June 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Collector Says Every Car Tells a Story

Stowe Brings Love of Cars to St. Ignace Show This Weekend

Car collector Mike Stowe of Boyne City has been coming the the St. Ignace auto show almost every year for the past 20 years. This year, Mr. Stowe will be the host and chauffeur to a friend, car show guest of honor Ken Gross. More...

Godwin To Say Goodbye to Biscayne Bay

Commander Looks Back on Icebreaking Duty

In about two weeks, the Coast Guard cutter Biscayne Bay and its 19-man crew will have a new commanding officer. Lieutenant Cary Godwin will turn over the ship to Lt. More...

Lilacs Burst Into Bloom in St. Ignace

The only thing sweeter than the colors was the smell that filled the air around St. Ignace this past weekend as lilacs scattered around the city came into full bloom. More...

St. Ignace Park Upgrades Will Have To Wait

Downtown Development Authority Cuts Spending

The American Legion Park in St. More...

News

Special Assessment OK'd for Mackinaw City's North Huron Ave.

The Mackinaw Village City Council approved a bond sale to fund capital improvements Thursday, June 18.The bonds will be used to fund the the North Huron Avenue project, the purchase of a new ambulance, and other villagewide improvements. More...

Missing Boy Found in Moran

Police have found a 13-yearold boy who was reported missing at 6 p.m. Monday, June 22, in Moran. More...

More EAB Traps Put Up in St. Ignace

Research is advancing on infestations of the emerald ash borer in St. Ignace and Moran, and researchers are already learning that the insect's patterns are different in the U.P. than in lower Michigan, perhaps owing to cooler weather here. More...

Sports

East Downs West 21-6 in U.P. All-Star Football Game

The East All-Stars that featured 18 players from the Eastern Upper Peninsula (EUP) defeated the West squad 21-6 during the second annual U.P. All-Star Football Game at the Superior Dome in Marquette Saturday, June 20. More...

10 From Area To Represent EUP at Hoops Game

One coach and nine players will represent the Eastern Upper Peninsula at the 24th Annual Upper Peninsula All-Star Basketball Classic at Escanaba High School Saturday, June 27. Sponsored by the U.P. More...

All-Star Football Players, Cheerleaders

Manistique Emeralds cheerleaders, who placed fifth at state competition, were selected to cheer for the East squad. More...

Opinion

Oilmen Say Clean Energy Bill Will Drive Up Gas Prices

To the Editor: Theres a lot of frustration around these days with the big oil companies and the price of a gallon of gasoline. Heres some real concerning thoughts on future gasoline and energy costs in the U.S. More...

Owners Show Off Antiques

Name: Don Marx Model: 1954 Ford Crestline Sunliner Home: Presque Isle Number of Visits: Five or six times What prompted you to come: "I enjoy the show." Favorite thing about the show: "There are good quality cars here. More...

Down the Road...

2009 Auto Show Calendar

Thursday, June 25 • 3 p.m. - Mackinac Bridge Rally - Show cars will parade across the Mackinac Bridge from the Mackinaw City Welcome Center through downtown St. Ignace. • 7 p.m. More...

Soo Locks To Break Ground for New Poe-sized Lock Tuesday

Fourteen shovels will be thrust into the ground in Sault Ste. Marie Tuesday, June 30, to signify the first dirt turned on a $580 million project to build a new Soo Lock. More...

St. Ignace Bus Terminal Nearing Completion

Construction on the outside of the bus terminal, which began in January on the corner of US-2 and Church Street in St. Ignace, is nearly complete, supervisor Chris Richter said Monday, June 22. More...

Cedarville School District Balances Budget

Les Cheneaux Community Schools Board of Education announced at a special budget hearing Monday, June 22, it has balanced the 2008/09 school year budget with a projected surplus of $131. More...

Roads To Be Re-striped; Sewer Rates Go Up

Clark Township

Roads in Cedarville will be a little easier to navigate in the coming weeks, as the Clark Township Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to spend up to $2,500 to have traffic lines repainted on portions of Four-Mile Block, Krowmiller Road, Meridian More...

Social

Lions Install New Officers

John Schieding Is Lion of Year

Lions District 10 Governor-elect Don Wojakowski of Stephenson installed officers for the St. Ignace Lions Club Tuesday, June 9, at the Galley restaurant. They are (above, from left, back row) Kayla Nixon, Lion Tamer; Don Gustafson, treasurer; Mr. More...

Piippo, Svendsen

Gerald and Lynne Piippo of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassandra Piippo, to Michael Svendsen, the son of James and Kathryn Svendsen of Elk River, Minnesota. More...

Curtis, Hanna

Paul and Luann Curtis and Brien and Beth Hanna, all of Pickford, announce the engagement of their children, Kimberly Ann Curtis and Richard William Hanna. More...

Obituaries

Marion Murawski

Marion Isabell Murawski, 73, of Cedarville, formerly of Port Huron, died Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at her home. She was born April 23, 1936, in Novi. Her family moved to Port Huron when she was a child, and she lived there for most of her life. More...

Carl 'Joe' Legault

Carl J. "Joe" Legault, 66, of Engadine, died Friday evening, June 19, 2009, surrounded by his family and under the care of Northwoods Home Health and Hospice. Born on December 7, 1942, in Newberry, he was the youngest son of Arthur Sr. More...

Charlotte

Charlotte Ann More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Legacy of Leaders Keeps Labor Relevant in state

Organized labor suffers from declining membership and political influence. But it has a legacy of achievements in Michigan and continuing clout within the Democratic party. More...

Les Cheneaux

The Les Cheneaux Arts Council will host an Open House Thursday, June 25, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at its Arts Center on Hodeck Street, the former Paul's Bait Shop. Everyone is welcome. More...

St.Ignace

What beautiful weather we've been having lately, a time to enjoy family picnics, gardening, boating, biking, camping, hiking, or reading a book in the shade. Our next big event is the 34th Annual St. More...


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