September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City Tells Ferries: Deadline Is Oct. 4

Mackinac Island's three ferry boat lines have less than two weeks to present information and proposals to the city for its consideration of franchises, the City of Mackinac Island has announced. More...

Fall Festival Is Saturday in St. Ignace

Celebrating the arrival of fall, “Autumn Apple Days” will offer a full schedule of family activities in downtown St. Ignace Saturday, October 2, from 11 a.m. More...

News

Attendance Up 18% as Area Organizers Host U.P. State Fair

Paid gate attendance at the U.P. State Fair was up this year by 18% over 2009, leading fair organizers to call their first effort at hosting it a success. During fair week August 16 through August 22, 58,000 guests paid admission. More...

Local Drug Court Team Looks at New Ideas From Conference

People taking part in drug court programs may get a break in their penalty if they choose to report their own drug use, rather than wait for tests to reveal it. More...

ATV Fall Color Tour Ride Is Saturday

Davis Motorsports in Epoufette near Cut River is hosting a fall color tour for all-terrain vehicles Saturday, October 2. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Davis Motorsports. The ride will begin at 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Football

Cedarville Posts MEFL   Shutout Win Over Rockets   Cedarville High School celebrated homecoming and honored the 1980 undefeated football team during the Trojans 39-0 shutout Mid-Eastern Football League (MEFL) win over the Rapid River R More...

Pierson Records Five Tackles In Wildcats Win Over Ashland

Zach Pierson, alumnus of LaSalle High School, recorded five tackles during Northern Michigan University Wildcats 23-19 home win over Ashland, Wisconsin, Saturday, September 25.   More...

Stan Ferris To Be Inducted Into LaSalle Sports HOF

Stan Ferris, a 1959 graduate of LaSalle High School (LHS), will be inducted into the LHS Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies at Kewadin Shores Casino Saturday, January 8, 2011.   More...

Opinion

Naubinway Health Clinic Access Shouldn’t Be Reduced

To the Editor: More...

Naubinway Community Needs Full-time Clinician

To the Editor: I am writing to support keeping the Naubinway Family Health Clinic open with Carol Norman, CFNP, as full-time clinician five days a week.   More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Tea Party Movement Strong in North

The populist tea-party movement in Michigan has lacked the media attention that New Jersey, Virginia, Massachusetts, and -- most recently -- Delaware, have received because of their nationally prominent 2009- 10 primaries where the movement influenc More...

DeTour

Except for the scarecrows, which are still decorating DeTour Village and the surrounding area, the successful 2010 Happy Apple Scarecrow Festival is over.  More...

Engadine-Gould City

It's almost October. Where did our summer go? More...

Bridge Cameras To Match Plates With Watch Lists

Cameras capable of recognizing license plates and comparing them with various law enforcement databases, including terrorist watch lists, will be installed at various locations on the Mackinac Bridge.   More...

Deluge Brings Flooding

Heavy rains Thursday, September 23, resulted in knee-high flooding in some roads in Mackinac County the following day, with many areas receiving more than three inches of rain. More...

Chunk Splits Off St. Anthony’s Rock

After last week's storm dumped more than three inches of rain in the Straits region, the top of St. Anthony's Rock in St. Ignace got smaller when a large chunk of the sea stack tumbled to the ground Thursday evening, September 23. More...

Social

Community Meal Is September 29 in Engadine

The Engadine United Methodist Church is hosting a free family community meal Wednesday, September 29, from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the church. The meal is open to the public. A hayride is included and will leave the church at 5:30 p.m. More...

Izzards Celebrate Their 50th Wedding Anniversary

Conrad and Anita (nee Stevenson) Izzard were married September 17, 1960, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Goetzville by Reverend Father Chester Franczek. More...

Moorhouse, Becker

Tobi Jane Moorhouse and Justin Richard Becker, both of Traverse City, were united in marriage Saturday, May 22, 2010, on the lawn at Bower’s Harbor Inn on the Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City with the Reverend Tom Jasper officiating. More...

Obituaries

Donna Weston

Donna Maude Weston, 73, served as postmaster at Hessel, Stalwart, and Goetzville during her 26-year career with the postal service. Mrs. Weston, of St. More...

Doris Soeltner

Doris Soeltner of St. Ignace passed away Thursday, September 23, 2010, at Mother Teresa House in Lansing. Mrs. Soeltner spent the last four months battling cancer with the support of her children, grandchildren, siblings, and friends. More...

Luke Brooks

Luke Richard Brooks, 34, of Cedarville, died Saturday, September 25, 2010, at his home.   He was born August 10, 1976, in Grand Rapids.   Mr. Brooks attended school in Grand Rapids and Baldwin. More...


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