April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Columns

Michigan Politics

Up North, the hills are full of the sound of politics -- legislative, gubernatorial and, especially this week, congressional.   More...

Brevort

Bob and Kay Beasley of Waterford are spending a week at the vacation home here near the village, as are Kathy and Jim Christopher of Macomb. Terry and Priscilla Hoeft are also around Brevort enjoying the great weather.   More...

Engadine-Gould City

Hello, everyone!   The Three Lakes Academy students in third though sixth grades will present "The Prince and the Penguin," a winter musical, Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Erickson Center in Curtis. More...

St. Ignace

Nona Fraleigh is feeling fine after being the first patient to be treated in the Mackinac Straits Health System Emergency Room when the new hospital opened its doors to patients Friday, April 16. More...

Mackinac Island

The weather has been very nice, with warm temperatures, cool nights, and bright sunshine. The sunset Sunday night, April 25, was breathtaking as the sun descended behind St. Ignace, reflecting down on the calm Straits of Mackinac. More...

Looking Back

125 YEARS AGO   The News and Free Press   May 1, 1885   More...

DeTour

Events taking place at our schools in May include the regular board meeting, which will be at Raber Bay, Monday, May 10, at 6:45 p.m. The honors and athletic banquet is Wednesday, May 12, in DeTour, with the banquet at 5 p.m. and awards at 6 p.m. More...

Engadine Consolidated Schools

HOME OF THE EAGLES • KNOWLEDGE LETS YOU SOAR

Elementary students celebrated Earth Day last week by raking the gardens, picking up garbage, and beautifying the school grounds.   More...

Rexton-Garnet

The morels are starting to pop their heads up from under the underbrush. All that is needed for a good crop is a little more rain.   Mickey and Coleen Hart of Brownstown have been in the area sprucing up their newly purchased home. More...

DEAL ME IN

A Heap Of Small Advantages Has Its Value

Dear Mark: I don't quite get the theory that if you are a card counter, why you would bet more on a positive count. Doesn't the dealer have the same chances of getting a good hand as you do?   Ric K.   More...


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