April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Workers, Patients Turn To St. Ignace Hospital For Needs

In Wake of Cheboygan Hospital Closure

Some hospital workers are finding jobs in St. Ignace and some hospital patients are getting health care in St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, Cheboygan, and Petoskey this week in the wake of the closure of Cheboygan Memorial Hospital last week. More...

Trail Expert To Visit

Programs Planned in St. Ignace, Rudyard

Jeff McCusker of the National Park Service has been invited to speak in Rudyard and in St. Ignace this week as part of the Hiawatha Shore to Shore chapter’s 10th anniversary celebration. More...

News

Modern Romance: Gen-Y Is Late To The Wedding, But Wants Marriage

When Amy Monticello and Jason Tucker got married, it wasn’t the passionate act of two people who’d fallen madly in love. It was a far less romantic mix of love, legal protections, and health insurance. More...

Marvin To Replace Williams On Park Commission

William Marvin of Mackinaw City was appointed to the Mackinac Island State Park Commission by Governor Rick Snyder Thursday, April 5. He replaces Fr. Jim Williams of Mackinaw City on the board.  More...

Representative Foster Has Office Hours At Les Cheneaux Library

Michigan House District 107 Representative Frank Foster will be at Les Cheneaux Community Library in Cedarville Thursday, April 12, from noon to 1 p.m. to host office hours for constituents.   More...

Sports

LaSalle High School Girls, Boys Bowlers Honored With Season Awards

LaSalle High School boys and girls bowling teams were honored during the annual awards banquet at Gateway Lanes Tuesday, March 13.  More...

Bulldogs Split Baseball Opener

The Rudyard Bulldogs split their season baseball opener against Hillman, falling to the Tigers 5-2, but Rudyard shut out the home team 5- 0 in the nightcap.  During the win, Brady VanSloten pitched three innings and Jake Harrison two innings.&nb More...

Cullip To Compete in Cross Country Event at Australia

LaSalle High School junior Sarah Cullip will compete in two cross country meets in Brisbane, Australia, from June 25 to July 2, with an international sports package set up by the company Down Under Sports. More...

Columns

Michigan Politics

Detroit Gets Northern Helping Hands

On occasion during Detroit’s decades of decline, politicians and others from northern Michigan have extending helping hands.  More...

Engadine-Gould City

Hello, everyone.  There will be a fish fry Friday, April 13, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Veterans Hall at the American Legion Post 290 in Engadine. More...

St. Ignace

Meg Crawford was in town this past weekend visiting friends from a few years ago. She now lives in the Pontiac area, but has always cherished memories of living here in the past.  More...

Hospital Reaching To Meet Challenge

$200K Gift Offered If Mackinac Straits Can Raise $400K From Local Community

Mackinac Straits Health System has been granted an additional six weeks to raise matching funds to qualify for a gift of $200,000 from Richard and Jane Manoogian of Mackinac Island. More...

It’s Ready, Set, Go! at Easter Egg Hunt

Children Gather for Traditional Holiday Pursuit at St. Ignace and Mackinac Island

Top: Children scramble to grab as many Easter eggs as possible at the Mackinac Island Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, April 8. More...

Blind Woodsman Refuses To See Limitations

“Don’t focus on what you can’t do. There are still plenty of things you can do.” -- John Brenzie, 78   More...

Social

Gina Della-Moretta, Phil Weare

Tom and Yvonne Della-Moretta of St. Ignace and Mike and Theresa Weare of Marshall announce the engagement of their children, Gina Della-Moretta and Phil Weare, both of Mt. More...

Joshua Dodson, Rosemarie Rinke

Bruce and Carolyn Dodson of St. Ignace announce the engagement of their son, Joshua Marc, to Rosemarie Ann Rinke, daughter of David and Dorothy Rinke of Capac.  Mr. Dodson is a graduate of Central Michigan University. More...

Obituaries

Renea Alexander

Renea Michele Alexander, 43, of St. Ignace, died Thursday evening, April 5, 2012, died unexpectedly at her home.  She was born in St. Ignace December 30, 1968, to Frederick and Carmon (nee Martin) Alexander.  More...

Nancy Pollard

Nancy Jane (nee Ackley) Pollard, 69, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Cedar Cove Assisted Living in Cedarville, following a long battle with multiple sclerosis.  She was born September 26, 1942, in Marion, Ohio to Hubert and Magdalene (nee Gast More...

Maurice Brady

Maurice A. Brady, 83, of Payne, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at a place he loved, Pleasant Valley Golf Course. He had designed the golf course, which he owned and operated. More...

Meeting Minutes - Free Access

Moran Twp. Minutes

Moran Township Board W1362 US-2, St. Ignace, MI 49781 (906) 643-8027  SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES  April 4, 2012, Regular Meeting  Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm. All members present.   More...

St. Ignace City Council Minutes

Council Proceedings (Unofficial)  The regular meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Monday, April 2, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. More...


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