October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

College Access Network Would Boost Enrollment

New Effort To Connect Grads With Resources

The Les Cheneaux Community Foundation is organizing a local college access network that will span Mackinac, Luce, and Chippewa counties, encouraging local high school graduates to receive at least two more years of post-graduate education. More...

News

County Planning Commission To Recommend Partnership With Economic Alliance

Discussion Turns To Costs of Membership, Revamped Definition of Brownfields

After four meetings to explore a partnership between the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance and the Mackinac County Planning Commission, both parties are advocating caution.   More...

CHAC Seeks Fundraiser Volunteers

The Community Health Access Coalition is seeking volunteers to help with an upcoming caramel apple fundraiser. Proceeds will support perscription drug assistance for uninsured residents of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties.   More...

‘Somewhere In Time’ Fans To Gather

Filming a scene on the porch of Grand Hotel for the 1979 movie “Somewhere In Time” are (from left) director of photography Isidore Mankofsky, director Jeannot Szwarc, cameraman Bill Masten More...

Sports

Football

Saints Clinch SFL Crown, Playoff Berth With Win   The St. 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...

Johnson To Be Inducted Into LHS Sports Hall of Fame

Randi (nee Johnson) Wender, a 2000 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.   More...

Opinion

Bridge Runners Receive Great Service in St. Ignace

To the Editor: For the past seven years, the Michigan Fitness Foundation has hosted a Bridge Run at sunrise on Labor Day morning. We bring 400 runners to the Bridge to run across just before the walkers start at 7 a.m. More...

Mackinaw City Officials Deeply Concerned

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Students Visit Stuart House Museum

Four textbooks dating to the 1940s were donated to the Stuart House Museum on Mackinac Island, a gift from the Mackinac Island Public School. More...

Interest Strong in Coat Donations, Resale Bargains

Charity Efforts Impact EUP Residents

“Scott” stands in a line outside the Kinross Township Hall. The temperature is barely above freezing and the sunshine is trying hard to raise it. More...

Researcher Tags Five Owls at St. Ignace

Swooping silently through the night sky at about the size of a softball, saw-whet owls are rarely seen by humans, let alone ever caught. More...

Social

Johnson, Eastman

Melissah Johnson of Moran and Matthew Eastman of Mio were united in marriage Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church in St. Ignace with Pastor Dennis Saglimbene officiating. More...

Routheaux Celebrate Silver Wedding Anniversary

Doug and Kathy Routheaux of Mt. Pleasant and Brevort Lake celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in Moran in July. They renewed their vows on Mackinac Island and had a reception at the Zion Lutheran Church of Allenville.   Mr. and Mrs. More...

Peyton Sanborn

Ben and Jessi Sanborn of Albuquerque, New Mexico, announce the birth of their daughter, Peyton Alice Sanborn, born Saturday, August 28, 2010, at Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque. More...

Obituaries

Florence ‘Betty’ Patrick

Florence Elizabeth “Betty” Patrick, 87, of Cedarville, died Monday, October 4, 2010, at Cedar Cove Assisted Living in Cedarville. More...

Marjorie Hawley

Marjorie Margaret Hawley, 84, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2010, in Hessel.   She was born May 17, 1926, in Grand Rapids to William and Genevieve (nee Gibson) Wert.   More...

Mary Boucha

Mary E. Boucha, 89, of Engadine, died Monday morning October 11, 2010, at the Helen Newbery Joy Hospital Long Term Care Facility, surrounded by her family. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Big Spending, But Not by Candidates

Proxies for the contenders for the seat being vacated by nineterm U.S. Representative Bart Stupak (D-Menominee) are spending far more for television ads than the candidates themselves. More...

Rudyard

Many people helped Rudyard schools and St. Ignace schools raise $3,915.81 for Relay for Life. Students took part in the Volley for a Cure game Wednesday, October 6. The support from our community was appreciated. More...

DEAL ME IN

So, To Shield Her From Embarrassment, I Took The Money, And . . .

Dear Mark: My last time playing blackjack I happened upon a brand new dealer just out of dealer school. She was paying pushes, and even paid a couple losers. I took the money, but is it illegal to do so?   Bob H.   More...


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