November 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Ready for Halloween Fun

First grade students Melissa Worden (left) and Callie Kammers shared witching ideas as they prepared to parade through the St. Ignace Middle School gymnasium Friday, October 28. The students are in Kari Visnaw More...

Polls Open Nov. 8 for City Election

St. Ignace voters will go to the polls Tuesday, November 8, to fill three open seats on City Council. More...

$18,715 Parking Lot Paving Plan For L.C. Community Schools

By the end of November, Les Cheneaux Community Schools will have a paved parking lot at the south end of the Elementary School. The Board of Education awarded its paving contract to Norris Contracting of Sault Ste. More...

Clark Township Committee Aims To Bring in High Speed Internet

Clark Township is forming an ad hoc committee to bring high-speed Internet access to the area. More...

News

Janice Law Picked for Book Fair

A former St. Ignace summer resident, Judge Janice Law, is among authors selected for the annual Book Fair and Authors More...

Economic Conference Leaders: U.P. Has Potential for Job Growth

More than 75 area government officials, school superintendents and principals, community leaders, and business owners learned this region is ideal for certain businesses and it holds the potential for job creation in areas other than the tourism indu More...

Declining Enrollment Trend Continues for Many Eastern U.P. School Districts

Only Mackinac Island, Rudyard, DeTour Districts Report Population Growth

An October count of student populations in Eastern Upper Peninsula schools reveals a continuation of the downward trend that school administrators have noted in the past five years. More...

Sports

Cedarville 10-0 After 48-20 Pre-District Win Over Pickford

Teams with successful seasons make their own breaks and take advantage, and that is what Cedarville, 10-0 on the season, did during a 48-20 pre-district win over rival Pickford Friday, October 28. More...

Bulldogs, Indians Fall in Pre-Districts

Rudyard made the long trip to Ispheming and fell to the Hematites 34-6 Friday, October 28, Newberry hosted Norway Saturday, October 29, and the Knights returned home with a 19-16 win over the Indians during the Division 7 playoffs. More...

All-SAC Team Announced

Six St. Ignace Saints were named to the Straits Area All-Conference football team during the annual meeting by the head coaches Monday, October 24, at LaSalle High School. More...

Columns

DeVos Makes the Rounds of All 83 Michigan Counties

Michigan Politics

In the year before his successful 1990 bid to unseat Governor Jim Blanchard, Republican John Engler visited all 83 Michigan counties, mostly in his Oldsmobile sedan, lugging along a bulky phone-in-a-bag that worked only on occasion. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Veterans Day has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1938; originally called Armistice Day, it commemorated the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. After World War II, the name was changed to Veterans Day. More...

Engadine By Julie Freeman

What a beautiful Halloween. With mild temperatures and no rain, it made a perfect evening to trick or treat. More...

Municipal Experts Offer Advice to Council on Search

St. Ignace City Council To Choose New City Manager This Month

St. Ignace City Council will begin shaving its list of 31 applicants for city manager at a special meeting Thursday, November 3, at 4 p.m., and hopes to reduce the list to five or less. More...

Mining Operation May Have Major U.P. Impact

Will Sulfide Project Compromise Economy, Water?

At the western end of the Upper Peninsula, a sulfide mining operation proposed by Utah-based Kennecott Minerals Corporation has sparked controversy and led to speculation that the Upper Peninsula could become a new sulfide mining region, possibly lea More...

Great Waters Eco-Tourism Conference Set for Thursday, Nov. 10 in St. Ignace

A workshop designed to unite Eastern Upper Peninsula businesses in promoting nature-based tourism under the banner, More...

County Officials Get Raise

County Commissioners finalized 2006 salary increases for the county More...

St. Ignace Community Foundation Awards $12,750 in Grants

The St. Ignace Community Foundation awarded a total of $12,750 to local groups and organizations at its 19th annual awards ceremony Wednesday, October 26, at the St. Ignace Public Library. More...

Kinross, Drummond Island Hold November 8 Elections

In Chippewa County, the only November election issues before voters are local, in Kinross Township and on Drummond Island. A previous move by some Trout Lake officials to recall some of the officials was withdrawn. More...

Social

Jamie Lang, Kenny Mills

Wedding

Jamie Lang and Kenny Mills of Troy were married October 1, 2005, at A Special Memory Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. More...

Michelle Warren, Seth Fidalgo

Engaged

Janet and Gregory Warren of St. Ignace proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Lynn Warren, to Seth Nathan Fidalgo of Turlock, California. More...

Cesilee Dean To Compete in National Contest

Cesilee Dean of St. Ignace will compete in the America More...

Obituaries

Goldie Robinson

Goldie Ellen Robinson was a lifelong Marion, Ohio, area resident who spent time in Cedarville with her family during the later years of her life. More...

Scott Hauswirth

Scott L. Hauswirth of Rudyard worked as a corrections officer for the State of Michigan, and was a Vietnam War era veteran who served in the United States Army Air Defense Artillery. More...

Lois Darknell

Lois Elaine Darknell, 63, of Naubinway, died Monday, October 31, 2005, at her home. More...


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