September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Delays East Lake Dam Decision

Citizen Appeals for Intervention in Case

A judge has delayed a decision on the status of the East Lake dam project until October 20. More...

Electronics Recycling Is Saturday

Five locations throughout Mackinac County will accept any electronic appliance for recycling Saturday, October 1. Collections are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are hosted by the Mackinac County Planning Commission.  More...

News

‘We Are The People’ Discusses St. Ignace Visit, Shares Concerns on Benishek

‘Right To Work,’ Lack of Job Creation, Decreases To Medicare, Medicaid All Hamper the Middle Class, They Say

Undeterred by a lack of visitors to their rally in St. More...

Business Association Seeks Input

The St. Ignace Business Association is seeking public input Wednesday, October 5, at 8 a.m. for a new Christmas open house event scheduled for early December. The meeting will be held at the St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce office. More...

Next Business Meet Up Is Wednesday

The next CEDAR Business Meet Up meeting will be Wednesday, September 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville. The guest speaker will be Colleen Duflo, commercial lender with Northern Initiatives. More...

Sports

Bridge Brawl Hockey Tournaments Begin November 4

Dates have been announced for the Battle at the Bridge Hockey Tournaments at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace.  More...

Football

Saints Remain Undefeated; Thurston Scores Five Touchdowns

Junior Galloway Thurston scored five touchdowns and rushed for 115 yards on nine carries as the St. Ignace Saints took a 48- 27 win over the Rudyard Bulldogs at home Friday, September 23.  St. More...

Eagles Drop Homecoming Game 50-32 To Rockets

The Engadine Eagles fell to the Rapid River Rockets, 50-32, during a Bridge Alliance 8-Man Football League homecoming contest Friday, September 23.  The Rockets took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and, on the ensuing kickoff after the second s More...

NLEA: Hire Staff To Capitalize On Growth Potential

Economic Development Strategy

Make a sustainable investment in economic development by hiring a professional director and appointing a local committee to work on the issue, consultants have advised Mackinac County commissioners. More...

Council Members Share Expectations

St. Ignace City Manager Search

When the St. Ignace City Council searches for a new city manager, members say they will seek a candidate who is well informed on legislative issues and experienced in city management. More...

Pumpkin Roll Is Among Highlights

Apple Day Saturday in St. Ignace

Autumn Apple Day, hosted by the St. Ignace Business Association and the Chamber of Commerce, will feature games and prizes Saturday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout downtown St. Ignace.  More...

Oktoberfest Ushers In New Season at Curtis

Among the “Best Dressed Bavarians,” Kim Grimwood (from left), event organizer, Kim Bushey, and Jennifer Miller sport their Bavarian garb at Oktoberfest in Curtis. More...

Social

Carrier Is Named To Dean’s List

Melissa Carrier of Engadine was named to the dean’s list for the summer 2011 semester at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie. She is a senior studying in the health field.   More...

Mason Earns GVSU Degree

Marceline Mason of Cedarville was graduated from Grand Valley State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Miss Mason, the daughter of Brian and Michelle Kenny of Cedarville, plans to pursue a degree in speech pathology.   More...

Blum Continues Red Cross Work

Former St. Ignace resident Pam Blum was among those who helped when Hurricane Irene damaged much of the East Coast. Ms. Blum helps with the American Red Cross with natural disasters, driving emergency response vehicles. More...

Obituaries

Richard ‘Dick’ Marshall

Richard D. “Dick” Marshall of St. Ignace passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon, September 21, 2011, at Evergreen Living Center in St. More...

Vernon Nordstrand

Vernon E. Nordstrand, 82, of Alpena, passed away Monday, September 19, 2011, at Alpena Regional Medical Center.  He was born April 2, 1929, in Alpena, to Alfred and Louise (nee Zaske) Nordstrand. More...

Logan McDonough

Logan Marie McDonough, 15, of Cedar, died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 20, 2011.  She was born October 5, 1995, in Grand Rapids, to Todd and Julie (nee Jarvie) McDonough.  More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Mitt Romney on Familiar, Friendly Ground

The Straits of Mackinac is a fond place for Michigan native Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who is making his second bid to be the Republican presidential nominee.  More...

Les Cheneaux

It has been a rainy week, but after the beautiful, but dry summer we had, the rain is certainly welcome. More...

St. Ignace

The Saints varsity football team defeated Rudyard 48-27 Friday evening, September 23. The many hours of practice is paying off. The halftime performance was very entertaining, with the marching band and color guard performing. More...


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