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Web Morrison of Pickford Honored for 58 Years in Education

Record-Setting Coach, Administrator Marks Retirement from ISD

Educators in the Eastern Upper Peninsula have honored Web Morrison, a man who has achieved near legendary status in the area, for his service to education over the past 58 years. Mr. More...

St. Ignace Twp. Sewer Project Under Budget

Almost 10 years after planning and work began, St. Ignace Township expects its sewer project to come in under budget when it is completed within weeks. More...

News

Educators Learn Lessons From Petoskey’s Fight Against Student Drug Use

As part of an anti-drug workshop, teachers and staff at St. Ignace Area Schools found themselves in front of two long tables full of drug paraphernalia Wednesday, November 2. More...

Legislation To Protect Autonomy of Bridge Authority Moves Forward in House

Senate To Take Up Bills This Month

Two bills ensuring the autonomy of the Mackinac Bridge Authority passed the committee level and moved on to the floors of the Michigan House and Senate last week. More...

Christmas Gift Drive Begins Early This Year, Several Ways To Donate

Community groups are working together to put Christmas gifts into the hands of children and families this December, with deadlines set early in the month to ensure even distribution of gifts throughout the county. More...

Sports

Record-Setting 2005 Gridiron Season Was Special for Cedarville

The 2005 gridiron season was special for the Cedarville Trojans in more ways than one. Head Coach Randy Schaedig lost 12 players to graduation from the 2004 squad that qualified for the playoffs, but quickly the new year had positive marks. More...

Maroons, Trojans To Carry U.P. Banner Into State Football Semifinals

Menominee and Crystal Falls-Forest Park will carry the Upper Peninsula banner into the semifinals of the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs. More...

St. Ignace Youth Hockey League Results

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Columns

Cox-Fieger: A Heavyweight Match-up

Michigan Politics

If Attorney General Mike Cox and Attorney Flamboyant Geoffrey Fieger are on the ballot next year, they could produce the mother of all debates in Michigan politics, given the headlines they began generating last week. More...

Rexton-Garnet

My unofficial weather report listed our winds over the weekend at a Category 2, at least it felt like that, and come Monday morning there was still no power to my house. More...

DeTour Area

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ORV Use in County, Forest To Rise as Townships OK Road Shoulder Use

Volunteers Building Trail Network To Link Communities

The opportunities for off-road travel are expanding in the Eastern Upper Peninsula, as forest managers and volunteers work on a network of trails connecting the communities that border national forests. More...

Mackinac Island To See Water Rate Hike

Mackinac Island residents can expect significant increases in water and sewer rates over the next six years, if the city council adopts recommendations proposed by the Board of Public Works. More...

Holiday Hours and Deadline changes

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School Funding Needs Fresh Approach at State Level, Educators Say

As State Economy Declines, EUP Administrators Among Those Lobbying for Change in Michigan

School operating budgets have shrunk in recent years as the state More...

Group Working To Change the Face of Moran

New Hardware Store, Parking Lot, Park Planned in Community

The Rock Bottom Bar, with its newly remodeled exterior and golden sign, stands in stark contrast to a series of rundown buildings on M-123, most of which have been out of use for decades, but bar co-owners Kirk and Julie Lipnitz are delving into the More...

Social

LaSalle Honors October Students of the Month

Seniors Brittany Dykstra and Kate Springsteen have been named students of the month of October by the staff at LaSalle High School. More...

St. Ignace Girl Scouts Collect 100 Pairs of Eyeglasses

Junior Girl Scout Troop 72 of St. Ignace collected more than 100 pairs of eyeglasses at Sight Night in St. Ignace October 31, and people are still donating more, the girls reported. More...

Four Students Honored at DeTour Area Schools

Alyssa Anderson, Amber Mandrell, Ashley LaPoint, and Ellis Tarr have been honored at DeTour Area Schools as September Students of the Month. These students have been chosen for their outstanding behavior and class participation. More...

Obituaries

Kermit Cartwright

Kermit Roylance Cartwright of Rudyard was a farmer and a truck driver for the agricultural industry, transporting farmers More...

Vera Warner

Vera E. Warner of Houghton Lake was a seasonal resident of the Pickford area, where she and her husband, Merle, owned a residence. She worked for the State of Michigan for many years before she retired from the position. More...

Barbara Chambers

Barbara Chambers, 64, of Mackinac Island, died Friday, November 11, 2005 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Veteran Remembers Pete Peters

To the Editor: We have lost another veteran. More...


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