June 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

School Likely To Ask for Millage Again

Heating Plant May Have Been Sticking Point for Voters, Committee Says

A three-item millage package for St. Ignace Area Schools will likely come before voters again in November, asking for 0.7 mill for 11 years for a wood heating plant, computer equipment, and school busses. More...

Berg Takes Charge at Coast Guard Station

Rich Berg's rise through the ranks has been swift, with each tour cut short by an advancement to new responsibilities. His latest promotions have been as Senior Chief in April and as Officer in Charge of Coast Guard Station St. More...

News

County Seeks Site Improvement

County commissioners discussed plans for improving the county Web site, considered entering an agreement with the EUP Regional Planning and Development Commission, and approved a contract with Cryderman Builders of St. More...

Yooper Motorcyle Show Canceled

After hosting the Yooper Motorcycle Show for two years, the St. Ignace Visitors Bureau has cancelled this year's show owing to the retirement of Ray Kittel, owner of Ray's M/C Show World, who organized last year's event. More...

‘Happiness Is a Choice To Make Now’ – 17 Earn Diplomas at Mackinaw City

“It has been 13 long, strenuous years, but our hard work has finally paid off,” said class vice president and graduating senior Michael Dery. More...

Sports

Saints Win State Track Titles; Trojans 2nd

The St. Ignace Saints girls won the Division 2 Upper Peninsula state track and field championships at Kingsford Saturday, June 5. More...

LaSalle Captures Girls, Boys U.P. State Track Titles

The St. Ignace Saint’s girls and boys captured the Division 2 Upper Peninsula State Finals track and field championships at Flivver Field in Kingsford Saturday, June 5.   This was the first crown for the LaSalle girls in three years. More...

Art Allen, U.P. Sports Hall of Famer, Passes

Art Allen, 87, one of the first members of the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame committee, died Wednesday, June 2, in Thompson.   A graduate of Manistique High School and Northern Michigan University, Mr. More...

Will Clear View of Milky Way Lure Tourists to Village?

The nighttime darkness at Emmet County's Headlands may become a future boon to Mackinaw City as an attraction. More...

Sewer Bill Due in One Year, Not Four

Average Household Will See Increase of $57

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Anglers Enjoy Day at the Ponds

Pam Sutton of Kinross holds up one of her catches Saturday, June 5, when families gathered around Castle Rock Ponds enjoying free food, free fishing, and prizes for the annual Kids Fishing Day. More...

Social

Dufresne Is Top Graduate of Noncommissioned Officer Training

Technical Sergeant Melanie Dufresne, a member of the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, was the top graduate of 186 Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) Wednesday, June 2. Sgt. More...

Benko Finishes Basic Training

Nicholas Ross Benko of St. Ignace was graduated from United States Air Force basic training April 23 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.   More...

Lindberg, Huffman

Noah Lindberg and Danielle Huffman, both of Hessel, announce their engagement to be married September 18, 2010, at Les Cheneaux Christian Fellowship Church in Cedarville. More...

Obituaries

Esther Lawlor

Esther Mae Lawlor, 98, of Rudyard, died Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Tendercare in Sault Ste. Marie.   She was born August 8, 1911, in Moran, the daughter of Otto August and Lena Mae (nee Foote) Luepnitz.   More...

Robert Ewer II

Robert Allen Ewer II, 60, of Pickford, died Friday, June 4, 2010, at home with family members at his side.   He was born June 24, 1949, in Pontiac.   More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Sports Takes High Road, Politics Low

In sports, taking the high road in dealing with opponents and adversity is often called sportsmanship. In politics, at least in dealing with opponents, it's civility. More...

St. Ignace

Our town is getting busier each day as tourists visit to take in the beautiful sights. Many beautiful flowers brighten up the area.   Randy Binger says his mother, Peggy Binger, still enjoys church each week. More...

Mackinac Island

Memorial Day weekend on Mackinac was picture perfect, with warm temperatures, calm winds, sunny skies, and the lilacs in full bloom. More...


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