December 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Support Group Aids Diabetes Patients

Vigilance in Diet and Exercise Plays Critical Role, Local Educator Says

Educators say it all the time: Eat a healthy diet and exercise often. More...

News

Clark Township Takes Tougher Stance on Blight

Ordinance Revision Could Provide Leverage Against Vacant Properties

Changes made to Clark Township's blight ordinance at a Thursday, December 16, township board meeting have extended the rules to include commercial property, while also creating a more encompassing description of offenses.  More...

Gros Cap School Will Ask For Sinking Fund Millage After All

Gros Cap School will ask voters to renew its 1.75 sinking fund millage in May. Money from the millage is used for building improvements at the school in Moran Township.  More...

Community Groups Say Tribal Donations Have Lasting Impact

Sault Tribe Gives $380K To EUP Communities This Year

Every year, communities in the Eastern Upper Peninsula benefit from donations made by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, which often provide a much-needed financial boost for projects.  More...

Obituaries

Whaneva Rairigh

Whaneva Enola Rairigh, 81, of Hessel, died Thursday, December 23, 2010, at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. She was born September 29, 1929, in Lansing, to Emil and Frances (nee Chrisman) George. She grew up in Lansing. More...

Michael ‘Tony’ Osogwin, Jr.

Michael Joseph “Tony” Osogwin, Jr., 69, of Hessel, was a tribal elder and pipe carrier of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, and was enthusiastic about Native American traditions, attending powwows every year. More...

Raymond ‘Ray’ Rushford

Raymond "Ray" M. Rushford, 65, of Lakefield Township, died Saturday, December 25, 2010, at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey following a four-year illness. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Smooth Transition

To their credit and reflective of their personalities, outgoing Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm and Republican Governor-elect Rick Snyder fashioned one of the smoothest, cooperative transitions Michigan has had from governors of opposite partie More...

Outdoor Matters

DNRE Prepares for Asian Carp Invasion To Reach Great Lakes

By now, there probably isn’t anyone in Michigan who hasn’t heard about Asian carp. More...

Looking Back

120 YEARS AGO The St. Ignace News December 27, 1890   Frank S. More...

Operators Recall Days on Switchboard

Personal Aspect of Old Telephone System Helped Connect the Community, Workers Say

One minute after midnight May 18, 1974, the telephone cords were pulled from connections in a symbolic gesture that ended operatorassisted calling in St. Ignace, and in Michigan. More...

Benishek Shares Early Perspectives on 1st District Job

Dan Benishek, the U.S. Representative-elect for Michigan's 1st Congressional District, encompassing all of the Upper Peninsula and the northern region of the Lower Peninsula, stopped by The St. More...

Commission Maps Out Future Road Projects

The Mackinac County Road Commission plans to work on McGahn, Swede, and Worth roads in 2015, according to its five-year transportation plan. More...

Social

Livermore Earns Award

Sergeant First Class David Livermore (left) of the Army Medical Department is presented the “Instructor of the Year” award by Major General Rubenstein Tuesday, December 14. More...

Sports

Saints Grapplers Finish 2010 With Victories Over Onaway, Mancelona

St. Ignace wrestlers closed out the 2010 portion of their season with home victories over the Onaway Cardinals, 42-19, and the Mancelona Ironmen, 46-27, at the St. More...

Third Annual LaSalle Sports HOF Inductions Set for January 8

The third annual LaSalle High School Sports Hall of Fame induction is scheduled for Saturday, January 8 at Kewadin Shores Casino.  The class of 2010-2011 includes Stan Ferris, Randi (nee Johnson) Wender, Brad Ledy, Pat Lee, Coach John Evashevski More...

Trojans, Panthers, Bulldogs JV Basketball Teams

Cedarville Trojans boys junior varsity basketball team, (front, from left) manager Richard Welch, Sam Eberts, Nick Ellis, Nathan Smith, Todd Hecht, Caleb Odish; (back) Dylan McDonald, Hilan Lysinger, More...


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