June 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Crack Fells Century-old Downtown Tree

Deanna and Henry Roos of Yucca Valley, California, stop their tour of downtown shops to watch as the horseshoe chestnut tree is cut down at Colonial House on State Street. More...

Protecting Views, Character Top Goals for Village

Hearings Planned on Master Plan Work

Protecting the community's character and a bold statement to convey the importance of preserving views of the lakes and the sky are top priorities of the Mackinaw City Planning Commission and will be included in the framework of the new master plan. More...

News

Pickford Man Arrested for Copper Theft

Christian Paul Williams, 47, of Pickford, was arrested for larceny over $1,000 and under $20,000 following an investigation of a theft where between 200 and 300 pounds of copper wire was stolen from Carmeuse Lime and Stone Rock Quarry in Clark Towns More...

Effort Aims To Reduce Impaired Boating

Marine law enforcement officers will be out in force Friday, June 25, through Sunday June 27, during Operation Dry Water 2010 to reduce alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities on the water.   More...

Music in Mackinaw Schedule Announced

Choral music and jazzy beats will echo from Conkling Heritage Park in Mackinaw City on Saturday evenings beginning June 19 at 8 p.m. More...

Sports

Bulldogs Defeated in Regional Semifinals

Scott Coffey Named SAC Player of the Year

Rudyard's record-tying season (26-6) came to an end during the Division 4 regional semifinals after the Harbor Light Christian (HLC) Swordsmen handed the Bulldogs a 3-2 heartbreaking decision at Pellston Saturday, June 12.   More...

Morey Courts Win AAU State Championship

The Morey Courts AAU girls basketball team from Mount Pleasant, coached by Marc Sroufe of Mount Pleasant and Greg Wright of St. More...

Area Coaches, Players Compete in All-Star Game

Eleven area players and two coaches will take part in the 25th Annual Upper Peninsula All-Star basketball game to be played at Norway High School Saturday, June 19. The girls game is scheduled to tip off at noon and the boys at 2 p.m.   More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Endorsement Derby

Much of early gubernatorial polling should be viewed with skepticism, especially those polls on match-ups of Republicans and Democrats who may or may not in November be the nominees.   More...

DeTour

Summer doesn’t officially begin until next week, but the activities in our area are already in full swing. Work on the Saturday, July 3, and Sunday, July 4, festivities is going well. More...

Rudyard

More than 200 people attended the final baseball game championship in Pellston. Rudyard played Saturday, June 12, in Pellston, to lose in the last inning. It was a good game, and the season finished on a high note. More...

Electricity Project To Replace 1930s Lines, Wood Poles

Installing new electric lines from St. Ignace to Rudyard will replace lines that are nearing 80 years old, and ensure that people and businesses in the area will have their future power needs met. More...

Charter School Plan Could Aid DeTour

DeTour Elementary School will be closed June 30 and school officials hope to transform the facility from a public school to a charter public school and reopen the building as early as this fall. More...

Rockin’ Ride

Bob Seger Mustang To Be Featured at St. Ignace Show

En route to a concert in San Francisco, Michigan-born rock star Bob Seger stopped in San Jose to buy a 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback, his first brand new car. More...

Social

Mackinaw City Couple Celebrates 65th Wedding Anniversary

Ken and Betty Teysen of Mackinaw City celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Thursday, June 10, with family and friends at the Church of the Straits in Mackinaw City.   They were married June 10, 1945, in East Lansing.   More...

Dillon, Frazier

Cheryl Dillon and Melvin Frazier of Lansing were united in marriage Saturday, May 29, 2010, at the Naubinway Marina with magistrate Linda Livermore officiating. More...

Case Earns Bachelor’s Degree

William Case was graduated Wednesday, May 12, at commencement exercises at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications with a concentration in broadcasting. More...

Obituaries

Darlene Jungenberg

Darlene Francis Jungenberg, 52, of St. Ignace, died Thursday morning, June 10, 2010, at Mackinac Straits Health System in St. Ignace. More...

Barbara Galarowic

Barbara Ann Galarowic, 76, of Goetzville, died Monday, June 7, 2010, at Tendercare in Sault Ste. Marie.   She was born April 27, 1934, in Raber to John Joseph and Caroline Katherine (nee Pleva) Galarowic.   More...

Terry Andrews

Terry Lee Andrews, 60, of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away March 25, 2010.   He was born Thursday, June 29, 1949, to Nina J. Andrews.   Mr. Andrews served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. More...


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