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Action Council Seeks To Improve St. Ignace

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Les Cheneaux Schools To Close for 10 Days, Setting Longer School Day, To Save $15,000

10 Measures To Gain $128,475 for District

The school day next semester will be longer for students at Les Cheneaux Community Schools, allowing the school to be closed for an extra 10 days. More...

Young Actors Present Living Nativity Scene at Cedarville

A group of local young people, including (clockwise, from left) Amy Winberg, Cole Diehl, Kayla Merchberger, and Nathan Smith, portray the Christmas story of Jesus Christ More...

News

Kincheloe Woman Dies in Accident

Cheryl Lynn Thompson, 37, of Kincheloe, died as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident Friday, December 8, at 3 p.m. in Dafter Township in Chippewa County. More...

Blood Drive Set for December 28

An American Red Cross Blood Drive has been scheduled for Thursday, December 28, in Cheboygan, to offset the increased need for blood during the holidays. The drive will take place from noon to 5:45 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. More...

Marine Killed in Iraq Remembered by Former Teachers in St. Ignace, Kentucky

Lance Cpl. Thomas Echols Attended St. Ignace, Pickford Elementary Schools

A Marine who lived part of his life in St. Ignace and Pickford was killed by a sniper More...

Obituaries

Viola Stain

Viola Elizabeth Stain of Pickford was a lifelong area resident who reared 10 children and often cared for her grandchildren later in life. More...

Dean Brown

Dean Everett Brown, 77, of Pickford, sailed on the Great Lakes, worked on the construction of the Soo Locks, on road construction crews, and at the limestone quarry in Cedarville, but in his heart he was always a farmer, friends said. Mr. More...

Taylor Rader

Taylor Jean Rader, 16, of Rossville, Indiana, died December 17, 2006, at Home Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana, from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was born September 16, 1990, to Jeffrey and Sue Ellen (nee Graham) Rader in Sault Ste. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Pols Line Up Early Behind Prez Contenders

Victors on Michigan's 2006 ballot have yet to take their new oaths of office, but many already are enlisting in the cause of those who want to be sworn in as president in 2009. More...

Engadine

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Rexton-Garnet

Tradition, I love it, and this time of the year is no exception. The Sunday evening program, presented by the Rexton Mennonite Church and the Naubinway Christian Fellowship, was well attended and enjoyed by all. More...

Salaries Set for County Officials

County wages and salaries were set last week by commissioners in one of their most productive meetings of the year. Entangled in a stalemate two weeks ago when they failed to reach a consensus over elected officials More...

Shining Brightly for Christmas

Bright lights celebrate the Christmas season at the home of Mort Becker and Holly Lester on Ferry Lane in St. Ignace. This photograph was taken December 18. More...

Santa’s Got Mail....

City Hall Helping St. Nick Answer Children

With Christmas just around the corner, Santa Claus and his tiny helpers have been very busy, but he is taking time to write a note to children in St. Ignace who have written letters to him and posted them in the special mailbox at City Hall. More...

Party To Help Meal Program Set for Thurs.

A community Christmas party is planned to benefit the Meals on Wheels senior citizen nutrition program Thursday, December 21, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Action Agency Fenlon Center at 368 Reagon Street in St. Ignace. More...

Social

Krystal Johnson-Hayes, Erik Taylor

Krystal Hope Johnson-Hayes and Erik Seth Taylor were married August 6, 2006, under the oak tree at the Pickford home of the groom More...

Lindsay Scherer, Darren Montgomery

Dr. Lindsay Anne Scherer and Darren Lee Montgomery were married November 3, 2006, at Pergola in the Airlie Gardens in Wilmington, North Carolina. More...

Sports

Area Boys Basketball Teams Get Season Going With Pre-Holiday Action

Saints Open Season on Positive Note By David Latva The St. Ignace Saints boys basketball team More...

Saints, Wildcats Win Rudyard Lions Bridge Brawl

St. Ignace was the winner of the Upper Peninsula division at the Rudyard Lions Club Bridge Brawl Friday, December 15, at Harris Kahl Gymnasium. Alpena clinched the Lower Peninsula division during the tournament. The format pitted the U.P. More...

Raiders Sweep Black Bears in Volleyball, Basketball

DeTour swept Maplewood Baptist Academy in a volleyball and basketball doubleheader at Richard Roan Gymnasium in DeTour Friday, December 15. More...

Opinion

Remark Based on Philosophy, Not Performance of City Attorney

To the Editor: In last week More...

Provide a Good Example for Children To Be Strong Citizens

To the Editor: To produce good citizens from our children, they must have something reliable that they can believe. The best situation for our children is when strong faith, dedicated parents, and good examples are present. More...

Generous People Highlighted Trip

To the Editor: As we approach the holiday season, my wife and I can't help but look back and reflect on the events in our lives this past year. One of the greatest highs for us was a day we spent in your fine town. More...


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