November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

McMaken Heads Business of Year

Green Ventures Boost Carpentry Enterprise

Selected for providing many services to the community, as well as being an excellent business model in the Les Cheneaux area, McMaken Carpentry and Enterprises was honored as the Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce's Business of the Year at a Wednesday More...

Fall Ferry Runs Spark Competition

Boats Are Running, but City Says Shepler Must Seek Approval

In one week, Mackinac Island is expected to consider a new ferry franchise request from Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry. More...

News

St. Ignace District Mulls Options for New Appeal as School Millage Fails Again

Busing, Technology Still Top Priorities, Superintendent Says

After the millage for busing, technology, and a wood chip heating plant proposed by St. More...

Powwow To Honor Veterans This Weekend

Bahweting Singers, Strong Heart Singers, Elk Spirit Drum Groups To Take Part

Paying tribute to tribal veterans, the seventh annual Anishinabe Veterans Powwow will be Saturday, November 13, and Sunday, November 14, at the Kinross Recreation Center. Grand entrances will be at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday. More...

Proposed Village Parking Lot To Be Appraised

The land on Etherington Street that Mackinaw City wants to use for an employee parking lot will be appraised before the village proceeds with plans to purchase it. More...

Sports

Pickford Downs Cedarville for Class D District Volleyball Championship

Panthers Opened Regional Play Tuesday, November 9

The host Pickford Panthers defeated the Cedarville Trojans 3-1 to win the 124 Class D district championship Thursday, November 4. More...

Engadine Eagles Capture Seventh Consecutive Class D District Title

Eagles Opened Regionals at Crystal Falls Tuesday, November 9

The Engadine Eagles captured their seventh consecutive Class D volleyball district championship with a come-from-behind 3-1 win over the host Rapid River Rockets Thursday, November 4. More...

Mio Ends Trojans Season in District Finals

The Cedarville Trojans ran into a buzz saw as the host Mio Thunderbolts posted a 57-18 win during the Division 8 district championship game Friday, November 5. More...

Residents, County Want Answers on Hospital Decision

Access to health care on the west end of the county is caught in a threeway tug of war involving residents, the county commission, and the hospital. More...

Students Experience a Day on the Job

Les Cheneaux Youth Try Careers

Placing eighth grade students from Cedarville Middle School into a work environment of their choosing for an entire school day Wednesday, November 3, proved successful, said guidance counselor Pat Feldhake, as excited students rushed into the librar More...

Republicans Sweep Northern Elections

St. Ignace School Millage Fails Again

Mackinac County voters echoed the rest of the state Tuesday, November 2, picking Republican Rick Snyder for Governor and selecting Republicans in the other top offices, voting down a state proposition for a constitutional convention and handily pass More...

Social

Hyslops Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Otto and Helen Hyslop of St. Ignace will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, November 12, in the tent at Kewadin Shores Casino from 7 p.m. to midnight. More...

Korean Student Sun Kyung Spends Year in St. Ignace

Sixteen-year-old Sun Kyung of Seoul, South Korea, is spending a full year in St. More...

Fountain Earns Degree

Justin Fountain was graduated from Life University in Atlanta, Georgia, with a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree September 24. Mr. More...

Obituaries

John Strehler

John F. “Moose” Strehler, 65, of Hessel, formerly of Grosse Pointe Woods, died Friday, November 5, 2010, at his home.   He was born March 11, 1945, in Grosse Pointe Farms to Charles Robert and Barbara Bei (nee Smith) Strehler. More...

Marshall Crisp, Sr.

Marshall James Crisp, Sr., 85, of Goetzville and Tendercare in Sault Ste. Marie, was a World War II veteran who later worked at a quarry on Drummond Island and enjoyed growing vegetables and raspberries. Mr. More...

Emogene Sanders

Emogene Sanders, 77, of Pickford, died Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.   She was born May 27, 1933, in Mississinawa Township, Darke County, Ohio, to Herbert L. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Humble Pie

There are several ways for politicians to use "humble," including to be unpretentious about success and to acknowledge a setback.   More...

Rexton-Garnet

A lovely baby shower for the newest Luepnitz family member, due in January, was held Saturday, November 6, honoring Sara Luepnitz. More...

Engadine-Gould City

Hello, everyone. November started out mild. A few other little towns around us have received some snow, and Engadine received very little.   More...


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