August 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Soldier Appreciates Hometown Support

Gives American Flag From Qatar to St. Ignace Veterans

An American flag flown in the Middle Eastern emirate of Qatar soon will fly over the American Legion Park on State Street in St. Ignace. The flag was given to the St. Ignace American Legion Post 62 Saturday, August 5, by U.S. More...

Diving Dock Installed at American Legion Park

Adivers dock is the newest addition to St. Ignace's American Legion Park. More...

News

Brown Bag Campaign To Provide for Northern Michigan Foster Care

Foster homes for abused children are being spotlighted in a newspaper Brown Bag Campaign this week, sponsored by Child and Family Services of Michigan, Inc., a nonprofit coalition of community human services agencies. More...

Sand Bay Is Host to Annual Kayak Event for Women

More than 100 kayak enthusiasts will gather at St. Ignace for a Women's Kayak Symposium Thursday, August 17, through Sunday, August 20. More...

all T Ships Visit Straits

The tall ships Niagara and Royaliste tied up at St. Ignace Sunday, August 13, on their way to Port Huron for a tall ship festival August 18. More...

Sports

cause of the crash. Salmon Derby To Begin August 26

Cash prizes will be offered to more fishermen who participate in the fourth annual St. Ignace Salmon Derby Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27. More...

Micaela Kelso Joins Training Staff at Ferrum College

Micaela Kelso, a 2001 graduate of LaSalle High School, has been hired as an assistant athletic trainer at Ferrum College, a NCAA Division III school in southwestern Virginia. More...

Three Athletes From Area Playing College Football for Alma Scots

Saints Football Teams Say 'Thank You' to Businesses

Three area athletes, Matt Stempki of St. Ignace, Eli Urman of Mackinac Island, and Derek Chamberlain of Newberry, are members of the 2006 Alma College Scots football team. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Couple of Moderate Joes Ousted in Primary

Out East and in the Midwest, a couple of moderate Joes on Capitol Hill took it on the chin last week from extremes of their parties. More...

Outdoor Matters A column from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Lime Island Is an Undiscovered Gem in St. Marys River

Most people may be unfamiliar with a hidden gem that lies in the St. Marys River Navigation Channel at the eastern end of the Upper Peninsula, just upstream from the DeTour Passage. More...

Mackinac Island

Summer is the season of affirmation, the time to appreciate all the wonderful gifts that Mother Nature has given to us to enjoy, the beautiful warm sunshine and azure blue of the sky. More...

Walk-In Care Unit To Open This Monday

A new walk-in clinic at Mackinac Straits Hospital is scheduled to open Monday, August 21. The clinic will be accessible through the hospital's main entrance and operate seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The clinic will not accept appointments. More...

Local Woman Plans To Swim Straits Aug. 20

Nightlinger To Raise Funds for Kids'Camp

Epoufette Conservation Officer Kellie Nightlinger will swim across the Straits of Mackinac Sunday, August 20, to raise money for her camp for grieving children. More...

Uandi Homecoming Story Captures Boat Show Prizes

Returned To Blain Family, Boat Takes Top Honors at 29th Annual Les Cheneaux Event

A compelling homecoming story captured the attention of judges and spectators at this year's Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show to help More...

Organizers Report More Boats Register at This Year's Show

Uandi, a 26-foot, 1926 Hacker that returned to the Les Cheneaux Islands after nearly 30 years, won the two top prizes at the 29th Annual Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show Saturday, August 12. More...

Social

M.J. Bishop Returns Home To Perform Concert Aug. 16

M.J. Bishop will be featured in a Locals on the Bay concert Wednesday, August 16, at 7 p.m. at St. Ignace Marina. Ms. Bishop was born and grew up in St. More...

Kings Celebrate 50th Anniversary

The four children of Bill and Marian King came from California and Indiana to St. Ignace to help their parents celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, August 4. More...

Springsteen Heads To Tanzania for Peace Corp

'01 LaSalle Grad To Teach English Skills Sarah Marie Springsteen, the daughter of Mike and Betty Springsteen of Moran, has been accepted into the Peace Corps. More...

Obituaries

'Rock Bottom'Wins D.A.R.E. Golf Tourney

The Mackinac County D.A.R.E. Program held its annual golf tournament with the Rock Bottom More...

Grace Hough

Grace Pearl Hough, twomonth old daughter of Chuck and Cate Hough of Rudyard, died at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey Sunday, August 13, 2006. More...

Edward Coutu

Edward J. Coutu, 47, was a carpenter in the Engadine area who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He died Friday, August 11, 2006, at his home. More...

Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Fr. Williams Can, Does Represent Mackinaw City Well

To the Editor: I am writing in regard to the article in More...


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