in northern Michigan and across the Mackinac Bridge experienced a double-digit drop last month, causing some travel officials to speculate that high gas prices kept September travelers closer to home in southeast Michigan More...

Spirit Rock

In honor of the Anishnaabe culture of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, the new More...

Bob Brown To Serve on Waterways Commission

Governor Jennifer Granholm has appointed Robert Brown of St. Ignace to the State Waterways Commission for a two-year term. Mr. Brown is the general manager for Arnold Transit Company. More...

Social

Pamela Collis and Curtis Brown Wed

Pamela Michelle Collis and Curtis James Brown, both of Jacksonville, Florida, were married August 6, 2005, at Saint Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in St. Ignace. Father Norbert Landreville performed the ceremony. More...

Richard and Joanne Smith Celebrate 50th Years Together

Richard and Joanne (nee Piplow) Smith celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 11, 2005. More...

Tayler Hecht Enjoys Visits from UM Athletes During Hospital Stay

Major surgery put Tayler Hecht of Hessel in the hospital, but it gave her the thrill of meeting a group of college athletes. More...

Obituaries

Pearl Leach

Pearl Lillian Leach, 88, a lifetime resident of Pickford, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2005, at the Mackinac Straits Long Term Facility in St. Ignace. More...

Carol Keune

Carol A. Keune, 70, of Newberry died Sunday, October 9, 2005, at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital. More...

Michael Corp

Michael Benjamin Corp, 53, of St. Ignace, died Saturday, October 8, 2005 at his daughter More...

Columns

Granhom, DeVos Offer Peek at Debate Michigan Politics

From Metro Detroit to Up North, wealthy businessman Dick DeVos touts himself as a "Made in Michigan" candidate for governor who can make the state much better. More...

Target Shooting Growing in Popularity at Michigan Ranges

Popularity of Sporting Clays Drives Trend

When the public shooting ranges operated by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources were transferred to the Law Enforcement Division in 2001, Conservation Officer Scott Berg was thrilled with his new job assignment. More...

Rexton-Garnet By Linda Livermore

595-7283 In an effort to correct my ways, I need to apologize to Arnie Frazier, whom I mixed up with Arnie Miller, both of whom I know very well. I had a sudden brain lapse and after the phone call, I sort of jolted my brain back to reality. More...


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