January 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Board

During a strategic planning session Wednesday, January 10, at Colonial House Inn, the new board of directors of the St. More...

Mackinac County Case Establishes Law That Laptops Can Be Searched

A routine search and seizure that yielded the discovery of child pornography now has established case law in Michigan, with a determination that a laptop computer is considered a searchable container just like any other. More...

News

Engineers, Biologists Work Together To Design Wildlife-Friendly Roads

TUCSON, ARIZ. A stream of traffic flows along Picture Rocks Road, past two roadside culverts where Natasha Kline is checking for animal tracks. More...

Conservation Workshop Set For Jan. 26

A conservation workshop with planning and natural resource experts will be held Thursday, January 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Best Western Hotel in Newberry. More...

County Residents Offered More Resources To Help Pay Winter Heating Bills

Community Action Agency in St. Ignace has received funding to help residents in Mackinac County pay for this winter More...

Obituaries

Margaret Goepfrich

Margaret Goepfrich of Carp Lake owned and managed the former Thrifty Foods of Boyne City (now Glen More...

Brian Winston

Brian Winston, 47, of Shelby Township, formerly of St. Ignace, died Saturday, January 14, 2006 in St. Joseph More...

Virginia Andreae

Virginia Pool Andreae of Bloomfield Hills was a longtime Les Cheneaux Islands cottager. She was involved in a number of community service organizations, and friends recall More...

Researchers: Take Cormorant Control to Next Level

Encouraged by Early Studies, Biologists To Recommend Regional Management

After nearly two decades of assault on fisheries by double-crested cormorants, natural resource managers will likely recommend a regional management plan for cormorants at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference in March. More...

New City Manager Offers Skills in Law, Management

Dodson To Be

Eric Dodson wants the St. Ignace community to view him as an approachable city manager who looks forward to the challenge of reestablishing himself in his hometown, as he begins his new leadership role in St. Ignace in the wake of his father More...

Vocational Training May Be Expanded

Educators Study Ways To Boost EUP Programs

The potential to increase vocational training in the Eastern Upper Peninsula schools is being discussed by Peter Everson, superintendent of the Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District (EUPISD), at area schools. Only Sault Ste. More...

Island Hotel Rejected by Planners

An opportunity to reduce highdensity housing on Mackinac Island was rejected January 10 by four of seven planning commissioners, who balked at a land use change to convert an employee dormitory to a hotel. More...

Village Planners Envision 33-Acre Industrial Park at DeTour

Marina Upgrade May Also Lie Ahead

A 33-acre industrial park and a future marina upgrade are among planned improvements in DeTour Village, said Mayor Terry Nelson Thursday, January 12. More...

Social

Closs, Kammers To Wed Feb. 11

Engaged

Craig Kammers and Sunshine Closs of St. Ignace announce their engagement to be married February 11, 2006, at Zion Lutheran Church. More...

Sports

Perch From Muskie Bay

Dan Fenlon sent The St. Ignace News this photograph Monday, January 16, of perch he had caught last weekend in Cedarville More...

Saints Grapplers Sweep Cheboygan, Onaway

Shawn Cowell

St. More...

Thrilling Win Adds to St. Ignace Wrestling History

Wrestling was one sport that I didn%27t have any knowledge about when I started writing for More...

Columns

Rep. Rogers Makes Underdog Bid for Majority Whip Post

Michigan Politics

For eight years before he became vice-president in 1973, Gerald R. Ford of Grand Rapids was GOP leader in the U.S. House. No Michigan Republican has had a top House leadership post since then. More...

Les Cheneaux

A phone call from Jutta Letts last week told of the death of Virginia Andreae. Ginnie, as she was known by her friends, was a sister of Chuck Letts and had spent her summers in the Les Cheneaux Islands on Coryell Island since her childhood. More...

Engadine

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