July 21, 2005 RSS feed / News

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Employees Busy, But Not Burdened Workers Waste Two Hours a Day on Average. Here Are Some Ways to Get More Done.

Daniel Decker has always thought of himself as a productive worker. He starts his day with a to-do list and a goal sheet. But sometimes Mr. More...

Barbara Brown Appointed to Mackinac Bridge Authority

Barbara Brown of St. Ignace was appointed July 10 to the Mackinac Bridge Authority by Governor Jennifer Granholm. She succeeds Jon More...

‘Sand & Sports’ Car Show Planned at Brimley Saturday

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Rod Nelson To Speak at UP Task Force Meeting

3rd Public Hearing Set for Thursday at Sault Ste. Marie, Hosted by Rep. McDowell

The third hearing of the U.P. and Northern Michigan Task Force is planned for Thursday, July 21, in Sault Ste. Marie. The topic of the discussion will be health care. More...

Locals by the Bay Features ‘Martin Bell Presents’ July 27

Students of Martin Bell will perform at a Locals by the Bay concert Wednesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignace Marina. More...

Court Report

The following dispositions are from 92nd District Court in St. Ignace, July 12 and 13, Judge Beth Gibson presiding. Arresting agencies are in parentheses. More...

UAW Center Moves to Eckerman

The drop-in center for the Eastern Upper Peninsula Chapter of United Auto Workers has been moved to Eckerman in Chippewa Township. The center is at 30014 West M-28 in Eckerman, on the north side of the highway, between Strongs and Eckerman corners. More...

Engadine Residents Elected to American Legion Positions

New officers elected at American Legion Post 290, West Mackinac, in Engadine June 13 are Robert Laraway, Louis Oberle, Marvin Germain, Phil Linck, Diane Reed, Steve Miller (chaplain), Tim Darknell (service officer), Tim Mast, John Machinski, John Kol More...

Old Stalwart Fair Photos Needed

The Stalwart Fair will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year, and organizers are seeking stories and pictures of past events at the fair to be displayed and printed in a book. Pictures will be copied and returned to their owners. More...

Photo

Joann Smith of St. Ignace spotted this male swan, which has only one leg, in Hessel June 23. He is one of a pair of mute swans caring for two cygnets, she said. More...

Paradise Plans Blueberry Fest

A Wild Blueberry Festival is planned at Paradise Friday, August 19, Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21. More...

Dixieland Jazz at Cheboygan Opera House

The New Reformation Band, a Dixieland jazz group, will perform at The Opera House in Cheboygan Saturday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. More...

U.P. Wolf Population on the Rise by 13 Percent

The most recent wolf survey indicates a 13 percent increase in the animal More...

Masons To Host Annual Dinner

The Masons More...

MSU Extension Service To Offer Master Gardener Classes This Fall

Master Gardener classes will be offered in Kinross, Engadine, and Escanaba this fall by Michigan State University Extension. More...

Hunters To Get Replacement Tags for Elk, Deer

Hunters who kill an elk or white-tailed deer that tests positive for bovine tuberculosis (TB) will be offered a replacement kill tag this hunting season, following action taken July 7 by the Natural Resources Commission (NRC). More...

Sheriff Dept. Offers ORV Training July 27 and 28

Mackinac County Sheriff More...

Rep. McDowell Speaks at Lighthouse Meeting

State Representative Gary McDowell of the 107th District was the keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Crisp Point Light Historical Society Saturday, July 16, in Paradise. More...

Teen Landmark Volunteers Rake, Trim, Clear Trails at Les Cheneaux

A dozen teens from throughout the United States worked in Clark Township earlier this month under a volunteer community service program to clean parks and clear trails and beaches. At a project in Cedarville More...

Seatbelt Safety Is Focus of New Hospital Program

Local Team Works To Increase Awareness

A new promotional campaign is underway to remind St. Ignace drivers to buckle up for safety, spearheaded by Mackinac Straits Hospital. Drivers will notice More...

History Chapter Reviewed in County Fact Book

Two Pages, Newest of 10-Chapter Project, Get Commission OK

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Blue Water Ramblers To Perform Thursday

The Blue Water Ramblers will perform Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignace Marina as part of the free Bayside Live! concert series. More...

Mackinaw City Concert Planned

The Blue Water Ramblers will perform Saturday, July 23, at 8 p.m. at Conkling Heritage Park in Mackinaw City. The free outdoor concert is part of the Music in Mackinaw summer music series. More...

Foundation Golf Game is July 27

The Les Cheneaux Community Foundation will host its annual fundraiser golf outing Wednesday, July 27, at Hessel Ridge Golf Course on Three-Mile Road, north of Hessel. More...

Sault Concerts Set

Free concerts will be offered at noon every Thursday on the Chippewa County Courthouse lawn in Sault Ste. Marie. Performances began July 14 and continue through August 11. More...

Sept. 10 Meeting Focuses on Water

The Michigan Lake and Stream Association (MLSA) plans a meeting Saturday, September 10, in Iron River to discuss research, water quality issues, and legal issues affecting waterways. The public is welcome to attend. More...

State Park Hike Tour in St. Ignace

A hike is planned on the Father Marquette Memorial trail at Straits State Park in St. Ignace Saturday, July 23, at 10 a.m. The trail offers different views of the Mackinac Bridge. More...

Kaisers To Speak on Botswana Trip

A travelogue program about Botswana, Africa, will be presented by professor Ed Kaiser at the St. Ignace Public Library Wednesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Professor Kaiser and his wife, Judy, recently lived and taught in Botswana. More...

Steak Fry Set for Thursday

First Union Church of Cedarville will host its annual Summer Steak Fry Thursday, July 21, at the church on Hodeck Street. More...

News From St. Ignace Area Schools

By Mike Springsteen, Superintendent

On July 1, I took over as Superintendent of the St. Ignace Area Schools. I feel fortunate and am excited for this opportunity. More...

Lasagna Dinner Planned at DeTour

A Lasagna Dinner is planned for Friday, August 5, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Hall in DeTour. The meal costs $8 per adult and $4 per child and includes lasagna, coleslaw, garlic bread, beverage, and dessert. More...

Island State Park Meeting July 22

The Mackinac Island State Park Commission will meet Friday, July 22, at 1:30 p.m. on Mackinac Island in the boardroom of the 1860 Post Hospital building east of Fort Mackinac. More...

New Pickford Cafe: ‘As Good As Grandma Had It’

Sims Family Restores Main Street Building

Grandma Libby would be proud. Lisa Sims of Pickford opened the doors to her new coffee and ice cream cafe, Mama Maloza More...

Retired Professor Renews Learning Experience With Opening of St. Ignace Businesses

Elizabeth Brown Features Coffee, Wine, Home Decorating Goods in Three New Pavillion Shops

Elizabeth Brown, a retired Central Michigan University music professor, is enjoying a renewed experience of learning with the opening of her new businesses in the Pavillion mall on North State Street in St. Ignace. More...

Les Cheneaux Islands Association Dinner Aug. 11

The Les Cheneaux Islands Association More...


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