October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Bereaved Mother Talks To EUP Students

Preventing Cyber-bullying Is Goal of School Program

Bullying is common at schools, but today's students will tell you that it's taking place on the Internet, too, which can be even more harmful, allowing hateful messages to be sent at the click of a button. More...

Search Called Off for Missing Boater

The search for Roger Reif, a 37-year-old Pennsylvania man last seen Wednesday night, September 29, at a family residence, has been called off. Mr. More...

News

Change, Video, Snack Machines Broken Into in Mackinaw City

Fifteen change, video, and snack machine larcenies were reported in Mackinaw City between Monday, September 20, and Wednesday, September 22. More...

Preliminary Forecast Shows City of St. Ignace Facing 7% Revenue Drop in 2011

A rough draft of the 2011 St. More...

Youth Learn Anti-violence Message at Party

Recording the highest attendance yet, the third annual “Strike Out the Violence” event hosted by the Diane Peppler Resource Center drew 94 middle and high school students to Gateway Lanes in St. More...

Sports

Football

Saints Score Winning Touchdown With 12.3 Left To Down Trojans   More...

Brad Ledy Selected to LHS Sports Hall of Fame

Brad Ledy, 1994 graduate of LaSalle High School, will be inducted into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies at Kewadin Shores Casino Saturday, January 8.   Mr. More...

Saints Football To Host Fundraiser

The Saints football teams will hold a whitefish fry fundraiser Sunday, October 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for children 12 and younger. More...

Opinion

City’s Ferry Plan Raises Questions About Timing, Transparency

To the Editor: I hope that the horse blinders have been removed enough to give a panoramic view of the real deal that is unfolding in the Island’s ferry franchise fiasco. More...

Ferry Issue Calls for Public Discussion

To the Editor: We are anxiously awaiting a public discussion between members of the Mackinac Island City Council regarding the potential purchase of docking facilities by the City of Mackinac Island, and whether ferry franchises will be awarded to More...

Long Term Care Project Delayed

Loan for Building Approved, Never Funded

The foundation for the Mackinac Straits Health System long term care building has been set, and plumbing and electrical service has been installed in the ground, but the project is at a standstill because the federal loan needed to construct the bui More...

County Working To Mend Rift Over Abandoned Roads

Seeking to address the fallout caused by the Mackinac County Road Commission's decision to abandon nearly a mile of roads on tribal land in St. More...

Carp River Bridge Upgrade Underway

The third phase of repaving on Mackinac Trail in Mackinac County has been completed, marking the end of all such work for the road. More...

Social

Taylor, Rickley

Sarah Terese Taylor of Saginaw and William Joseph Rickley of St. Ignace were united in marriage Saturday, August 21, 2010, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary Cathedral in Gaylord with Father Peter Eke officiating. More...

Bishops Will Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Robert and Patricia (nee Halberg) Bishop are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.   The couple were married October 14, 1950, at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in St. Ignace with Father Bill Sherzer officiating. Father Sherzer was Mr. More...

Izzard, Tassier

Ken and Joanna Izzard of Cedarville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren, to Dustin Tassier, son of Mike and Kathy Tassier, also of Cedarville. More...

Obituaries

Roger Reif

Roger Michael Reif, 37, of Snowmass Village, Colorado, was killed in a boating accident early Thursday, September 30, 2010, in the northern part of Lake Huron, while visiting with his parents at the family’s summer home in the Les Cheneaux Isl More...

Merle Wilson

Merle Lillian (nee McKenzie) Wilson passed away Monday, September 27, 2010, at Sault Ste. Marie. She was 94. More...

Ruth Evashevski

Ruth Brown Evashevski, 91, of Petoskey, died at her home Monday, September 27, 2010, surrounded by her children.   She was born October 16, 1918, in St. Ignace, to Prentiss Marsh and Marion (nee Walker) Brown. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

No Longer Tourists, Candidates Go North

They long have been tourists in northern Michigan and now, as gubernatorial nominees, Democrat Virg Bernero and Republican Rick Snyder are vowing on northern campaign trails to promote tourism as part of their economic agendas.   More...

Nina Abnee Named ‘Ad Woman of the Year’

Even as she prepares to receive an award from the Chicago Advertising Federation naming her “Ad Woman of the Year,” Nina Abnee still feels a special tingle when she hears an advertisement she worked on speak to her from the radio. More...

Les Cheneaux

In this area, the fall color is absolutely spectacular this year. I cannot remember an autumn when the trees have been more vibrant. Those who have traveled to our area for a color tour were certainly not disappointed.   More...


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