March 16, 2005 RSS feed / News

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Public Hearing on Carts, Drays Rescheduled

The public hearing on a proposed ordinance to regulate luggage carts, garden carts, and horse-drawn drays on Mackinac Island has been rescheduled for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. More...

7th Heaven Spa Expands Business

Susan Bentley, owner of 7th Heaven Salon and Spa on Mackinac Island and in St. Ignace, is expanding her business, adding another 7th Heaven business at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island. More...

Broken Ice Near St. Helena Island Stirs Safety Concerns

Gros Cap Road residents in St. Ignace became concerned about a potentially unsafe situation for snowmobile riders when the USCG Cutter More...

Mackinac Island To Correct Mistakes in Online Ordinances

By Ryan Schlehuber The annual payment of $350 to Municipal Code Corporation for online services to publish City of Mackinac Island More...

Black Bears Try To Shake Off Losses as Playoffs Begin

By Stephen Underwood As the NOJHL playoffs began this week, the Northern Michigan Black Bears find themselves not only having to gear up for their best 4-out-of-7 first-round series against Manitoulin, but to also overcome a mini-slump that put a More...

MSU Extension Pledges To Lend Support to County EDC

By Karen Gould In an atmosphere of uncertainty and just four days after the county commission meeting, the Mackinac County Economic Development Corporation met Monday, March 14 to discuss its future. More...

Comedy Show in Mackinaw City

More Fun Than Bowling, a whimsical comedy about family, love, the meaning of life, and bowling, is scheduled for Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19, at Audie More...

Helicopter Rescue Closes US-2 Highway

West US-2 was closed to traffic in both directions near Brevort Saturday, March 12, to allow a rescue helicopter to land on the highway. More...

Court Reports

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace, March 4, March 8, and March 9, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

100 Years Ago... Pupils Listed at Gros Cap School

A list of students enrolled at the one-room Gros Cap school in 1904 has been shared with More...

Sidewalk Project Causes Controversy in Clark Twp.

Seeking Resolution: Residents, MDOT, Twp. Board, Contractor Plan Corrections

By Amy Polk Nearly five months after it was promised, a meeting between Clark Township officials, Michigan Department of Transportation, Norris Contracting, and residents was called to resolve problems on a controversial stretch of sidewalk in Ced More...

Family Fun Day Planned for Sat.

Ice skating, games, crafts, food, and prizes will be offered free of charge at a Family Fun Day Saturday, March 19, at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace. The event, planned by Anishnabek Community and Family Services and the St. More...

Nominations Accepted for U.P. History Award

The Historical Society of Michigan is looking for nominees for the prestigious 2005 Charles Follo Award, which will be presented this year at the 56th annual Upper Peninsula History Conference in Sault Ste. Marie June 17 to 19. More...

Newton Township Approves Fee for Bridge Permit; Scouts To Begin Work

At its Wednesday, March 9, meeting, the Newton Township board approved paying a $50 fee to have a permit reissued from the Department of Natural Resources to build a footbridge over Newton Creek in Scott Point Park, just south of Gould City. More...

Area Ostomy Association To Meet in Petoskey

The Straits Area Ostomy Association will hold its regular meeting Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m. in the doctors More...

Adult Leaders Sought for Youth 4-H Challenge Club

Adult leaders are needed for Michigan State University Extension More...