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County To Seek New Emergency Coordinator

Della-Moretta Resigns

Miki Della-Moretta's last day as Mackinac County Emergency Services coordinator will be November 16. She has been in charge of planning and training for potential county disasters and emergencies since July 2005. More...

Communities Honor Those Who Serve

Veterans attending the St. More...

News

Mackinac Straits Health Care Providers Say More Women Should Get Yearly Mammograms

Since the summer of 2001, Mackinac Straits Hospital has been offering mammograms, which is an x-ray medical experts consider to be one of the most effective means of early detection of breast cancer. More...

Union Disputes Recent School Board Decisions at St. Ignace

At its regular meeting Monday, November 14, the St. More...

Radio Racing Takes Off Sat. at St. Ignace

Radio controlled racing will take place at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace Saturday, November 18. The doors will open at 9 a.m., and races will begin at noon. More...

Sports

Free Throws Lift St. Ignace Over Bays, 47-41, in Home Finale

St. More...

Engadine Finishes Regular Season at 14-6 With Win

Engadine closed out its regular girls hoops season with a 79-33 non-conference win over Big Bay de Noc Thursday, November 9. More...

Trio Leads Comets to 48-44 Victory Over Atlanta Huskies

The trio of Cheyenne Withey, Katie Smydra, and Mollie Frye combined for 42 points to lead Mackinaw City to a 48-44 non-conference win over Atlanta Tuesday, November 7. More...

Columns

Outdoor Matters

DNR Shares Instructions for Field Dressing Deer Safely and Efficiently

Congratulations! You got a deer! Though the thrill of the hunt is over, the effort made now to safely and correctly process your deer will ensure tasty venison for your table in the coming months. More...

Michigan Politics

Will New Majority Use Its Clout for Great Lakes?

Much of the Michigan media post-election pondering has been on widely respected Senator Carl Levin, 72, a chief critic of the Iraq war, becoming chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and having a bigger oversight role than he already has as More...

Brevort

Firearm deer hunting season is upon us once again. Hunters are getting their hunting clothes ready, sighting in their rifles, and checking their deer blinds one last time. Good luck to all our hunters. More...

Tribe Sues Feds To Get Casino Land Approved

Seeks Gaming Eligibility in Land Dispute

To get a portion of its new St. Ignace casino eligible for gaming, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to settle a land dispute with the U.S. Department of Interior. More...

Election Results 2006

2 Commissioners, New Probate Judge Earn Seats

Eight Mackinac County precincts recorded high voter turnouts, boosting the countywide average to more than 57 percent, four percent higher than the state turnout, during the general election Tuesday, November 7. More...

Clay Hill Paintball Idea Draws Comments

Finds Favor With Some Residents, Objections From Several Others

St. Ignace City Hall held a full audience during a public hearing for a proposed recreational paintball course atop Clay Hill at a regular City Council meeting Mon- More...

Social

Births

Isabella LePire Dennis and Melissa (nee Brewer) LePire of St. Ignace announce the birth of a daughter, Isabella Spencer LePire, born October 31, 2006, at Cheboygan Memorial Hospital in Cheboygan. More...

Weddings

Kristen Sweeney, Charles Gamble Kristen Sweeney and Charles Gamble were united in marriage August 5, 2006. The ceremony, which took place at St. Ignace City Park, was presided over by the Reverend James Balfour. More...

Introducing Pickford's Kindergarteners

Pickford Elementary School's 2006-2007 kindergarten class, taught by Susan Maloney, includes the following More...

Obituaries

John McHale

John Joseph McHale, 92, of Jones, was a World War II veteran who later enjoyed a 24-year career as a milk delivery man in Chicago. Mr. McHale died Tuesday, November 7, 2006, at the Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers. More...

Valora 'Lucille' Eisenman

Valora "Lucille" Eisenman, 77, of Pine River Road in St. Ignace Township, moved to the area from Milford in 1988 with her husband, Robert. Mrs. Eisenman died Monday evening, November 6, 2006, at Mackinac Straits Hospital in St. More...

Opinion

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Joe Average American Wants Peace

To the Editor: Hello, my name is Joe Average American. I just elected you to the House of Representatives and the Senate. I have two children at home and one out of the home. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Against Ownership of Guns Specifically Designed To Kill People

To the Editor: In response to Letters to the Editor opposing gun control of any kind, I have a couple of points that I would like to discuss. More...


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