November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Buck Hit by Truck – But Guess Where?

This 105-pound button buck was hit by a semi truck and killed at the center span on the northbound lane of the Mackinac Bridge Wednesday, November 10, at 5 a.m. No damage to the truck was reported. More...

News

Island Council Holds Closed Session on Shepler’s Suit

No action was taken following an executive session of the Mackinac Island City Council Friday, November 12, to discuss a lawsuit by Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry. More...

Road Commission Salts Roads With Sault Tribe Agreement

The Mackinac County Road Commission will spread salt on Mackinac Trail and 3 Mile Road this winter under an agreement with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. More...

November 19 Auction Will Benefit H.O.M.E. of Mackinac County

A “Home for the Holidays” auction will be Friday, November 19, at Little Bear East Conference Center in St. Ignace to benefit Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) of Mackinac County. Doors will open at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Pickford Finishes Season 22-5-4; Falls to Pellston in Volleyball Regionals

The Pickford Panthers, the Eastern Upper Peninsula Conference and district champions, suffered a 3-0 decision to the host Pellston Hornets in the semifinals of the Class D regionals Tuesday, November 9. More...

For the Record...

Weaver, Jarvie Sports Corrections

The photograph of the Cedarville volleyball seniors, published November 11. should have identified Danielle Weaver among the players. More...

Nicole Elmblad To Play for University of Wisconsin

LaSalle High School senior Nicole Elmblad (center) signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday, November 10, to study and play basketball at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. More...

Opinion

Library Offers Valuable Services in Face of Dwindling Funding

To the Editor: More...

School Recognition of Veterans Was A Job Well Done

To the Editor: LaSalle High School is to be commended for honoring our vets on Veterans Day November 11, 2010.   More...

Ferry Deal Is A Trojan Horse

To the Editor: What is inside a Trojan horse?   More...

Hospital, County Say Agreement Can Be Reached

But County Will Withhold Money Until Deal Is Final

The county will collect 1.2 mills in taxes for local health care services this winter, but will not turn the money over to the hospital until a service agreement is signed with hospital administrators, county commissioners decided at a special meeti More...

Insurance Costs Rising for City

Council Eyes Financial Impact at Budget Workshop

The St. Ignace 2011 general fund budget is estimated to be $2.3 million, of which about $908,000 is employee-related expenses. Included in those employee expenses is health insurance, now estimated to increase 41%, or $137,760, for the coming year. More...

Local Teamwork Pays Off, Police Say

Police from the various agencies in Mackinac County say they're all on the same team and share one common goal: To catch the bad guys and keep citizens safe.   More...

Social

Engadine Consolidated Schools

Rilei, Richards, Evans, Maison Are Honored Students

Jake Rilei and Evan Richards are the Students of the Week at Engadine Consolidated Schools for the week of November 8.   More...

LaFerier, Williford

Aimee LaFerier and Michael Williford were united in marriage Sunday, October 10, 2010, at Trinity Church on Mackinac Island with the Reverend Edwin Remaly officiating. More...

Smith, Doud

Lee and Dori Smith of St. Johns announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Smith, to Andrew Doud of Mackinac Island and Detroit. Mr. Doud is the son of Charlotte Doud and the late Stephen Doud of Dallas, Texas. More...

Obituaries

George Belonga

George Belonga, 89, of St. Ignace, helped his wife for 25 years in a foster care home, and was a foster parent to dozens of youth. Mr. Belonga died Saturday, November 13, 2010, at Mackinac Straits Long Term Care Facility. More...

Donnadean Daniels

Donnadean (nee Wisner) Daniels, 84, of Cedarville, died Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie.   She was born April 30, 1926, in Hessel.   Mrs. More...

Vivian McGraw

Vivian Kitchen McGraw, 97, passed away Friday, November 5, 2010, at Paradise Cottage Care in Port St. Lucie, Florida, surrounded by her family and under the care of hospice.   She was born April 21, 1913, in St. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Snyder’s Bi-partisan Re-invention

In the months after his 1990 election, a refrain from Republican Governor John Engler was "promises made, promises kept." There could be an echo from Governor-elect Rick Snyder.   More...

Engadine & Gould City

The public is invited to the Scholastic Book Fair Wednesday, November 17, and Tuesday, November 23, at the Engadine Library, during normal school hours.   More...

DeTour

By Judy Jones

Congratulations to the DeTour Junior High Quiz Bowl Team. More...


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