December 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Merry and Bright

City Residents Brave Snowy Night To See Tree Lighting

St. Ignace residents braved the snowy weather to watch Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at the city's Christmas tree in front of the Arnold Line dock during the annual St. Ignace Christmas Parade and tree lighting Friday, December 1. The St. More...

News

Eric St. Onge Chosen To Welcome Vice President

Invited by the state Republican Party to welcome Vice President Dick Cheney to Michigan, Eric St. Onge (right) met Mr. Cheney at the Lansing Capital Airport Thursday, October 5. Security for the vice president's visit was "impressive," Mr. St. More...

Three Arrested in Cedarville

Three individuals were arrested in connection with a home invasion reported by an elderly woman Sunday, December 3, in Cedarville by the Michigan State Police, who tracked suspects' footprints in the fresh snow to a nearby home. More...

Orphaned Fox Pups Find Care at Garlyn Zoo Before Being Released in U.P.

As the cool air of late October settled over a fallow field near the Hiawatha National Forest, Gary Moore released three fox puppies and watched them melt into the wild. More...

Sports

Lions Club To Host Wrestling Tourney

St. Ignace Lions Club will host the 28th annual wrestling invitational Saturday, December 9, at LaSalle High School. The tournament begins at 10 a.m. More...

Ingalls Receives Courageous Coach Award

Dorene Ingalls, girls basketball coach at LaSalle High School in St. Ignace, has received the Gil Heard Courageous Coach and Athlete Award presented from the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (UPSCSWA). More...

Johnson Reaches Milestone; Saints To Host Dinner for Veterans, College Hoops at LaSalle

Mandi Johnson Scores 1,000th Career Point During LSSU Win Mandi Johnson scored her 1,000th point during a 24-point performance to lead the Lake Superior State University (LSSU) Lakers to a 88-61 win over Ashland, Ohio, Thursday, November 30. More...

Columns

Outdoor Matters

DNR Special Investigations Unit Makes Mackinac County Salmon Bust

The recent case that culminated in a major bust of an illegal commercial use of the state's resources in the Upper Peninsula began simply enough. More...

Michigan Politics

Lansing Knows Recycling, 37 of 38 Senators Ex-Reps

Coming to the state Capitol in January is yet another game of musical chairs, played to the tune of term limits. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES

We have just finished the first nine-week quarter and a sizable number of our students have placed on the honor role in one or more of their subjects. More...

Ideas Sought for Bon Air Building, Lot

A public survey will ask Clark Township residents what they think should be done with the Bon Air building in Cedarville. More...

City Council Returns Sign Ideas to Planners

City Snowplows, Planned Mud Runs, Sign Restrictions Debated at Meeting

More than a dozen issues were presented to the St. Ignace City Council at its regular meeting Monday, December 4, which lasted nearly two hours. More...

Les Cheneaux Library Begins Fundraising Drive

The Les Cheneaux Community Library's new fundraising campaign is called "Putting Down Roots for the Future" and it reflects the library's five-year effort to raise operating capital for the library. More...

Songs of the Season

Churches Gather for 45th Christmas Musicale

Autumn Orm (center), of the St. Ignace Community Children's Chorus, sings a solo during the group's performance at the United Methodist Church's 45th annual Christmas Musicale in St. Ignace Sunday, December 3. More...

Social

Jessica Moeller, David Franz

Jessica Lynnette Moeller and David Erik Franz of Oceanside, California, were married October 28, 2006, at Hotel Laguna in Laguna Beach, California. Parents of the bride are John and Fawn Moeller of Cedarville. More...

Sarah Nuberg, Todd Grondin

Todd Grondin of Fowlerville and Sarah Nuberg of Grand Rapids were married August 12, 2006, at New Community Church in Grand Rapids, by Pastor Lew Vandermeer. Parents of the bride are Tom and Cindy Nuberg of Grand Rapids. More...

Billie Rayment, Andrew Bliss

Terry and Kelly Rayment of Mackinac Island announce the engagement of their daughter, Billie Rayment, to Andrew Bliss of North Branch. Mr. Bliss is the son of Bert and Diane Bliss. More...

Obituaries

Harry L. Griffith

Harry L. Griffith, born January 5, 1935, died peacefully at his winter home in Ann Arbor December 1. A resident of Mackinac Island since 1989, Mr. More...

Donald 'D.J.' Joseph Hudak

Donald Joseph "D.J." Hudak, 18, of DeTour Village, died Thursday, November 30, 2006, at his home. He was born July 24, 1988, in Cheboygan. Mr. Hudak, always known to family and friends as D.J., was a lifelong DeTour Village resident. More...

Opinion

Will Not Call Names to Those Who Don't Agree

To the Editor: I feel I need to respond to Mr. Rick Weiss' letter in which he very poorly attempted to criticize an earlier letter of mine, entitled "Open letter to the Newly Elected Democratic Congress." Mr. More...

Name Calling Letter Shows True Colors

To the Editor: It left me with a sad and heavy heart to read the extremely disturbing letter to the editor by Rick Weiss. I am Joe Average. I work for a living, one day at a time. Sometimes life is a battle, but thankfully, I get through it. Mr. More...

We Must Consider the Cosequence of Actions

To the Editor: In response to Rick Weiss' letter in the November 30 issue of The St. Ignace News, we must consider the consequence of our actions. Peace. Joe Durm St. Ignace More...


Click here for digital edition
2006-12-07 digital edition