March 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

1913 Copper Strike May Shed Light on Old St. Ignace Soldier Photographs

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State Requires More Teachers To Become ‘Highly Qualified’

In response to national concerns over the quality of education in public schools, the federal government is requiring that some teachers become better qualified in their subject matter by next fall. St. More...

Bulldogs Face Saints in Quiz Bowl

The St. Ignace Saints and Rudyard Bulldogs played in the second round of High School Bowl and the Bulldogs won by a score of 240 to 125. More...

Learn to Earn Forum Set at Hessel March 8

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County Plow Driver Injured

In a freak accident, county snow plow driver Dale Williams of Cedarville sustained a shoulder injury that resulted in surgery after a towing hook smashed through his windshield, striking him in his shoulder, Craig Kelso, manager of the County Road Co More...

News

EUP Blood Drive Scheduled in March

American Red Cross blood drives are scheduled in March at the following locations: More...

Frida Waara Brings Tales of Arctic Adventure to Les Cheneaux

Marquette Woman Reached Pole on Skis

Twelve women. One hairbrush. Two tubes of frozen toothpaste. More...

County Board Gives $5,000 to St. Ignace Lighthouse Project

On his third appearance before Mackinac County Commissioners, St. Ignace City Treasurer Eugene Elmer was given $5,000 to help fund the city More...

Sports

Engadine Middle School Basketball Team

Young members of the basketball program at Engadine Consolidated Schools include (kneeling, from left) Jacob Yust, Tyler Freeman, Dylan Formolo, Cody Flatt, Kaleb Metcalf, Alex Kenwabikise, Zachary Frazier, Forrest McArthur; (middle) Tanner Flatt, Ro More...

A Busy, But Good Week: LaSalle Wins 2 of 3

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Mackinaw City Posts Two NLC Victories

Mackinaw City improved to 116 overall and 8-2 in the Northern Lakes Conference by defeating Ellsworth 42-34 Friday, February 24, and Harbor Light Christian 5645 Tuesday, February 21. More...

Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Waste Management Asked To Keep Consistent Schedule

To the Editor: I am writing this comment out of disgust and for the respect of the citizens of St. Ignace. I just returned from the Waste Management site here on Cheeseman Road and surprise, surprise! They are not open More...

Columns

DNR Sees Restoration Improvements to State’s Trumpeter Swan Numbers

Outdoor Matters

Trumpeter swans appear to be on the rise in Michigan, according to a 2005 survey. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) participated in a survey of the species, and counted 728 trumpeter swans around the state, including 188 cygnets. More...

Up North Legislators Should Have Clear Sailing in November

Michigan Politics

Former Wayne County executive Ed McNamara was one of Michigan%27s two most powerful political "bosses" of the 20th century, having played a pivotal role in the rocket rise of Governor Jennifer Granholm and an influential role in Kwame Kilpatrick beco More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

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Public Asked for Ideas on New Welcome Center Thurs.

Residents will be asked to contribute their ideas as the next step of planning a new More...

Election Results

Results of the St. Ignace mayoral election, held Tuesday, February 28, will be available at More...

Water Rate Hike Making Impact on Sagging Budget

City

With the promised one-year review of the city More...

Drs. Dyer, Gunnell Laid Off

Hospital Lets Two Physicians Go To Satisfy Quotas

Doctors Christopher More...

Researchers Learning From Ash Borer-Infested Tree Found at Brimley Park

An ash tree infested with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) from Brimley State Park is giving researchers from Michigan State University insight into the pest More...

Ice Follies Raises $1,000 for Children’s Programs in County

Twenty three skaters, including Elizabeth Pudenz, 16, and Stacy Goldthorpe, 13, of St. Ignace, performed on the ice at Little Bear East Arena Sunday, February 26, raising about $1,000 for the Mackinac County Child Protection Roundtable. More...

Learn to Earn Forum Set at Hessel March 8

Young people need their parents More...

Coupon Book To Benefit Animals at County Shelter

Sales of a coupon book offering discounts on food from BC Pizza in St. Ignace will benefit animals at the Mackinac County Animal Shelter, George and Jo Ford of the Mackinac Animal Aid Association said Thursday, February 23. More...

Social

Laura and Reuben Cowell III Takako and Eric Cowell

The beach in Maui, Hawaii, was the setting of a double wedding ceremony for Laura and Reuben Cowell III and Takako and Eric Cowell January 16, 2006. More...

Jessicca Talentino and Jacob Hart

Jessicca Talentino and Jacob Hart, both of Newport News, Virginia, were wed January 26, 2006, in Newport News. More...

Rachel Jewell

Derreck and Theresa Jewell of St. Louis, Michigan, announce the birth of a daughter, Rachel Lynn Jewell, born January 30, 2006, at Gratiot Medical Center in Alma. She weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length at birth. More...

Obituaries

Drayton LaChapelle

Drayton LaChapelle, 84, of St. Ignace, served as a paratrooper during World War II and as a U.S. Post Office mail carrier in St. Ignace for many years, and was known to many as a friendly and smiling mailman, well known for his jokes. More...

Leona Nordquist

Leona Mae Nordquist of Cedarville was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her family, and was also a volunteer fundraiser for cancer research programs. More...

Lois Morello

Lois Anne Dufina Morello of Saginaw died Saturday, February 18, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center following a lingering illness. She was 75. More...


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